Oscar's Everyone Day

Sunday 23rd June 2024
In 2021 Oscar the Grouch proposed one day each year where "we unite as a community and EVERYONE records an activity of some sort - a dog walk, a run, a swim, a ride, ski if you want...".

Sadly we lost Oscar in March, so I'd like to dedicate Everyone Day to him. Thank you for the inspiration you gave us Oscar.
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Forum tagging

11:51am, 20 Jun 2024
I've amended the tagging system in the forum, so that if you write an '@' symbol, it will bring up a box where you can enter the name of the person you want to tag. And I've made some amendments so you can now tag people with two character nicknames - previously you'd have to type at least three characters into the box :-) As for the folks with just one character in their name - sorry :-)

That's it really. I hope it makes tagging easier for you.
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  • errr Boss ... if I put @ I don't get the box but if I do " I do!
    EvilPixie
    11:53am, 20th Jun 2024
  • Oh this is much easier :)
    Metro_Nome
    11:54am, 20th Jun 2024
  • Ah ok. Must be specific to my keyboard layout :-) Bear with, should be a relatively quick fix.
    fetcheveryone
    11:54am, 20th Jun 2024
  • I think it's the difference between UK and US keyboard layout...
    fetcheveryone
    11:56am, 20th Jun 2024
  • Sounds like it. Pesky Americans ;-)
    cathrobinson
    11:58am, 20th Jun 2024
  • And it will be nice to be able to tag um now :-)
    cathrobinson
    11:58am, 20th Jun 2024
  • Noice. Thanks.
    Mark J 🇳🇿
    11:58am, 20th Jun 2024
  • I've hopefully fixed the keyboard layout problem now...
    fetcheveryone
    12:01pm, 20th Jun 2024
  • Will it also work in blogs and blog comments, or just in a forum post?
    Flatlander
    12:03pm, 20th Jun 2024
  • It's just forum tagging right now. A lot of folks were missing the 'Tag User' button, and found using the '@' symbol more intuitive.
    fetcheveryone
    12:07pm, 20th Jun 2024
  • Nice implementation!
    larkim
    12:07pm, 20th Jun 2024
  • ohhh I like this!! Great work Fetch.
    geordiegirl
    12:13pm, 20th Jun 2024
  • Not sure this works on mobile. Or at least, not my mobile :)
    JamieKai *chameleon*
    12:23pm, 20th Jun 2024
  • @UM : )
    NDWDave
    12:27pm, 20th Jun 2024
  • heart
    LindsD
    12:31pm, 20th Jun 2024


F'Laps - broken delete link :-/

4:12pm, 19 Jun 2024
Sorry all - the 'Delete me' link on F'Laps was not working. It should be ok now.

Here's the link:

fetcheveryone.com/flaps.php

(delete is at the bottom of the page).

More details in previous blog.
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Comments

  • Ah. Thanks, Fetch. I thought I'd broke it. 🤪😂
    Ness
    4:22pm, 19th Jun 2024
  • Just to be a pedant, doesn't it say 'Remove me'? 😉 I'm afraid to try it out!
    JCB
    4:53pm, 19th Jun 2024
  • Seems to have worked for me
    LindsD
    5:31pm, 19th Jun 2024
  • I’m ready for deletion, to be honest.
    RichHL
    8:05am, 20th Jun 2024


F'Laps - your opportunity to withdraw gracefully :-)

10:41am, 19 Jun 2024
I had an idea about eight months ago which sounded great at the time. Mainly because it was eight months away :-) But the official date for F'Laps (6th July) is now approaching like a steam train. And it's not necessarily the best idea for me at the moment, as I still have a small bit of uncertainty about whether my legs have fully recovered from the 50k. They seem ok. And this would certainly be a way to find out :-)

So let's do it :-)

For those of you who know what a Backyard Ultra is, I don't need to explain what F'Laps is. For everyone else... you start at (say) 9am, and go out and run one of the distances we put forward. The choices are 1 mile, 2 miles, 5k or 4.167 miles (24 of which give you 100). Then at 10am you go do the same. And every hour after that until you've had a gutsful OR until you can't complete the lap in time to start the next one. You can step down into a lower distance category if you wish, or you can lie down and cry. In theory we'd have some 'last people standing' in each distance category who would be our F'Laps champions.

Because we're spread out all over the country, it'll all be done on trust. If you participate, you'd need to make sure you check in on FE and upload your GPS after each F'Lap so that the rubberneckers can watch you slowly crumple. I will try to build some sort of scoreboard where spectators can see your progress. In previous blogs, we decided that people could start their attempts at any point up until a latest starting time of midday. Ideally we'd all start at the same time, but we potentially have people running in different time zones, so we're just gonna have to put up with a bit of mystery until all the runs are in.

A whole bunch of you thought it'd be a good idea:

fetcheveryone.com/flaps.php

There's also a bunch of people who have joined the race listing:

fetcheveryone.com/races/f-laps-9233046

As you can see from the first list, people have suggested their distance choices, and added an approximate location. The latter means that in theory you could arrange a meet up with people near you. But hold that thought for just a wee bit longer.

We're just under two weeks away from the day. So now's your opportunity to withdraw gracefully :-) (or to sign up). You can remove yourself from the race listing, and there's a link at the bottom of the bigger list to remove yourself from that.

I'll give you 24 hours to get the frick out of Dodge, and then we can get planning with anyone foolish enough to still be interested :-)

Bing bong.
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Comments

  • Thanks Fetch. I have removed myself as I shall (hopefully) be in Disneyland Paris, where these sorts of things are frowned upon, I believe.
    LindsD
    10:46am, 19th Jun 2024
  • Updated, making the number of laps more realistic.
    Velociraptor
    10:47am, 19th Jun 2024
  • Just realised I'm on-call that Saturday so will withdraw. Not as fit as I hoped either.
    mr d
    11:05am, 19th Jun 2024
  • I’ve removed myself too. We have friends visiting that weekend - that’s my excuse anyway 😅
    Hibeedeb
    11:05am, 19th Jun 2024
  • I have removed myself but I still appear on the list
    mr d
    11:08am, 19th Jun 2024
  • I'm in :)
    usc215
    11:20am, 19th Jun 2024
  • I have removed myself as I have a league race the next day.
    westmoors
    11:28am, 19th Jun 2024
  • Ooo, I'd forgotten about this.

    Haven't gone for a run for... Months? But there's a nice 1k-ish loop from my house so this could be a 'fun' way to break in the new running shoes that are still in their box.
    Once the results are in could there be the option of a F'Laps medal for participants? If there are enough wanting to make it economical, of course.
    Raemondo
    11:43am, 19th Jun 2024
  • Aw thanks, Fetch. I had already blogged about this not being a good idea for me just now but I couldn't work out how to take my name off the list. Will do that now.
    Ness
    12:09pm, 19th Jun 2024
  • I still think this sounds a fun challenge but know I’m not fit enough at the moment. I shall watch and cheer from the sidelines.
    Alice the Camel
    12:13pm, 19th Jun 2024
  • I wasn't sure at the time, and I'm still not ;-)
    Dvorak
    12:50pm, 19th Jun 2024
  • I’ve removed myself! I’m coming back from injury and just need to find my mojo
    jelly
    1:17pm, 19th Jun 2024
  • I don't think I was mad enough ever to think this was a good idea!
    Autumnleaves
    1:27pm, 19th Jun 2024
  • Fortunately I managed to remove the race from my portfolio a while ago. I'm starting to get back into better shape and didn't want this to change that situation! ;) Better safe than sorry.
    Garfield
    1:39pm, 19th Jun 2024
  • How do I reduce my hoped-for lap distance please? Do I remove myself then re-add?
    LazyDaisy
    2:00pm, 19th Jun 2024
  • I've removed myself as we're on holiday and i did the Whopper last weekend which was 11 4.2mi laps... Seem to still appear on the list though?
    Snoot
    2:05pm, 19th Jun 2024
  • @LazyDaisy - if you re-submit the form at the top of the big list, it *should* update you. Failing that, try remove and re-add.
    fetcheveryone
    2:19pm, 19th Jun 2024
  • I'm still in and really looking forward to it. I'm going to have to start at 5am to be done by 1pm so as not to leave my wife with the kids all day.
    ptr_runner
    2:41pm, 19th Jun 2024
  • As we are away for our wedding anniversary I am going to have to bow out, thank you for the reminder and get out of jail free card. Wishing all f'lappers good luck!
    geordiegirl
    3:02pm, 19th Jun 2024
  • Thanks Fetch, I should have looked harder :-) I've dropped down to 1 mile laps but still hoping to get a reasonable distance in. Aiming to start v. early!
    LazyDaisy
    3:04pm, 19th Jun 2024
  • I'm on the fence..... I may yet be a DNS, but I have no good excuse!
    3M
    3:36pm, 19th Jun 2024
  • The remove me link doesn’t seem to be working for me…
    Pothunter
    3:42pm, 19th Jun 2024
  • I've plotted a 2k F'Lap just to be awkward.

    And if there's a medal I think it should look like an athletics oval, portrait orientation, with 'F'Laps 2024' emblazoned across the middle.
    Raemondo
    3:47pm, 19th Jun 2024
  • I’m still on the fence, if I’m home that weekend I shall at least starts something- if there’s a local get together ….
    Rosehip
    4:36pm, 19th Jun 2024
  • Bunch of splitters! I'm still in, planning for 5km per hour, absolutely no idea how many I can achieve.
    Fitz
    4:45pm, 19th Jun 2024
  • I've removed myself - I've a 5 mile race that afternoon!
    Jen HB
    4:52pm, 19th Jun 2024
  • Removed myself as I’ll be travelling across the country that day. I may do my on my own on a convenient day…i may not!
    panad
    7:15pm, 19th Jun 2024
  • Updated, making target more realistic, especially as RD at parkrun that morning...
    alco51161
    8:55pm, 19th Jun 2024
  • Lol at Raemondo 😂😂😂

    Don't think I was ever in for this but I have a race that day, great idea though
    Runningbauble21
    9:20pm, 19th Jun 2024
  • Hmm. I still like the idea, and I need a hard weekend in July, but I'm running sound for an event the night before and I'll get home tired at 1am. 🤔
    Badger
    9:24pm, 19th Jun 2024
  • Cracking idea! What could possibly go wrong?
    Cheeky’s Dad
    9:51pm, 19th Jun 2024
  • I've entered a backyard ultra with my club which also happens to fall on this day. Coincidence or not, I'm in. I will be sharing the run with a clubmate so we alternate laps. Event runs 9am-9pm but only we'll be running 6 laps each. Laps are the full 4.167 mi so 25 miles each. Our organiser has also included a final lap 'everyone runs' clause. Should be a good day as quite a few from the club are doing it in either solo, doubles or triple teams.
    saintjason
    8:26am, 20th Jun 2024
  • The only way I can get a few hours is if I start early (probably 5am!). Hope that's OK?
    TBR (TheBeardRunner)
    10:14am, 20th Jun 2024
  • Yes that should be no problem. The only folks that appear to mind what time you start are maybe those who would like to be 'last person standing'. But I don't mind when you start really :-)
    fetcheveryone
    10:21am, 20th Jun 2024
  • I certainly won't be last man standing lol so they have nothing to worry about 😁. Unless I really get into it of course.... 😉
    TBR (TheBeardRunner)
    10:45am, 20th Jun 2024
  • I see the power plays are starting already :-)
    fetcheveryone
    10:49am, 20th Jun 2024


Usability - look what's changed

5:26pm, 18 Jun 2024
Thanks to everyone who joined in my usability experiment (see my earlier blog). It was very useful :-)

I wanted to find out how difficult (or easy) it was for you to plot and save a route. I included some sub-tasks, to get you looking around the interface.

