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Author Topic: Seven Sevens 10th August  (Read 455 times)

AndrewC

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Seven Sevens 10th August
« on: April 03, 2019 »

Hi,

Well after years of thinking about it I've entered the Seven Sevens. Has anyone done this event before? Any advise on training and taking part?

Thanks.
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Fred

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Re: Seven Sevens 10th August
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2019 »

Hi Andrew
I done this about 15 years ago. Its certainly a big day out and shouldn't be underestimated but definitely worth doing.  In my opinion the best training is walking up hills, concentrate on endurance rather than speed. If you dont like drinking from the streams you should think carefully about hydration. Having said that, much of the route is away from streams as I remember.
Good luck
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AndrewC

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Re: Seven Sevens 10th August
« Reply #2 on: April 04, 2019 »

Thanks Fred,

I am more than happy to drink from streams and can carry a sawyer water filter. I know its a huge day in the hills and the more I think about it the more I think I am mad!!!
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Re: Seven Sevens 10th August
« Reply #3 on: April 04, 2019 »

Definitely give it a go, you are no madder than the rest of us. If you can do it with some like minded friends, that's great for morale and motivation.
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Re: Seven Sevens 10th August
« Reply #4 on: April 09, 2019 »

Done it myself a few years back. Its a tough but very enjoyable day out. Get into the hills as much as possible. Great people along the way.
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