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Vickery Creek Quick Step v6.2
|Event Location:||Upper Lot at Groveway Park - see GPS link below|
|Date(s) & Time:||Wed, Sep 21 2022 6:00 pm >> Wed, Sep 21 2022 7:40 pm|
|Registration Opens:||Fri, Sep 16 2022 11:11 am|
|Registration Cut Off:||Wed, Sep 21 2022 11:11 am|
|Event Duration:||1 Hours 40 Minutes|
|Difficulty Rating:||D3: Moderate|
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|Who's Invited:||Members Only, 21 And Older Only|
|Maximum Group Size:||8|
|Minimum Group Size:||2|
|Number Registered So Far:||7 / 0 (To see who's signed up, log in to the Member Area)|
|Are Dogs Permitted:||No|
:: NOT YOUR TYPICAL WEEKDAY D3, 10k the hard way ::
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 and there will be sections we RUN, so be prepared for that. Conditions have been a little sloppy, expect some loose terrain - trekking poles are always advised.
This is a FAST training/fitness hike 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 stops planned. The average will be in the sub 17 minute miles for sure, but don't be surprised to see some 14 minute + miles. So, if you haven't been on any FAST AOC D3 hikes recently yo'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 may ask you to try again after a few months...Safety first, respect to the others second.
Rain or Shine...althought I prefer the latter.
Conveniently located in historic Roswell, GA, the historic "Vickery Creek" unit of the Chattahoochee River Nat'l Recreation Area (CRNRA) boasts an amazing variety of shady creekside and ridgetop trails and is one our Club's favorite places for hiking (mine for sure).
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