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Tron
RE: Cross-Canada record attempt, 7200K - 66 days. Current record by Al Howie 72 days

dbjared wrote:


Tron wrote:


the guy who disbelieves? wrote:


dbjared wrote:

Will be interested to see the Strava from today's run. 9:30 average going into
Medicine Hat - drops to doing much less and taking breaks every three miles.

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Then, Popeye eats his spinach:




I take it you have adopted the role on this thread (and the other one you started) of being the person to question the validity of the run?

Any specific reason you have chosen this role for yourself or is it just in your nature?


yeah, I don't see anything suspicious about his run. He almost always has someone running with him (and their data on strava corresponds to his or at least would witness any wrongdoing). He is on the major highway so I'm sure if he was catching rides it would be seen by someone. His team is has a good supply of pictures of where he is on social media and who he is running with.


Tron,

I can't say that there's anything suspicious about it. What you said is quite true. Just wondering what the
thinking is? I think he wanted to make it to Maple Creek to stay just one day behind, but I don't understand the late push.
Hot day. He was rocking steady, then seemed to take it on the chin for several hours. Wondering if he is running himself into exhaustion, every day. Ten week challenge and eight more to go.


Fair enough. I guess answer for today was extreme winds with last part of his run a huge tailwind. From his Instagram post today:

https://www.instagram.com/p/BlEb8TxF-da/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=vuvnlqvzkefc

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