Beast of the East

As part of my weekend doubleheader, the Beast of the East half marathon was set to take place Sunday AM in what seems like trending wet/treacherous conditions. As if running 13 miles with 4500'+ of vert on highly variable east coast terrain (read rocky/rooty/scrambling) wasn't hard enough, add water to the mix then you have several type of granite - the slip n' slide variety and the false confidence grippy when wet variety. This race was on my radar last year but also followed the Pitch Pine Tri so I didn't double dip. However, in preparation for the VT50 I thought it would be good to stack a couple efforts, pushing through tired legs.

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