Join The RW Forum At Windsor Half 2006

Once again, the world's most sociable forum has organised a marquee for RW readers at the Windsor Half-Marathon (Sep 24). Read on for details


Posted: 10 August 2006


More photos at Richk.co.uk

Since way back in 2002 the Windsor Half-Marathon has been a real-life meeting place for runners who have got to know each other on RW's forum.

The last few years have become even more sociable, with a big forum marquee and food and drink for any RW member who wants to contribute a few pounds to the cost of it. All organised by the forum members themselves.

All you have to do is add yourself to the list on the forum (there's lots of chat on the thread, but just copy and paste the list from the last place it appeared on the thread, and add your name to it). Forum member BB will drop you a line with more details. As she explains:

    "Windsor Half Marathon Forum marquee/beer tent details:-

    "For a few years now a fab Marque has been organised for forum members and their guests at Windsor Great Park.

    Meeting up both before and afterwards at our own marquee, hired for the day from the organisers of the event.

    It has been a great success, as it gave the opportunity to base ourselves somewhere, and meet others for a few hours to chat/eat/drink etc, many not leaving until 6 p.m.

    This year it will be £10 each,(to be collected by cheque,in advance), all inclusive (free to under 16's), and that includes hire of the marquee, food and drink. We have £130 left over from last year.

    If you are interested and prepared to pay up please add a star by your name on the list, and I'll be in touch by e-mail over the next few weeks to confirm the booking and make arrangements for the £10 to be collected. BD and I organised it last year and can provide character references if required:-)

    Please ensure your e-mail is enabled, or if you prefer to keep your email-address off forum, just email me with your details.

    Tell your friends too:-)"

Here's how last year's went:

    "It's Forum tradition for a Marquee to be hired at the Windsor Half Marathon, so Forumites from far and near can gather before and after the event. 2005 was no exception, and BB and BD worked hard beforehand to make sure that all was well on the day. As race-day approached many Forumites got busy baking, and on the day itself there were lots of goodies for all to enjoy. For the first time there was a sports masseur there to work those miles out after the race, and there was even a kind of crèche in operation during the race, alongside the usual Forum baggage service. It's great to have a place to relax, both before and after such a big and crowded event, and it's thanks to Snoop Dogg (who first implemented the idea) and BB and BD that those who took part this year were able to enjoy this luxury."

Race well – and enjoy the marquee!


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List:

Bobbis
Posted: 09/01/2006 at 19:02

Bobbis, I am definitely up for being hostess with the mostest again:-)


Posted: 09/01/2006 at 20:35

hopefully.




I shall be plodding this one!


List:

Bobbis
Meldy
Posted: 09/01/2006 at 20:39


I think I've agreed with Moomoo that I'll come to this or Reading and seeing as Reading coincides with Lochaber training, it'll have to be this one!!

:o)

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Bobbis
Cath
Meldy
Posted: 09/01/2006 at 20:48


blech how'd you do that underline thing..?
Posted: 09/01/2006 at 20:49

Bobbis
Cath
Meldy
I've just entered BD ;-)
Posted: 09/01/2006 at 20:49

Oh he will be pleased!
Posted: 09/01/2006 at 20:50

He's delighted Meldy:-)
Posted: 09/01/2006 at 20:56


XB
BB, I read your earlier post as "hostess with the moistest". My mind did boggle, I can tell you.

Bobbis
Cath
Meldy
BD
XB





Posted: 09/01/2006 at 22:03

AT LAST !!! I get to meet the very firm BB :-)

Bobbis
Cath
Meldy
BD
XB


Posted: 09/01/2006 at 22:04


Entered!! I also entered Brownyboi - I think he thinks I'm trying to kill him in training!

;o)

Bobbis
Brownyboi
Cath
Meldy
BD
XB

Posted: 09/01/2006 at 22:04

Cath just the u without the l
Posted: 09/01/2006 at 22:06


XB
I've fond memories of seeing Meldy spreading butter on BB's floury baps last year.

:-0
Posted: 09/01/2006 at 22:17

lol XB
Posted: 10/01/2006 at 08:16

aaaaaaaah poo

clashes with anglesey mara
Posted: 10/01/2006 at 08:22

Ok ok ok - lets get organised (fingers crossed it works)

Runners
BD
Bobbis
Brownyboi
Cath
Meldy
XB

Supporters
BB

Posted: 10/01/2006 at 13:15

not sure what happened to the lines???

Runners:
BD
Bobbis
Brownyboi
Cath
Meldy
XB
lurker

Supporters:
BB
lurkers boyz



Posted: 10/01/2006 at 13:56

Cut 'n' paste looses the formatting.

Doing it with my sister-in-law, her debut race.

Runners:
BD
Bobbis
Brownyboi
Cath
Meldy
XB
lurker
Mak's Friend + Sister-in-law

Supporters:
BB
lurkers boyz



Posted: 10/01/2006 at 14:31

Not sure if I will run it or not. Decisions, decisions!!

You were a brilliant hostess last year, BB. Kind of you to offer again.


Posted: 10/01/2006 at 16:45

shall we start a cakes list?

