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    [Trip Report] I was out there, running the 50 miler. It is a...

    I was out there, running the 50 miler. It is a great course and very scenic. I felt bad for the 100 mile runners. Running through the night with the wind and cold had to have been miserable. ...
  2. [News] Thanks for posting the link, very informative. I...

    Thanks for posting the link, very informative. I enjoyed my time with the BSA and had a good experience. I am sure I could have had a similar experience by spending the same amount of time outdoors...
  3. [News] The BSA (to my knowledge) has not released their...

    The BSA (to my knowledge) has not released their specific reasons for denying homosexuals, be that religious, inappropriate sexual actions, or moral viewpoint; however, I remember the amount of...
  4. [News] First off I don’t condone what the BSA is doing;...

    First off I don’t condone what the BSA is doing; however, I don’t like these monumental leaps trying to compare decades of oppression, intimidation, death, and slavery to excluding homosexual young...
  5. [News] The Supreme Court in BSA vs Dale, held that as a...

    The Supreme Court in BSA vs Dale, held that as a private organization the BSA could exclude individuals when "the presence of that person affects in a significant way the group's ability to advocate...
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    WOW!:eek2::eek2: Not my thing, but as long as...

    WOW!:eek2::eek2: Not my thing, but as long as they are consenting adults and sex did not occur when she was a minor they can make their own choices. Is he making the best choice or going about this...
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    Gambel Oak makes some good points. I am on my...

    Gambel Oak makes some good points. I am on my fourth pair of Saucony TR5. They are not the most sexy shoe but they fit well and I haven't had any problems on trails or road. I have also liked that...
  8. [Trip Report] If you like running in that area their is a race...

    If you like running in that area their is a race called the Timp Trail Marathon and Half Marathon that starts and ends at that park. I believe it is run in May. They have several aid stations and...
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    I run in the morning and never eat before a run,...

    I run in the morning and never eat before a run, unless I am racing and there is going to be a few hours from the time I get up to when I am running. If I am running at home I am usually running...
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    I ran the Moab Red Hot 55k...

    I ran the Moab Red Hot 55k (http://grassrootsevents.net/home/) last year and it is run on all trials. There is a good mix of slick rock, sand, and jeep roads. I ran with my Saucony TR5. I would...
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    I run about 4 days a week. During the week I run...

    I run about 4 days a week. During the week I run in the morning on the streets by my house. I have a few loops of 7,8,10, and 13 miles, my distance depends on what I am training for. I wake up...
  12. Thread: GU Energy Gel

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    [Product Review] I have used several different gels and like the...

    I have used several different gels and like the Accel Gel best. My favorite flavors are orange and lime. They are thinner than the other gels, and go down easier. I run with just water, salt...
  13. Thread: Running shoes?

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    [How To] X2 Shaggy When I go to the running store I...

    X2 Shaggy

    When I go to the running store I try on about 8 different shoes, usually a different one on each foot. I then run a little on their tread mill until I find the best fit. I am not...
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    Voted, good luck.

    Voted, good luck.
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    :clap:Congratulations:clap: Sounds like it will...

    :clap:Congratulations:clap: Sounds like it will be quite the experience. You will have to post some pics and let us know what it was like. Surprised at the fee I had no idea it costs that much to...
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    Redpb good job on the running. :clap: I started...

    Redpb good job on the running. :clap: I started running about 5 years ago and couldn't even run a mile. Running for me has been a great life style change. I lost 40 pounds and run 3-5 times a...
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    Gambel Oak thanks for the advice. I was planning...

    Gambel Oak thanks for the advice. I was planning on a few drop bags at the last two aid stations. By the time I come through I am worried they might be out of food. I have heard good things about...
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    What do you eat when you run?

    I am getting ready to run my first ultra marathon, the Moab 50K. I am very nervous and fully expect to drag my sorry butt across the finish line somewhere near the end, but I will finish. I am...
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    Great advice from TreeHugger. Just enjoy the...

    Great advice from TreeHugger. Just enjoy the experience, speed and distance will come. I don't analyze my running style too much, just make sure I don't land heel first, swing my arms to much or...
  20. Thread: Chaffing

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    I wear wicking fabric. I am not use to running...

    I wear wicking fabric. I am not use to running in the cold so I put on too much. I sweat real good on the uphill, but when I hit the downhill I get chilled. Thats when the nipples stand at...
  21. Thread: Chaffing

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    Chaffing

    [FONT=Calibri][SIZE=3]This is a little awkward, but what does everyone use for chaffing. When I run in the cold I put on a few layers and my shirt get very wet from sweat, they then begin to rub my...
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    This will probably have a positive effect on...

    This will probably have a positive effect on running. With the increase of runners hopefully there will be more races to accommodate them and more local races to choose from.
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    [Help] I have the Garmin 310xt and love it. It is water...

    I have the Garmin 310xt and love it. It is water proof has a big screen and a 20 hour battery life and on and on. My father gave it to me as an early Christmas present. Most of my family are...
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    Here is my list: - Red Hot 50k, I...

    Here is my list:

    - Red Hot 50k, I have biked most of the course and love Moab. I am very excited for the scenery and the desert running. This will also be my first Ultra
    - ...
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    I have never run them, but I understand why they...

    I have never run them, but I understand why they are so popular. Running for me is a very solitary experience. I never run with a group, or other runners. Some people are too fast for me and...
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