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Race dates for 2014: Dirty Duo Sat Mar 8, 2014 (sold out in 2014); Run Fred Run Sun April 6, 2014, Iron Knee/Tender Knee Sun May 25, 2014; Fat Dog 120 Aug 15-17, 2014; Hallow's Eve Sat Oct 25, 2014; and Phantom Run Sat Nov 15, 2014 (sold out in 2013).

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June 1 you are invited to explore, run, ride the Vancouver Island Spine Trail route above Cumberland on Vancouver Island.

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NSA fitness and health nights. Dave Melanson speaks on self-massage tools and techniques to increase mobility on your run and decrease recovery and injury time, also save money by managing it yourself!

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FAT DOG waitlist racers have been invited! FAT DOG 120 mile is full but we are adding 30 spots as of April 1. Other events have room (relay, 70 is half full, 50, 30 and 20 mile) This race is now a qualifier for Hardrock. 2013 video is live. The 120 mile event makes top 9 toughest ultras list by Outside Online!! The 9 Toughest Ultramarathons.

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Spring clinic has started. You can drop in or do online registration for whole clinic. Get to know and love Powerline! Orientation run and shoe trials on Apr 19. Trail list of meeting locations are linked here for Iron Knee and Tender Knee.Yes we run on Easter weekend. Yes, Tues night run is still at NSA for trail clinic. Here are routes for Sat Apr 19: longer route, shorter route.

Trail Work

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Next date: Saturday May 31 at 9 am in North Vancouver. Location: to be posted here.
In March, Built bridge and cleared blackberry bushes! March 9 worked on Circuit 8 ridge. Check out photos Location Diamond Trail near Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve gates. Little parking lot on left side. LSCR Locator map. Wear old clothes. Let us know you are coming. See Trail Work page. In 2013, Mountain Madness crews did 27 days of trail work.

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New Theories on Cramping
Check out Curb Ivanic's Core Running site and his three part series on cramping.