Eastern States 100 - 2017 Analysis

Eastern States 100 - 2017 Analysis

In-Depth Look at Eastern States 100 - 2017 With Eastern States 100 being my biggest race of the year (and of my life, to date), I figured I'd give it a hard look at some of the stats and information I was able to gather about it. Because the race opted to use UltraLive to track participants throughout the race, I was able to scrape data from their site and compile it here. It should be noted that the times are recorded by someone that was sitting at the start of the aid stations and asking for a bib number…

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What It Takes to Finish Western States 100

What It Takes to Finish Western States 100

Overview of the Project and Western States For the past year or so, whatever spare time I had outside of work was spent towards learning a new set of skills in the field of Data Science, and working on a capstone project that I am now proud to show below. I wanted to focus on a project in an area that I have a passion for, along with one that could lead to further applications. I knew I needed a good set of data to begin with, and then be able to glean information that would be worthwhile predicting some…

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Western States - EDA

Western States - EDA

Basic Overview My project is to explore the data provided from the Western States Endurance Challenge 100 mile run. The reason for choosing this race is because of its status in the ultra running world as the golden standard to compare all other races. It holds the aura of the premiere race to be in, and consistently draws the largest pool of athletes to its waiting list. The numbers are capped for the race, with a handful of athletes getting based on achievements, others get lucky by getting their name pulled from a lottery. Either way, if you toe the…

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