A few things that came up:

1) some of the buttons and controls that surround the map could be better placed.

2) it was not obvious to everyone how to switch to satellite view
3) the functionality regarding following paths was annoying (you had to switch it on every time)

Here's the old version:



you can see the 'Map Layers', and 'Follow Paths' controls are in the bottom left; whilst the mileage indicator (and all the other buttons that appear when you start plotting a route) are in the top right. Similarly, I accept that 'Map Layers' is a slightly unfriendly term for those that are less au-fait with how maps are put together technically. And the 'Follow Paths' option was off by default *because* its use is subject to a quota system with a third-party service - if we do too much route plotting, it'll either stop working or I'll get charged. But I also accept that if the route planner is not very good without it, then that's not much cop.

So here's a newer version:



the map controls are now all up at the top, and I've worked on the wording. I think 'Map Options' is a bit more intriguing and obvious as a title. 'Follow Paths' is now on by default - let's see how we go - if you're not already donating to fetch, hello ;-) And the wording is also carefully managed so that on my five year old smartphone, those buttons at the top all fit across one line.

I hope that works well, but of course, you're all now experts in how to use the route plotter, so you should have no problems :-) If you enjoyed that, upthumb me in the comments, and I'll give you another site task to try out next time. Meanwhile, I will figure out some improvements to our user tagging system ;-)

You're absolutely crushing it. Shoulders back, lovelies.
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Comments

  • Great! (Now do race finder and race adding) :)
    Bowman 🇸🇪
    5:50pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • I like this.
    jacdaw
    5:56pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • Please sir, can we have a toggle full screen option like we have on the Fetchpoint or Conquersize maps?
    One Thousand Odd Spiders
    5:59pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • Am very glad that follow paths is now the default as it has always been frustrating it wasn’t.
    IdristheDragon
    6:06pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • "upthumb me"

    Any easy way to do that on a Windows laptop?
    *thumb*

    👍
    um
    6:08pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • I like it, though I’d be quite happy to turn on follow paths every time if it saves you money 😁
    Cheeky’s Dad
    6:15pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • heart
    LindsD
    6:16pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • Thank you Fetch! I don't mind turning on 'Follow paths' now the tab's in a sensible place!
    LazyDaisy
    7:19pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • Consider yourself 👍ed
    JustCommando!
    7:59pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • I've been playing with detours a bit more - nearly got the hang on web. On my phone it's almost impossible to hit a purple dot as they stay the same size when you zoom in.
    JustCommando!
    8:04pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • I never minded not having follow paths as the default - so might have to remember to switch it off now ;)
    Autumnleaves
    9:25pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • No issue in moving buttons and happy that 'Follow paths' now defaults to On BUT - whatever you've done, it's no longer following *all* paths, just roads. Can we please have the facility to pick up footpaths, bridleways etc back - the plotter is of limited value in these parts without those. Thanks
    CumbriAndy
    8:11am, 19th Jun 2024
  • I haven’t done that knowingly, but there’s a chance I’ve introduced a bug. I’ll check shortly.
    fetcheveryone
    8:31am, 19th Jun 2024
  • Andy, Fetch - it's working OK for me, home and Lakes


    Andy - if you're happy to, share where you're trying, and I'll see what OSM has
    (I asume it will only pick the paths OSM says are public?)
    um
    9:55am, 19th Jun 2024
  • Sharing the message I sent to Andy:

    "One thing that *might* be happening is that I use two 'directions services' (the third party sites that provide a route between point A and point B). Each of them has a quota of free lookups, after which they either stop working entirely, or they start charging me. I primarily use openrouteservice.org (fixed quota), with the fallback being Google's direction service (chargeable after a certain number of requests). Given the extra interest in the route plotter yesterday, and with the default now set to 'follow paths', it's possible that I burned through my quota with openrouteservice, so Fetch switched to using Google. Each will have slightly different routing databases.

    If that theory is right, then hopefully things will settle back to normal today, or maybe in the next couple of days once my blog disappears into the past. Maybe test a few paths today to see how it goes, and let me know."
    fetcheveryone
    9:57am, 19th Jun 2024
  • Thanks for the feedback Fetch - I've sent you a response but the upshot is that it now seems to be working here again too. Obviously just a blip this morning and I'll keep an eye out for any recurring issues. As you were :)
    CumbriAndy
    10:00am, 19th Jun 2024
  • Maybe it's time for a new icon *thumbsup* :)

    It was always annoying scrolling up and down when having to turn the tracker on and off.
    alpenrose
    10:10pm, 19th Jun 2024


RW Refugees welcomed

12:42pm, 18 Jun 2024
When Fetcheveryone first began, I would hang around a bit on the Runner's World forum. The first Fetchies were people who saw me talking about Fetcheveryone there. I had barely glanced at it since about 2010. But it was still a surprise on Wednesday last week to hear that they were shutting the whole thing down (and with only about three days notice for its users). I have (of course) welcomed anyone from there who would like a place to call home - so you'll maybe have seen some new posters in our threads. It's like the antithesis of a Daily Mail headline: "RW refugees welcomed" :-) I hope they'll settle in and enjoy the Fetch way of doing things, but equally I hope we can embrace the cultural differences :-) So far so good - and many of them had long-standing accounts here anyway.

But a bunch of new users keen to use the forum bring great opportunities to improve the usability of Fetcheveryone. For example, one user tried to upload a new avatar - but because his browser had cached the default 'head and shoulders' image, to him it looked as though it hadn't worked. And another user tried to type the '@' symbol in the forum as a way of tagging someone - whereas on Fetch there's a 'tag user' button.

All these little peculiarities of Fetch are things that long-standing users may be fully acclimatised to. It's only when viewed through the eyes of new users that the non-intuitive aspects of the site come to the fore. Providing a smooth and welcoming experience for new users (without pissing off existing users!!) is the first step to ensuring they become regulars who are willing to contemplate supporting the site.

With that in mind, I thought I'd set a usability challenge. The idea is that I'll give you a small task; and as you attempt it, you make a few notes on how easy/difficult it is to accomplish. You don't have to write an essay - just stuff like "I couldn't find the button to do X" or "the formatting for this bit looked weird on my phone" or "I don't know where to start" could well be helpful.

Today's Task
Your running buddies have asked you to plan a road route from Wellingborough to Northampton through some little villages in between. One of your friends is a fan of crop circles, so you need to check the satellite view to see if there are any nearby. Another friend is wondering if there are any toilets on the route. Plot and save a route, then export a GPX file that you can send to your friends. NB this isn't a test of your route planning skills. You can pick the route at random :-)

Stuff I'm looking for
Do you know your way to the route planner?
Can you figure out how to get the map to show your starting location?
Is it obvious how you plot a route?
Can you figure out how to switch to the satellite view?
Can you figure out how to view toilets on our plotter?
Do you know what to do if you make mistakes?
Is it obvious how to save it?
And once saved, is it clear how to export it to GPX?
Plus any quirks of functionality or layout you might experience on your computer / laptop / phone.

What's the goal?
The ideal outcome for me is to find something that makes the tool a turn-off for people. I'm not really looking for obscure circumstances that lead to bugs. It's more about finding little tweaks that will make this tool more understandable for everyone - whether that's little changes in wording or layout, or opportunities for the site to provide a bit of guidance throughout the process.

Obviously, if you use the route planner a lot, and if all of this seems second-nature to you, then you don't need to participate. The ideal participants are those who are unsure about it; or who have never used it before.

Thank you for your time. You're moving through time and space with the effortless grace of a champion today.
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Comments

  • I'll come back to the challenge. Homework - needs a little time! I still try to use the "@" to tag people - and I've never done that on the RW forums! (I was only on there for a couple of years, pre-Fetch, early running life!). I think @ is pretty commonplace across MS products as well as in things like Jira etc..
    3M
    12:59pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • Just had a go, not doing the exact route suggested.
    I think getting to the route planner is fairly intuitive, but I've used it plenty before.
    I did have to think where toilets and satellite view were and I'm not sure that would be obvious to others.
    The toilet symbols are not that clear on satellite view.
    I know how to clear mistakes, so no comment.
    Export to GPX wasn't that obvious, but I managed it.
    Grast_girl
    1:01pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • I failed to find any crop circles. Other than diverting via Pewsey ...
    But everything else was fine*, but there again I do use it quite bit.

    *although the OSM maps, here and elsewhere on the site do seem to take an age. I know it may not be in your power, but is there anything I can do to speed it up? (flushing cache, making a pot of tea while I wait etc)

    And a warning that OSM does sometime have little glitches - paths that don't meet, bridges that can't be crossed etc. So if a route suddenly decides on a massive detour, it's probably just a small section that needs 'follow paths' turned off.
    um
    1:17pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • The tagging users I find confusing. Didn't realise there were toilets on here! I've used the route planner in the past and found it fairly easy to use and edit routes, I don't use GPX
    fleecy
    1:22pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • Thanks for the explanation about the RW refugees. I shall look forward to making new friends.
    DocM
    1:26pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • With the route planner, which I use fairly often, I find the different places for various tabs a bit annoying - up top for some, down the bottom left for 'map layers' and 'follow roads', and top left for + or -. No idea how to find crop circles :-)
    LazyDaisy
    1:29pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • 1 - I didn't know there was a route planner, sorry. I had never looked.
    2 - I didn't plot the route in your brief but I did plot my planned route for this Sunday's run.
    3 - I found it really easy to use and not too fiddly considering I was on my phone.

    4 - could find satellite views and toilets options easily.

    5 - I wanted the total elevation, couldn't see that until I'd saved the route, so that's fine.
    6 - found the option to upload to GPX, didn't do that as I don't use GPX.

