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									Anton Krupicka
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Anton Krupicka is an American ultra-runner. He has won the Leadville 100                                Anton Krupicka
twice, [1] the Miwok 100K, [2] the Rocky Raccoon 100 Miler,[3] the Collegiate
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Peaks 50 Miler, the White River 50 Miler twice (Set 2010 CR 6:25:29), [4] the
                                                                                           Nickname(s) Tony
High Mountain 50k and the Estes Park Marathon. He also came in second in
the Western States Endurance Run in 2010 in what would have been a                         Born         August 8, 1983 (age 29)
course record time of 15:13:53. [5]
Training and personal life                                                                                       Sport

                                                                                           Country             United States
Krupicka is known for his long hair and beard as well as his minimalist
approach. He often runs without a shirt and with very lightweight minimal                  Event(s)     Ultramarathon
running shoes. He ran his first marathon when he was twelve. During college                Team         New Balance
and in his early 20s he often ran upwards of 200 miles a week. Krupicka is
                                                                                           Turned pro   2006
featured in the film Indulgence: 1000 Miles Under The Colorado Sky[6] which
                                                                                           Coached by Self
chronicles his Summer 2007 training leading up to the Leadville Trail 100.
Krupicka is a graduate student at the University of Colorado. He is pursuing a MA in geography, focused on alpine/mountain
watersheds and acid mine drainage. [7] Krupicka earned his BA from Colorado College [8] in 2005, double-majoring in physics
and philosophy. In 2006, he completed a second BA at Colorado College in geology.

External links
   Anton's Blog
   Running Times Blog
   Feature on Anton in Competitor Magazine
   "How Krupicka Raced the Western States 100" Running Times
   Outdoor Ambassador's Profile
   Backcountry Runner Profile

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