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SarahCrunning - 27/03/2019 14:26:46
   
Barkley Marathons
Rumour has it it starts on Friday...

Check out Dan Stinton's news: https://www.runultra.co.uk/News/March-2019/The-Barkley-Marathons-And-so-it-begins

We will aim to keep you updated via this thread and our Twitter feed. It looks like Pavel Paloncy is joining James Elson as one of this year's entrants.
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SarahCrunning - 27/03/2019 22:32:37
   
RE:Barkley Marathons
Further rumours have suggested Saturday could be the day. Watch this space...
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buckeyejen - 28/03/2019 00:39:37
   
RE:Barkley Marathons
Start sometime between midnight and noon Saturday March 30.

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SarahCrunning - 28/03/2019 19:07:57
   
RE:Barkley Marathons
Yes, that's the most recent rumour we've heard. It's also been confirmed by Inov-8 today that Nicky Spinks is one of this year's competitors. No woman has ever completed the Barkley Marathons. This will be interesting to watch. Lazarus Lake has stated that it can't be done by a woman. If anyone can...
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buckeyejen - 28/03/2019 23:52:06
   
RE:Barkley Marathons
Add two more women, Morgan McKay and Stephanie Case. https://runningmagazine.ca/trail-running/two-canadian-women-headed-to-barkley-marathons/

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SarahCrunning - 29/03/2019 17:49:07
   
RE:Barkley Marathons
The conditions are looking good. Could be an interesting year.
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SarahCrunning - 29/03/2019 22:32:03
   
RE:Barkley Marathons
In the last few hours, the runners have been checking-in ahead of tomorrow. Other entrants this year include Carol Morgan, Paul Giblin and Jamil Coury.
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buckeyejen - 29/03/2019 22:53:57
   
RE:Barkley Marathons
Who is Carol Morgan? I know Gareth Morgan is entered. Don't know of a Carol though.

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SarahCrunning - 29/03/2019 23:26:27
   
RE:Barkley Marathons
Carol won and broke the CR for the Spine in 2017 (Jasmin broke her record). She also won it in 2018. She has won and been on the podium in quite a few races - e.g., Cape Wrath Ultra, Dragon's Back, LL100. She was 20th in UTMB 2016.
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buckeyejen - 30/03/2019 02:52:10
   
RE:Barkley Marathons
Who else is missing? John Kelly, Jared Campbell, Jamil Coury, Guillaume Calmettes, Rémy Jegard, Benoît Laval, Valery Caussarieu, Santiago Pinto, Mario Trenkler, James Elson, Karel Sabbe, Phil Auch, Morgan Mckay, Stephanie Case, Nicky Spinks, Paul Giblin, Maggie Guterl, Gareth Morgan, Tim Hardy, Gavin Woody, Pavel Paloncy, Chris Draper, Mikael Heerman, Harold Donnelly, Jiro Ishiduka, Billy Reed, Carol Morgan ... ???

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