XB - flapjacks

:-)


Posted: 10/01/2006 at 21:11

an actually

Bear - flapjacks

both make lovely ones

:-)


Posted: 10/01/2006 at 21:12

Runners:
BD
Bobbis
Brownyboi
Cath
Meldy
XB
lurker
Mak's Friend + Sister-in-law

Supporters:
BB
lurkers boyz

Cake makers
XB
XFR Bear

Cake Eaters
Bobbis

Posted: 10/01/2006 at 21:39

Runners:
BD
Bobbis
Brownyboi
Cath
Meldy
XB
lurker
Mak's Friend + Sister-in-law

Supporters:
BB
lurkers boyz

Cake makers
XB
XFR Bear

Cake Eaters
Meldy

Rubbish collector
Bobbis

Posted: 10/01/2006 at 21:41

Runners:
BD
Bobbis
Brownyboi
Cath
Debster
Meldy
XB
lurker
Mak's Friend + Sister-in-law

Supporters:
BB
lurkers boyz

Cake makers
XB
XFR Bear

Cake Eaters
Meldy

Rubbish collector
Bobbis

Posted: 10/01/2006 at 21:41

hadn't realised it was alphabetic

Runners:
BD
Bobbis
Brownyboi
Cath
Debster
Mak's Friend + Sister-in-law
Meldy
lurker
XB

Supporters:
BB
lurkers boyz

Cake makers
XB
XFR Bear

Cake Eaters
Meldy

Rubbish collector
Bobbis


Posted: 10/01/2006 at 21:44

Runners:
BD
Bobbis
Brownyboi
Cath
Debster
Mak's Friend + Sister-in-law
Meldy
lurker
XB


Supporters:
BB
lurkers boyz


Cake makers
XB
XFR Bear


Cake Eaters
Meldy


Cake crumb collectors
Bobbis

Posted: 10/01/2006 at 21:48


Woj
any room for some beer drinkers?
Posted: 10/01/2006 at 21:59

Most definitely Woj !
Posted: 10/01/2006 at 22:00

I see we are starting as we mean to go on:-)
Posted: 11/01/2006 at 11:38

Runners:
BD
Bobbis
Bodjit
Brownyboi
Cath
Debster
Mak's Friend + Sister-in-law
Meldy
lurker
XB


Supporters:
BB
lurkers boyz


Cake makers
XB
XFR Bear


Cake Eaters
Meldy


Cake crumb collectors
Bobbis

Posted: 13/01/2006 at 23:42

hurrah :-)
Posted: 14/01/2006 at 00:26

Runners:
BD
Bobbis
Bodjit
Brownyboi
Cath
CdK
Debster
Mak's Friend + Sister-in-law
Meldy
lurker
XB


Supporters:
BB
lurkers boyz


Cake makers
XB
XFR Bear


Cake Eaters
Meldy


Cake crumb collectors
Bobbis


Mr CdK will be there, but we dpn't know yet whether he will be running or supporting!

Posted: 14/01/2006 at 08:13

Runners:
BD
Bobbis
Bodjit
Brownyboi
Cath
CdK
Debster
HappyasLarry
Mak's Friend + Sister-in-law
Meldy
lurker
XB


Supporters:
BB
lurkers boyz


Cake makers
XB
XFR Bear


Cake Eaters
Meldy


Cake crumb collectors
Bobbis


Mr CdK will be there, but we dpn't know yet whether he will be running or supporting!

Posted: 14/01/2006 at 11:39

Runners:
Ailsa
BD
Bobbis
Bodjit
Brownyboi
Cath
CdK
Debster
HappyasLarry
Mak's Friend + Sister-in-law
Meldy
lurker
XB


Supporters:
BB
lurkers boyz


Cake makers
XB
XFR Bear


Cake Eaters
Meldy


Cake crumb collectors
Bobbis


Mr CdK will be there, but we dpn't know yet whether he will be running or supporting!
Posted: 21/01/2006 at 16:27

This is exciting new friends and old familiars:-)
Posted: 21/01/2006 at 18:37

Just a little boing
Posted: 07/02/2006 at 19:10

See ya! (No, I'm not spectating for once).

Runners:
Ailsa
BD
Bobbis
Bodjit
Brownyboi
Cath
CdK
Debster
HappyasLarry
lurker
Mak's Friend + Sister-in-law
Meldy
Moomoo
lurker
XB


Supporters:
BB
lurkers boyz


Cake makers
XB
XFR Bear


Cake Eaters
Meldy


Cake crumb collectors
Bobbis


Mr CdK will be there, but we dpn't know yet whether he will be running or supporting!
Posted: 07/02/2006 at 22:30

Terrific stuff moomoo
Posted: 09/02/2006 at 08:42

Just adding my name to the list and will be running only my 2nd Half Marathon and 1st time at Windsor.

Can anybody advise what it is like. Flat, undulating (in the way Watford is undulating!!).

Will be runnig this one on my Birthday, so does that mean birthday flapjacks?

Runners:
Ailsa
BD
Bobbis
Bodjit
Brownyboi
Cath
CdK
Debster
HappyasLarry
lurker
Mak's Friend + Sister-in-law
Meldy
Moomoo
Pinner Plodder
lurker
XB


Supporters:
BB
lurkers boyz


Cake makers
XB
XFR Bear


Cake Eaters
Meldy


Cake crumb collectors
Bobbis



Happy Running

Plodder.

Posted: 14/02/2006 at 09:18

PP I'm sure someone will be along to answer your question soon.


I'm only any good at the social side of Windsor:-)
Posted: 25/02/2006 at 17:00

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