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05/03/2012 at 16:14

Glad it wasn't today JFDI, its a bit mad out there! 

Well done CB on the pb and the others too, saw on FB that there had been a few pbs  

05/03/2012 at 16:28
JFDI Yikes, too true, it is raging at about 35-40mph just now according to the Manston wind stats.
06/03/2012 at 19:26
You looked well wrapped up on Broadstairs seafront Cinders !
06/03/2012 at 22:18

I was thanks Andy, just a bit soggy at the end! 

You were going well

07/03/2012 at 13:42
Does anybody know a local stockist of Shot Blok bars? I was given one to try on Sunday and think I might experiment with them, but I don't want to pay 40 quid for 18 packs which seems the main way in which they are sold mail order. Amazon do individual bars for £2.25 but it is another £3.99 p&p which seems a bit daft. I have tried DW, JB, Sports Direct and JJB in Canterbury but nobody stocks them and I don't fancy a 50 mile round trip to Sweat Shop at Maidstone.
08/03/2012 at 10:39
No idea locally CB but there are some on ebay, varying prices.
Edited: 08/03/2012 at 10:39
08/03/2012 at 12:19
Downland cycles in Canterbury usually have them. I used ebay last time and didn't pay any postage..
08/03/2012 at 17:40
Could someone tell me where the application form is on the website please, unfortunately my membership lapsed
08/03/2012 at 18:53

Hi CF, think it is on this page.... 

The form is last year's but I can mail you the one for the next membership year if you would like one

08/03/2012 at 20:07
Sorry I must be blind, or thick, or both, because I can't see it anywhere! Could you mail me a copy. Thanks
08/03/2012 at 20:33

Can you pm your email address please CF

09/03/2012 at 12:30

The marathon and half are live for online entries - can someone who is a subscriber please open up a thread?  Thank you

A reminder to all club members that if you want to run the half you will need to nominate a marshal in your place.

09/03/2012 at 13:46
Thanks DB2. I was up in london yesterday and got some from the Marathon store but if they work I will keep Downland in mind for the future.
10/03/2012 at 10:13

I''ve not put the latest membership form on the website, but the renewal will go out to members in the next newsletter.

CB, I see your comment on the loos - they are pricey aren't they?! Seeing as how my council tax paid for the loo I used, can I have a £1.25 refund?  

But given that our entry fees are cheap, maybe it is worth an extra £ on the entry for a few more? Something for the future....

10/03/2012 at 11:36
Thanks Ed
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11/03/2012 at 11:18

Bill - shot bloks are fantastic. I've been using them for a few years.

I nearly always get mine on line and buy in bulk to get best price.  Wiggle has an offer on at the moment (10% off I think).

Re the loos - I'm not sure you will ever have enough, read any race report (including events like London which are professionally run) and you will see comments about queues and loos....  Some people need to lighten up a bit.... and not leave it to the last minute!  Anyone would think we were running an event for toddlers....  please miss can I have a wee wee

11/03/2012 at 15:47
Of course you can have a wee wee, it will cost you £1.25!
11/03/2012 at 17:22
A small contingent of TRACcies at Lydd today, nice to see Adie back for his first Half in 2 years. Weather was a tad warm. The organisers at Lydd seem to get things a little better each time but let's face it, our organisation and enthusiastic marshals are a hard act to follow!
25/03/2012 at 18:17
Can I just say a big thank you to Adie who accompanied me on my last long run before London today. It was not the most pleasant of conditions with a pretty cold wind coming in off the sea but it was great to have your company as I am not sure I would have got past Minnis Bay if I had been on my own.
25/03/2012 at 19:02
certainly was nicer on way back from Herne Bay than on way there. I managed 7 but plenty of niggles at the moment mean i can't really get going. Folkestone 10 is a still a maybe. Saw Gary the magician on Wed which has definitely helped.
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