700 miles in 2017

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11 Jan
7:21pm, 11 Jan 2017
32476 posts
Fleecing Icicles
it's ok though, you can run round the puddles at HDS :-)
(that's what I asked on here the year I signed up for it...) I was a bit clueless and hence spent the whole race somewhat traumatised :-)
11 Jan
7:21pm, 11 Jan 2017
4228 posts
Nice jacket and I do tend to stick to Ronhill.

Back from sports massage - it hurt and he said it was the worst knotted back he has ever worked on. That will be all that wallpaper stripping!!
11 Jan
7:28pm, 11 Jan 2017
10648 posts
Nice jacket LD. I've got a lovely Ron Hill windproof jacket which I'm about to put on as it's bloody windy here. I'm going to head to the country park and will see what it's like for running. The first mile is the main entrance so that should be fine. Hoping the paths round the lakes aren't too full of fallen branches etc.
11 Jan
7:45pm, 11 Jan 2017
5508 posts
Catching up again.

First off, I ran all the way home and added on a couple of twiddly bits to make it up to 8 miles. Go me!

RA - I did the same thing last year. Now I'm absolutely trembling at the thought of running, and my up/down mojo is not helping me one little bit.

SK - sometimes I do that in the morning (run to New Cross from home, or get the train from Forest Hill to New Cross and run from there). In the evening it has to be pretty much all or nothing, I find. Although on Monday I did run back as far as New Cross to pick up the car as we left at the pub on Sunday.
11 Jan
7:53pm, 11 Jan 2017
5153 posts
Pompey Paul
Paula, having seen how strong you looked after 20 odd miles at New Forest when you vanished into the distance with TgE, you will be fine on your ultra
11 Jan
8:06pm, 11 Jan 2017
8084 posts
not crazy at all RA :-)

I have a fair bit of Ronhill kit too, it does last well. Nothing quite that pink though I like the idea of flashing lights :-)
I'd not come across that online shopping opportunity, I don't thin - Must stay away, I really don't need any more kit!
11 Jan
8:24pm, 11 Jan 2017
19540 posts
Lip Gloss
Love love love the jacket but I will resist ;-)and wait for LD's cast off :-)
11 Jan
8:25pm, 11 Jan 2017
18 posts
Paula, what's the New Cross to the city run like? It is one of my options as I live a bit further east and work a bit further west :-)
11 Jan
8:26pm, 11 Jan 2017
2693 posts
Jacket lovely and bright. I do have some Ron Hill stuff and I like it :-) Didn't feel brilliant during last nights club run, so I have decided to go easy on myself and allow a day off. Hoping to get to the gym tomorrow morning though.
11 Jan
8:34pm, 11 Jan 2017
10092 posts
I think it's utterly crazy RA - but I am clearly in a minority... ;-)

About This Thread

Welcome to the 700 miles in 2017 thread, everybody welcome :-)

The thread motto is:

'700 miles is neither necessary nor sufficient'

All you have to do is run about 1.91 miles per day or 13.46 miles per week or 58.33 miles per month and take a picture when you get to 700 miles of either you or the spot you reached the target or both if you want to. And if you go under or over 700 miles nobody will mind.

Join in the chat on the friendliest thread around - all things discussed and sometimes even some running is talked about.

Happy running :-)

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If you have any target races you want highlighted for 2017, send an fmail to Mandymoo and they will appear here:

700 Target Races for 2017

5th - Stewie - St Helens 10k
5th - Meadowsboy Medal! & FML - Newton Fraction half
5th - Corrah & Lip Gloss Medal! - Arbroath Footers Smokies Ladies 10
11th - Alpenrose - Larmer Tree 10
12th - LordWotsit - Bath Half
12th - KimCanRun Medal! - Inverness Half
12th - CStar, Funkyplates- The Grizzly
12th - Sweetie - Llanelli 1/2
12th - Pothunter Medal! - Dartford Half
19th - GimmeMedals, Funkyplates & Rosehip -Draycote Water 10m
19th - FML - Ashby 20m
19th - Just Commando, RRR-CAZ, RedAlex - Reading Half
19th - Ymee - Thrunton Thriller
19th - CStar - Fleet Half
26th - Corrah & Lipgloss - Run Garioch 10k
26th - Lemon 10 -Daffodil Dawdle 26.2 challenge
26th Funkyplates - Cleevewold

2nd - Icelandic Trigirl - Roma Marathon
2nd - Gimme Medals - Lincoln 10k
2nd - V23, Corrah - Asics Greater Manchester Marathon
2nd - Autumnleaves - Liverpool half
2nd - Lip Gloss - Tay 10 miles
2nd - Funkyplates - Exe to Axe
8th - PP & Bint - South Downs Way 50 miles
8th - RRR-Caz - Ibiza Marathon
9th - Icelandic Trigirl - Mezza Marathon di Genova Half
9th - Turkhish - Flitwick 10k
9th - Serendippily, Footpad, Claireuns - Brighton Marathon
9th - Sombrero - Sheffield Half
9th - Funkyplates - Chedworth Roman Trail
15th - Lemon10 - Northampton Cakeathon
17th - AndyJ82, FML - Boston UK Half Marathon
23rd - Cstar, PP, Photoset, KimCanRun, Pothunter - Virgin London Marathon
23rd - Sweetie - Southampton Marathon
30th - Just Commando - Dusseldorf Marathon relay
30th - 12barDavid - Three forts half marathon
30th - Meglet - Tour De Yorkshire Sportive
30th - Mandymoo - Pilgrims Hospice 100 mile sportive

2nd - Funkyplates - Silverstone 10k
7th - Alepnrose - Light Ox 10k
7th - Sallykate - Sevenoaks Tri (sprint)
7th - RRR-Caz - Woodley 10k
7th - Lipgloss - Dunecht dash 5k
11th - RRR-Caz - Dinton Series 10k
13th - Bint - North Downs Way 50
14th - Sallykate - Crystal palace tri (sprint)
15th - LazyDaisy - Berkeley 10k
21st - Lemon10 - Windermere Marathon
21st - Just Commando - Dorney Sprint Tri
21st - Mandymoo - Hythe Bay Sprint Tri
27th - RRR-Caz - Kent Road Runner Marathon
28th - Just Commando - Edinburgh Marathon Relay
28th - Stewie - Liverpool rock n roll half
28th - Gimme Medals - Westminster Mile
29th - Gimme Medals, LazyDaisy - Vitality 10,000 London

4th - Just Commando - Cotswold 113 Middle distance Tri
6th - Lip Gloss - Beach Metro 10k
8th - RRR-Caz - Dinton Series 10k
10th - CStar, Fidgety Midget, sinj999 - Endure 24
10th - PP & Bint - South downs Way 100 Miles
11th - Gimme Medals - Normanby 10k
11th - Mr White - Strathearn Marathon
11th - FML - Bah'tat Half Marathon
14th - LazyDaisy - Cirencester Summer Sizzler 10k
16th - Turkhish - Marston Forest 5k
24th - Alpenrose - Sydling Hill Race 10k
24th/25th - Commandos - Race to King
25th - FML - Grimsthorpe HM
25th - Stewie - Humber Bridge HM

13th - RRR-Caz - Dinton Series 10k
29th - FML - Manvers Dusk Till Down (12 hours)
30th - Gimme Medals - Great Grimsby 10k

5th - Bint - North Downs Way 100
10th - RRR-Caz - Dinton Series 10k
27th - Corrah - Great Aberdeen Run HM

10th - CStar - New Forest Half
10th - PP - New Forest Marathon
10th - Turkhish, Stewie - GNR
16th - Bint - Chiltern Wonderland 50
17th - Stewie - English HM
17th - Sweetie - Weymouth 70.3 Tri
17th - Lazydaisy - Copenhagen HM
25th - Stewie, Corrah - Loch Ness Marathon
29th - rosehip - Stort 30

1st - AndyJ82 - Mablethorpe half
21st - Lemon10, Mandymoo - Betteshanger Marathon
22nd - Lemon10 - Autumn Cakeathon
22nd - LazyDaisy - Great South Run
28th - PP, Bint, Sallykate & 12barDavid - Beachy Head Marathon
28th - alpenrose - Beachy Head 10k


17th - PP - Portsmouth Coastal marathon

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