Mission complete,,, pour me a large one

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  1. haganap

    haganap Funster Life Member

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    Job done...

    13 marathon distance or over races in the year 13.

    Starting in April the journey has been long tough and not without tears...

    Today I was in big trouble, Friday had seen me laid up in bed with noravirus, yesterday I felt a little better so headed off to guisbourough for roseberry topping ultra.

    I was going to quit at mile 4 as I was struggling, by mile 7 I was sure I should give up. At mile 20 I had perfected the art of throwing up and running at the same time accross some real tough moorland... By mile 29 I was hopelessly lost thanks to some kids moving some route tape. I kept going lost in guisbourough forest until I eventually found my way again.

    Bang on 34 and a bit miles, I was home and finished.....in pain but alive...

    And with my medal and pride in tact,


    Monies raised topped £800 ....


    Next up ?

    Who knows, but probably not until the new year:thumb:

    Thanks funsters who have supported.
     
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  2. highwayman

    highwayman Funster Life Member

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    Well done that man
    Give him a double, on my tab :thumb:




    Cheers. Nige
     
  3. Ali n Tim

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    Well done Paul! What an achievement! :thumb: :thumb:
     
  4. Vlad The Impaler

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    Well done Paul just shows you what you can do when you set yourself a target and go for it:thumb:
    Only one more to do in the year 14 easy :Wink:



    Vlad the impressed
     
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  5. lorger

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    Very well done Paul you deserve a large beer after that, this was certainly mind over body for you in this race. You will know better than anyone in your line of work that the mind is an amazingly strong thing and you have proved this today.

    Well done.
     
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    How many times round Uttoxeter racecourse on New Year's Day 2014 before the racing?

    I'd pay good money to watch that.

    I bet you'd be quicker than that horse you bet on last time :Smile:
     
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  7. whingyraindrop

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    Bloody Brilliant! An inspiration to us all.
    Now, where did I put my running shoes...in 1979...

    Lorraine x
     
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    You must be mad Paul but I have to admire you :thumb: Congratulations
     
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    Well done Paul.:thumb:
     
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    Chapeau :thumb:
     
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    Respect to you, incredible determination and inspirational attitude :thumb:
     
  12. Carol

    Carol Funster Life Member

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    Paul so very well done. :thumb:
     
  13. ourcampersbeentrashed

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    now get yourself well and have a fabulous christmas time with you family

    Merry Christmas to you Paul Nikki George and Harley
     
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    Well done Paul a truly remarkable achievement. :thumb: Time to chill out now surely and gather your strength for Christmas and New Year:thumb::thumb:
     
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    Many congratulations Paul, very well done indeed.
     
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    Paul marathonman very well done in achieving your goal you are one dedicated man :Smile::notworthy:
     
  18. Armytwowheels

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    Well done you nutter. For goodness sake give your body a break now, and more than just a couple of weeks.

    Bloody amazing achievement though. :notworthy::notworthy:
     
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    That is some achievement.

    Well done:thumb:
     
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    Wow! What an achievement - well done Paul:thumb:
     
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