    Overall, loved it. I shall use it in future. Thank you
    Shades
    1:38pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • I use the route planner a lot, and can do most of those things. As LazyDaisy says, I get mildly irritated when the map stops following the path I want it to (I presume some of the paths I want to follow aren't recognised as paths, and there is nothing that can be done about this), and I have to scroll down to switch "follow paths" off, then scroll up to "undo".

    I also find editing previous parts of the route I am creating close to impossible. But I might just be a bit thick.
    jacdaw
    1:40pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • I've done routes before fortunately, but never used GPX aspect. I may try this sometime... :)
    Garfield
    1:46pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • I use it a lot and could do your task. The one thing that bugs me is 'follow paths' defaults to Off which I would like to see changed. Also, like someone above I have never really tried editing a map (I just undo to the point I want to change) so maybe that needs explaining a bit more.
    chunkywizard
    1:58pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • @chunkywizard - The reason it defaults to off is one of cost. If I exceed my quota of "follow roads" (which is a third-party lookup), it costs money I don't have.
    fetcheveryone
    2:02pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • Route planning is all fine as far as i'm concerned, tagging users could be slicker and as for quoting people that's a mystery still
    lammo
    2:05pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • @jacdaw - not much I can do about the underlying route options. But you mention having to scroll to reach the buttons at top and bottom. Is that on a phone, or a smaller screen? I can certainly amend the button layout, or look at making the map less tall on smaller screens. As for editing - maybe that's for another day.

    @lazydaisy - likewise I can look at uniting the buttons. The reasoning behind pushing the map controls to the four corners is that they are less likely to interfere with the action in the centre.

    @um - I don't think I can do anything about the load time for the map tiles unfortunately.

    @grast_girl - do you have any suggestions for alternate naming for the layers?
    fetcheveryone
    2:07pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • Maybe map overlays? I think I'd also separate the layers from the map source.
    Grast_girl
    2:18pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • There's a width issue with that approach on mobile. The two existing red boxes use about 80% of the width of a mobile screen in portrait mode.
    fetcheveryone
    2:25pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • I use the route plotter all the time, never noticed the GPX button.
    *Slaps forehead*
    Learnt something new today. I shall try that on my own laptop at home so I can send the GPX on somewhere more useful!
    The 'toilets' made me laugh too!
    cackleberry
    2:30pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • Thanks for the explanation about follow roads. That's the one thing that annoys me.
    LindsD
    2:31pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • (I think this is a great idea, btw)
    LindsD
    2:31pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • I've used the route planner a lot and can do your tasks easily although I've never needed to export a GPX and wouldn't know what to do with one if I had one (a GPX that is)
    Runningbauble21
    2:41pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • I use the route planner a bit - I knew about map layers for Fetchpoint purposes. I didn't know there was a Satellite option. I have never got the "Detour" (which I think is how you would fix mistakes) to work. And I haven't again today. Always end up with an extra loop with a blue straight line or none of the purple dots activating. Not sure what I am supposed to do. Or the detour ends up as a new point on the end of my route...

    Frequently end up exporting GPX's between Fetch, Garmin and OSMaps until I've got what I want, on an app or device I can follow while I'm out.

    On my Windows 11 laptop (too fiddly on a phone to even try), Edge browser.

    OH HANG ON - I just got a pop up about eliminating the cyan line .. what is this sourcery? (Cyan, that takes me back to the ZXSpectrum!)

    Yeah nope I've made a right pigs ear of that... I think some instructions would be lovely (Which Purple dot should I choose? Why did I only see the Cyan message once despite having a couple of goes at this?), or just picking up and dragging the dots (like Garmin Courses, sorry!) (Doesn't help that it defaults to Follow Paths being "Off" so invariably I will draw a straight line in the first instance).
    JustCommando!
    2:49pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • @jacdaw and others: OSM mapping is all open source and you can go in and correct errors, join disconnected paths and add missing detail. You can edit maps directly or upload GPXs of runs to use as a template. https://www.openstreetmap.org/.

    Happy with the various bits of the task but suspect it could be harder on a small screen (and another vote for the common UX of @ tagging users, and using > for quotation levels)
    flanker
    3:04pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • Oh, so THAT'S how you tag people. I've only been here since about 2006 and I was using the '@' symbol and wondering why it didn't work :-)
    bigleggy
    3:23pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • I've used the route plotter a fair bit. But to answer your questions....

    Do you know your way to the route planner? Yes
    Can you figure out how to get the map to show your starting location? Yes
    Is it obvious how you plot a route? I think so but I'd used it a lot already.

    Can you figure out how to switch to the satellite view? Id forgotten it was possible to do that but found it quite easily.

    Can you figure out how to view toilets on our plotter? Yes.
    Do you know what to do if you make mistakes? Yes
    Is it obvious how to save it? I think so.
    And once saved, is it clear how to export it to GPX? I didn't do that bit. Will try it some time.
    Ness
    3:44pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • @fetch on a laptop at 100%, using firefox, I can either see the undo reset etc. butons at the top, OR the Map layers follow paths buttons at the bottom. But not both at once... unless I zoom the page down to 80%.
    jacdaw
    3:48pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • @fetch... did you just change it?
    jacdaw
    3:49pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • honestly, the route plotting functionality is the most powerful feature of FE. Now that you've added in the ability to overlay fetchpoint as well as conquercise I'm not sure how it could be better. I also *really* appreciate it that you made the changes so that it can be used much more frequently now - I'd say I use it 3 or 4 times a day on average. Perhaps it'd be better for you Ian if I wasn't a FE user?!

    The tagging thing on the forums on the other hand. OMG, I try, fail, get pissed off and then give up. Every time....
    Windsor Wool
    4:00pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • Just to say I agree with Grast girl that export to GPX is not obvious.
    kev-eats-owt
    4:42pm, 18th Jun 2024
  • Not ignoring the task. I’ve got a few busy days ahead 🤗
    DIY Diva
    8:38pm, 18th Jun 2024


Oscar's Everyone Day

12:35pm, 13 Jun 2024
Back in November 2021, Oscar the Grouch came up with a great idea in his blog: fetcheveryone.com/blog/9803/2021/11/438330

Sadly, we lost Oscar very suddenly in March of this year. As such I'd like to dedicate Everyone Day to him and the inspiration he gave us to come together and get moving.

A totaliser will appear on the site in the next few days, and on Oscar's Everyone Day it will record the total distance we all cover on the day. It doesn't matter what it is - whether it's running, walking, cycling, swimming, or anything else. You might notice the figures go above zero before the 23rd, but that's because Australia/NZ get a half day head start on us.

Oscar's hope was to promote Fetcheveryone, and the benefits of exercise in general. So if you can persuade family or friends out for a walk or a bike ride - or anything that gets folks moving - that'd be lovely.

Last year we got about three quarters of the way around the earth.

I've created a thread where you can share your plans, and your 'ooh's and 'aah's as the totaliser goes past round numbers: fetcheveryone.com/forum/oscar-apos-s-everyone-day---sunday-june-23rd-2024-63073

Thank you. RIP Oscar.
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Comments

  • heart
    EvilPixie
    12:36pm, 13th Jun 2024
  • I’m up for this I’ll get the message out there.
    geordiegirl
    12:37pm, 13th Jun 2024
  • ❤️
    Mandymoo
    12:37pm, 13th Jun 2024
  • heart
    Ness
    12:39pm, 13th Jun 2024
  • Love this.
    McGoohan
    1:06pm, 13th Jun 2024
  • heart
    Garfield
    1:45pm, 13th Jun 2024
  • heart
    westmoors
    1:55pm, 13th Jun 2024
  • heart
    Rosehip
    2:03pm, 13th Jun 2024
  • What a great idea!
    Pothunter
    2:17pm, 13th Jun 2024
  • What a lovely tribute. And it was a great get together previously. RIP Oscar and thank you. :-) G
    HappyG(rrr)
    2:28pm, 13th Jun 2024
  • Lovely idea
    fleecy
    2:49pm, 13th Jun 2024
  • Nice
    Derby Tup
    3:08pm, 13th Jun 2024
  • What a super tribute to Oscar
    GimmeMedals
    3:21pm, 13th Jun 2024
  • thank you Fetch and what a great way to remember him
    DocM
    3:24pm, 13th Jun 2024
  • What a super idea.
    I we are encouraging friends, family etc to exercise as well, would there be a simple way of logging and recording this as well, to add to a total?
    trumpton riots
    3:43pm, 13th Jun 2024
  • I’m in! (As I said on his blog!)
    A lovely way to honour Oscar’s memory.
    Alice the Camel
    3:58pm, 13th Jun 2024
  • Great idea!
    Sigh
    4:03pm, 13th Jun 2024
  • What a great idea
    BaronessBL
    4:05pm, 13th Jun 2024
  • Great idea
    Meeps
    4:38pm, 13th Jun 2024
  • Great idea, Fetch :-)
    cathrobinson
    5:00pm, 13th Jun 2024
  • 🤗
    DIY Diva
    7:12pm, 13th Jun 2024
  • heart
    .B.
    7:27pm, 13th Jun 2024
  • ❤️❤️
    Mark J 🇳🇿
    8:19pm, 13th Jun 2024
  • Nice gesture :-)
    Seratonin
    8:46pm, 13th Jun 2024
  • ❤️
    WayOfTheDruid
    9:05pm, 13th Jun 2024
  • ❤️
    Cheeky’s Dad
    11:40pm, 13th Jun 2024
  • Love this, thank you
    LindsD
    1:33am, 14th Jun 2024
  • Lobe this 😊
    SarahWoo
    8:01am, 14th Jun 2024
  • ❤️
    Corrah
    8:46am, 14th Jun 2024
  • Love this idea
    D2
    11:31am, 14th Jun 2024


New training entry view is live

4:37pm, 10 Jun 2024
Hello :-)

I've finally put the updated training entry page live. It's not perfect by any means, but I've discovered that beta pages only get you so much feedback. There's nothing quite like changing live stuff to get people noticing :-) NB a few of you said that you would like to keep doing things the old way. I've left the old version of the page accessible for now. I can potentially just leave it accessible permanently, BUT it'll be "as is" i.e. I won't update it.

I'll just run through the main stuff that's changed:

1) there's a new 'multigraph' which replaces the individual pace, cadence, altitude, and power graphs. It defaults to just showing your pace line, but the buttons just above the graph allow you to toggle the other stuff on and off.

2) The multigraph is zoomable, so you can select a specific part of it to see your stats for that particular section of your run. When you zoom in, some stats in the lower-left corner of the graph show you the distance you've selected, the average pace, average HR etc.

3) There's a 'Fastest...' dropdown above the multigraph, which lets you select the benchmarks you recorded on this run. When you do so, the map and graph zoom in to show you the section of the run where these happened. NB you can still access your benchmarks in clickable form further down the page!

4) The 'Splits' section now combines the splits graph and the splits table. And there's now just one simple dropdown that allows you to specify the size of the splits. It contains options for splitting by distance; and by time.

5) There's a new option in that splits dropdown. It's available *if* your watch has recorded splits that look interesting. For example, my watch records a split every mile. This is *not* interesting :-) However, when you do an interval session, you might have splits that look like "1 mile warmup, (400m fast, 60s rest) x 10, 1 mile cooldown". These *are* interesting splits - so when this data is available, you'll see a 'Watch' option in the splits dropdown.

Here's an example of what the 'Watch' option looks like for an interval session:



You'll notice that the columns are different widths depending on how much distance was covered; and different heights (and colours) depending on the pace. And below the graph, you get that information in tabular form. I'm pretty pleased with it.

6) All the graphs and bits of analysis that you would have seen on the right hand side of the old page have been gathered together in a section titled 'Further Analysis'. For example, you can see the pace, HR and cadence distributions; and a breakdown of your run/walk percentage (my current favourite bit of the website). It's in this section that you'll find those clickable benchmarks.

7) And to give you all some flexibility, you can now re-order the sections; and decide which ones to show or hide. If you go to Profile > Account Settings > Training Options > Rearrange your training entry view it brings you here: fetcheveryone.com/training-visualelements-reorder.php - where you can turn the individual chunks on and off, and drag them up and down to prioritise the stuff that interests you.

And that's about it. I have looked at dozens of different runs, rides, swims and walks, to try to find situations that break the graphs - but there is NO substitute for you and the very individual way you use your log.

I hope you like the new version of the page. If you hit problems, you can report them in the comments, or via the feedback link. Please make sure you provide a link to any training entry you report :-)
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Comments

  • Just so I understand, what's the backend logic that chooses between "interesting" splits and "uninteresting" ones? If I used (say) 0.5m autolaps, would that be uninteresting? Or is it only if the watch laps are inconsistent?
    larkim
    4:45pm, 10th Jun 2024
  • It's only if they are inconsistent. It's a storage consideration - otherwise there are millions of e.g. (1,1,1,1,1,1,0.43). If your splits are consistent, you can just choose the relevant size from the dropdown.
    fetcheveryone
    4:48pm, 10th Jun 2024
  • That is awesome! Thanks!
    I do miss the “best bits/fastest” boxes in the top I hope we can get it back.
    Also I prefer to have splits divided between table and graph. And not everything together.
    Then one can choose what to take up real estate with.
    Bowman 🇸🇪
    4:50pm, 10th Jun 2024
  • I like it!
    eL Bee!
    5:29pm, 10th Jun 2024
  • bunting a fantastic improvement, thanks!
    Sigh
    5:34pm, 10th Jun 2024
  • I also like it.
    Gooner
    5:57pm, 10th Jun 2024
  • I'm liking it but the 'watch' option vanishes if you split an entry. I often do a programmed workout that has warm up, session, cool down as a single run then split the entry so that I can compare the session part with other similar sessions. Would be nice to have the 'interesting' splits too.
    westmoors
    6:29pm, 10th Jun 2024
  • I don't know if this has been mentioned already but I noticed today that the multigraph's y axis displays pace even when pace is switched off, don't suppose this could be made responsive? Otherwise the new page is much better 👌
    CBN
    7:33pm, 10th Jun 2024
  • Hi Fetch, not sure the interesting splits bit is working for me. This is an interval session but I’m still getting 1Km splits rather than the intervals
    chunkywizard
    8:11pm, 10th Jun 2024
  • You have to choose ‘Watch’ in the drop-down.
    fetcheveryone
    8:42pm, 10th Jun 2024
  • Thanks, missed that. Can I make that the default (or can you remember the last chosen option?). A couple of other things. On the splits bar chart you number the intervals starting from 1 but this isn’t referenced in the text list. Could you have the same reference on both? The other thing I noticed is, if you click a bar then pace is displayed but the value is incorrect (it doesn’t match the text list)
    chunkywizard
    9:53pm, 10th Jun 2024
  • Another request if I may. On the pop up on the bar chart and the text list can you display the interval length pls? For example in the pic below interval 19 is an 800m but you can only work that out by checking the difference between the distances.

    chunkywizard
    10:00pm, 10th Jun 2024
  • The only thing that isn't perfect for me is what Westmoors described - losing the "watch" splits when the activity is split using the split/trim functionality. Programming an activity for the watch is great when actually doing a session, but stripping them down for reference later on here is really useful too. Would be great to have all of the same processing of watch laps etc done when an activity is split. Feature request needed?
    larkim
    8:29am, 11th Jun 2024
  • Another thing I have noticed, on the multigraph the pace line finishes short.
    westmoors
    8:42am, 12th Jun 2024
  • Can you share a link to this training entry pls?
    fetcheveryone
    10:30am, 12th Jun 2024
  • That one is fetcheveryone.com/t-23233313 but it appears to be on all my training.
    westmoors
    1:29pm, 12th Jun 2024
  • For mobile, can the reorder training sections have a edit and submit button to prevent accidental changes like I just made?
    SPR
    5:48pm, 12th Jun 2024
  • Don't you just reorder them again? There are only about 8 of them I think :-)
    fetcheveryone
    5:59pm, 12th Jun 2024
  • I couldn't remember what order they were in but I did order them back to what I thought they were minus the change I actually wanted to make.
    SPR
    6:04pm, 12th Jun 2024
  • Any thoughts about my first comment on this blog fetch?
    Bowman 🇸🇪
    6:27pm, 12th Jun 2024
  • I think having the benchmarks listed in three separate places is a bit more than the page can handle; and the more I think about it, the more I think the splits graph and table belong together, sorry. Maybe I could make you a special little Bowman button that would hide the graph :-)
    fetcheveryone
    6:30pm, 12th Jun 2024
  • Ok fair enough, I’ll get use to it :)
    Thanks!
    Bowman 🇸🇪
    6:47pm, 12th Jun 2024
  • I've decided I like this new version very much. Not as good on a mobile, though. The zoom is a bit erratic. But generally very good :-)
    TeeBee
    9:33pm, 12th Jun 2024
  • My categories change place by it self all of a sudden?
    Bowman 🇸🇪
    11:19am, 14th Jun 2024
  • I had that also
    chunkywizard
    11:51am, 14th Jun 2024
  • I was going to ask the same as Bowman, I like the splits graph, but not the table.
    Will have to play with the 'watch' option, see if I have anything interesting.
    cackleberry
    9:31pm, 14th Jun 2024
  • Something has gone wrong with the watch split info for this in the data. The comments info is correct.

    fetcheveryone.com/training-log-view.php?id=23244129
    SPR
    11:25pm, 14th Jun 2024
  • Btw, will we see our own order on all activity’s, or someone’s own order in their activity?
    Bowman 🇸🇪
    11:22am, 15th Jun 2024
  • Yay loving having watch splits. Thanks for sorting fetch
    Jonesy the Jog
    11:50am, 15th Jun 2024


Snap Poll :-)

10:48am, 5 Jun 2024
I was wondering just how much the forthcoming General Election milkshake has brought all the Fetchies to the yard - so here's a graph showing the volume of posts in our politics thread: fetcheveryone.com/forum/politics-58270



That peak month is July 2022, when Boris Johnson resigned. I wonder if June will top that?

Let's see what the Fetch political landscape looks like. Where are you putting your cross? :-)

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Comments

  • I know which way I’d vote if we had PR rather than first past the post. And I know what colour of government I’d prefer at the end of this. But it’s more difficult to know how to vote locally to try to get that outcome.
    Cats Whiskers
    11:15am, 5th Jun 2024
  • +1 vote for Cats Whiskers :)
    ishep 🇪🇺
    11:28am, 5th Jun 2024
  • Undecided yet. Will definitely be consulting the tactical voting website to try and make sure my vote is purposeful.
    Ness
    12:03pm, 5th Jun 2024
  • I’m also undecided. I’m 99% sure I live in a safe Tory seat but I will use my vote regardless.
    Fragile Do Not Bend
    2:07pm, 5th Jun 2024
  • Got to vote tactically to get Jeremy Hunt out. However, I'm not sure I'm a natural Labour voter anyway. Green may have been my choice bar a few sticking points.
    Grast_girl
    2:08pm, 5th Jun 2024
  • #geneticsocialist
    Derby Tup
    2:31pm, 5th Jun 2024
  • Next do a graph of posts per person on that thread...
    JamieKai *chameleon*
    4:35pm, 5th Jun 2024
  • :-)
    fetcheveryone
    4:36pm, 5th Jun 2024
  • Morally I would like to vote Green, but my first priority has to be Tories out. We’re in the seat occupied by the Labour Chief Whip - so should be safe, but I’m not taking any chances.
    TheScribbler
    4:36pm, 5th Jun 2024
  • P.S I do hope that all voters feel that they can state their allegiance on this site. I may not agree with your choice, but I will defend your democratic right to vote as you choose.
    TheScribbler
    4:40pm, 5th Jun 2024
  • I'll be double checking re tactical voting too though sure it will tell me Labour over Plaid Cymru.
    Sushi
    5:49pm, 5th Jun 2024
  • Went to a meeting of our local green party last week. There were 3 people there, one was our candidate, one was candidate for neighbouring area.
    DocM
    6:38pm, 5th Jun 2024
  • The predictions for a Labour majority are so confident that I’m happy the Tories will lose and we can all vote for whomever we wish.
    Longwayround [LWR]
    9:01pm, 5th Jun 2024
  • I live in an historically massively safe Tory seat but apparently the lib Dems might just them this time so I'm with them all the way, would happily vote ABT though
    fleecy
    9:33pm, 5th Jun 2024
  • My seat has see-sawed between Labour and Tory in recent years so I'm hoping it can go back to Labour. If it was a different party in 2nd place I'd be voting for whoever can beat the Tories. If it was a safe Tory seat I'd probably vote Green as a protest vote.
    Little Nemo
    10:24pm, 5th Jun 2024
  • Dear Not Bothering People
    Please do bother if you possibly can, even if it's to spoil your ballot paper with "none of the above, they're all corrupt and crap"

    Thanks 😊
    Qwerty
    11:09pm, 5th Jun 2024
  • I'm a trade union member, currently at a union education course in fact which aligns me one way but I am also resident in a very rural part of the world and a parent to a 5yo which makes me lean between a couple of others so tbh, until I look through full manifestos and weigh them up, I'm not sure. Also highly aware of tactical voting necessity with the current system, sadly.
    Gooner
    11:25pm, 5th Jun 2024
  • Nice reference to Kelis there Mr Fetch. I'm glad I'm out of it, if I was in I'd vote Monster Raving Loony Party
    FunkyPOM
    11:44pm, 5th Jun 2024
  • Sadly, Green have no chance of winning where I am; Labour have a very good chance. I'd be interested in swapping votes with a Labour voter in a Green target seat, if anybody knows one?
    Fat Dave
    9:58am, 6th Jun 2024
  • Interesting! I’m not big on taking about politics do the politics thread wasn’t even on my radar!
    jelly
    12:03pm, 6th Jun 2024
  • my constituency has been solidly Conservative for ever, I would like to vote for someone who will bring in PR and take us back into Europe, but think I have to vote Labour just in case of a miracle
    AndyJ57
    10:00pm, 6th Jun 2024
  • Hoping that my constituency goes Labour for the first time ever (only formed in 1997).
    hexelpdk
    8:56am, 20th Jun 2024


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Yesvember - Days #11 thru #14 (plus Jumpy Boy)
Weather on the training home page watch. Have you got weather on the training home page? (Yesvember - Day #10)
Oh, and... it's Yesvember - Day #9
Another bit of the internet fenced off
Yesvember - Day #8 - taking steps
Yesvember - Day #7
Yesvember - Day #6
Yesvember - Day #5
The curse of swimming GPS
Yesvember - Day #4
The Les Mis effect
Yesvember - Day #3
Yesvember - Day #2
Yesvember - Day #1
October (15)
October gives way to Yesvember!
Anyone fancy a threeway?
More thoughts on races
Racing, post-pandemic
Contracts exchanged!
Competition Time!
Last call for Flobble Hats
A record year for swimming?
Woburn Lido
Order your Bobble Hat! If you like.
I appear to have entered a race! (plus new Garmin import queueing system)
Eric the Eel
Get your hobbit on
The Doctor K Cup: Saturday 8th October!
I felt the touch of the kings and the breath of the wind
September (16)
Take This Bus To Cuba
Fetch Bobble Hats
Trumpeting
Training View tweaks (switch maps, game overlays, mile markers)
Training View tweaks (and a play button bug fix)
A long ride and a cold swim.
Play Button
UTMOST Wava & Bike Division Rebuilds
New UTMOST leagues for cyclists and WAVA fans
The Doctor K Cup
Chance encounters
Do I ditch our Facebook stuff?
A keeper, from my feedback inbox...
Ultra distances - update
Adding ultra distances to Fastest Fetchies league.
Try the new Training Groups pages
August (11)
Training Groups Update - Coming Soon
Garmin Queue Issues
Donations without reference numbers :-)
New Elbow Laws
No longer the 3398th fastest Fetchie over 10k!
Pulling counties into league tables
What was I thinking?
County Champion?
Just bear in mind that you asked for this.
Wahoo and Coros users
How to make half a million quid (batteries not included)
July (6)
Club Listings
Book giveaway :-)
Updated Race Portfolio
Updated Targets Page
Exactly ***1*** Spare Ladies L Cycling Jersey
Search All Blogs :-)
June (10)
Imagine you could search all the public blogs...
Banking Scandal at Fetch Towers!
7pm on Baker Island #everyoneday
#EveryoneDay - Sunday 26th June 2022
Spare Challenge Coasters
The North West Passage
Feature Request Voting - Know Your Limits!
UTMOST Division 8: YIKES!
Shepperton Weight Gain Programme
UTMOST Division 9! Sub-50 10k :-)
May (16)
Four hours left :-)
Division 10: No hope of escape?
Book giveaway :-)
Division 11: No place left to hide
New HR Analysis
They're here! Well, not exactly *here*, but...
A quick Darth Mode update
Darth Mode! And a few biscuits for the hyperdrive.
Division 12: Two hours of pushing broom
Dark Mode: Beta
PB Potential? Fancy a quickie? ;-)
Division 12: Running Out Of Road?
Thank you everyone!
Making UTMOST moves :-)
Do you want a Fetch shirt?
I did my UTMOST :-) (plus new sharing infographic)
April (7)
Today's plan
NEW UTMOST BADGES!!!!!
A plug for some races
Raspberry Pavlov
Win a book :-)
United Colours of Cross Training
A little Streetview adventure
March (11)
The lockers are a pound.
Advice for Gym Noobs!
Feedback made easier
#EveryoneDay June 26th 2022
Fetch Virtual Challenge 2022 🎈
Thanks Chunky: parkrun routes!
Sniffer Dogs
Yikes!
Fetch Cycling Jerseys - Update
Route Plotting tweak
The Crow: A Pipedream!
February (7)
Fetch Kit Spares
Updated Race Listing Pages
Introducing Rundle!
I appear to be training for an OWS event!
Fetch Cycling Jerseys!!!
Does you wantz free shoez?
Post Office tomorrow - kit spares
January (13)
Updated Flanci Design (now with more Fetchness)
Badge Collection Graphic!
Updated elevation trace
Book Lists :-)
Updated sharing infographic - do you like it?
Spare Fetch Kit
Badge page refresh / feature requests
Flanci / Fetch Leggings
New Badge Pages
New hill badges
Join me on my fitness journey!
Are you the farmer?
Blog every day challenge - finishers
2021 (187)
December (14)
Book List
Ten years ago today...
A big slobbery elephant snog.
If you don't like hills, this must be getting tiring :-)
When does a hill end?
Hill finder - prototype v2
Hill Finder - prototype
2022 Targets
Chewie, We’re Home! Happy Fetch Independence Day!
Embed badges, plus a new badge :-)
Updated people page
Seeking map
Streak Watch
The new Fetch buffs are here…
November (23)
Almost there...
The Fetch Library
Update your thread titles
Ascent dissent
Mute a thread
Shortcuts
Training Import Queue
I fell off (but not really!)
Croeso i Fetcheveryone. Ydych chi'n siarad Almaeneg, Swedish neu Eidaleg?
New mobile nav
Last call for shirts
@
Just a trim please
Brought to you by wind power
300 miles later
Golden Ticket Shocker!
Banjobax (aka KOG)
Home and Away kit preorder - with long sleeve option
A little competition - win a copy of Daniels' Running Formula
Garmin testers - thanks
Add your grub stops!
Points Of Interest: Grub Stops
Garmin-owning testers wanted
October (19)
New home and away shirts and vests
Benchmark league - a few more updates
Benchmark league table
Hill areas
Preorder is now open!
'b'uffs then
Necktube design #1 & #2
Buffs (well, neck tubes)
Report dodgy GPS stuff
An apology for people who follow my training
New cycling and swimming badges
New Conquercise Feature: Grids
Sprouting a tiny biking antler :-)
Have a try of the cycling gradient analysis
Struggling with my big ring
Cycling: gradient vs pace
A question for cyclists
For Doctor K
Shan't.
September (14)
New comments (FID 1212)
Forum post previews
Garmin imports with a snippet more info
Gallery upload options
Golden Tickets
"No need to panic donate", says Williams
Forum Quotes
Spoiler Alert!
20th of March and all that.
Have you signed up yet?
This bit of crappy Upminister nearly cost me my f***ing life.
A guide with no pages
To steal a catchphrase from a wise lady...
Multiple choice polls
August (11)
Pre-Race Training - Updated
A connection!
New Member of the Month sponsor
Best Weeks - bug fixes
Your Best Week Ever
Rainbow Kit - preorder is open
Age Bests - filtering out the mistakes :-)
Sign up, sign up, for the Doctor K cup
A message from my lovely wife ❤️
Another batch of rainbow kit?
Spares: Event Clips, Swim Hats and a few rainbow tops
July (10)
A bunch of site goodies :-)
Hello kitty
Holy Simmering Mercury Batman!
Settings
A heart rate question
Sleepy Shuffle?
365 graph
Slipping on ma noob shoes
Meatronomes
World's Sexiest Bridges
June (11)
Benchmarks - a *tiny* little improvement
Race Leaderboards - some small improvements
Race Finder - Update
Up there ^
Routes - more updates
Last call for FE Event Clips
Server update
Minor code problem
Some little updates to your route list
Feature requests - two years on!
More than just a rainbow
May (8)
Rainbow Kit - update on delivery time...
Fetch Ron Hill Cycling Jerseys
Pre-order your rainbow kit now :-)
Jimi Hendrix vs Run DMC
The return of parkrun - a poll
Something in the woodshed...
Default to walk
A tour of the Fetch Office
April (11)
Instabanned :-)
I has Instagram
Fetch Event Clips
FERC
Castle Challenge Coaster!
My chess rating
Jab - symptom watch
This just in...
REVIEW: XMiles selection box
Let FE pay for your coaching qualifications :-)
Castle Challenge - A Quick Blog
March (18)
The Fetcheveryone Castle Challenge
Running vs Cycling Cadence
Fetch vests and shirts (and swim caps)
Elevation vs Follow Roads
£500 of England Athletics courses up for grabs!
TomTom users
Music by year: 1993
10k Analysis: Part 7 - Length of Training Runs
Music by year: 1992 (plus some 1991 additions)
Bot sniffing win :-) plus daily blogger count!
User profiles
10k Analysis: Part 6 - Training Pace Again
Time to update your injuries :-)
User profile - sticker button.. EDIT and race standard
More user profile adjustments
User Profile tweaking
Cute story of the week*
10k Analysis: Part 5 - Training Pace
February (17)
Year on Year mileage comparison
Elevation graphs
It's all kicking off in chess club!
Music By year: 1991
10k Analysis: Part 4 - Weekly Training Habits
Tagging virtual races
Chasing rainbows
Rainbow Shirts
Lance!
Blog writing improvements
10k Analysis: Part 3 - Accuracy of human predictions
Music by year: 1990
Smacking bots
29 slices - my seven days of dinner
10k Analysis: Part 2 - Age and Performance
Pass it on
10k Analysis: Part 1 - Distribution of best 10k times
January (31)
January
Mobile Usability Team Helping All Fetchies...
Salmon Ramen Recipe :-)
Salmon Ramen (for TBR)
Backup dog
The best GPS watches in the world... volume 1
Pick it...
People who liked...
Obscure bugs
Zen & The Art of Heart Rate Training
FIT file import - temporary issue
Keep the change, ya filthy animal
The honeymoon is over
Dirty data
Mobile Usability
Oops
Readership!
Stay sticky
It's Hip To Buy Squares
Related Threads - Exposé :-)
The Batshit Association
Jobs
Tag Team
Feed the monster!
An ad for Fetch Chess Club :-)
Estimating VO2Max
Three little birds
A not uncommon swelling
Church Mouse January
Honey, where's my super suit?
Not here.
2020 (128)
December (6)
Blog A Day 2021?
9 years ago today
Chewie, We're Home! Happy Fetch Independence Day :-)
Be Prepared
Becoming an effluencer
A few Fetch Mugs left
November (10)
The Festive Fetch Calendar is back!
FIT file import
Mugs!
Thank you, mysterious Fetchie!
Chess
UTMOST in the age of COVID-19
This'll cheer you up for sure...
Lost in translation?
Annual Infographic... updating now.
In theory...
October (11)
Training Plan Analysis
Mini plans with the training plan
5k with The Boy :-)
Welcome to tomorrow
Thank you
Become tradeable!
Pre-Race Training Volume
Doctor K Cup Week
Last orders
Advice for a friend
Trader Makeover
September (6)
The shop is open!
Hoodie Colour!
New Fetch Hoodies
A big up/holler!
VO2max
A benchmark derailed by GPS data *nerd*
August (8)
10k analysis
Officially a Sheepy Shuffler!
Pi Watering
Pre-order Avoid Everyone Face Masks
I got sent these...
Other sites? :-O
Benchmarks - an infinitely configurable set of ladders.
Try the monthly infographic :-)
July (10)
Update on Monthly Training Infographic
New Infographic
Monthly Summary (with a little tweak)
A quick Garmin update
Open Water / Wild Swimming Database
Avoid Everyone - spares
OWS Locations
Thread-level search
New Sharing Graphic & New Pastures
My first lamp post
June (16)
Replacing the Who's Training page
Combining some pages
In pursuit of the Gridmaster Ultra
15th Anniversary Kit - Spares
Shoelaces
A new How To video
Training Plan Updated
Black Lives Matter
Avoid Everyone Spares + Second Batch
Wikipedia page
Another YouTube video for sharesies :-)
Getting data to Fetch from **other places**
Feature Voting - some further updates
Feature Voting - speeded up
Another How To video - this time, Conquercise
Fantastisches Tweeten
May (13)
A video for sharing
Bees!
Fetch Introductory Zoom Presentations
A promise to all Fetchies
Fetch Virtual Weekend: Replacement Bus Service
How has Fetch use changed?
Fetch Weekly Virtual Races
Zoom Meeting - Thursday 9 til 10am
WAVA Standards Update
WAVA Standards + Poll
Fun with Age Grading :-)
New Badges Day
The test shirt fabric has arrived :-)
April (14)
Zoom Podcast - watch the video
What is WBC?
If you did the free Amazon trial...
Some small amends (and shirt version)
Pre-orders open
I was only joking, but...
If Fetcheveryone did lockdown merch
Site outage - Thursday 16th April 11pm
On exercising responsibly
My Sports Quiz - how would you have scored?
Your creative thinking required
WBC My Favourite Teacher (a bit later than the deadline)
Updated Training League
Server Downtime, Thursday 9th 00:01BST to 04:00BST (and thank you!)
March (13)
New Fetch Game: Hide and Seek
Free trial of Audible
Do you have a good memory?
New Opt-In for Fetch Miles
New Badges for Fetch Miles
The Fetch Five: Don't Let CV19 Win!
Amending event dates and notifying of cancellations
A green light comes on over your head, and you can get on with life
Most Popular Shoe Brands 2019
A review
Android: Session I
Compare Your Training
Book Now to avoid disappointment :-)
February (10)
Imports from Suunto, Fitbit, Polar and TomTom.
Plot A Route - mobile improvements
Happy tugging!
Something to play with
Adding A New Feature
February Treasure Hunt
Server Downtime
Miles = Smiles
Build Your Mile
Pop Will Eat Himself: Update
January (11)
Clarence the Cadence Kitten
Trim your trails :-)
Seven Day Leaderboard
Let's try that again
Some minor blog amendments
Try the new Forum Search Prototype
Pop Will Eat Himself
