The Dawn Shadow

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The 2015 LG PSOF Kit Order Thead

Posted: Yesterday at 11:30

I'd appreciate 1 set of arm warmers in medium please.

Outlaw Bike Feedstation 26 July 2015

Posted: 29/01/2015 at 09:06

List of willing volunteers
Sherpa Dave
Frags (+ No1 son)
Jen Hart
Tea Pot One (Bacon sandwich Queen)
Bristolsparks missus?
Button Mushroom missus (+2 Mini Pirates)
Cougie & Mrs C
Bobs Your Father?
Mrs Cheggers & 2 Cheggers children
Paperwife and Paperboy
Iron Little Sis
Dawn Shadow (trained to cook bacon by Tea Pot One) & Mrs Dawn Shadow

Training for a shorter Tri

Posted: 05/01/2015 at 07:13

HI all, my 2015 training program starts today and while I'm not doing much online stuff at the moment, I wanted to pop in and wish you all the best with training for your respective events.


Longest Day (Ironman) 2004 - Carl's thread

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 09:47


Longest Day (Ironman) 2004 - Carl's thread

Posted: 12/10/2014 at 05:53

Going well with 10 miles of the run behind him now.

Longest Day (Ironman) 2004 - Carl's thread

Posted: 04/10/2014 at 06:02

Have a brilliant day fella, you've earned it.

PSOF Championship Sheild Update

Posted: 02/10/2014 at 10:22


PSOF Championship Sheild Update

Posted: 02/10/2014 at 07:06

+1 :

Equinox 24hrs

Posted: 23/09/2014 at 21:28

Part 2

There was no point in trying to get any sleep after my run so after handing over to Cake who set off to do his double lap, I went back to the camp site and waited the morning out until it was my turn again.

We were running well ahead of our estimated schedule and it worked out that I had the last lap to run before time ran out, so with the weather still being decent and the varied course terrain and route having become familiar, I set off with Cake keeping me company.  The course was designed so that the last km wrapped around the camping field and as planned the rest of the team waited near the end so we could all join up, cross the line together and finish the event in good team style.

In closing it was a great event with a good mix of challenge, a field full of inspirational runners and great company, and for the traditionalists for who this is important - at no point was I ever more than 5km away from bacon.

Equinox 24hrs

Posted: 23/09/2014 at 21:06

That sounds good Paperman, unfortunately I missed seeing Mrs Paperman and her friend as my runs were before 6pm and after midnight.

Cake has said he'll do a race report, as his will be far better than mine I'm just going to give a quick outline of my laps and say that I had a great time, not least because we had such a fantastic team. Things just seemed to work well with no problem in organising the order of running and getting runners out on time throughout the 24hrs. It's always great to spend time with Cake and Mr Digger and meeting Running Postie and her family was an absolute pleasure - as was sharing the weekend with our 2 other team members who were also brilliant company and team mates, I don't know that they are signed up here so unfortunately I  can't identify them using forum names.

I messed up my first lap on Saturday afternoon by going too hard at it early on and came into the last km needing to work harder than ideal to keep going. At that point I passed by Doner Kebab, who judging by how knackered he said I looked was possibly weighing up if it was kinder to have me medicated or shot - I decided not to stop and find out which and went on to finish the lap instead.

My next outing was a 3am(ish) double lap job.  I'd had trouble sleeping but once I had finally fallen asleep a thoughtful team member delayed waking me for which I was very grateful.  The rain that had appeared earlier Saturday evening had stopped by this time and it was a beautiful clear starry sky to run under with just a little mist to add some extra atmosphere. As it happens, I am used to night running by myself in the countryside and I was able to settle down and enjoy these laps more than the first one - especially pleasing was running down the grassy hill to the 6km marker, the preceding and painful going up of which has earned that hill a variety of interesting if not flattering names on the Equinox FB page.


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