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Thread: NVRPA study on widening the W&OD at selected spots

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    Unfortunately runners hate running on concrete. They claim it is "harder" than asphalt which is often why they gravitate to the W&OD and bike lanes over sidewalks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KLizotte View Post
    Unfortunately runners hate running on concrete. They claim it is "harder" than asphalt which is often why they gravitate to the W&OD and bike lanes over sidewalks.
    placebo effect is a powerful thing

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    Quote Originally Posted by mstone View Post
    placebo effect is a powerful thing
    Much of the reason why homeopathy still exists, leaving scientific, evidence based doctors dumbfounded.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KLizotte View Post
    Unfortunately runners hate running on concrete. They claim it is "harder" than asphalt which is often why they gravitate to the W&OD and bike lanes over sidewalks.
    Concrete is harder than asphalt, but human weight isn't significant enough to really put into play the fact that concrete compresses much less than asphalt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vern View Post
    Concrete is harder than asphalt, but human weight isn't significant enough to really put into play the fact that concrete compresses much less than asphalt.
    and shoes

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    I thought the desire paths next to the trail were because runners (and some walkers, including me) didn't want to be on either concrete or asphalt. Neither are great for the body. Although after lots of sun and no rain, I am not sure the ground around here is much softer.

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