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Discussion: The Mag Mile

in: matzah ball; matzah ball > 2018-06-08

Jun 9, 2018 9:23 AM # 
chitownclark:
I'd be happy to host you next fall, and crew for you if you want to come up for this event.
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Jun 9, 2018 9:31 AM # 
chitownclark:
Sorry. Just discovered there's no 'Mile race' in the Mag Mile event. And the course looks stupid. Too crowded, too many turns.

But sometime during the year, we DO have a mile race. And I'd be happy to host you if you want to come up to do it.
Jun 9, 2018 11:09 AM # 
matzah ball:
well, thanks for your offer. Always looking for cool miles and it would be great to see you.
Jun 10, 2018 12:04 AM # 
Toivo!:
The Medtronic Mile in Minneapolis is fast! Unfortunately, it just happened a few weeks ago.
Jun 10, 2018 12:19 AM # 
matzah ball:
I would love to make it up to M for some of the great meets/races they have up there.
Jun 10, 2018 2:09 PM # 
chitownclark:
Well here's a mile race happening in two weeks up on the North Shore. One 180 turnaround. Paved bike path. Looks like a lot of amateurs. We could take the train up there and back. After which you could just remain in the Chicago depot, and catch a train back to St Louis later Saturday morning.
Jun 10, 2018 4:07 PM # 
matzah ball:
Doing this one in 2 weeks http://www.macklindmile.com/. thanks for researching that, looks like fun. We'll do one, get you and Soup to run too, eh?
Jun 19, 2018 1:34 PM # 
chitownclark:
OK. Here's an article about a running acquaintance, who now regularly wins my age group, when he set the Illinois mile record. You might be interested in this race too in August.
Jun 19, 2018 4:20 PM # 
Soupbone:
August sounds good to me
Jun 19, 2018 5:05 PM # 
matzah ball:
thanks for the article.

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