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Discussion: Did this cause chaos?

in: kido; kido > 2016-11-22

Nov 24, 2016 11:12 PM # 
I can just imagine how confused some of the road runners, or even trail runners, in SA would get with these instructions!
Nov 25, 2016 7:38 PM # 
I think the entries were almost entirely orienteers, but also they run the same race every year, so some people know the route pretty well. I think fell running can involve some navigation as well (I haven't done any yet) so most of them probably would have coped OK.
Nov 25, 2016 7:50 PM # 
Quite a few fell runners - including many fell runners who look upon orienteers with suspicion - although even orienteers have got lost on it in the past. This yearne person ended up at Malin Bridge, and 2 people DNF'd as they didn't want the embarrassment of their extended time (courtesy of getting lost)
Nov 27, 2016 10:50 AM # 
Really? How on earth did they get to Malin Bridge? I guess I don't know many of the fell runners yet.

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