Grim Reaper Ultras, 40/70/100 milers, July.

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Ria
Mar 2012
2:58pm, 28 Mar 2012
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Ria
The 40 is sounding popular....Wish it had been an option last year...Going from 26 to 70 in one go is hard......
Ria
Jul 2012
4:14am, 11 Jul 2012
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Ria
Anyone else??

70 again for me, plus half marathon the next day.

See ya down the back!

Love from Pyjama Girl.... :)
Jul 2012
6:17pm, 11 Jul 2012
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thesteadygroove
Yep, i'm doing the 70 and looking forward to it.
Is the rain going to affect any of the underfoot conditions, i'm not sure what the terrain is like?
Jul 2012
8:17pm, 14 Jul 2012
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DaveRayment
Yes the rain did affect the underfoot conditions, there was one very muddy hill about 2 miles into the lap which was very slippery after a couple of laps. I did the 40 and really felt for the guys and gals doing the 70 and 100. Saw you at the end of your 2nd lap Ria, hope you got through it ok and are still raring to go for the half tomorrow.
Jul 2012
12:43pm, 18 Jul 2012
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cidad
Finished the 70 in 16hrs and 11 mins it was a very tough, muddy and wet day
Ria
Sep 2012
3:56am, 12 Sep 2012
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Ria
It was good wasn't it! Yes, I was fine! An hour quicker than the year before, & the HM was great as the sun came out!

16 hours is FAST Cidad!! :)
Mar 2013
4:26am, 7 Mar 2013
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wildebeast
just looking at this,ive never been further than a mara is it a big stretch to do 40?
and also its a big jump in entry fee!
Jul 2013
3:32pm, 25 Jul 2013
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Joopsy
Who else is doing this. I know Hellen is doing the 70.
Jul 2013
1:03pm, 30 Jul 2013
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gary2
I am in for the 40. Keeping a close eye on the weather. (thinking of the spectators!)
Jul 2013
2:55pm, 30 Jul 2013
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thuginasuit
I'm doing the 70 however after my PW marathon on Thursday ( more than a mile over distance due to running to the loo several times ) 1 don't think 26 hours is going to be enough for me !!!

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