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Vickery Creek Quick(ER) Step v6 + OGC

The Basics:
Event Type:Trail Run
Event Location: Vickery Creek from the Upper Lots   Trail Run: Vickery Creek Quick(ER) Step v6 + OGC  National Weather Service Forecast
Date(s) & Time:Tue, Mar 29 2022  5:30 pm >> Tue, Mar 29 2022 6:40 pm
Registration Opens: Wed, Mar 23 2022 11:11 am
Registration Cut Off: Tue, Mar 29 2022 3:13 pm
Event Duration:1 Hours 10 Minutes
Difficulty Rating:D4: Moderate to Difficult
Distance:6 Miles
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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: 4 / 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/run 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 YO-YO route. Conditions have been a little sloppy out there, expect some loose terrain - trekking poles are always advised. 

This FAST  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 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....speaking of latter...optional GCB afterwards....see below.


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

198 Frank Lewis Dr. Roswell, GA 30075    #GTS 

There are restrooms at this location + the lot is paved.
Arrive 10-15 minutes early to get head count and intros in. The GPS link above is pretty accurate too...look for the Lil Sasquatch :P



A few of us will be wandering over to Gate City Brewery for a post run adult beverage...Join us for the optional cheers! #OptionalGateCity #OGC #ABFE 


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