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Old 04-03-2012, 12:06 PM   #337 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by handcycle2005 View Post
Local thrift shop/Goodwill/Salvation Army stores. Sweat pants and sweat shirt.

Some races have so much clothing discarded in this manner, they collect them and donate right back to local stores or homeless shelters.
I had a friend who had the job at the Boston Marathon of collecting all the discarded gear in Hopkinton and driving it in to the finish line in Copley Square (which is a very difficult drive that day - but he got VIP parking - a great privilege here) - there was a table where they put people's stuff, alphabetically by the names you were encouraged to put boldly in it. No guarantees, but an attempt to return your gear!
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