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    Thanks Darren, good read with my hot choc and a biscuit before bed :-) Another nice one. You should start a new career as an after dinner speaker, you'd make a fortune. Brilliant job at Kendal too. Nige and I were still laughing all the way home :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by RaceTheSweeper View Post
    Thanks Darren, good read with my hot choc and a biscuit before bed :-) Another nice one. You should start a new career as an after dinner speaker, you'd make a fortune. Brilliant job at Kendal too. Nige and I were still laughing all the way home :-)
    Thanks Sue

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    What a race! Brutal climbs, fearsome descents and stunning views. A really friendly crowd and lots of mutual support, which I needed as I was struggling from the fifth climb onward. Didn't get anywhere near the time I was hoping for, but it's inspired me to do it again and do it better next year.
    Thanks to the organisers and all those who made it happen.
    Last edited by Shropshire Lad; Today at 10:08 AM.

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    Are we getting close to the point where we enjoy Darren's race reports more than we enjoy actively taking part the races themselves? (Or is it just me?)

    I'm concerned that the next generation of fell runners will not actually race, they'll just avidly follow Darren's reports. at some point in his V70s Darren will take part in a fell race where he will be the only runner, and the rest of the entire fell running community will experience the highs and lows, the drama and comedy, from the warmth and comfort of the pub while reading his write-up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by benshep View Post
    Are we getting close to the point where we enjoy Darren's race reports more than we enjoy actively taking part the races themselves? (Or is it just me?)

    I'm concerned that the next generation of fell runners will not actually race, they'll just avidly follow Darren's reports. at some point in his V70s Darren will take part in a fell race where he will be the only runner, and the rest of the entire fell running community will experience the highs and lows, the drama and comedy, from the warmth and comfort of the pub while reading his write-up.
    Hi Ben

    Thanks for your kind words....but there’s a massive flaw in my ‘race reports’. That being, I hardly mention the race!
    Darren Fishwick, Chorley.

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