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HMMMM.... Re: [pct-l] Marathons in the Wilderness
- Subject: HMMMM.... Re: [pct-l] Marathons in the Wilderness
- From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Richard Calliger)
- Date: Thu, 01 Nov 2001 09:33:18 -0800
A marathon ss about 26.2 miles. No one mentioned running the
entire JMT.. you must read the posts b4 u reply, eh? yes com'padre?
At 12:16 PM 11/1/01 EST, CMountainDave@aol.com wrote:
>In a message dated 11/1/01 6:28:13 AM, email@example.com writes:
><< Marathons would fall under the day hike quota auspices..
>and thereffore not subject to quotas >>
>So you're going to run the entire 220 mile JMT in one day??
> Once again, I have no problem with Brain's hike. If that was his dream, so
>be it. My concern is that racing thru wilderness areas to set records has
>been publicized and romanticized and will bring more special interest
>pressure on officials to allow organized races in them to the detriment of
>other non organized users. The marathon that was held in the Olympics was a
>one day deal, but was still banned because it DID end up exceeding day use
>limits even though no special permit was required ala Mt. Whitney. The trail
>had no problem with overuse prior to the marathon