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    Alliteration

    Here in Leicestershire we have the Huncote Hash, the Gaddesby Gallop and the Hoby Hop; and I'm sure there are plenty of similar examples around the country. The trend has even crept into fell-running, with Haworth Hobble, Eskdale Elevation, etc.

    I want to start a new organisation: Athletes Against Alliteration. [Except that might remind some people of a former governing body of athletics that the FRA didn't always see eye to eye with.]
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    Haworth 'Obble

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    Quote Originally Posted by brett View Post
    Haworth 'Obble

    I inherited the name
    Surely "Aworth Obble" in Yorkshire?
    Last edited by anthonykay; 19-07-2019 at 10:52 PM.
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    Almost every fell race on the North York Moors that Dave Parry (RIP) use to organise.

    Blakey Blitz, Carlton Challenge, Gribdale Gallop, Guisborough Grunt, Ossy Oiks, Pinchinthorpe Plod to name a few and my personal favourite Eskdale Eureka.
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    Not forgetting the Manx Mountain Marathon!

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    More around my part of the world. We have the Blakedown Bolt, Stourbridge Stagger, Stourbridge Stumble, Waseley Wobbler and the Croome Capability Canter.

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