Do YOU Pity the Fool?

We love medals! If you think you've got the blinging-est medal collection in Britain, send us your medal-toting photos via email, facebook or twitter.

by the RW Team

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James Alice

Here at RW, we've amassed quite the medal collection over the years (and in the case of Editor Alison, massive great cups from the North Pole as well). And we wholeheartedly pity the fool who doesn't.

But who has the best bling? Who could rival Mr T in the neckwear department? And can any of YOU beat the RW team?

If you think you're up to the challenge, we want to see you show off your medals! Send your photos in this October and we'll add them to the Pity the Fool gallery - with prizes on offer for the readers with the most outrageous bling.

How to submit your pictures
Email with the subject line 'I pity the fool!'

Submit your photo to our facebook page

or tweet @runnersworlduk with the hashtag #pitythefool

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First up is James Barnard, Multimedia Designer on and

Best piece of bling: Great North Run 2011 - I got a PB (1:41)

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Some serious bling there.  Didn't Health and Safety have something to say about excessive weight round your necks!
Posted: 12/10/2011 at 16:26

He he he... I like Kerry's 'Face' - very 'Mr T'  - he's Bad Attitude... (hey, we've got an A-Team theme going on here - I love it when a plan comes together!).

He also seems to have a bottle of chilli sauce, some balsamic vinegar and possibly a bottle of tabasco sauce on his desk. Hence the expression?

Posted: 12/10/2011 at 16:51

Where's Muttley when you need him?
Posted: 12/10/2011 at 19:18

I think this was just an exercise to prove that the RW Team do exist   
Posted: 12/10/2011 at 19:28

Medals pahh!?

That just means you survived till the end

I want times. Splits. PBs

Photos of sweaty faces, muddy shoes, that killer "get out of my effing way" look in the eyes.

Posted: 12/10/2011 at 20:04

...Andreia Rola?

im sure that some of the 100 clubbers will have enough metal to tempt the most pikey of metal thieves!

Posted: 12/10/2011 at 22:35

Well, Stephen E Forde - send 'em in! Sounds like your race face is a sight to behold, couple that with some hard-earned bling and we're talking!


Posted: 13/10/2011 at 09:56

I like medals. There are actually one hundred round my neck here:

Posted: 13/10/2011 at 10:14

 Love it Muttley

Posted: 13/10/2011 at 10:18


What's the cool red one at the front?

edited: carp spelling

Posted: 13/10/2011 at 10:38

Love that Muttley has a soft toy version of himself - very cool
Posted: 13/10/2011 at 11:43

Exciting news! We have a spot prize for the best #pitythefool pic of the week. Get your bling on and get inventive to win these nifty BLOC Leopard sunglasses.

Dominique RW

Posted: 13/10/2011 at 11:51

Red one at the front looks like Bracknell Half... but could be something else entirely,, Thats a lot of tin
Posted: 13/10/2011 at 12:36

Correct, it is the Bracknell Half. Coolest of all imho is the rectangular one hanging over the front of the shelf - Indian Queens Half.  Weighs a ton.

Posted: 13/10/2011 at 14:31

 Muttley wrote (see)

"I ain't gettin' on no plane.  Crazy fool!"

(Translation: I think I've exceeded my weight allowance.)

Nice one Muttley! 

Posted: 13/10/2011 at 14:47

Muttley is the king of Bling. Mr T eat your heart out.
Posted: 13/10/2011 at 23:22

I have my own family of cuddly toys
Posted: 20/10/2011 at 14:58

wow, cool. so many medals. why don't you wear a superman costume and round your medals. That is fascinating.
Posted: 26/10/2011 at 08:01

Interesting link Anna I notice for an extra $4 I can add a Penis sheath!
Posted: 26/10/2011 at 15:55

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