Vickery Creek Quick(ER) Step v6 - Thu, Apr 1 2021

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Vickery Creek Quick(ER) Step v6

The Basics:
Event Type:Trail Run
Event Location: Vickery Creek from the Upper Lots   Trail Run: Vickery Creek Quick(ER) Step v6  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Thu, Apr 1 2021  6:30 pm >> Thu, Apr 1 2021 7:50 pm
Registration Opens: Fri, Mar 26 2021 9:00 pm
Registration Cut Off: Thu, Apr 1 2021 11:11 am
Event Duration:1 Hours 20 Minutes
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Distance:6 Miles
Trip Leader(s):
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Member Cost:None

Participant Info:
Who's Invited: Members Only, 21 And Older Only
Maximum Group Size:10
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


Join me as we light up the trails with a quick(er) stepping extreme fitness hike that will get that heart rate & step count up right out of the "gates"... This is NOT a "check out the scenery" event, be prepared to be at threshold on this new YO-YO route. Conditions have been a little sloppy out there, expect some loose terrain - trekking poles are always advised. 

This FAST  training/fitness hike/trail run is along various trails at Vickery Creek CRNRA (in a top secret special direction) there are no formal stops planned. The average overall pace will be in the sub 13 minute/mile pace (or quicker). So, if you haven't been on any FAST AOC D4 hikes recently you're probably not going to like this speed hike/run - saying it's fast is an undestatement and we go faster up hill. 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.

I've plotted this out & back (yo-yo) course in my STRAVA app as the VCQS 6.YoYo

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


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??

How to Get There:
Event Directions:

We will meet in the upper parking lot at the Groveway Park area above the Roswell Aquatic Center

160 Frank Lewis Dr. Roswell, GA 30075  #GTS 

 There are restrooms at this location + the lot is paved.




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

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