I did it..!!!!

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  1. haganap

    haganap Funster Life Member

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    Well many will remember my attempt at the Hardmoors 55 mile foot race across the Yorkshire moors. Many sponsored me and sadly I collapsed at 40 miles and couldn't continue.

    yesterday I returned and smashed it. all 55 miles of it running pretty much nn stop from Guisborough to Helmsley. Medal on chest and T shirt to boot...

    Proud as punch and remember it's not too late to sponsor me for the big city marathon tour of Paris and London in a fortnight....

    no getting me to wasted at Chester that I cant train.
     
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    Fantastic...Well done! You have every right to be so proud of yourself.I couldnt even do one mile. :)
     
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  3. hilldweller

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    Thank goodness, I was feeling really bad about asking for a refund.
     
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  4. funflair

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    Respect.
     
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    well done ..I had a read about the event after your first post, and couldn't believe they do even longer events (100 miles or more )..
    that's done now so hope you are injury free and best of luck for your two marathons. (paris on the 12th I think)
    daughter just back last week from the paris half marathon and really enjoyed it.
    ta andy
     
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    Well done Paul massive achievement hats off to you, I've only done a 33 miler and I know how I felt at the end. If I bump into you in London I'll get you a pint, an offer of a pint from a Scotsman that shows you how much I think of your achievement.

    Did an easy 8 miler today and sitting with ice pack on now and only 5 weeks to go.
     
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  7. Hollyberry

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    And you deserve it big time!!!!
     
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  8. DavidG58

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    A like is nowhere near enough Paul

    Amazing respect, now feel really bad at driving to shops today 1/2 mile away, in my defence though I did say I should have walked :D
     
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    RESPECT! I couldn't run to the chippy these days.....(y)(y)
     
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    Wow! Well done! :clap2::clap2::clap2:
     
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    Well done mate and respect!!! I couldn't run for a 'bus these days:clap::clap::clap:
     
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  12. Chris

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    That's impressive.

    Well done.
     
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    Youth is wasted on the young:LOL:
    Well done Paul(y)
     
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    struggling to run a bath myself..

    well done Paul
     
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    Well done Paul!!!!:clap2::clap2::clap2:...Get ready for France now!:france:
     
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    Very impressive and well done!:clap2::clap2::clap2::clap2:
     
  17. dryad

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    totally impressive considering it's not run on a smooth or level surface, well done you, wow..
    can i ask how long it took to run?
     
  18. Terry

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    I will REMIND YOU OF THAT ABOUT MIDNIGHT :D
    well done you
     
  19. calion

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    Bravo!!
     
  20. panda

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    Well done Paul, with energy like you've got it's no wonder you can s:cry:top up drinking all night and still function next day!! See you at Chester,I'm sure us poor old pensioners can find a couple of quid to sponser you:rolleyes::rolleyes:
     
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