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Discussion: lewis

in: ebuckley; ebuckley > 2017-11-03

Nov 5, 2017 11:23 PM # 
silkychrome:
how many miles do you think/know Lewis is? the sign says 8.3 but my GPS keeps getting 7.5.
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Nov 6, 2017 3:07 AM # 
ebuckley:
I've always gone with the 8.3 simply because the mile markers generate believable splits (or, at least, they did back when I wore a watch). That said, it seems like a very similar trail to Pere Marquette in terms of difficultly and, while I never ran it at race effort, my hard efforts would predict that I was right around an hour when I was in shape. That would argue for it being 7.5 like PM.

Truth is, I really don't care. I've always measured efforts by time since your body only knows how long and how hard it worked, not how much ground was covered.

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