London marathon - is it possible to cheat ?

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Cheerful Dave    pirate
01/05/2014 at 09:32

So what forum name is Tony Audenshaw hiding behind then?  Maybe he's Karen.

01/05/2014 at 11:04

Nah, I've met Karen.  Definitely didn't recognise her from Emerdale.

01/05/2014 at 12:10
Dustin wrote (see)

Agree with Dan and Mr I, i too remain doubtful that any results will be removed, even those where there is a clear case of 'cheating' - and I'm think men running as women here.

I'm sure 'proper' runners would rather have say 1 sub 18 park run than 150 23 minute ones but I may be mistaken. Dedication possibly, but then again I've run every Saturday for years, on different routes from my own front door. I don't expect a t-shirt for my efforts though.

Well, I've proudly done more than 200 parkruns and taken my best time down from 23mins-plus to under 20, so I think you can combine the two. Of course, there have been days when I've just trundled round, but I've done that on 'ordinary' training runs too. And if they want to give me a t-shirt, who am I to say 'no'!?

09/05/2014 at 11:54

200 parkruns that's dull as fuck, get out some more

09/05/2014 at 12:03

If I did that I might run into you, Nick, and that really would be dull.

09/05/2014 at 12:18

For me yes

but you'd probably love it

Edited: 09/05/2014 at 12:18
09/05/2014 at 18:26

Nick: Peter has been out at least 200 times! 

09/05/2014 at 19:20

Good point, he probably empties the bin as well that should count too

27/05/2014 at 07:34

I see RW has included some "rogue runners" in the latest edition of the magazine.
Interestingly only one from this year's race...

27/05/2014 at 07:49

Nice to see them at the cutting edge of journalism.

Maybe they should keep it as a regular feature, enough material has been highlighted in other threads.


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