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Discussion: River trail

in: ebuckley

Mar 11, 2020 2:53 PM # 
Spike:
A heads up that it looks like a rainy half day before the race in Lawrence. I'm sure they have plans for a non-river trail option if the trails are muddy. I'd guess the option is a mix of running on the levee and gravel roads.
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Mar 12, 2020 12:20 PM # 
ebuckley:
Yeah, they just do out and backs on the levee if the trail stewards deem the conditions detrimental. I think they did that a couple years ago and the times weren't that different. Rain during the race isn't as big a problem as a lot of moisture in the soil prior to start. Thawing soil is the most fragile and we don't have to worry about that. I don't mind running the levee if it comes to that.

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