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Video: Rach McBride on what makes Challenge Roth so special

Canadian pro set to compete against stacked field

Photo by: Kevin Mackinnon

We profiled Canada’s Rach McBride in the May edition of Triathlon Magazine Canada and we had another chance to catch up with the “purple tiger” at one of their favourite races, Challenge Roth. McBride was on hand today for the press conference where race organizers announced the pro field, which includes some big names who suddenly have a whole in their schedules after Kona was postponed to next Febuary.

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McBride was sixth here in 2019, hitting her full-distance PB of 9:06 in the process. We caught up with them earlier today to find out what makes this race so special: