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27 Aug 2021

Pre-Race Training - Updated

Have a look at Train > Summary & Analysis > Pre-race Training Volume:

fetcheveryone.com/training-prerace.php

This page used to just feature a 'force lightning' graph that showed your various attempts at a chosen distance, and the mileage you accumulated as you moved toward the event. It's handy for seeing whether you're on par in terms of training volume, when compared to your other fast times.

Over the last couple of days, I've added some tabs just above the graph, which is now the 'Cumulative' tab. Here's a quick walk through the others, but hopefully it's obvious:

2) Weekly - see your mileage total every week as you move towards race day. Handy for spotting peak weeks, empty weeks (although these show up as flatlining on the cumulative graph) and investigating what your taper looked like. Just underneath each mileage, you can see the average pace for that week. The 26 week table is a bit wider than the screen, and I didn't want to squish it, so you'll need to swipe it to see the later weeks.

3) By Category - some folks leave everything as 'General', but others will categorise every single run. This tab shows you the amount of miles in each subcategory, and the average pace of each category. It also shows you the percentage of miles spent in each subcategory.

4) Pace - now we're getting places. If you've set your pace bands (it's in Profile > Settings > Training Options > Pace Bands), then this tab summarises how much time you've spent in each pace zone, in the build up to each race. It shows me that my most successful 5k times have involved roughly 10-15% of my training miles in my top two (speediest) zones, and 60-80% of my training miles in my two slowest zones.

5) HR - only for those with HRM, but a similar scenario. My best races come off the back of a big chunk in the slow zones, and a small chunk in the quick zones, and not too much in between.

6) Daily Distance - find out how many 10 milers you do in the build up to your best 10k. Find out how often you ran over-distance during your best half marathons.

Have fun playing with it. The page may be slow to load when you first look at it, because it's pulling together lots of data - but that lump of goodness is then cached, so when you next come back to the page, it should be a lot quicker.
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Comments

  • Ooh! Will have a look. Thanks.
    Ness
    1:01pm, 27th Aug 2021
  • Excellent work star
    Rosehip
    1:13pm, 27th Aug 2021
  • Cool :-)
    westmoors
    1:15pm, 27th Aug 2021
  • That's timely, and very useful. I was just wondering whether I should even bother showing up for Cheshire HM on 12 Sept, the graph has basically shown me that while I'm not in PB shape, it's still good enough to get around as long as I fuel sensibly - and still WAY better than my disastrous performance in 2016!

    Sigh
    1:24pm, 27th Aug 2021
  • Some great additional figures in there. Used to be some nice stacked graphs with the different types of runs for the weeks leading up to a couple of selected races. Not sure if that is still in the analysis kitbag. :-) G
    HappyG(rrr)
    1:47pm, 27th Aug 2021
  • Thanks Fetch, this looks excellent and lots to be gleaned from PB races vs non PB races here. I need to sort my HR zones to use that tab properly.

    Is it possible to have total columns on the end of Daily Distance (session total) and Pace (miles)?
    SPR
    1:59pm, 27th Aug 2021
  • That’s really insightful, thank you!!!
    bja61
    7:01pm, 27th Aug 2021


25 Aug 2021

A connection!

This year, I think I have finally made the mystifying connection with gardening! My mother is a keen gardener, to the extent that I was quite dismayed when she insisted on putting flower beds and plants all over a perfectly wonderful cricket pitch.

Back in May, we visited the family in Wales, and we sat in my sister's garden. She's got the green gene too - hers is a little paradise on multiple levels, behind a little terraced mining house - but you could easily be anywhere. It's a little cocoon of loveliness and colour and intrigue.

On the day we drove back from Wales, I spent some time out in our garden. It's not big, but we are lucky to have it. Predominantly, it's a patio, about 12 small slabs deep, by 20 slabs wide - with beds and walls on all three sides.

My previous interest in the garden involved swearing at the ivy that was trying to engulf us on two fronts. I assumed that I would mainly be a gardener in the sense that I would kill things that threatened to overcome us!

But I had the motivation to do a bit more. I don't know what - but something. I stuck with what I knew best - destroying garden things. We had this little shed that was mainly full of junk.



On that first day, I just emptied all the junk out. Just out of shot is a warped ping pong table, that I also found a new home for. I dismantled the shed, vowing to do something better with the space, and to make use of the wood.

