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Friends of Big Bend 50K Run!

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« on: September 13, 2006, 06:46:24 PM »
Howdy Howdy,

Let me be the first to announce the Friends of Big Bend 50 K run in Big Bend on January 14, 2007:



http://www.bigbend50.com/

I'll be there for sure!

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« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2006, 08:31:18 PM »
That's ~ 15 or 30 miles!   Not on your life.  I'd have to be like Dick Cheeney and have a portable defib machine beside me, an ambulance following, and a copter on the pad with the rotors turning.   (EDITED - that's funny, D-I-C-K becomes DUCK.  Speaking of which, I noticed on the "plaza/patio" that anything goes - even FUDGE.

Be sure and check out the course @  http://www.bigbend50.com/gallery/images/25Kcourseview.jpg

Now, if someone needs a sponsor or anything 8)  

Good chance for you to become a sponsor Casa Grande.  Set up a booth and sell some t-shirts and mugs.

Here is who has already signed up.  Congrats to all of you.  You are a much better person than I.

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« Reply #2 on: September 13, 2006, 08:40:52 PM »
WTF! :lol:

MAYBE 50k WALK

OK....I'll drink my raw eggs and start training in the mornin.....but I'll have to ask my boss if it's OK first! :roll:

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« Reply #3 on: September 13, 2006, 08:59:59 PM »
As ex medic, I may drive out and watch you guys with a cold one in hand. Gotta stay in shape for Kiva, Boathouse, Store and Starlite.  I will begin training at local hideouts. :lol:  :lol:
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« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2006, 09:21:32 PM »
during the run or right before it they were moving a port a potty and it feel off of the truck and landed on someones jeep coating it in the blue tr3eated water that they use in them things

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« Reply #5 on: September 22, 2006, 05:31:57 PM »
I did this run last year as a part of my annual winter Big Bend trip. It was a lot of fun (only ran the 25K) and very well organized. The weather was perfect. If you are a runner and love Big Bend this is the event for you.

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« Reply #6 on: September 22, 2006, 09:09:52 PM »
I would surely die.  For those in shape . . . GO!

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« Reply #7 on: September 22, 2006, 09:34:46 PM »
P.S. that would be over 31 miles.  Can you say, Oh My Goodness that's more than a Marathon!  

Although nowhere close to the distance from Marathon to the park and back.
 
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« Reply #8 on: September 22, 2006, 10:45:55 PM »
25 km = 15.5 miles
50 km = 31.1 miles

Sounds like loads of fun, but count me out. My wife has plans on running in the Houston/Chevron Marathon (same day). In other words, I'll have to be here in Houston on Jan. 14th.

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« Reply #9 on: September 23, 2006, 06:32:28 PM »
One has to be one tough individual to run 31 miles or even 26 miles on a marathon.  


BBH

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« Reply #10 on: September 24, 2006, 12:10:37 AM »
Quote from: "BigBendHiker"
One has to be one tough individual to run 31 miles or even 26 miles on a marathon.  BBH


Let alone be it in BIBE - running the streets of Houston would be bad enough.   Not me, not in this lifetime at least, maybe next lifetime.

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« Reply #11 on: September 24, 2006, 10:38:27 AM »
25 or 50K?! What happened to 5 or 10K? It would take alot of serious training to finish a 50K, more power to ya. I like undertaker's idea, if you need any medics I'd be glad to stand by. But seriously, does anybody know if they need medics for the event? That sounds like fun!
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« Reply #12 on: September 24, 2006, 10:49:35 AM »
Running in Houston, you have to figure the added weight of your weapon and bullets. :lol:  :lol:
Visiting BB since 1966, nothing like being lost and finding heaven.

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« Reply #13 on: September 24, 2006, 10:58:09 AM »
Quote from: "Undertaker"
Running in Houston, you have to figure the added weight of your weapon and bullets. :lol:  :lol:


 :lol:
Now that's some GREAT Material!

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« Reply #14 on: September 24, 2006, 01:31:48 PM »
Quote from: "Undertaker"
Running in Houston, you have to figure the added weight of your weapon and bullets. :lol:  :lol:


Dont forget the weight of the body armor.

 


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