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flyaway    pirate
24/09/2013 at 10:46

Hello Mon! Welcome back. How are your sheds? And do you have central heating yet?! Glad you're getting back to running.
As for what you've missed - 3 of us are racing Kona in 3 weeks!!

24/09/2013 at 11:14

Only three? You, Funkin, Joddly, Rosey I thought?

Oh, and welcome back Mon, don't know any maras, they seem like an awfully long way to run!

Edited: 24/09/2013 at 11:15
Blisters    pirate
24/09/2013 at 11:27

A name from the past, welcome back Monique.

It sounds like you may be interested in digging out your passport, Great Wall of China?

24/09/2013 at 11:56

Hi Mon

This marathon is on both March 29 and March 30 and has no big clocks that I'm aware of:


It's also a small event being staged for charity.  I confess to having a slightly vested interest as I'm chums with the organiser but it does satisfy your two criteria.

9Iron    pirate
24/09/2013 at 13:20

Or the Brathay Marathon around lake Windermere - 18th May - no clocks, great atmosphere and crowds though..http://www.brathay.org.uk/the-marathon/


24/09/2013 at 15:35

Hurray, the Battenburg is back.  Hope you are keeping well.  Unfortunately the only races I know oop North are either not marathon length or have clocks on cars at the pointy end.

Gladys, Rosey was in Kona last year.

Edited: 24/09/2013 at 15:36
24/09/2013 at 20:48

Hi Mon, welcome back. How about right up North and doing the Coastal Trail series run from Alnwick Castle to Bamburgh Castle up the beautiful North Sea coast. Lovely area to spend a few days, as long as your hours are up at work  It is on the 1st March next year.


Edited: 24/09/2013 at 20:50
Monique    pirate
24/09/2013 at 23:42

Hey congrats on the Kona, Flyaway it is a fantastic experience, now that is one place I would not mind revisiting. Hope you're spending a couple of weeks out there there's plenty to see once the small matter of the IM is over. Yes we have heating, still no floors, skirting downstairs though.

There's rather a lot of choice out there, will check them all out. Mouse the Brathay  sounds good, does that mean you can take two days? That's probably my pace now.

The garden has somewhat taken over been on a jam and chutney making marathon today. 

Symes    pirate
25/09/2013 at 08:34

Hi Mon, all going nicely as have taken up this running thing, best part is I don't come last 

Forgot another low key event, the Gin Pit marathons, 22nd and 23rd March you can do either one or both, if you want to finish higher up the field obviously the Sunday is the one to go for as most people will be on day two! 

Jam, mmmmm

Lee the Pea    pirate
25/09/2013 at 11:35

Hi Mon, nice to see you back here

How about The Wall thing, when you run the length of Hadrian's Wall?  The reason I mention that one is that I watched a video on it once, and the feed stations look AMAZING.  Loads of cake and goodies to scoff. Not sure what the running bit is like, other than quite long

25/09/2013 at 11:43

Hi Mon, sadly not two days for the Buttons for Brathay one.  It's the same as the Gin Pit one that Symes mentioned so there's a marathon on both the Saturday and the Sunday.

debbo    pirate
25/09/2013 at 15:41

Hi Mon, I have also retired, from IM and from gardening and have moved across the before fore you got round to cycling down for a cup of tea. I'd love to do the fit, but I habe no bike and no wetsuit 

Symes    pirate
25/09/2013 at 19:10

Easy for you to say... 

Monique    pirate
25/09/2013 at 23:56

Debbo, I heard about Canada, could be an option for us in a few years time.

debbo    pirate
26/09/2013 at 00:06

Mon - ooh, keep us posted! 


Monique    pirate
26/09/2013 at 00:33

Will do.

Monique    pirate
28/09/2013 at 09:32

did a short run yesterday but blasted round and for the first time in ages loved it.

Monique    pirate
29/09/2013 at 21:48

I knew there was something....

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