A card from HowFar?
Thank you HowFar? (Statement, not a question)
Take the red pill
Climb every mountain
2019 (134)
December (7)
The Christmas Poem
Where your treasure is...
Listen to the dog breathe
Chewie, We're Home
Thursday's Challenge
Which GPS?
Fetch Shop (of sorts)
November (12)
The zeroth challenge
Polar users - auto import
Calling all Polar users
Mobile Optimisation
Calling all Android users
Did your ads disappear?
Pin that sucker down :-)
Easier tagging
Category now editable from VIEW
Kit now editable from VIEW
Working towards tagging
Manual Add Training bug
October (16)
Boring Cricket Blog
Books Part 2
Books :-)
42
Training tags Part 2
Training tags
Let's Jazzercise
My precious
Cricket Week 4: Footage :-)
Forum Training Threads
Benny Neutrino Returns
Cricket Week 3: Wingardium Leviosa!
Benny Neutrino's Filter Tips
Cricket Week 2
Continuing Amazon Affiliate Saga
In case you haven't seen...
September (11)
Updated: Spare Anniversary Kit
Affiliate links
I did a cricket!
Fetch365 - enjoy responsibly
Filth
My dear old things
Buddies vs Follow
Server Invoice Day
Our new MOTM sponsor
Fetch Power!
Race Listings: Please Read
August (5)
Everyone *rainbow*
Almost there...
Quick blog
Country Badges
A new set of badges
July (6)
Pre-orders open
Anniversary Shirts v2
Fetch 15th Anniversary Shirts
Fetch Fest 2020
Shout Outs
Missing imports from Garmin yesterday
June (13)
Who Squares Wins: 64 screenshot
Who Squares Wins: 64 Player Edition
Training summary - older pages
Training sub-menu rejig
Try the infographic
Steady Edina
Annual Summary Infographic
The height of daft things
The training summary - the morning session
The training summary - a wordier blog
Try the annual summary thing
How to listen to the Fetch Podcast
12 month summary mega-graph!
May (15)
£79.99 off the bottom line
Competition
parkrun reviews - now with routes
Fix It Friday; Project Joker Week 2; and some shout outs.
Fetch Kit Cupboard Sale
The bonus ball
Project Joker - Week 1
Fix It Friday
A quick update on the server
Fetch 15th Anniversary Kit
There is a good service operating
Oof.
In case you're wondering...
Trouble auto importing from Garmin?
Fix It Friday: Stuff that came to me in dreams
April (12)
Feature Voting - now with virtual badges :-)
The moment of triumph!
New Feature Voting
Fix It Friday: What would your horse be called?
Marathon Pacing: tyre-kickers required
Fix It Friday: Back to Basics
Podcast Poll
Fix It Friday: The League Of Everyone
Dom, dom, dom, I've got DOMS, I've got DOMS!
Crouch, Touch, Pause.... longer pause... what am I doing again?
Training Log - Update
Site Update: New Font
March (15)
Fix It Friday: An Endless Mission
Naming and faming :-)
2nd in my age category!
Fix It Friday: Brought to you by Surprise Inset Day
New training log
Route Matching - Ready :-)
Fix It Friday
What's your unit of measurement?
Ciderthon competition
Fix It Friday: Stroopwafels of Doom!
Route Matching - Update
This week's cool list
Me in the river
Big Fetch Miles 2019
Fix It Friday: Fingerprints!
February (13)
A Maths Challenge
Fetch Legends: Activate!
Whose coat is this jacket?
Fix It Friday: The Fix Awakens
Joining the awesome list...
Fix It Friday
Naming and faming :-)
Fix It Friday - Monthly Summary
Training Month Summary
Podcast Q&A
If you can't read this, don't panic.
*redsaber* The force is strong with these Fetchies!
Fix It Friday *bluesaber*
January (9)
Some shout outs :-)
Fix It Friday!
Podcast Ep 3, plus some naming and faming :-)
Fix It Friday
Fetch Chaos
Oooh! Second chance Berlin trip! And new subbers, podcast episode, and Trader.
My week of running
Naming and faming - this week :-)
Naming and faming :-)
2018 (138)
December (8)
A Christmas Message (in podcast form)
Rungeon :-)
Hey, Everyone!
France Trip Vote
Happy Fetch Independence Day
Actual free trip to France (incl. flights)
Litter
Sombrero's Lovely Cards
November (14)
Hoodies + other spares
Spare Fetch Kit
Festive Fetch Calendar 2018
Avatars
Book Giveaway - Can We Run With You, Grandfather?
Fix It Friday
Bedford Harriers Half - place offered
Updated Kit Bag
Family Fortunes :-)
Any adidas experts out there?
No Fixes Today - just two challenges
Big Fetch Mile Cardiff
Fix It Friday
Festive Fetch Calendar 2018
October (14)
Hello landlubbers
Embedded polls
Member of the Month
Fix It Friday
Spare Fetch shirts and vests
Abingdon
Fix It Friday
My Fetch Mile
One thing's for sure, we're all gonna be a lot thinner.
Fix It Friday - 'Ave It!
Automatic route matching
Automatic route matching
One last reminder for those cycling jerseys
Fix It Friday - Forensics and User Experience
September (14)
Fix It Friday
Server Downtime 2.30pm 26th September
Never Again
Fix It Friday!
Handling your weirdness
Cards ordered :-)
Just wondering...
Fix It Friday :-)
Try the Fetcheveryone Tutorial
40 days and 40 nights
Fix It Friday
ARION insoles - review part 1
Fetch Shirt - Black Ones, and sizing
Shirts and Vests Pre-Order
August (14)
Fix It Friday
Blog Height squished
Site Outage Last Night
New Mobile Nav
Fix It Friday
New feature - how you doin'? :-)
Sunflower spread
Fix It Friday
A new pre-race mileage graph
Fetch Social: Draycote Water September
Fix It Friday: The Supermarket Analogy
A run with _andy :-)
Suunto 9 Review
Fix it Friday
July (5)
Fix It Friday!
Five Get Wet In Devon
Big Glasgow Weekend - Part 1: Gies A Cwtch
Tom Williams Interview - Final Part
Glasgow Big Fetch Mile Results and Pics
June (17)
Abingdon Week 17 - P&D Booster rockets
Interviewing Tom Williams: Part III
Walking League (and one just for Nellers)
Follow Roads - continued
Week 18 in the bag
Tackling turds
Abingdon Marathon Training: Week 18
Interview with Tom Williams - Part 2
Server
Five Questions (ready for serious answers)
Kick some tyres for me
Interview with Tom Williams - Part 1
Five Questions
Follow Roads saga
Google maps progress, plus Abingdon plans
Training Summary - Infographics
Who Squares Wins - ranking update
May (10)
Training log maps converted
More mapping updates
Who Squares Wins - The Wizard's Hat
De doo doo doo... another one bites the dust...
Invisible changes
Silverstone 10k
Three year throwback
Why your support makes the difference
Some high mileage Fetchies
dryrobe winner
April (14)
Interviewing Tom Williams
Swimming Caps!
#finishformatt
New batch of shirts and vests
You make big mistake my friend
Fetchpoint
Glasgow Big Fetch Mile announced
Two tickets to the Running Awards
Pics from Dudley Big Fetch Mile
Notes for London Marathon Fetchpointers
Results from today's Big Fetch Mile
Who Squares Wins - prototype board
Attention London Marathoners!
New game - coming soon
March (9)
Intervals, Solidarity, Swimming and Fmail
Ready to give the new fmail a try?
More on fmail
New fmail system
Win a dryrobe :-)
For jabberknit...
Updating the Training Home page
Pics from Bedford Big Fetch Mile
Sledgends :-)
February (13)
Buffs On Sale
Big Fetch Mile Bedford
Vlog :-)
Marathon Talk
Important GDPR stuff - PLEASE read
A page of historical importance
Vlog :-)
Road Rash, Marathon Prediction and T-Shirts
This :-)
Capturing the dog
It's BACK!
Enter Wilmslow Half Marathon
An advertisement
January (6)
Local Fetchies - Opt In
Revealed: World's Best Shoes
How I chose the Big Fetch Mile venues
Big Fetch Mile 2018 - Venues & Provisional Dates
Try adding an image to your training entry
Mileage Targets 2018 - Update
2017 (147)
December (12)
Mileage Targets 2018
Thank you
Brownie Recipe :-)
Phew
Fetch Hoodies + Buffs SALE Update
Chewie, We're Home
Fetch Hoodies SALE - what's left
Fetch Hoodies! SALE!!! (and Buffs available too)
Chewie, We're Home
Sharing pics
Fetch Jingle Mile Cambridge photos
Glorious Failure: Bedford Harriers Half Marathon
November (20)
Serpents, hamstrings and inversions
A special anniversary approaches...
Hamstring and prototype updates
Training Log Prototype - Today's Improvements
Red Venom sale
For what it's worth...
Training Log Prototype - Update #2
Training Log Prototype - Update
Big Fetch Mile - venue hunt
RT for a Garmin
Training Log Prototype - To Be Fixed
fetcheveryone.com/amazon
The Weekly vLog (by me)
Thanks :-)
New Training Log Prototype - Available Now
Thanks for following
VLog - footage from the Cardiff Big Fetch Mile
Big Fetch Mile[s] 2018
Win a place in the Surrey Half
I vont to scan your barcode.
October (12)
Big Fetch Weekend :-)
Fetch Mile Results
Festive Fetch Calendar :-O
Calling Parkers everywhere!
In which I decorate a cake.
Regent's Park Fetchie Discount
Elevation in colour
"I didn't come here to walk to Sparta!"
New elevation info
Chicken Ballot-ine, with a side order of beef
New training log headers
Ballot day tomorrow - help needed
September (19)
Weekly vLog - COCONUTS!!!
River Thames Half Marathon
The lollipop update
On failing gracefully
Doctor K Day
Fetch Kit Sale - Updates
Weekly vLog
Fetch Kit Sale
Training Log View Update
Fetcheveryone Weekly? Vlog?
Fetchie Race Discount - Regent's Park 10k
Training Log Tags - Live
Training Log Tags
Weekly vLog - Derby Mile, and a pause to salute the legendary Doctor K
24 hours later
Doctor K donation page
Doctor K
Fetch Weekly vLog
Derby Mile - tomorrow!
August (8)
Race Prices; and an alien earworm
Straight outta Cromford - the Fetch Weekly vLog!
A Fetch vLog! With prizes!
Quick search location for sharing
New WAVA graph
Weird FIT file thing
Back from me 'olidays :-)
Linking race results to training log entries
July (12)
Race Pricing - crowdsourcing
Appdate for Android and iPhone
Inhalers
Fetch Mile - Cardiff?
Bookends
Race listing omelette
Coding and town planning
Please review your races
A2B winners
Motivational Sounds - the final 10
Two more Big Fetch Miles? :-)
Bedford Fetch Mile Results
June (19)
Big Fetch Mile
Motivational Sounds
Fetch fug - updated design
Fetch fug (available at the Fetch mile)
I've done the naughtiest thing ever.
Donating Blood - my Vlog
Fapp In the App Store :-)
Can I kick it?
A***biscuits
This just in...
For Bean
Your app status is Waiting For Review
A2B
Fetch Caps
Garmin Communicator Plugin
Fetch App - strong and stable testing
HTTPS is here
Fetch App progress
https access to the site
May (14)
Fetch App
Apostrophes
[Untitled]
[Untitled]
Site down at 11pm
Round and round the garden
Try the new home page layout
Server down tonight @ 11pm
Browser testers wanted
The Big Fetch Mile!!!
Site *NOT* down tonight. [cough]
Bluffer's Competition - Winner
Bedford parkrun timelapse
Return of the cap
April (8)
Fetchpoint (London and Milton Keynes!)
Base camp, VMLM
Bronze!
Just for D2
Off to the awards
Bloodvlog
Hoodies - it's on!
Updated Training Home Page
March (6)
'Train' page
Project Joker
Hoodies and Londons
Hands up, hands UP! Draycote Water 10
Bluffer's Competition
Project Joker
February (12)
Draggable?
Running Awards shortlisted
Route Plotter now with OpenStreetMap
Plan for Bluffer's comp
Update to Route Plotter
First update to the route mapper
For Angus
Virtuous Circles
Competition coming soon
Race Guide Ads
Club La Santa vLog
Fetch Fixtures
January (5)
Word Clouds
Buckets Ready
New Home Page
Do me a favour...
Limited Companies, filing accounts, that sort of thing
2016 (128)
December (11)
Festive Fetch Calendar - Winners
Festive Fetch Calendar - Winners
Five Years Ago Today
Pantsfest! May the stains be ever in your favour!
#FEXIT
Photoshop SOS
Attention: Fitbit users
Bedford Half 2016
Luton Fetchmob: Breaking Point
Vote Fetch!
Breaking news: Paris Marathon
November (21)
How to end a LiveChat.
Define wrong
TomTom Runner 3 Review - Any Questions?
Deliveryman
Movember: Project Beard: Day 24: Beardraggled
Festive Fetch Calendar 2016
We're gonna be in the Hudson
Hey Chiefy
I've written summat
Going Postal
A special mention
Training Log Beta
Spare Hoodies
Updates to Training Beta
Movember: Project Beard - Day 8 (The Seven Day Itch)
Vote for Fetch
Training Log Detail View - Some Changes
Aberdeen University Study
Consultation V2
[Untitled]
Fetchpoint - October Winners and November Prizes
October (16)
Alien nuggets!
Keeping a tight lid on the biscuit tin
Training Log Beta
100 Running Words
Pssst....
Fetchmob, December 3rd
Where to mob?
Little things
That All-Time Mileage League
The sudoku that keeps on giving.
Sub-25 for 1km :-)
Fetchmob - December 3rd
New Training Log Preview
Fixed the overlap...
Why the new training log isn't ready yet...
vLog
September (12)
Doughnut or Donate
Training Log - Sneak Peek
Fetch Shop Sale! Old stuff clearout!
