Poppy Run 5 mile

Boston, Lincolnshire

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10/11/2006 at 17:44
also a few 10k before christmas then

richard Burton 10k
Lliswerry 6 miler
Pontypridd reverse 10

maybe Rome Marathon...but maybe
FLM...again maybe have place but dont like race

So as you can see I race a far bit but my key race will be Amsterdam marathin in October wher I will try to qualify for Boston marathon(USA not Lincoln)

so See you Sunday my little red devil:-)))
10/11/2006 at 17:55
Got my number today. No. 674.
10/11/2006 at 18:00
So we are 4 then:-0

Boffin.......
Red devil.....
Rickster...674
Poppy.......604
11/11/2006 at 08:25
Boffin.......
Red devil.....692 (providing pack comes this morning)
Rickster...674
Poppy.......604

Hi Rickster - was it you that had a training diary for the Lincoln 10K on one the Lincs websites earlier this year?

Crikey, loadsa races...
Think I need to get myself to more races, I might begin to relax about how things will go on the day with more experience.
11/11/2006 at 08:31
That's right Red Devil, that's me!
11/11/2006 at 14:51
Boffin....553
Red devil.....692 (providing pack comes this morning)
Rickster...674
Poppy.......604



RD, no matter how many races one does, you never seem to get over pre-race bowels!

...that's why there is always huge queues for the toilets on race day!!

Nothing wrong with running in football shorts; if it works for you then go for it:))
11/11/2006 at 17:19
Thanks Boffin - my pack arrived this morning so it's all systems go......

The toilet facilities at tomorrows venue are plentiful from what I remember from my numerous trips to them last time I did the Poppy Run, so that's a relief.....

Hope you both have a good trip over in the morning.

We are going to a quiz tonight in the local village, but it'll be water only for me (mite push the boat out and have a juice - how reckless).
12/11/2006 at 10:29
I won't be able to make it today. I'm bunged up with cold, and have no energy at all, so it wouldn't be a very good idea to run.
There will always be next year.
13/11/2006 at 21:31
Hope you are on the mend Rickster....

It all seemed to go smoothly yesterday, conditions were pretty kind. There were 141 runners, so a reasonable sized field for the event.

I managed a PB of 36.10 (less than 10mins behind the winner, just!) so was pleased.

Nice to have met up with Boffin and Welsh Poppy - I could well take you up on the offer of coming over for an event in south Wales, so I hope you weren't regretting the offer after the pulse rates returned to normal!!!

Could it be the Cardiff marathon??? - only another 21.2 miles further!!!
I've just had a look at your thread on the subject Boffin - it certainly seems to have got the juices flowing in quite a few forumites.....
14/11/2006 at 09:49
The marathon is dear to our hearts - just a pity the current organisers do not hold with the same passion:(

No worries RD, find an event and let us know - should be no problem because like as not we will be doing it too!

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