FKT: Bill Wahl - Forest Park Loop Challenge (MO) - 2023-05-27

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7h 41m 31s

On May 27, 2023, I completed 6 loops along the paved perimeter path at Forest Park in St. Louis, MO.

This was an unsupported run. I did not have any pacers or receive any aid, and I carried everything I would need from start to finish in my hydration vest and waist pack, including seventeen liquid Gu's and twelve single-serve packs of Roctane powder. (I stopped at the Visitor's Center after the first loop to use the restroom. When I ran out of hydration I would use one of the several water fountains around the park to refill my hydration bladder.)

I started running at 6:05am from behind the Visitor's Center. After I completed each loop, I would switch directions. (Odd loops were counterclockwise, even loops were clockwise.) Each loop was 5.58 miles.

The temperature at the start was in the low 50s and peaked at 80. Mostly sunny, no rain.

I completed loop 6 at 1:46pm with a total mileage on the paved perimeter path of 33.48 miles in 7 hrs 41 mins 31 seconds.