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Annual Runs?

Discussion in 'Off-Roading & Trails' started by BirdTRD, Jan 14, 2010.

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Annual Runs?

Poll closed Feb 13, 2010.
  1. I'd be interested.

    8 vote(s)
    80.0%
  2. Lame idea.

    1 vote(s)
    10.0%
  3. We already do this. Use the search function, dumbass!

    1 vote(s)
    10.0%
  1. Jan 14, 2010 at 8:24 AM
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    BirdTRD

    BirdTRD [OP] Unsuspectingly striking from above

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    Does TW do big annual runs somewhere? If they don't, I think they should. Maybe a 3-day weekend kinda thing.

    Maybe Moab or the Sierra Nevadas for the westerners.

    Back east, I don't know. Maybe you could take a garden hose and make a big mud puddle in someone's back yard.:) JK, maybe something in the Appalachians.

    I know people do a lot of local runs. I was thinking something a little bigger. Sorry for another poll.
     
  2. Jan 14, 2010 at 10:19 AM
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    I like the idea...
     
  3. Jan 14, 2010 at 10:23 AM
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    Sounds fun. Perhaps each quadrant of the country could get together.

    For example, Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico. = TW Southwest Annual Trail Expedition.

    Each year the event could be sponsored in a different state. So in four years I would have traveled and off-roaded in each state.

    This concept is exciting and of course would require a substantial amount of time and effort to organize.
     
  4. Jan 14, 2010 at 10:24 AM
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    The only thing about this is it would e a big group and that would get hectic. Less fun the more you have.
     
  5. Jan 14, 2010 at 10:27 AM
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    I think it is a good idea, but I have to agree with the other JD, I can see it getting out of hand or just too crowded.
     
  6. Jan 14, 2010 at 10:28 AM
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    I wouldn't necessarily say that's true. Look at the Jeep Easter weekend in Moab. They have about 9 trillion attendees and they all seem to have a good time. I think it all comes down to finding a few volunteers to properly organize the whole thing.
     
  7. Jan 14, 2010 at 10:30 AM
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    True^
    start organizing. Lol

    I have been on a trail run with 12 tacomas and that was a little crazy. I like anywhere from 2-6.
     
  8. Jan 14, 2010 at 10:32 AM
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    Large organized events can be split into group runs which are more easily manged on the trail. Separate trails for different levels of desired difficulty or challenge.
     
  10. Jan 14, 2010 at 10:36 AM
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    I would be interested in a California, Arizona, Nevada, etc. meet. :D
     
  11. Jan 14, 2010 at 10:36 AM
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    Therein lies a problem. I'd certainly be willing to help but I don't have the skills, time, or motivation to tackle something like that.

    It would not appeal to everyone. A huge event and a little local event are not in competition of each other. They would definitely have totally different vibes. Some would prefer one. Some would prefer the other. I think I could enjoy both.
     
  12. Jan 14, 2010 at 10:36 AM
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    That looks very well organized. Thanks for posting that. :)
     
  13. Jan 14, 2010 at 10:45 AM
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    That's exactly what I had in mind, but one for TW. The vast majority of us couldn't go past rails rated at 5 or 6 but that still leaves several options. I'm sure a measurable number of people would do little or no wheeling for various reasons. They could happily kick back in camp, drink beer, and meet new people.
     
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