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Old January 8th, 2007, 06:21 PM   #1
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Has anyone done the Mardi Gras Marathon in LA? This year's on Feb 17th.

Work is likely to have me in St Tony's TX the week before. I am wondering if it's a big enough race to make it worth the side trip.
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Old January 8th, 2007, 06:42 PM   #2
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Don't see any participant numbers, but here is a link in case you did not already have it:

http://myspace.com%5Cmardigrasskatingmarathon/
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Old January 9th, 2007, 01:27 PM   #3
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Old January 9th, 2007, 01:38 PM   #4
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My team did it last year. I just joined and I'm undecided on whether or not I can fit it into my busy schedule. The only certainty is that I'm going to do Disney. I heard that the Mardi Gras was pretty much a straight stretch with a couple of U turns. I think I'd rather skate 26 miles indoors on a 100 M track than down and back, down and back... At least, send me around a block or something on my route. I'd be more inclined to skate it if I knew the route had been improved. Our team has a forum. You could try posting there for some additional information. Also, on the Mardi Gras' Myspace page, Chad Ackman, a member of my team posted a comment. You could send him a message for further information. I know he skated it last year.
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myspace is NSFW. Anyone got a safe for work version?
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"Due to circumstances beyond our control, the event will be rescheduled for 2008."
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