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Discussion: Helpful suggestions

in: matzah ball; matzah ball > 2017-09-14

Sep 14, 2017 8:28 PM # 
chitownclark:
I think when you get up to Leadville and do that race, the World is divided into two groups:
A-those that trained and entered the Leadville 100
B-All Others.

And at this point, I think that the A Group really doesn't want helpful suggestions from the B group. Hence the rather short response you received when you attempted to be helpful.

But may I hasten to add that at my level, I appreciate your suggestions when you take the time to write them into my log. Thanks.
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Sep 14, 2017 9:07 PM # 
matzah ball:
Well, its simplistic to divide things into groups like that. Reaction will very dramatically depending on the individual's make-up. There are some runners at the top of the game who are kind and aware and will respond to any suggestion on its own merits. I always welcome suggestions also, whatever 'level' I may or may not be, as I have noticed that the more I think I know, the more I am likely to overlook something obvious. Thanks for your interest - feel free to make suggestions any time!

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