Agreed Jed. I was in the top 75 to the top and saw dozens of spent gel packs and trash on the trail. This means that the experienced fast runners are the onces dropping this crap on the trail. If we can't get our leaders to set the example, there is something wrong. I picked up 4 packets but stopped after that, but I shouldn't nor should any of us, have to pick up the trash of others. What happened to Leave no Trace?