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Work it Out

WORK IT OUT

xecutive Editor Casey Lyons’s plan to train for a section of the Appalachian Trail without going on any long hikes was ultimately successful, but after he wrote about it in the January/February issue (“Train Up to Trail Legs,” pg. 40), a few readers contacted us to

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