Milton Keynes/Bucks Runners

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Bouncing Barlist    pirate
26/05/2004 at 10:34
2 mile run, 10 mile bike, 2 mile run, im sure youll be faster than me so you wont be last, id guess youd be mid-field.

Have a look on the TeamMK website at the results from Summer Duathlon 1 to get an idea of times.
26/05/2004 at 10:40
I'll take a look, but no promises...after all, I'm a coward at heart ;-)
M.
26/05/2004 at 10:40
i made it over 30mph once (M - pb 31mph)

ok you can all stop laughing now - i get scared at anything over 25mph!
M.
26/05/2004 at 10:44
M - I hope that was on a bike and not on foot..........
M.
26/05/2004 at 10:47
:-)

wouldn't that be nice. world records toppling all over the place!
M.
26/05/2004 at 18:12
SVT - Nansi has her leaving do the night before so she'll probably still be zonked out at 11am. I might see you there on Satuday - will text for definite on the day. Of for hills in Ampthill Park this evening.
Bouncing Barlist    pirate
26/05/2004 at 22:21
Just read a thread on TriTalk thats put me off going to fast down hill, think ill get the 50mph under my belt then play on the safe side.
27/05/2004 at 08:05
OK, Dr G. Hope the hills were fun!
27/05/2004 at 09:48
Carl - can you enlighten us, or give us the link? Was it a falling off incident or some medical survey that says your nuts fall off at over 50 on a bike?
Bouncing Barlist    pirate
27/05/2004 at 12:41
Thread called fast decents

http://www.tritalk.co.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?t=1431
27/05/2004 at 17:34
They would have been funner (eh?) had anyone else from my group bothered to turn up!!!!!

Still, I'm sure it did me good!
28/05/2004 at 17:01
Just seen details of a 10K in Emberton Park, Olney on Sat 5 June - kick off 2.30pm. Have started a thread in events - post there if you fancy coming along! I'll be looking for about 45 min pace.
28/05/2004 at 21:02
Tempting - and it can masquerade as a 'family afternoon out in the park'...

No wait - just remembered that the wife's away and I'm on babysitting duty. Never mind - I'll have to save my 45-min 10k till July.
30/05/2004 at 13:54
Am on strict orders from my physio NOT to enter any race until the MK10K in July. :(
30/05/2004 at 19:24
Just looking through forthcoming events and noticed that their is a 3km trail run abound Willen Lake on 12 September. Strangely though, they seem to think that MK is in Hertfordshire!?
31/05/2004 at 14:11
Taken from the organiser's website:

"We aim at women and children - but also allow men with their partners or children."

Gee, thanks - but no thanks!

Grrrrrrrrr

(Probably wouldn't have run it anyway - the idea of a 3k race doesn't really excite me. I'm not sure I'm fast enough over that short a distance. And it's less than half the distance of my shortest training runs. So probably not great marathon preparation!

Incidentally, if anyone fancies a day out in Oxfordshire, the Woodstock 12 is on the following Saturday afternoon - 3 laps of 4 miles round the grounds of Blenheim Palace.)

31/05/2004 at 16:06
Depending on whether the Arsenal are home that weekend, I might join you at Woodstock SVT.
31/05/2004 at 20:20
Nice one, Dr G. Race entry gets you free parking and entry to the grounds, so it's a good one to bring the family and friends to.

But apparently it's not quite as flat as Milton Keynes...
01/06/2004 at 11:18
Sorry Nikki if that read like I was having a go at you - not at all. I just get slightly wound up by such races.

It seems slightly patronising that men are only allowed with their partners or children - it's like men are too competitive, so we need to burden them down with family to stop anyone running too fast and spoiling it for the others!
01/06/2004 at 12:10
SVT - I tell you why all these ladies only races hack me off no end, it's because they just encourage women away from the housework...

Disclaimer - the above was posted for humourous effect (perhaps only in the eyes of the person posting, admittedly) and is not representative of the views of Mr N Wobbling...

BTW - Have you read the article in RW (not most recent issue but the one before) by a lady saying that she disliked and felt patronised by ladies only races?
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