Coming from a 3rd world country, Guatemala, it was hard for me to see these things possible. Today, I represent my country. Guatemala, this is for you, for our dreams and achievements as a nation. Lets believe in ourselves and show the world we are nothing less.
GUATEMALA, tu nombre inmortal.
In 2015, I competed in the Gran Jaguar and finished as the 2nd overall female, and was 1st in my Age group. That same year, I finished 3rd in my Age Group at the Cozumel Half Ironman. In 2016, I started really pushing my limits in order to find them, and move past them. I completed my first 30 mile & 50 mile trail run, and competed in 3 half Ironmans in a matter of months. I qualified for the National Ironman Championship when I competed in the Half Ironman in Mallorca. To round out my season last year, I finished 3rd in my age group at the Cozumel Full Ironman.
For my 2017 season, I continue to push my limits and test my inner self- So far, I completed in the Anvil Plus and a 10 km swim. As a triathlete, you meet alot of great people who have like-minded goals. A friend introduced me to the idea of competing in the Swiss Ultra- and something inside of me sparked to life. 5 continuous Ironman distance triathlons? Most people would think that was just crazy- but for me, it's a goal I can't wait to tackle. For someone who felt like the weakest creature on earth, ultra racing has redefined what I am capable of, and when competing, I am most alive! I need your help though! In order to compete in the race, the travel there, and to race continuously for 5 days, I need a lot of financial assistance. As you can imagine, the travel to Switzerland is not cheap, and to support such a huge race, logistically I need all the help I can get! I need to raise $5,500.00 to allow me to do this race, and I have just a few short months to get it all together. Anything you could donate to my campaign would be much appreciated. This means a lot to me, and I sincerely need your help!
LET'S RACE, SHALL WE?
- Hersel Rodriguez
- M Q
- Roman A Velasquez
- Crystal Sanchez
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