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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by Soup Dragon » 26 Feb 2020, 22:15

Weekly Update 22/02/20

8 Runners
1 New Course - Cleveland Salthouse Fields

Iain set a YB (Year Best) of 34:39 at Cleveland Salthouse Fields.

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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by dstock17 » 27 Feb 2020, 08:14

Were you ill Mr soupie? Brooklands is a nice fast course?
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by dstock17 » 27 Feb 2020, 08:16

Soup Dragon wrote:
26 Feb 2020, 22:15
Weekly Update 22/02/20

8 Runners
1 New Course - Cleveland Salthouse Fields

Iain set a YB (Year Best) of 34:39 at Cleveland Salthouse Fields.

Full stats are here https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/ ... sp=sharing
I think ur find das went to clevedon lol
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by roblo97 » 27 Feb 2020, 20:26

dstock17 wrote:
27 Feb 2020, 08:14
Were you ill Mr soupie? Brooklands is a nice fast course?
I don't know if they are still running the temporary "5km" course which I think might be somewhat nearer 5.3km!
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by DrainBrain » 28 Feb 2020, 21:58

Going Underground wrote:
26 Feb 2020, 12:08
DrainBrain wrote:
26 Feb 2020, 11:49
We have Saturday 29 February coming up. Run a parkrun if you can because the next Saturday 29 February is another 28 years away.
Ithcen Valley parkrun if you fancy it Nick?
That may depend on the weather. Forecast is absolutely dreadful. I'd anticipate a mud-fest at Itchen Valley (I've been to that park) and I wouldn't be surprised if several parkruns across the country are cancelled.
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by dstock17 » 29 Feb 2020, 03:30

There are quite a few already but mainly in South West and west mid area
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by jamesthegill » 29 Feb 2020, 12:44

DrainBrain wrote:
28 Feb 2020, 21:58
Going Underground wrote:
26 Feb 2020, 12:08
DrainBrain wrote:
26 Feb 2020, 11:49
We have Saturday 29 February coming up. Run a parkrun if you can because the next Saturday 29 February is another 28 years away.
Ithcen Valley parkrun if you fancy it Nick?
That may depend on the weather. Forecast is absolutely dreadful. I'd anticipate a mud-fest at Itchen Valley (I've been to that park) and I wouldn't be surprised if several parkruns across the country are cancelled.
We lost at least three (Lancing BG, Hove Prom, East Brighton) down here!
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by DrainBrain » 29 Feb 2020, 12:50

DrainBrain wrote:
28 Feb 2020, 21:58
... I'd anticipate a mud-fest at Itchen Valley...
Good to see GU and roblo at Itchen Valley, but, yep, it was an absolute mud-fest. Fortunately the weather was not as bad as forecast, but it was definitely the toughest parkrun I've done. Ticked off letter I on the Alphabet Challenge :) .

Interesting course that will probably be good in the summer months. Part woodland trail, part grass around fields, and with some but not too many ups and downs.
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by Going Underground » 29 Feb 2020, 16:10

Great to see Nick and Rob today and echo that I have never seen so much mud and was the toughest parkrun I have ever done which is confirmed with my slowest ever time. Can't see my bronze medal here lasting long 🤣
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by dstock17 » 29 Feb 2020, 19:43

Strange Parkrun coincidences today the leas Parkrun on isle of sheppey is almost identical looking to Whitstable a bit down the coast. Rosemary Egbe whom was there last week at salcey forest turned up at this one too spooky. And a guy doing 100 differant out of 100 parkruns actually comes from worthing and knows Mr soup dragon😲 a great Parkrun would have been so much better in nice warmer conditions arthritis really suffered today. But a fantastic pub near finish that serves alcohol is a excellent bonus
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by roblo97 » 29 Feb 2020, 20:13

Awesome to see Kev and Nick at Itchen Valley today. Thankfully the rain stopped just before we got there although some parts of the course were seriously hard to run so I just walked them! The trail was pretty nice to run on I thought and I think the decision to have a hose set up to wash the mud off was a brilliant idea, especially as most of the others in Hampshire had seemingly been cancelled this morning due to the weather! Many thanks to Kev for the lift to and from the park!!
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by Soup Dragon » 04 Mar 2020, 21:18

roblo97 wrote:
27 Feb 2020, 20:26
dstock17 wrote:
27 Feb 2020, 08:14
Were you ill Mr soupie? Brooklands is a nice fast course?
I don't know if they are still running the temporary "5km" course which I think might be somewhat nearer 5.3km!
Yes, I've been ill for all of February and still haven't recovered yet.
I did my first ever tail walk at the beginning of the month, and have been gradually trying to get my form back.
Indeed it was the 'B' Course which I measured as 5.31km on Strava, it seemed odd that they all seemed to know it's a long course,
why not just adjust the finishing funnel to account for this?
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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by Soup Dragon » 04 Mar 2020, 21:20

Weekly Update

10 runners
3 new courses - Alvaston, Itchen Valley, The Leas

Nothing exciting to report this week.

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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by Soup Dragon » 10 Mar 2020, 16:45

Weekly Update 07/03/20

12 Runners
1 New Course - South Shields

Geofftech achieved his 300th run with an outing to South Shields
YB achieved this week by Rhgys1995, DrainBrain and A2.

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Re: Tube Challenge parkrun league...

Post by roblo97 » 18 Mar 2020, 13:56

Just had an email from parkrun saying that they are being cancelled with immediate effect.

As per the email: “We’re writing to let you know that, in line with public health advice, we have taken the decision to close all parkrun events across the UK with immediate effect. Initially, this closure will be in place until the end of March, however this is largely to bring all parkrun countries into the same time frame and we very much expect closures to continue through April at least.”
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Bottle PB: 02:30:30
Tramlink PB: 1:55.37 (Cheers David!)
Triple Crown: 7:00.13
FNC: 18:42:50 (Cheers Andi and Josh!)
Park: 8:29:35
Z1: 02:45:54
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