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Dogmatic: 1. characterized by or given to the expression of opinions very strongly or positively as if they were facts 2. Of or pertaining to or characteristic of a doctrine or code of beliefs accepted as authoritative 3. based on assumption rather than empirical observation 4. tending to force one's opinions on other people So why would I list all of these different definitions for dogmatic you ask? I lead half marathon clinics out of one of the biggest stores in the lower mainland. When I originally started doing these 5 years ago we had about 70 - 80 people that would register. This current clinic as an official registration of 113, in actuality there are about 121 committed to the training program for Sunday long runs and then there are the drop-ins - folks that want the group run and the distance but feel they don't need the structure of the clinic - this makes up about 30 - 60 other runners that join us on Sunday runs. You can see that the groups now become mass