They're a bit rickety, but here are some plant pot stands that I made using bits from the old shed:



My folks have made some raised beds out of old scaffolding planks - and I fancied a go at that. I asked on a local Facebook group to see if anyone had some to get rid of. And a nice man from the other side of town offered me some sleepers - offcuts from his own gardening project:



You can see the old bits of shed in the background of that pic.

These were perfect - enough for me to make a nice bed - 8ft long, and about 18 inches high. I bought some angle brackets from Amazon, and nailed them all together. I managed to arrange the sleepers so that I only had to cut through one of them. Blimey that's a task! It took about ten minutes to make the cut.

More blagging on local Facebook groups yielded some waterproof plastic, to protect the wood and the wall from the moisture within the bed. I used a bit more shed wood to fix it all on.



I doubted I would get soil for free, but a neighbour pointed me at a bargain locally - £40 for a tonne, delivered the next day!



Yet another loan - this time a wheelbarrow from another neighbour - and over the course of about an hour today, I transferred all the soil from the front of the house, to the bed. Here's Stephen checking it out:



Now it's ready to accept some plants. We are thinking about potatoes and rhubarb - but haven't got much further than that really. And on a subsequent visit to Wales, I came back with a crate full of plants from my mam - so I have three giant tree lilies that might look nice in there too, whilst we think about it a bit more.

I've enjoyed the maintenance stuff, like the weeding. It feels a LOT like a green outdoorsy version of looking after the site. Stuff creeps up through the cracks, bugs strangle features. Everything needs a good sweep now and then. I've found an understanding. And the best bit? The recurring theme of making something out of nothing; of collaborating with others for the greater good; of finding new uses, and new ideas. I've just taken the wheelbarrow back. Its owners have a skip at the moment. I bumped into the lady who recommended the soil company - and I helped her wrestle a big palm plant out of the skip, so she could take it home and plant it. Just to see what happens.
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Comments

  • You are welcome to cuttings etc from our garden.
    Silvershadow
    6:07pm, 25th Aug 2021
  • I love this blog. Gardening is a great activity for all sorts of reasons.
    LazyDaisy
    6:09pm, 25th Aug 2021
  • I've never enjoyed gardening but during lockdown #1 I dug a pond and started a wild area around it, it all seems to be doing well so far.
    Goofee
    6:34pm, 25th Aug 2021
  • That raised bed has next years Sunflower Grow off written all over it ;-)
    bigleggy
    6:52pm, 25th Aug 2021
  • If you plant potatoes you will have potatoes for years - even if you think you’ve lifted them all, there’s always one or two who hide and reappear at some unspecified date in the future
    minardi
    6:58pm, 25th Aug 2021
  • Well done. Wish I could get the green gene. My mother and sister have it. I don't have the patience
    LindsD
    7:10pm, 25th Aug 2021
  • Brilliant. I have just got reacquainted with my garden too. I am finding it most relaxing.
    Corrah
    7:39pm, 25th Aug 2021
  • Excellent. Our garden remains a partially painted canvas, with plenty of potential :-)
    Sigh
    8:20pm, 25th Aug 2021
  • Brilliant! Whatever you plant, I highly recommend planting some salad stuff in there too. Being able to harvest the leaves you need for salad each day is great. We've found that things like kale, swiss chard, pak choi and tat soi cope better than lettuce both when it is hot &dry and a bit cold.
    Jenelopy
    8:24pm, 25th Aug 2021
  • As part of this site I clearly need a good sweep? *sweeps off*
    Serendippily
    10:25pm, 25th Aug 2021
  • That’s great!
    JCB
    10:36pm, 25th Aug 2021
  • Looks good! Stephen is clearly wondering why you've installed a raised toilet for him.
    MarkyMarkMark (3M)
    10:41pm, 25th Aug 2021
  • Lovely! The writing, the photos, the sentiment ☺️
    Jen J
    10:56pm, 25th Aug 2021
  • Salad is very easy to grow. That soil looks decent stuff. You just need to plant seeds and water them
    Derby Tup
    7:15am, 26th Aug 2021
  • That raised bed is amazing! Well done and welcome to the surprising world of gardening 😁
    BarefootEm
    7:18am, 26th Aug 2021
  • I love allotment engineering. All the growing stuff is too much like hard work but I enjoy when MrsHL wants something built.
    RichHL
    10:06am, 26th Aug 2021


24 Aug 2021

New Member of the Month sponsor

After some not-very-tense negotiations (they really are lovely people), I'm pleased to say that Advance Performance are our new Member of the Month sponsor. They started out with running shops in Cambridge and Peterborough, but like so many people during the pandemic, they have adapted to do more business online. And now they have exciting plans to bring their grass roots experience to a wider audience.

