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Skyrunning HERO

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FACT FILE

Resides in Johannesburg

Age 35

Height 1.65m

Weight 50kg

@Lucky216Miya

LuckyMiya

Winning trail races since 2009, Lucky Miya's charming smile is a mainstay at distance events around the country. A speedster on road, he has proven his grit in the mountains, with multiple wins at the likes of Ingeli Skymarathon and Lesotho Ultra Trail.

For the fourth time in his career, Lucky will represent SA internationally. The BUFF Epic Trail on 23 July is the Skyrunning World Championship in Aigüestortes, Spain.

Lucky has come a long way from a childhood soccer player, to blitzing roadie, to mountain runner on the international stage.

Let him tell you about the journey.

ORIGINS

I was born in 26 March 1981 in Warden in the eastern Free State, then moved to QwaQwa where I did my schooling.

At school I ran during the athletics season, then played soccer the rest of the year. Soccer was the popular sport in our community.

I continued

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