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We’ll meet near the Snail’s Pace store at 6:00 p.m. We gather in front of the In Flower floral shop (1050 E. Imperial Hwy. Brea), which is located between Snail’s Pace and Tempo Urban Kitchen. We’ll be doing Mason’s Run (4.6 miles).
https://brearunners.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/masons-run-4-6-mi.pdf

North on Randolph

Right on Birch

Left on State College

Left on Brea 

Left on Elm 

Left on State College

 Brea Runners Hike – Sunday January 15, 2017: 

We will be hiking Inspiration Point in Altadena at a leisurely pace and take breaks. The total distance is just over 10 miles. We will take a 30 to 45 minutes break at Inspiration Point before turning around. We expect the hike to take around 6 hours. The hike will be cancelled if it rains on Saturday or Sunday. Check the link below for more information about the trail.

http://www.modernhiker.com/2007/10/02/hiking-echo-mountain-and-inspiration-point/

So far 10 Brea Runners and friends will be participating. Let us know if you plan on joining us. We wil be meeting Sunday morning at Snails Pace at 6 am and carpool to the trailhead. 

Some recommendations on what to bring on this hike:

1. Hiking shoes/trail runners. you can wear hiking boots if you like but they can be heavy.

2. Hiking poles if you use them but not necessary as no part of this hike is too steep. 

3. Water, 2 to 3 liters depending on how much you drink while exercising.

4. Low weight snacks with high calories like candy, granola, raisins, chips, pretzels, and biscuits.

 5. Sandwich for lunch.  There is seating at Inspiration Point and we’ll spend up to 30-45 minutes there. 

5. Sun protection-hat, sunglasses, sunblock.

6. Extra clothing- Water resistant outer layer like a windbreaker and long sleeve shirt.

7. Polyester clothing is best. Avoid cotton clothing in general.

8. Personal first aid kid- like your asthma inhaler, ibuprofen, leg cramp pills, you epi pen if you’re allergic to bees, anti-diarrhea meds, etc.  

8. Bathroom supplies- toilet tissue,  small plastic bags, small shovel. No bathrooms and trash cans available on this hike.

9. Backpack to carry all. 


       

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