The next winner will receive a £100 voucher to spend on whatever goodies they want from the Advance Performance online shop. There's a link to check them out on our Member of the Month page.

If you're not familiar with MOTM, the process is simple. Just nominate someone who you think is worthy before the end of the month; and then the whole community votes for their favourite.

You can find nomination links on each user profile, or you can just go to our MOTM page:

fetcheveryone.com/motm

NB If you've got someone you'd like to nominate this month, it'd be cool if you can submit that nomination soon. I've been trying to streamline the process a bit, so if there are any bugs, it'd be good to squish them :-)
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Comments

  • Pleased to see that. Good shops.
    Badger
    2:07pm, 24th Aug 2021
  • They are utterly fabulous, independent and not a chain. This is brilliant :-)
    HellsBells
    2:22pm, 24th Aug 2021
  • That’s great news.
    Ness
    3:23pm, 24th Aug 2021
  • Nice work, Fetch! (I’m sure none of this is as easy as you sometimes claim!)
    ♪♫ Synge ♪♫
    3:27pm, 24th Aug 2021
  • That's great news!
    Autumnleaves
    3:54pm, 24th Aug 2021
  • Brilliant, well done Fetch :)
    Rosehip
    4:07pm, 24th Aug 2021
  • Great news! Well done Fetch :-)
    phal
    4:14pm, 24th Aug 2021
  • Yay! I may have found a bug... I can't see the list of current nominees...
    BarefootEm
    4:25pm, 24th Aug 2021
  • Where are you looking Em?
    fetcheveryone
    4:35pm, 24th Aug 2021
  • Thank you
    LindsD
    4:50pm, 24th Aug 2021
  • Thanks to Advance Performance. That's a great prize :)
    Velociraptor
    5:03pm, 24th Aug 2021
  • I almost went to work for them a couple of years ago. They're really good people.
    RichHL
    6:21pm, 24th Aug 2021
  • I had a very enjoyable fourteen months working for Advance Performance, great team.
    FenlandRunner
    6:42pm, 24th Aug 2021
  • They sound a great sponsor - thank you
    BaronessBL
    10:19pm, 24th Aug 2021
  • This is a very good development.
    McGoohan
    10:47pm, 24th Aug 2021
  • Ahhh I see I was looking on the main page, but I don't think anyone had been nominated yet, so no pictures showed, I thought you had to click on the words to see who had been nominated. Well done on securing a new, and great sounding sponsor 😁
    BarefootEm
    11:10pm, 24th Aug 2021
  • Very good news! :)
    Garfield
    8:49am, 25th Aug 2021
  • I'm there most Sunday's in the Peterborough store, always happy to "squeeze toes", do come in and say hello
    Old Man
    9:07am, 25th Aug 2021
  • I first went to their Peterborough shop about 20 (?) years ago - great service and I've bought from them online in the last year too. Great company and lovely staff.
    Pegg
    9:16am, 25th Aug 2021
  • Brilliant
    DocM
    10:49am, 25th Aug 2021
  • Wow! Great news
    Totriornottotri
    1:05pm, 25th Aug 2021
  • This change looks to have generated lots of buzz around MOTM and there already 14 nominees for August. But I can't see any of the details about who nominated each of them or, more importanlty, whyt they have been nominated. Am I missing something or will that appear when voting opens?
    ♪♫ Synge ♪♫
    5:06pm, 31st Aug 2021
  • The latter :-)
    fetcheveryone
    5:13pm, 31st Aug 2021
  • :-)
    ♪♫ Synge ♪♫
    5:15pm, 31st Aug 2021


20 Aug 2021

Best Weeks - bug fixes

Yesterday, I blogged about a new page that shows you your best mileage weeks, and then I legged it because it was dinner time :-)

Here's the page:

fetcheveryone.com/training-analysis-bestweek.php

As usual, I get something working with my own data, and then you lot come along, and you're all different, and all use the site in different ways. So (sorry, Sharkie) naturally you find a load of cases where my new page looks a bit weird.

I think I've sorted a bunch of stuff out, including the following:

SPR - the yellow highlighting now shows weeks from the last 52, not just from 2021

K5 Gus's rogue column. It was trying to draw a zero-height bar in that column, which it didn't like.

HappyG's bad formatting because of many columns. If there are more than ten columns, it draws the x-values on their sides, which makes a bit more room.

