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  • Travs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:46 PM
    Travs replied to a thread Champs races 2022 in Races
    Email this evening saying they're likely to shorten the course by half a mile to take out the first bit of road/track. Bit of a shame for me, as...
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  • Mike T's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:26 PM
    Mike T replied to a thread Champs races 2022 in Races
    Years ago I tried 1,000 mile double layer socks having developed blisters on some toes when running a marathon. They had holes in them in about 100...
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  • mr brightside's Avatar
    Yesterday, 04:42 PM
    mr brightside replied to a thread Champs races 2022 in Races
    That's the spirit, old boy. As long as it's not a pressure blister underneath your foot, a bit of tape will help noticably. My routing through...
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  • Mike T's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:51 PM
    Yes, I carried on from Wansfell true top to the road, then left along it for a mile to the Inn. I have tried crossing the road and going up towards...
    2226 replies | 346910 view(s)
  • molehill's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:22 PM
    molehill replied to a thread Today's Bike Ride in General chat!
    I've cycled these last 3 days, usually during the hotest periods (jobs to do in the cooler morning), but kept my outings around the hour mark so not...
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  • anthonykay's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:33 PM
    anthonykay replied to a thread Champs races 2022 in Races
    I've decided that I'm going to miss this one. If it was a course like Black Rocks, which is mostly in forest or at least shaded by trees, I would...
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  • Travs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:39 PM
    Did you continue north from Wansfell top to Kirkstone? I went that way a couple of weeks ago and it was interesting going north from Wansfell onto...
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  • Mike T's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:11 PM
    10.19 miles, 3,204 feet, 3 hours 17 minutes: Ambleside - Blue Hill Road - Wansfell Pike - Wansfell true top - Kirkstone Inn - Red Screes - Roundhill...
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  • Travs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:42 AM
    Travs replied to a thread Champs races 2022 in Races
    I haven't... i've just been using the old-faithful inov8 socks. To be honest it was (hopefully) just a one-off due to a very poor choice of shoe...
    108 replies | 15500 view(s)
  • noel's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:41 AM
    noel replied to a thread mr b's comeback in Training
    :eek: Reminds me of that scene from Stand by me https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4jg8o9wXys
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  • noel's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:36 AM
    noel replied to a thread Champs races 2022 in Races
    Have you tried running in twin-skin socks? I find them very good for avoiding blisters.
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  • Travs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:16 AM
    Travs replied to a thread Champs races 2022 in Races
    Well we're looking like i'll give it a go tomorrow, as long as nothing untoward happens today with my foot. Its healing, but not as quickly as i'd...
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  • Bob's Avatar
    11-08-2022, 06:33 PM
    No not more ways to slice and dice the data but following on from the "Winning Women" thread I've an idea on how to capture reasons for failure. ...
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  • Bob's Avatar
    11-08-2022, 06:00 PM
    Of those who've failed, some completed the round but in over 24hrs; some didn't start; some got X distance and stopped. On the basis that some who...
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  • mr brightside's Avatar
    11-08-2022, 05:52 PM
    mr brightside replied to a thread mr b's comeback in Training
    Southway circuits this evening, it was pretty hot. 6x450m; 85s, 90s, 91s, 88s, 92s, 93s. When I got home I decided to go stand in a bin full of...
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  • Mike T's Avatar
    11-08-2022, 01:14 PM
    12.12 miles, 3,318 feet, 3 hours 50 minutes: Rothay Bridge - Miller Bridge - Low Sweden Bridge - around the rock step - Low/High Pikes - High...
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  • noel's Avatar
    11-08-2022, 01:03 PM
    Number of actual starts would be very useful data. And for those who didn't complete - how far did they get?
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  • ba-ba's Avatar
    11-08-2022, 08:42 AM
    Ah but that is people who register an attempt - it doesn't actually mean they started - which is data that I imagine doesn't exist, or if it does is...
    70 replies | 37317 view(s)
  • mr brightside's Avatar
    11-08-2022, 07:45 AM
    mr brightside replied to a thread Champs races 2022 in Races
    If I were a contender for vet points like you are, I'd fancy my chances on Saturday. Just by lining up fully hydrated and with half a litre of water...
    108 replies | 15500 view(s)
  • mr brightside's Avatar
    11-08-2022, 06:58 AM
    mr brightside replied to a thread mr b's comeback in Training
    No more bike to work for a few months, articular cartilage problems persisting. I'll have to come back with a different approach in a few months, not...
    864 replies | 297575 view(s)
  • Witton Park's Avatar
    10-08-2022, 02:00 PM
    Witton Park replied to a thread Birmingham 2022 in General chat!
    For 15+ years it's been the same. The revenue from clubs has increased several fold, but as a revenue stream, it is still a small part of the...
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  • Mike T's Avatar
    10-08-2022, 12:55 PM
    7.51 miles, 2,148 feet, 2 hours 19 minutes: Wansfell Pike from 2 sides, including along the ridge to the true top, and descending next to the steps...
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  • anthonykay's Avatar
    09-08-2022, 06:37 PM
    anthonykay replied to a thread Champs races 2022 in Races
    I am also fairly doubtful for Bradwell now, but I will wait until I see the weather forecast on Friday before making a decision. But this sort of...
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  • anthonykay's Avatar
    09-08-2022, 01:58 PM
    anthonykay replied to a thread Today's Training in Training
    Up Beacon Hill and back via Windmill Hill; a little over 61 minutes, so quite fast by recent standards. Going up a gravel track at a moderate incline...
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  • PeteS's Avatar
    09-08-2022, 01:38 PM
    PeteS replied to a thread Birmingham 2022 in General chat!
    Sadly this is also true of British Cycling.
    28 replies | 1208 view(s)
  • Mike T's Avatar
    09-08-2022, 12:22 PM
    11.8 miles, 1,240 feet, 2 hours 26 minutes: Rothay Bridge - Wray Castle - south along the lake - Coffin Trail - Wray Castle - Rothay Bridge. Sunshine...
    2226 replies | 346910 view(s)
  • Travs's Avatar
    09-08-2022, 12:18 PM
    Travs replied to a thread Birmingham 2022 in General chat!
    I certainly don't want to pour scorn on the likes of UKA and EA, but from what i see, they seem solely concerned with trying to flog tickets for...
    28 replies | 1208 view(s)
  • Llani Boy's Avatar
    09-08-2022, 11:29 AM
    Llani Boy replied to a thread Birmingham 2022 in General chat!
    According to Steve Cram and Paula Radcliffe, whilst commentating on the Marathon over a week ago, Team England did not fill their quota in many...
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  • Witton Park's Avatar
    09-08-2022, 11:14 AM
    Witton Park replied to a thread Birmingham 2022 in General chat!
    For the first time I didn't watch much of the Games. Maybe it's me, but I found the timings and coverage a bit odd. I did catch a few of the track...
    28 replies | 1208 view(s)
  • Travs's Avatar
    09-08-2022, 08:47 AM
    Travs replied to a thread Champs races 2022 in Races
    Sorry to hear that Llani. I'm still clinging to hope that i might make it. After a decent run in a similarly short race last weekend, it would be...
    108 replies | 15500 view(s)
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