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Catoctin 50k 2009 Addendum

http://zhurnaly.com/images/running/Catoctin_50k_2009_z.jpgMy arch-nemesis the digital bathroom scale says 155 lbs. before the race, maybe due to all the hot-and-sour soup and other salty foods I've been eating in subconscious anticipation of electrolyte loss during the Catoctin 50k. My weight is down to 152 afterwards, even though I eat a veggie burger and drink a couple of pounds of water and soda after finishing.

The photo here, courtesy Jim Treece, shows an atypically flat, well-marked, and runnable section of the blue-blazed Catoctin Trail.

Other tidbits from this year's Cat run:

(cf. Catoctin 50k 2008 (2008-08-10), 2009-08-01 - Catoctin 50k Trail Run (2009-08-03), ...) - ^z - 2009-08-11