The Sussex Beacon Half-Marathon

February 2009

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26/02/2009 at 09:38
Yeah - a couple of totally crap ones of me and a zillion of Mr big head suit Paul Young possible cheating man!
26/02/2009 at 11:09
Let me know your race numbers and I will look and see if my hubby took any of you. If I have I will email them to you.
26/02/2009 at 11:24

paul young 2h49 - no he definitely did cheat! i ran past him at 4ish and 10ish miles - both time he was wlking v slowly... so it must have taken him an hour to walk the last 3?

photos rubbish as usual - apart from early ones when i knew the photographer was there so am smiley and standing up straight.... towards the end i am my usual crumpled self...

26/02/2009 at 11:44
Gadrags - My husband took a photo of Paul only the beach before you climbed back up onto the road before the pier. Hubby camera digital camera say there at 11.05am, which I think was about the 8 mile mark. He was also in front of my friend Steve and me, but he was one of the last to cross the start line.  We have a photo of him crossing the start line in 9.56am, but he was in front of Roobarb my friend.
26/02/2009 at 12:13

I fed back about this cheating on the online survey that i was sent - what a waster.

26/02/2009 at 14:08

Hi Tracey G,

My race number was 2535. Trying to get a photo for my justgiving site for London Marathon (is that really twice as long as sundays run!!!).

If none no worries.

26/02/2009 at 14:14
My race number was 1641 ... Any of me , I hope I not break the camera ..
26/02/2009 at 14:40

My experience of Mr Young are the same as Galdrags, overtaking him in Hove between miles 4 and 5, and then again on Marine Parade at around the 9 mile mark.  Still I finished in front of him and my only race was against the goal time I had estimated it may take me as this was my first Half.

 Tracey G, I was runner number 3825.  If you have any photos of me I would be interested to have a look!  Thanks for the offer in advance.

26/02/2009 at 18:08
i also fed back about PY cheating in the race in the survey 
26/02/2009 at 18:25
Sorry not found anyone photos. But it was worth a try, as sometime you get lucky.
26/02/2009 at 19:51

I seemed to get bugger all in my bag

a chunky kit kat and that was it apart from the leaflets

26/02/2009 at 20:09
Chunky kit kat?

I had two choccie oat bars (ate one straight away!), and two Jordan's cereal samples (ate both last night) plus the usual rubbish flyers. Still, better than last year - we got some dodgy "energy" bar that I kept for several months until I had nothing in the house to eat. It was gross!
26/02/2009 at 20:28

Roobs - I would have loved the Ki Kat. Raisin and sultanas was all that I eat out of mine. Chocolate breakie cereal bar and muesli with nuts that I cannot eat was not good to me. Give me a Kit Kat or Mars bar any day.

26/02/2009 at 20:30
Who made up these bags. I choccie oat bar, 1 Jordan's cereal sample and raisin and sultanas in a bag.

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