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Re: running shoes/trailrunning/thru-run




>Questions for you all:  What do you feel in general about trail runners?
>  Is a well-behaved and polite runner fully accepted on the trail?  Or 
>  does that rushing pace or light load somehow set them apart?  Are 
>  day-hikers/runners and overnighters equal in your eyes?  
>
>And one more time, how about the thru-run attempt at 52 days?  What 
>  issues about trail usage does this bring up?
>  
>  I may have some answers and alternate points of view.  At the same
>time, I recognize that a traditional thru-hiker might look with 
>distain at some guy blasting thru who isn't even going to sleep on 
>the trail.
>  I hope this generates some interesting discussion.
>
>
>Howie Breinan


No discussion is needed. As the saying goes:

        "HIKE YOUR OWN HIKE"

As long as your courteous to everyone(thing) else on the trail go for it.

Tellydude