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Race to the stones 2016

Posted: 12/07/2016 at 08:52

Quick question - are walking poles allowed for the event?   the latter stages it will be a real benefit but can't find anything on the website.



Race to the stones 2016

Posted: 07/06/2016 at 13:45

runninginsunshine - you collect your number, chip and map from the registration tent at the start.  It was well organised last year and got through that part quickly.  The entrance to the farm and start is a bit mental, the road was very busy so getting to the start earlier is advised.  I'll be doing the same this year.


Things you want to say but can't

Posted: 06/06/2016 at 08:27

Dear Human Remains.

Yes you are little & yes you are a royal tit and yes.  Insulting & making jokes about me is not clever.  You probably guessed i took the job as it was better than unemployment.  Saying salary was non negotiable when you knew what my old salary was does make it difficult to move forward.  Be aware, i am still job hunting.

Oh, asking me if wife made my packed lunch on the first day really does show what a piece of crap you really are.




Race to the stones 2016

Posted: 05/05/2016 at 09:32

The latter stages of the race hot soup was being offered which was a welcome change.    

Race to the stones 2016

Posted: 29/03/2016 at 15:42

I finished in the dark last year.   As long as you have a good head torch then you'll be fine.  There were snap lights at certain points so made it a bit easier in know which direction to head.


Universal Jobsearch!

Posted: 19/11/2015 at 14:53

seren nos - he was the politest of them all.  



Universal Jobsearch!

Posted: 19/11/2015 at 13:44

The one thing that makes me smile is the G4S chap.   He's about 70 and a stiff breeze would blow him over & he always looks bored but is the only pleasant one there.


Universal Jobsearch!

Posted: 19/11/2015 at 10:50

Super, thanks for the info.  

Each time i go to the Fat Amanda (Job center bod) she makes me sign on an electronic pad.  Is this mandatory?



Universal Jobsearch!

Posted: 19/11/2015 at 10:01

Not been on for a while, was made redundant so furiously doing the job hunting game. Sadly had to sign on which is a first for me in the 28 years of working.  

Visiting the job centre is the most unpleasant thing ever, I'd prefer to nail my head to a table than go there.  i have a few questions so those in the know please help

What are the rules about filling in your Activity History?   Is this mean to be a daily thing?

What if there are no jobs to apply for?   What do i put?

Is it compulsory to fill that bit in?

Last one, why do folk who work there treat folks like me with such disdane and contempt? 

Many thanks in advance for your advise



Race to the Stones 2015

Posted: 08/09/2015 at 09:10

It is very good first ultra to do & well organised.  Friendly marshalls and the food was good.  Definately worth entering.

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