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Pacers - Discuss

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Apr 2012
10:10pm, 23 Apr 2012
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Mark J
Cheers for the heads up Foxy, I was considering going the win in New York once I've been successful in this years ballot at my first attempt. Hmmmm.
Apr 2012
10:11pm, 23 Apr 2012
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Foxy Davy
great idea - get round in 2.05 & you have more time for sghtseeing & shopping too ;)
Apr 2012
10:15pm, 23 Apr 2012
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Mark J
Oo I like your train of thought, shopping in New York's a must I hear. I'll really feel like it too after running (sprinting) round their short course. It is shorter than London right?
Apr 2012
10:17pm, 23 Apr 2012
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Foxy Davy
NYC was my first & my friend suggested Ice Skating at Rockerfeller plaza after we'd finished - I can't think of anything worse ?!!
Apr 2012
10:20pm, 23 Apr 2012
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Mark J
I was four days not be able to walk properley after my marathon last year, I can't imagine anything worde either?
Apr 2012
10:48pm, 23 Apr 2012
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Chrisull
Garmins banned in races which ones?

But of course it's totally fair to train on underwater treadmills and sleep in cryonic chambers, but not to have pacing aids.
Apr 2012
10:50pm, 23 Apr 2012
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Foxy Davy
Ban Garmins, running shoes, ipods, pacers, what next a ban on steroids ;) lol !!
Apr 2012
10:57pm, 23 Apr 2012
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Chrisull
Foxy - funny you should mention that, when I look at underwater treadmills, the anti-grav stuff, oxygen tents, compared to say EPO, I say they both breach the spirit of athletics, and both give an elite few an unfair advantage.
Apr 2012
11:10pm, 23 Apr 2012
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Foxy Davy
agreed, there is no true level playing field anymore.

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So after watching the VLM yesterday I was left wondering several things about pacers:

1/ Is it re...

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