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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by Soup Dragon » 27 Jun 2019, 20:43

It's quite bizarre how even when we do know what each other look like that we can still miss people.
I think a couple of us have not seen Geofftech recently when we've been at the same run. I missed him at Clair, but to be honest I'm usually focussed on my pre-run routine and not really expecting to see anyone I know.
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by dstock17 » 29 Jun 2019, 10:29

Is that because according to many twitter users Geoff is the only tube challenger.
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by Iain » 29 Jun 2019, 19:03

100 parkruns done - only took me 13 years :D

Too too hot though - sweltering :oops:
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by dstock17 » 29 Jun 2019, 19:16

Got Iain a shout out and many congratulations around course I suffered with the heat breathing not good I took it easier than usual to see what is happening with my body.
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by tractakid » 30 Jun 2019, 21:55

Made an effort to visit the final running of Bodelwyddan Castle parkrun- realising I had Friday afternoon off work, I decided to ascend Snowdon before staying the night. Really fun woodland section to the route.

The castle is closing in order to be sold.
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by Soup Dragon » 01 Jul 2019, 08:10

Weekly Highlights 29JUN

Only 10 Runners this week
2 new courses, Trelissick and Bodelwyddan Castle
It was probably a bit hot to expect many records this week
geofftech had a SB finish of 22nd at Hanworth and is now "Lon-Done" again
Iain completed his 100th run at Bracknell
tractakid sets a time unlikely to be beaten of 27:10 at Bodelwyddan Castle, as the event is now closed.
Nozzacook sets the benchmark at Trelissick in 32:58
A top 10 finish for Soup Dragon at Cranleigh, 6th place in a time of 19:55

Medals Update
At Bracknell, Andi claims the (GOLD) so Matthewcook18 slips to (SILVER) and nozzacook to (BRONZE), Going Underground now out of the medals
At Cranleigh, Soup Dragon takes (GOLD), meaning Andi drops to (SILVER) and Going Underground to (BRONZE), Iain slips out of the medals
At Hanworth, geofftech moves into (SILVER) so Going Underground drops to (BRONZE), bad news for Iain as he loses another medal.

Full update is here: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... sp=sharing
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by Going Underground » 01 Jul 2019, 09:39

Trelissick is an absolute beast of a course.... :shock: I was pleased to come home in under 40 minutes
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by xcooler123 » 01 Jul 2019, 10:50

I've just noticed, haven't a couple of people completed the Alpahbet? I'm sure Geoff has been to Zary, Poland. Not sure about anyone else off the top of my head...
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by Iain » 01 Jul 2019, 16:37

Andi#s done it too, but Zary has an accent above the Z which now makes it not acceptable for the alphabet
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by Soup Dragon » 01 Jul 2019, 17:59

Going Underground wrote:
01 Jul 2019, 09:39
Trelissick is an absolute beast of a course.... :shock: I was pleased to come home in under 40 minutes
Sounds like I made a good choice to go for my Y and do Yeovil instead.
There will be more trips to Cornwall so plenty of time to do Trelissick.
Really enjoyed Cranleigh, can't believe I managed sub 20 on a cross country course.
I had a great breakfast after (Not at the recommended cafe though) It was at Yangaz which is in the village, really tasty but a bit pricey.
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by Soup Dragon » 01 Jul 2019, 19:22

An update to where our runners figure in the Most Events category, (position in brackets is from 17MAY19)
Soup Dragon is the biggest riser up from 7161 to 5505, it helps that since the middle of March I haven't run at Worthing, so have added about 10 new courses.

88 (90) Andi
142 (138) Going Underground
143 (141) Tractakid
362 (396) Geofftech
397 (447) Iain
1173 (1212) Das
1540 (1476) DrainBrain
2008 (1930) Scrxisi
2410 (2558) Nozzacook
3128 (2859) The Raven
5505 (7161) Soup Dragon
11628 (10727) Crypto
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by dstock17 » 01 Jul 2019, 19:49

Kevin on top of Andrew ooh what a horrible sight 😅
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by xcooler123 » 01 Jul 2019, 20:32

Iain wrote:
01 Jul 2019, 16:37
Andi#s done it too, but Zary has an accent above the Z which now makes it not acceptable for the alphabet
Ah that makes sense if a little harsh... I suppose you have to be consistent though
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by dstock17 » 01 Jul 2019, 22:04

I always consider it a z but it gives me the opportunity to go back to Poland I guess. I always be the first full ponty no one can take that away from me.
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by Soup Dragon » 02 Jul 2019, 07:44

xcooler123 wrote:
01 Jul 2019, 20:32
Iain wrote:
01 Jul 2019, 16:37
Andi#s done it too, but Zary has an accent above the Z which now makes it not acceptable for the alphabet
Ah that makes sense if a little harsh... I suppose you have to be consistent though
You have to remember that all of the challenges are un-official and not endorsed by parkrun.
parkrun corrected the spelling from Zary to Żary, which is what it porbably should have been from the start.
Anyone who ran it when it was still Zary, fair enough if they want to count it, but in the end of the day the challenges are all just personally meaningful and not the end of the world.
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