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Vickery Creek Quick Step v6.4




The Basics:
Event Type:Hike
Event Location: Roswell, GA - Oxbo Road over to Vickery Creek Trails   Hike: Vickery Creek Quick Step v6.4  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Thu, Aug 29 2019  6:30 pm >> Thu, Aug 29 2019 8:10 pm
Registration Opens: Fri, Aug 23 2019 11:00 am
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Aug 29 2019 4:44 pm
Event Duration:1 Hours 40 Minutes
Difficulty Rating:D3: Moderate
Distance:6.4 Miles
Pace:Fast
Trip Leader(s):
George
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:8
Minimum Group Size:2
Number Registered So Far: 6 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)
Are Dogs Permitted: No

Itinerary:

:: NOT YOUR TYPICAL WEEKDAY D3, 10k the hard way ::

HOPEFULLY IT'S DRY:
Please, read FULL write up:

Join me as we light up the trails with a quick stepping extreme fitness hike that will get that heart rate & step count up right out of the gates...This week day D3 training hike will see some nice elevation, as I take you along what I affectionately dub my "training grounds!" We might hit a coulple of the same paths twice but never in the same direction. This is NOT a "check out the scenery" event. Conditions have been a little sloppy out there, expect some loose terrain - trekking poles are always advised. 

This FAST  training/fitness hike/trotting is along various trails at Vickery Creek (in a top secret special direction) and we might be re-grouping at the top of the steepest climb (to be announced before ascending) if needed, but there  are no formal stops planned. The average will be in the 15 minute/mile pace (or quicker). So, if you haven't been on any FAST AOC D3 hikes recently you're probably not going to like this hike - saying it's fast is an undestatement. If I see you falling back pretty far within the first mile (or two) I will ask you to try again after a few months...Safety first, respect to the others second.

Rain or Shine...althought I prefer the latter.

 

VC6.2 elevation

 


Required Items to Bring:

water - electrolyte drink (easy access*)
on-the-go snack/gel
p.s. no scheduled stops

Recommended Items to Bring:
Use our Event Checklists to make sure you have everything you need.

great pair of broken in shoes is a plus
trekking poles
rain gear??
*camelbak
eTabs


How to Get There:
Event Directions:

We will meet in the parking lot off of OXBO ROAD (south side, between Atlanta Street and Dobbs)

The address is near :::
145 OXBO ROAD, ROSWELL, GA 30075

Arrive 10-15 minutes early to get head count and intros in. There are no bathrooms at this lot. The GPS link above is pretty accurate too.


Notes:

LEAVE NO TRACE!

Use bug spray - Ticks are out too! Sunscreen is still probably a good call


* We encourage all members to follow our Etiquette Guidelines while participating in AOC events.


Cancellation/Partial Attendance:   Please review the AOC cancellation policy.