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Posted on March 6, 2014 by Margaret Schlachter
  The Road to Urique… On Friday morning we departed Creel on the way to Urique. This marked my third day of travel to get to Urique. There is no quick way to get there, and normal travel time is two – three days depending on where you live. We......
Posted on October 9, 2013 by Margaret Schlachter
Friday night’s sleep and Saturday’s morning wakeup all seemed to be one big blur. Around 3am we were up, ready to watch the Survival Runners start their race while us ultra runners had a more leisurely 5:00am start time. Knowing beforehand the beginning of the Survival Run I knew it......
Posted on September 13, 2013 by Margaret Schlachter
My first encounter with a drop bag was in September 2011 during my first ultra marathon, the Vermont 50. I did some research online figured out what should go in a drop bag packed up nice little bags for each of the drop stations and thought I was all set......