Why don't they only give the top half of the field a medal in HM's and marathon

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seren nos    pirate
19/02/2013 at 14:51

David..you do not appear on the power of 10......so not much of a runner then......unless you had more than a single brain cell and that isn't your real name.........

19/02/2013 at 14:58

David only runs the first half of races so that he can get the feel of the event. Seren, please wait until later this year when he debuts and  will be up there on Po10. I am being careful in planning David's racing to maximise his PB and goody bag potential.

seren nos    pirate
19/02/2013 at 15:01

shame i won't be around on may 5th to watch him race.........i would love to see if he is as cocky and mouthy in real life........and if he can actually run more than a couple of miles.........

19/02/2013 at 15:06
seren nos wrote (see)

shame i won't be around on may 5th to watch him race.........i would love to see if he is as cocky and mouthy in real life........and if he can actually run more than a couple of miles.........

Did anyone else detect a hint of malice in that comment ........lol.

seren nos    pirate
19/02/2013 at 15:12

Your posts on here are very different  to your posts in the telegraph..............I wonder if you make up different persona for different places.........

have you watched catfish on the TV..........you remind me of it........I can't believe that in real life you act and talk like you do here.......

seren nos    pirate
19/02/2013 at 15:15

I have noticed that in real life that the fast runners.....sub 3 hr marathons .rarely find the slow runners and overweight runners as something to mock............they encourage..............no doubt to them we are all slow.......its the mr average who can't run as fast as he knows he should that finds the need to laugh at fat people in the gym ... or slow runners in the race.just to make him feel better about his own failings........

not that you do any of those things of course david

19/02/2013 at 15:34

Seriously guys ...its not about the medal .......its about making sure you smile and pose when you spy the course/race photographer on the way round , so you get an ace shot for your profile pic.Its all about the goody bag and what choccie treats are in there for the car journey home, and of course its all about the t-shirt you get , so you can wear it at the gym and impress all the people who might not know your a super duper runner ...

seren nos    pirate
19/02/2013 at 15:41

roeby.....do you offer any tips on how to get an ace shot whilst running.........in all mine i look like shit.......I'm starting to accept the idea that i must look like shit and it can't always be the photographers fault

19/02/2013 at 15:44

Smile and wave - that way you look like you're not putting much effort in, it's just a jog round the lanes 

19/02/2013 at 15:55

never had a half decent one tbh..........most of mine I have my eyes shut and look like I,ve lost a leg.Holding your tummy in is always a winner.........

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19/02/2013 at 16:04
Seren nos -- What's happening May 5th? I thought David's next big gig was in March... But I'll leave David to confirm or deny that

Also, some members of the RW UK site have very different personas when they post on the US site... Very interesting...
XX1
19/02/2013 at 16:10
I think he's running something nr Stonehenge in may. It's just down the road from me.
XX1
19/02/2013 at 16:22
Millsy1977 -- Ah yes, the Neolithic Marathon... Looks like it would be a lot of fun.
XX1
19/02/2013 at 16:24
Millsy1977 wrote (see)
I think he's running something nr Stonehenge in may. It's just down the road from me.

Avebury to Stonehenge

And its a harder course than VLM ....... so Im going to use that as an excuse for my final time.

 

19/02/2013 at 16:31
Oh I was going to offer to pace you to a GFA place to keep you quiet in October.
XX1
19/02/2013 at 16:39
It's always worth getting your excuses in early... At a recent 10k I did this guy, a friend of a friend of a friend, said that the distance would usually take him about 40 minutes but on that occasion he thought it would take him longer as he hadn't run for 8 (EIGHT) days! I think he finished in about 55 minutes LOL
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XX1
19/02/2013 at 16:40
DF3 -- The Neolithic Marathon looks to be aimed at proper runners... I don't think too many of the VLM tarts would be interested
XX1
19/02/2013 at 16:50

Ooh, proper runners? But what if he doesn't finish in the top half of the field?

19/02/2013 at 16:51

DF3, looking back I am not sure we got the paperwork in order. Did we put you in for the 26 mile walking event , or the neolithic marathon run? Probably best we take a decision on the day and report back then.

19/02/2013 at 16:57
literatin wrote (see)

Ooh, proper runners? But what if he doesn't finish in the top half of the field?

Actually Ive just realised that I wont get the casual marathoner doing this (gulp) ....... don't worry Im sure I'll be fine to make the top half ...... ....... may is ages away anyway

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