No, the race founder and organizer is not suggesting the race should be 12 miles. Rather he wants to increase the number of runners/joggers/funsters to 1,500.
This year's race was the biggest ever with 1,000 registrants.
"Is it too soon for this?,"Alter asked on the race's Facebook page. He'd like your commen ts there.
"I have applied for a permit to allow 1,500 entries for the next race. This idea will solve problems and create new ones but we have 300 days to figure all of that out."
Registration for the 18th annual 8 Tuff Miles Race begins December 1st at the Tap Room on St. John and the Caribbean Surf Company on St. Thomas. Online registration plans will be announced.
The first tune up race is January 14th, 2013. The race date is Feb. 25th.