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There are a few posts in the PRT about where to discuss triathlon and other multi-sport activities. So far we've been discussing them in the Training Station.<br><br>
If I remember correctly from set-up time, the idea for that section was to handle BOTH non-running workouts AND multi-sport. The paragraph describing the section does indicate that it's for non-running programs, though.<br><br>
Do you think we need to have another board for Multi-sport only? Reword the descriptor for the Training Station to make it clear that multi-sport is fine there? Do nothing? (Andrea's welcome thread in the board makes it clear that multi-sport is welcome.) What's your opinion?<br><br>
My $.02 is that until/unless the board gets busier, the more the current forums are fragmented, the more their participation will be fragmented. So it makes more sense to update the descriptor for the Training Station <b>for now</b>. But I'm sure all of you, especially Andrea, have better opinions on the matter.
 

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i think multi sport/training station is fine for triathalon stuff. Race reports go in race forum. No one has had any question or problem until now. an update of the description is probably all that is needed.
 

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I agree, meri. I think Robert is wanting us to take a look at the descriptors so that the board is consistent for the future, and this is his style for letting us know.
 

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he should have just PMed Rich or Sierra or someone, instead of making a big stink, but now it will get updated and everyone will be happy again <img alt="smile.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/smile.gif"><br><br>
I think it would be GRAND for sierra to move the thread to the Suggestion Box/Race director forum <img alt="biggrin.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/biggrin.gif">
 

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Funny that you say that, I just made that suggestion to Robert, to use the race director forum for questions like that. <img alt="smile.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/smile.gif"><br><br>
I understand the frustration though. Part of the issue is that so many mods made suggestions that were contrary to each other in those threads. That makes things confusing.<br><br>
But, on the other hand, when mods are posting as users, its often seen that they are posting as mods by the other users.<br><br>
Maybe in situation like this, the answers should be left to the forum mod or the admins. I dont know, I just have to think that it might eliminate some of the confusion to the person with the question.<br><br>
My guess is that the training station description will be changed to include tri stuff. That makes sense to me.<br><br>
I am a bit hesitant to make that change without checking with rich first, although I could. If he doesnt show up soon, (and I think he will) I may do that.<br><br>
Until then, I am pm'ing with Robert, so lets just leave it be and let me address it with him.<br><br>
Its a good day! <img alt="smile.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/smile.gif">
 

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SGH!!!!<br><br>
How do you feel about adding something about Tri's in your forum description? I see that you have started a thread in there about you doing a tri, so I assume you are ok with those kinds of discussions going on there.<br><br>
Your input is requested lady! <img alt="biggrin.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/biggrin.gif"><br><br>
Or, since you seem to be ok with it based on your own thread, I may just add that to the description since I still dont see Rich around. (please dont kill me~ <img alt="smile.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/smile.gif"> )
 

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It's not bad, but would you want it to include all multi-sport events, like duathlon and pentathlon, etc? Also, since the words non-running are still in the paragraph, then *maybe* someone could still be confused.<br>
maybe non running-only would help with this?
 

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I just made another change that addresses this some. Check again and let me know how it sounds now<br><br>
Everyone knows there's more to running than just running! This forum is for discussions ranging from non running exercise programs such as the Weight Room to the Pilates Room; from spinning to swimming; to Tri's or any other Multi-sport events. Here's the place to discuss any exercise regimens that include more than just running.
 

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Good! <img alt="smile.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/smile.gif"><br><br>
Now if Rich and SGH are ok with it, we are all good! <img alt="biggrin.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/biggrin.gif">
 

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Hi! This is SGH under merigayle's account. I am very much OK with tri stuff in the forum. In fact I remember before we started the forum saying it would be the place for multi-sport and cross-training unless/until the board got too big and busy to handle those discussions in the same place.<br><br>
I thought it was already fairly clear that triathletes were welcome to use The Training Station, but feel free to add to the description to make it more clear if you like.<br><br>
I am out of town and not online until Monday night, so if anything "urgent" happens Meredith will call me (I'm at her office now). <img alt="smile.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/smile.gif"><br><br>
 

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I know this is not the place for this, but now I'm SUPER jealous knowing that two of my "Top 5 People I Want to Meet from Kick" are hanging out today!
 

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Sorry. I was lucky enough to be on SGH's travel trajectory <img alt="smile.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/smile.gif"> We spent about 4 hours together. It was very nice. You should come out to Umstead next year, it is gonna be one heck of a party!
 

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Nice! And no apologies necessary. <img alt="smile.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/smile.gif"> Umstead next year is highly likely. I'd love to crew (or is there a 50K?).
 

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no 50K. 50M option which DeTurtle is doing. Durt plans to run the 100 miler and dg1 may run the 100 miler, but i think dg1's plans are top secret, so hopefully no one sees that <img alt="wink.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/wink.gif"> My friend Keith (tutu guy) is going back and trying to pace me for a 24 hour finish, my friend Ethel is going to come as well. HUGE party this year!
 

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Just in case anyone notices, I changed the forum description back to what it was. I realized that I made the change prematurely without discussing it with Rich first.<br><br>
I'm sure that if Rich feels like its the appropriate thing to do, he will do so.<br><br>
Sorry I jumped the gun folks. My fault, my mistake.
 

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No worries, sierra. I think in the heat of the moment, with several threads working on that same topic, it's only natural to have the impulse to work fast. I do think Robert could have been as effective with a PM to you or a post in the Race Director forum suggesting that some wording needs to be changed. But I guess we all have our own style.<br><br>
At least you have the wording worked out for when/if you're ready to put it up.
 
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