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Thoughts on Which Ultra - 50m or 50km??

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Aug 2015
9:29pm, 1 Aug 2015
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Also looks like a decent do :-)
Aug 2015
2:30pm, 3 Aug 2015
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Think it is, so the 50miler then :), thanks all
Aug 2015
2:40pm, 3 Aug 2015
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Good man; best of luck :-)
Aug 2015
2:43pm, 3 Aug 2015
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I was thinking about this yesterday. With a 31 miler, if you're say a 3-30 to 5-00 marathon runner you'll probably be a bit slower and might walk through the check-points. A 50 miler is tactically different. You won't run your marathon pace; you'll probably walk at least some of the hills; foot and drink will be a lot more serious considerations than a couple of gels; chaffing and blisters get serious too. Great fun ;-)
Aug 2015
5:00pm, 3 Aug 2015
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eL Bee!
Arrive early and do the 50km as a warm up and then do the 50 miles.
You'll be nicely loosened up and you'll win :D

But seriously....... I'd also say go for the 50 miles for all of the reasons above.

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Maintained by Barky
Ok, I have done about 7 marathons to date (no 8 coming up in Oct), but next year I reach the big 50 ...

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