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  1. MichelleRyall

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    Anyone else on here run ?
     
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    God no, have knock knees and keep falling over. Could do a mean sprint when the emergency buzzer went off though.
     
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    Hi @MichelleRyall just noticed your post as I looked through the forum's, I'm a bit of a plodder and run 2 or 3 marathons a year. I will be doing the Nice marathon 5 weeks today, still haven't done a park run even though I've printed my bar code :). They hold one not far from my daughters flat in Edinburgh so no excuse, its actually right outside the CC site.
     
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  4. Deanobeano

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    Hi, yes, both myself and my wife run. About three times per week. We Parkrun most Saturdays. One of the suggested uses of our motorhome is to be able to attend different runs around the country / Europe.
     
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    Come on !

    Start with the easy questions - "can anyone here stand up ?".
     
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    It clogs the park up around here to be totally honest.

    I am trying to walk around and a huffing,puffing "runner" seems to think they have a right of way.

    A great idea all the same.
     
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  7. Podney

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    I ran for a train once at Kings X,but I didn't catch it. Decided not to repeat the experience,and haven't missed a train since.;)
     
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    I find they're like wasps in the summer when I'm trying to walk the dogs :D2
     
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    Quite a few of them probably "on the run" maybe:D:D;);)
     
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    Yes, I am on 80 marathons aiming to complete 100 before my 50th birthday. I have done about 18 this year but struggling at the moment to stay motivated. I have also done a good few Ultras up to 100 miles. I love park runs as they have got the country moving again which is great. Problem is my son beat me wearing his burgan and full military kit last time out so I don't do to many. I have done over 50 park runs and completed 20 Plus volunteer attendances...

    I stick to the trails nowadays but still like the odd roadie, off too Marakech marathon in January, second time there...

    So I suppose in answer to your question, yes I do run ;-)
     
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    You could always join in :)
     
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    I happened upon this thread by mistake...

    Now I need a lie down.

    JJ :cool:
     
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    I have done 2 runs this year.. (y)(y)


    One was to Morrisons and the other to Asda... Both times when the Hobgoblin was on special offer... :D

    I wish I could,, but either my knees or hip puts up some fight against it.. :(:(
     
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  14. michndan

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    Yes we do when the daughter is not playing football. Local one is Conkers but have attended Rutland twice this year as we were at Lyndon Top.
     
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    Yep
    Trained myself with an app. couch to 5k
    Did my first one two weeks ago
    Planing on doing one next weekend

    Amazed myself but loving it, Im quite slow(39 mins) but I’m working on improving it now

    Have a go , you can walk , jog or go flat out

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  16. MichelleRyall

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    Update, I am now on parkrun 26. I regularly run about twice a week. 5k or 10k, hubby still can’t believe it. But even better we are off to the Alps skiing on Thursday and looking to stay the second night at Pierre de Bresse.....guess what? Only a parkrun right opposite...it would be rude not to don’t you think?
     
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    I can run a bath and eat a marathon ..thats all

    Silvia
     
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    If we were meant to run our legs would be shaped like a horse or dog .:LOL:
     
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    Its addictive isn't it, currently lost my motivation but been out the last 2 days and done 15 miles so hopefully its coming back.
    Well done on your runs
     
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    Well, mine are like a cheetah and I still can’t run,so that’s a rubbish theory. Mind you,the MIL is like a hippo,and she doesn’t run at all,so maybe..........
     
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