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Barefoot Backpacking at Havasu Canyon
By Thea Gavin
The big week has come and gone . . . and my fabulous five days of experiencing Havasu Canyon have now morphed into memories (and words, and photos).
My pack weighed 36 pounds (including five liters of water) the night before the 10-mile trek (down 2,000 feet) to the campground along Havasu Creek; after an illuminating pre-hike meeting with our (friendly, competent, knowledgeable, fabulous) Grand Canyon Field Institute guides, during which one pulled everything out of her pack, bit by bit, and explained why this and not that and do you really need more than one pair of pants all week, I returned to my (clean and comfortable) room at the Hualupai Lodge...
Alex Ramsey wins Northern Ohio Marathon
By John Kampf, The News-Herald
Come first light on Oct. 12, the morning of the second annual Northern Ohio Marathon and Half Marathon, pretty much everyone in sight looked as if they were bundled up for winter.
Many runners layered on more clothing than they had at any other time this summer and fall, while a number of them held their hands close to the lamps at the park in Fairport Harbor in an attempt to gain any sort of heat from the source as temperatures struggled to hit the 40-degree mark.
While many were layering on the clothes, Alex Ramsey was peeling them off.
Namely his shoes and socks. To continue reading, please visit:...
Report from the Munich Marathon
Fault that I attended last Sunday at the Munich Marathon, was actually that I had to break off the summer early because of a breakdown. In this way I had in mid-August for a week unexpectedly much time at home available. Did it on a whim several days in a row completed my 15km Barefoot running track. Even at the fourth round I did not feel that that me running around the many physical leaching, so I ran a few more miles on the fifth day, and I decided to participate in the Munich Marathon.
Well, now I'm sitting with animal muscles in the thighs on the PC, and am very excited to have the marathon barefoot geschaft.
Most concerns I had, if my feet get through 42km Munich tarmac etc. For one, I knew the nature of the roads do not...
Report from the Cologne Marathon
Long it took, but finally are the pictures of the Cologne Marathon at 14:09 there. Has indeed lasted long enough.
The story behind it and a small report can be found (in German) here: http://vegan-ist-tierisch-gut.blogspot.de/2014/10/warten-auf-die-kiwis-ii-die-auflosung.html
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