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Old September 27th, 2011, 05:47 PM
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Anyone done this? I'm signed up for the Providence Event on OCT 21.

Looking for pointers/feedback if anyone has.

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Old September 27th, 2011, 07:28 PM
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18-20 miles in 8-10 hours with a 40lb ruck? Sounds pretty easy. Hopefully their ruck has a waist strap so you can carry the weight at your hips. Drink lots of water and carry moleskin and bandaids. Also, a good pair of boots/shoes BROKEN IN is key. Other than that, pain is only in your head.
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Old September 27th, 2011, 07:49 PM
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Sounds like fun, other than the in the city bit. Let us know how it goes.

Any excuse to get outside is good. Last July 4, did 17 mi in 8 hrs @4000-8500 ft in the Eagle Cap Wilderness area, about a quarter was post holing through snow pack, with ~45lb pack.

x2 on footwear. Peanut butter and hydration are your friends
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