Leeds Abbe Dash

Anyone done/doing it?

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24/10/2005 at 10:39
I want to do this but it's full up and they say there's 200 people on the waiting list :-(
24/10/2005 at 10:48
I'm doing it.
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24/10/2005 at 10:52
I've just emailed the organisers to say I can't take up my place. So that should make 199 on the waiting list.


There's also a bigger thread here
31/10/2005 at 10:56
I applied to run it a fair few weeks ago. I injured my medial collateral ligament in my knee at the beginning of October - hopefully I will be able to do it! I was devastated as I've only ever ran one 10k before and I was proud of my 56'20" time. I've put on a few pounds and not ran at all since! I'm off to the gym tonight to do some treadmill work!
Anyway, my dog's been chipped - does that mean my wife will know where I am all the time??
01/11/2005 at 11:22
Hi, mind if I join in. Hoping to do this one - sent off postal application a few weeks ago but haven't heard anything. Seems to be a few closing dates flying around but the form I downloaded definitely said November so heres hoping! Know a couple of people who have done it before and say it's a really good course for PBs.
01/11/2005 at 12:29
Elaine, I work at Leeds General Infirmary which is a stones' throw from the finish line! A few guys here applied last month and were told that there are a couple o'hundred folk on the waiting list!! I haven't heard anything! I called them and was told the 'stuff' will be sent during the first week in November! The phone number is on the website - give them a call! Hope ye're lucky!
01/11/2005 at 18:53
Thanks TT. Doesn't sound like I should be holding out much hope! Just read your profile - WOW!!!
03/11/2005 at 14:33
MOTR,
I strained my Medial Collateral Ligament - so I haven't lost any weight for a month! It's my own fault - couldn't go for a run so I opened a bottle of Rioja!! I'm almost back to the sub-standard I was before so I'm hoping The 'Dash is still on!
03/11/2005 at 15:06
If anyone knows anyone who can't run they're happy to transfer entries - mrs andy can't run, so my mate aussie vic is running instead. They just needed name, address, dob and t-shirt size...
12/11/2005 at 20:58
Just got my runners pack the other day. Race Number, timing chip, and a t-shirt in bright yellow. Makes a change from the dark blue of the past few years, but I can't wash it with my other 2 dozen white ones. Now where can I find enough yellow clothes to make up a load.

12/11/2005 at 21:03
Norwich City laundry?
12/11/2005 at 22:12
ok, so pack arrived - with NO directions to the car parks or the start :<(
12/11/2005 at 22:22
Car parks?

LOL!

12/11/2005 at 22:59
Beanz - it's Sunday, it's leeds city centre - there's tons of car parks (and on street parking) - if in doubt park in "The Light" shopping centre - you have to pay, but it's dead near the start.

http://www.thelightleeds.co.uk/services.asp?id=8
14/11/2005 at 15:58
Pack arrived - where do you put the chip so it doesn't wag around and annoy the hell out of me!
15/11/2005 at 11:47
Can I put it in the little pocket on the inside of me Ron Hill shorts? I've never been tagged before!!!
Ellie.    pirate
15/11/2005 at 12:20
Just tie it on with your laces and it should be fine. You have to run over a mat to register the chip so i suppose the nearer the ground the better. The mat might not talk to one in your pocket!
They used a slightly different chip last year (held on by tape rather than laces) and you never noticed it was there.
22/11/2005 at 16:44
What happens if it snows? Will the race go ahead as long as the roads are open?! What about ice?
Ellie.    pirate
22/11/2005 at 18:18
Am banking on the gritters Chris!
23/11/2005 at 13:49
Snow - a bit of snow doesn't stop a race! Does it??????
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