vLog!!!
The consultation system...
Garmin support for timezone info
The GMT/BST/Timezone problem
Training Log Consultation...
Training Log - Consultation
Fetch Social Runs
Subscriber shirts, vests and hoodies, and determination.
Fetch Voluntary Subscriptions
August (3)
Ze Gryndylows! My first #OWS :-)
Testing Fetchpoint exclusion zones
Fetchpoint scoring system
July (7)
Conquercise Prize Draw?
Fetch Games: Checkpoints (and what's wrong with them)
More owls...
Your Favourite Fetch Game?
Even More Utmost Than Before...
Chiswick!
15 days later...
June (10)
Five days on...
[Untitled]
A quick thank you...
What do you think?
If you'd be so kind...
Poised
Which watch?
Run Bedford 10k
Import from a TomTom
Attention TomTom users
May (10)
Race Distance poll
An ungainly fish
A five year plan
What Club La Santa can learn from parkrun
Cream Me Up, Scotty
Greetings from Club La Santa
And a quick poll...
Club Charter
A poll about intervals
More owls!
April (11)
Robin Hood and his Merry Dad :-)
Warning: Dull - some screen res stats
Responsive Design Update
For all you marathoners
A Poll
Fetchpoint
Ditching the forum categories?
Moving to Responsive Design
Sandy 10: Be Kind To Horses
Owls!
For Adam and Jamie
March (11)
Bacon Smoke!
Benchmarks Update
Bath - Race Report
PB!!!!!!!
An annoying eight-year-old.
Let's Cook and Cut and Paste :-)
Let's Cook :-)
RIP Gramma
Book Winners
Dog farming
Site header update
February (5)
Book Giveaway
Pi Club
Pi Project Update
Because I'd like to check the blogging badges are working...
Crapruary
January (11)
Snooker Freak
Badges - Another Update
Unlockable Badges - Update
Unlockable Badges
TomTom Runner 2 Review
Gallery updates
Snowball coding and Fetch Unlockables!
Achievement Medals - what do you reckon?
Run The Sum
2015 Book List (and a bit of a review / plan)
Festive Fetch Calendar - Winners
2015 (175)
December (7)
Red Red Wine
A Poll
Gis a job!
Bedford Half
REMEMBER!!!
Vote for Fetch
Now you've hopefully got the idea...
November (13)
The Festive Fetch Calendar
Don't get excited or anything...
Slightly Dismal Friday
Pre-order your Fetch Buff now :-)
A message from our sponsor
Dr Fetch will see you now
Only the grumbliest, achiest chocolate... :-)
The Stanford Experiment
Buff Design
Snugs - Review
Love, Commitment, Support
The pre-wedding blog!
Good morning Fetchers, good morning Everyone
October (9)
Monthly Totals
Did you write a blog yesterday?
The First Rule of Web Server Maintenance
The gain line
Fectch
The zipper challenge!
Sugar daddy
Now in colour!
Competition Time!!!
September (14)
Teach your kids (or yourself) to code
Sticky Training Choices
Goodies: GetMore water and the Alcatel OneTouch Watch
Shirt size guidelines
This nearly made it...
Subscriber Shirt Design
I've got wood!
Humbled
New Beginnings
Some more questions answered
Swimming
Some responses to your comments
Standing on the shoulders of Fetchies
Funtleks
August (8)
24 hours in the south
24 hours in the north
Fetchies Assemble!
Thank you
Better knowledge than riches
Fitbit Urge
The villainous Mr Fetch!
Uncomfortable rear
July (8)
Why don't you play Conquercise?
Another week of strange training
Book Giveaway - Winners
GPS Reviews
Criteria for reviewing a GPS
Auto-bike-detector :-)
Win some bookses :-)
Half Way!
June (13)
Time Lapse Clouds
TomTom Bandit - very QUICK first impressions
My wings are like a shield of steel!
Running plus Cycling update
Embarrassingly...
Stalkers Paradise!
Recommend me a bike :-)
Holy Steamrollers Batman!
Rest day (no such thing)
Sqveeeeze!
We will now imitate the flight of a goose :-)
You made me ink! Snorkel safari :-)
Good morning from CLS :-)
May (10)
Club La Santa :-)
The AWESOME Power of Fetchies!
Home Insurance Shaftage :-/
Editing Forum Posts
The Future!
Some London Marathon stats
Walking On The Moon
Hardest parkrun?
New found wisdom
Week 1
April (11)
Marathon vLog
I owe some hugs!
And that concludes the voting from the Danish judges
Adventures in geocaching
Your video clips wanted!
Jelly with no spoons
Random Ultra
Suncream in my eyes - a review of 'Running and Stuff'
Books what I've read this year
Measuring the effect of wind
Wind Roses
March (18)
Watching the tide roll away
A great week of running!
Happy Jigs Wisdom!
Mobile Fetch
I don't do this very often...
Breathless Optimism
20 miles yesterday
This Week's vLog
Decision Trees and the sub-4!
Democracy Street
Mayan Maths
Bath Half (at last)
Still a chicken
Costume Drama in Bath
TomTom importing
Updated 'Train' page
Zonked
Nearly
February (29)
Pheasant
An Unexpected Journey
Wind picking up...
An unplanned kit alarm
Race Pace Test
2nd place
Week ends
Bounceback
Barking carrots
Bedroom pizza
Top of the mountain
Blogs get the mobile treatment
Supersonic Katie, and a marathon pace question
Back home
Racing parkrun ;-)
Unblocking the sink
Start in Darkness
Some times I'd like
Mobile Site - Forum Section
All-Time Leaderboards
Batteries
Sword fighting
PB Attempts
Duct tape and WD40
Big Elephants Can Always Understand Small Elephants
Lessons
Shoe horning
Training vLog Week 13
Big February Project
January (35)
Cake, invalidated
Small sips
LiRF, award shortlist, beginners, books, boy.
Dog Available :-)
Cutback
New Recipe Section
Lazy
Another threshold run
New Beginnings
Blah
But far more importantly...
Fetch Beginners Programme
Give it a go :-)
Training vLog - Week 11
Threshold Run (a running blog)
Long day, short blog
(Lack of) Pump Action
A thread to follow
This Boy Can
Local Leaderboards for Checkpoints
Choking.
February 18th
Godzilla!
The Travelling Checkpoint Salesman
Acorn Antiques
Bearing Up
Deleted Bridges and Dodgy Lasers
I'm Batman!
Healthy and Appy
Punch O'Clock!
The plan, then.
Ten mile toes
On Parliament
[Untitled]
Bold Claims, and a Challenge for 2015
2014 (262)
December (9)
A trip to Wales (vLog)
Christmas Messages from Fetchies
Various
FERC London Marathon Places - Draw
It's gone in my sock...
Festive Fetch Five
This Week's Training
To the Post Office!
Training vLog - Week 4
November (12)
I Am Groot!
Slightly Dismal Friday
Week 3 - in which I nearly drown my wife!
I said yes :-)
Free Daps! aka Test GORE-TEX® footwear this winter!
Training vLog - Week 2
More chances for VMLM entries
Marathon Talk
My first training vLog :-)
Second place?
In :-)
Questionnaire about personality traits amongst runners
October (16)
Adidas API
Horseplay minimiser
Running with the big dog
Flat and Windy
Who'd like to test the Garmin API then?
Advantage Borg
Deal?
Jumble
Milk Tray Reps in the Rain
Geneva
Quote
Hatfield 5k, and some other running thoughts
Site layout changes
Vote for Training Plans
Maths help
3-2-1
September (8)
A quick device poll
Garmin Connect API
Cake at the lake :-)
Empowering Women
This Week's Training
Tick :-)
Article help
First outing with the Harriets
August (7)
Book club and Harriers
A treasure trove for bookish types
What I did on my Summer Holidays
Local decoration
The Fisher King
Mojitos and no mosquitos!
Cake-athlon
July (26)
James Mason
Missing Week
Camping View
Wild Camping
Quick
Transalpine Race
In brief
Urgent! Pair of runners wanted!
Fetch Kit Available to Pre-order :-)
Fetch Anniversary Kit - Preview
API and FAK!
That dog has a puffy tail
More books
Reverse Moses
Zombies vs Plants
Shovel required
Nightfever
Dayfever
Catcher in the Rye
My sister the psychologist
Drink your strong limey drink
Keep me in the loop
Bread knives, hedgehogs and the dog in the night time
Whoops
Pinteresting
Q&A?
June (34)
Checkpoints video
Walden
Happy boys and giggly imps
Spring loaded
Elbow grease
Fetch 10th Anniversary Kit
Fetch YouTube Tutorial - Race Guide
Finding the Library folder on a Mac
Stoat!
Sonic screwdriver
Live wires
Wiring help needed
Garmin Express Experiment
Scalded sloth
Garminge
Potching
New Forum Layout
Further updates to the blog layout
New blog layout
First woodpecker
Beastin' parkrun
Pantoball
All was well
USA! USA! USA!
Marking Territory
The People's Poet Is Dead :-(
Holy Water
Throwing shapes
Life moves pretty fast
Recursion is beautiful
Win an OS Explorer / Landranger map of your choice
Intervals with a Suunto Ambit 2S
Tick
Economy done two ways
May (31)
[Untitled]
Vorsprung Durch Lego Technic
How do I liberate my boy from his XBox?
Questions?
Life in the Woods
Lazy
MovesMissed
Intervals with a TomTom
Electioneering
[Untitled]
Tree fluff
More camping
Zen and Camping
Not eaten by bears
Bear food
Camping List
Camping Venn Diagrams
Floppy dog
Routes but not Rathbone
Illustrator wanted
Masking
Highlights
The Cosmic Ballet Goes On
Silverstone 10k :-)
Quick one
[Untitled]
Superhuman snooker
Dogturdflagman
Numbers!
Whittlin'
Chapter 1
April (29)
King Bin
Quiet day on Feedback Mountain
Listing
42
Go directly to parkrun. Do not pass Godzuki.
A day in Wales
[Untitled]
Spanner
The Lost Diadem of Fetchbook
Falling asleep in my dinner
Egg
Sofathon
God gave rock and roll to you.
Sugar Mule
Not bad, consid'rin.
Tinkering
Can U Dig It?
A weekend in Wales
Looking forward to Oliver!
Thank you, and more App talk
RIP Nan
Blah
Appy
Pyjamas at both ends.
Thump. Saturday has started.
Sore tum :-/
Zombies aside... first impressions of the new TomTom
TomTom Runner Cardio Press Event
Am I pregnant?
March (31)
Cornflakes Cornflakes Cornflakes Cornflakes Cornflakes Cornflakes Cornflakes
Sandy 10
#bedfordhappy
Me on YouTube
New graphs live
Follow the dot
Only the best for the Captain's table
Mrs Diahann Wagner is GOING HORNY
Sport Relief Win
Hot dogs, quick blogs
Toton Sidings
A sign!
Owen Farrell visualisation technique
Kebabs!
Booster fails to ignite
Myton Rugby Run (5 Miler)
Rugby before rugby
Sweetcorn antidote
Custard factory
Pooped
I did some intervals :-)
Speed work?
Many things
A bit cabbagey here.
Angry Wasp
Minty
Rainbow's End
Core Dump
Bath Half (in detail)
A quick overview
Down to business in Bath
February (28)
Made it to Bath
Unexpected hugs
Slider
I like to go a-wandering
Spring cleaning
Tongue-lolling
Because We're Worth It
I don't know what!
Thanks Jim
Enough now
Clearing the pipes
Crouch, Touch, Pause...
Medication, that's what you need.
Symptom Tour
Hello FBI
Dazed day
Why I'm an optimist
Mobius birds
Snotty knuckles
In this house...
Retch Everyone
Carrots
Where your treasure is, there your heart will be also
Ultrahalfmarathoner
Angry Birds
Belching
Clarkson averse
Good day :-)
January (31)
*bunting* *cake*
Bigger Boys
Zombies!
Pretending to be Saga Norén
Waiting for the AA
Ship shape
Readthrough
Technology takes you further
Love Garden
Cushions
High Heel Striker
Bit of a rubbish one
Ta
Hot Re-fills
Coding Grinch
An august prediction
Some Running Goals for Q1
Wipe-clean dog
Breaking it down
Snakes and Ladders
Bigger Ponds
Drink Your Weak Lemon Drink
All in All
Panning the pancake
Does JK Rowling own a dog?
Back to the kitchen table
Steve Davis shoes
Pigs on a water slide
Sloshing
Protocol
19 books :-)
2013 (29)
December (3)
Oh...
Engine Management Light
Hannibal Vector
November (3)
Speed skating
Stew-pendous
Cool Hand Grandpa
October (3)
Bookish
Minecraft Cake
Random dump
September (2)
Blog by Email!
Catchup blah
August (3)
Big Green Caterpillar
Questions answered - final CLS blog
Last Days at Club La Santa
July (10)
A nice morning of swimming and tennis
Please Read: Questions for a sports coach
Snorkeltastic
Hitting the straps
First Impressions at Club La Santa
Mile High Blog
Clocking off
For the second week running...
Another Club La Santa catchup
The Floor In The Plan
June (3)
Club La Santa
Bulk Uploading, and win a book
FERC Charities 2011-2012
March (1)
Bath Weekend
January (1)
Meet Steve
2012 (39)
December (2)
Tired Now Boss
Bath - Week 14 + Foodbank
November (3)
White Level Reading
Bath - Week 15
Bath - Week 16
October (2)
Onwards!
C'mon Dave
July (1)
RIP Arnie
June (2)
Rub some bacon on it
18 weeks
May (9)
Techy not tetchy
Time for a techy blog
Time to walk the dog
Stevington 12k
Properly coldy
Still a bit coldy
New blog design live
A bit coldy
Blogs Redesign
April (2)
Easter
SERIOUSLY LORD FETCH, SORT IT OUT
March (8)
A long run up
Running Tick
Weekend
Sport Relief Mile
Back once again
Swimming sweetcorn and other vegetables
Joy Rides, Sticks and Medals
Training Tip
February (9)
And...
Katie, ICT, and some more MySQL
May The Ground Force Be With You
Functions
Well done Batman.
Optimisation Crossword
Snow Days
Gallery, and parkrun
Pleased
January (1)
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