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Scottish Runners

Posted: Today at 18:23

Enjoy the marathon tomorrow BM and anyone else who goes to watch .

Scottish Runners

Posted: Yesterday at 17:15

5.5hrs on the allotment today, did all my watering, got loads of tomatoes  YUM!

Then spent the rest of the time clearing my new shed of all the rubbish and junk I have inherited from the previous tenant - hoard-tastic! Luckily they have a skip up there at the moment so I could just put loads of it in that. Some salvageable stuff - one of the regulars was happy as Larry when I gave him a bunch of seed trays and a knackered old crate .

Take pleasure in the small things .

I'm off for a bag of chips - I need the salt !

North Downs Way

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 20:55

Yes I read that the first time round as well .

I'm going for a straight finish, inside the 30hrs would be good .

I dnf'ed at 53m at GUCR earlier in the year due to bad stomach issues and lack of food, I think I had a bit of a virus leftover from the Winter as was just exhausted in the build up and quickly knackered on the run.

Feeling much better for this, loads of energy, eating really well with all the good food from my allotment, and raring to go . Centurion also has a positive vibe about it which helps with the mental side of things.

Scottish Runners

Posted: 24/07/2014 at 15:13

Hopefully the Aussies could tell the difference between a motorway and an A road

Four hours lifting my patio stones, wheel-barrowing rocks, and taking my boards up to the new plot, sweat dripping. Gonna have arms like Sinbad .

Scottish Runners

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 21:18

but you have to sing along....

Oh dear...

Scottish Runners

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 21:08

I'm not sure they could make the opening ceremony any more camper if they tried ...

North Downs Way

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 20:58

Just boinging this one up as its the most recent thread I could find.

2.5wks to go until NDW100.

I assume its so boiling down South the paths must be like rock by now?

Its certainly boiling up here in Scotland anyway!

Enjoy the taper everyone who is in for this...can't wait to get down for another Centurion event - always guaranteed a good feed !

Scottish Runners

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 16:58

I just saw a news alert that said the police had been called to respond because the Sri Lankan cycling team were seen cycling down the M74.

 only in Glasgow ...

Scottish Runners

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 14:07

Lol Elspeth - the problem with this guy was he was just soooo furry that once the ticks got onto his arms and legs you couldn't really see them to take them off !!

10mile done, dripping, its really boiling up out there. A few more folk walking about than I usually would see, but OMG the volume of traffic on the roads around Pollokshaws / Shawlands  lets just say I am glad I wasn't cycling...and I don't have to drive anywhere in a hurry!!

Scottish Runners

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 10:20

Enjoy the Games BM.

Ticks!! Yuk!! I once worked with a man who was very, very hairy (lets just say part monkey ) and we were out on one of the smaller Western Isles working amongst bracken, wearing protective clothing, but somehow the ticks got in, and boy did they go for him big time !! He managed to remove a few, but by the end of the day they were sucking him dry. That evening he got really ill and had to be air lifted off the island to the nearest hospital to have the rest of the ticks removed!!!

MrsMac - classy report as usual .

Off to brave the crowds and the heat for a run.


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