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in: hughmac⁴; hughmac⁴ > 2016-05-14

May 14, 2016 5:53 PM # 
so sorry to hear that!

brian has this arnica spray he swears by - "Novarnica" he gets pretty much instant relief from muscle strains...

xoxoxo get better xxoxoxoxo
May 15, 2016 12:01 AM # 
Bummer. I am sending positive thoughts.
May 17, 2016 1:00 AM # 
Tom O:
Darn those calves. Feeling your pain.
May 17, 2016 10:47 PM # 
Thanks. Still not right, but fingers crossed. Race chatter on Facebook is getting intense.
May 18, 2016 3:43 AM # 
whatever happens I'm really proud of what you've accomplished this year.
May 18, 2016 11:31 AM # 
I concur. Are you going to give it a try?
May 18, 2016 5:18 PM # 
Aw, thanks, guys!!

I'm going up no matter what, and will make the call as late as 5am race start. Good practice packing, getting ready, etc. Then if I don't race, I'll do support wherever they need me, take pictures, whatever.
May 18, 2016 7:42 PM # 
I look forward to hearing about it. It looks like a lot of elevation change. Do you know what the footing is like? I was surprised how the rocks and roots for my 50 miler really slowed things up.
May 19, 2016 2:29 AM # 
It's apparently a very very slow course, with a good bit of rock. 60% drop rate last year! Plenty of rocks, but I think more scrambling larger rocks than the loose rocks of Hyner. I really hope to take on the challenge, and put my plan into effect.
May 19, 2016 4:09 PM # 
I was surprised by the 19 hour time limit. I wish you the best and hope that you are able to compete and complete. Are you going to have live track active?
May 19, 2016 11:25 PM # 
Thanks a lot. I think the time limit is park-permit related, but not sure. Since you LiveTracked Karl, and it was SO MUCH FUN, I will, too. I'll post to Facebook at 5am!
May 19, 2016 11:51 PM # 
One thing I learned was that I had to start the live track when I had cell phone reception even though I did not start the activity. I am looking forward to following you.
May 20, 2016 12:37 AM # 
Cool, good tip. It will also be possible to follow here, if I muff the LiveTrack:

My calf is perfectly on the fence. Unless the drive wonks it, I'll likely make the attempt, to salvage the series points. Plenty of folks to have fun with.

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