Another runner attacked

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20/11/2006 at 21:16
perhaps he recognised you from last time you expressed your anger?

20/11/2006 at 21:17
...and this is a three-year-old thread!
20/11/2006 at 22:30
I think you may have a warped idea of what might be admired around here, jason...
21/11/2006 at 01:16
I've not read all of the thread sorry as my eyes down to my knees, have been up with my daughter who is not well.

I wish the runner who was attacked a speedy recovery and the quicker the b*stard who did this is caught the better. I hate running in the winter nights. I run with my dog (who is soft as mud). One of my routes is a not very well lit main-ish road, which is tree lined as there is a wood behind it. There is only pavement on one side and 1/2 way along there is a set of steps coming out of the woodland. These steps freak me out. I didn't run that way tonight after I heard about the attack. To be honest although I live in the North East I still hate dark night running. I feel for everyone who runs in the London area where these attacks have taken place.

It really p**ses me off that you have to be afraid and look over your shoulder all the time. I Wish I could join a running club but hubbies shifts and 20 month old daughter, I don't have the time. Now thinking of trying to get to local wellbeing centre to use treadmill during the dark nights.

Stay safe ladies and gents.

21/11/2006 at 01:31
I think in my tired state I got wrong end of stick. Thought another person been attacked whilst out running. Hubby asked where I was running tonight as he said something about an attack, but I think I must have heard him wrong I was trying to get ready to go out. Still this path freaks me out. Am going to try get some sleep. May help my confused brain!!!
21/11/2006 at 07:45
i think the thought of this crosses every runners mind when they go out, i always try to run around well populated area's which isnt often the case when on long runs, i always now take my mobile with me, and now that i am at the state in my running that i can actualy talk when running call my wife every twenty minutes or half an hour to let her know where i am. also tell her the route i am taking and what time i should be back.

It's hard this time of year as most people work during daylight hours and return or go to work in the dark.
21/11/2006 at 08:44
This three year old thread is well and truly rejuvenated!

21/11/2006 at 10:19
just expect people to be morons... be passive.. dont even react.

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