FDNB - I've excluded zero distance weeks now (or rather, put a little note about them just underneath). The '<5' column now refers to weeks where you did *something*. The columns are also now in the relevant colour for the sport :-)

I've also made it so that the graph height is normalised to 200 pixels. Previously, if you had 500 ten mile weeks, it would make that bar 500 pixels tall. And swimming goes in steps of 1 mile (or km) now, not 5.

Sushi & RunnyBunny - can I get a screenshot please, so I can see what you're seeing?
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Comments

  • Now the big blocks of red has gone but I'm getting this

    Walk and Xtrain are the same as this.

    Swim and cycle seem to be fine.
    Sushi.
    9:39am, 20th Aug 2021
  • That's a phone screen shot but looks the same on laptop and iPad too
    Sushi.
    9:40am, 20th Aug 2021
  • Sushi - it should be looking better now.
    fetcheveryone
    9:52am, 20th Aug 2021
  • It's great, and surprising! Thanks for fixing my rouge entry!
    BarefootEm
    9:54am, 20th Aug 2021
  • Thanks Fetch. All sorted 😀😀
    Sushi.
    10:09am, 20th Aug 2021
  • Thanks Fetch, I like the graphs a lot better without the massive 0-5 bar on each one for all the weeks I didn’t log any training (my training was very on/off in the early years).
    Fragile Do Not Bend
    1:10pm, 20th Aug 2021
  • (But it still says I have one week with zero distance swimming for some reason. Not that it matters)
    Fragile Do Not Bend
    1:13pm, 20th Aug 2021
  • That’s great! A minor issue on my running graph (thanks to WSW mulitiplayer final). The outlying max week is going past the regular screen edge.
    JCB
    7:36am, 22nd Aug 2021


19 Aug 2021

Your Best Week Ever

Here's a quickie, before I clock off to go see Katie.

I've added a new page under Train > Summary & Analysis > Best Week Ever:

fetcheveryone.com/training-analysis-bestweek.php

It shows the distance covered for your top 250 weeks. Any weeks from the current year are highlighted in yellow so you can see them quickly. And over on the right (or down below on mobile), there's a graph that shows the breakdown of distance in blocks of 5miles or 5km.



Right, time to hug t'wife :-)
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Comments

  • My top best weeks ever were all during lockdown/furlough. At least I used that time productively.
    Raggedy runner
    5:43pm, 19th Aug 2021
  • Nice!
    Sigh
    5:58pm, 19th Aug 2021
  • Interesting, thanks 👍
    Would also be interesting to know what the highest consecutive 7 day total was, ie not just Mon-Sun (or whatever each person has defined their week as), but appreciate that might be not as straightforward
    K5 Gus
    5:59pm, 19th Aug 2021
  • Yay!!! I like the highlighting that shows this year (I think)? Might be worth making it 12 months if possible?
    SPR
    6:00pm, 19th Aug 2021
  • Not looking. Too depressing :)
    LindsD
    6:09pm, 19th Aug 2021
  • I’m amazed to see I once ran 43.1 miles in one week. The previous week I’d done 38.3. This was 2013
    Diogenes
    6:16pm, 19th Aug 2021
  • Just spotted what looks like an error in the graph at side/bottom - my highest week is in 90-95 and this shows as 1 correctly, next I have 2 weeks in the 80-85 range and they show correctly. I have no weeks in the 85-90 range but that column looks to be about 25 high, but has no number above the column
    K5 Gus
    6:39pm, 19th Aug 2021
  • Formatting doesn't work if you have weeks with more than about 50 or 60 in them. It tries to squash too many bars in. I've got 25, cos my longest week is 120-125 miles. Great idea though. :-) G
    HappyG(rrr)
    7:04pm, 19th Aug 2021
  • Sadly mines not working at all. I just get a big block of read for run, walk and xtrain.

    Swim and cycle seem to work ok though.

    Love the idea though
    Sushi.
    7:24pm, 19th Aug 2021
  • I like it
    kev-eats-owt
    7:48pm, 19th Aug 2021
  • Wasn't as depressing as I thought :)
    LindsD
    8:45pm, 19th Aug 2021
  • I’m being very pedantic here, but I’ve never logged any swimming but my graph shows 1 week in the 0-5 range (nothing in the list of weeks though).

    I think the graphs should be the appropriate colour rather than all red 😀
    Fragile Do Not Bend
    9:04pm, 19th Aug 2021
  • Also being pedantic, 0-5 includes 0 ;-)
    fetcheveryone
    9:25pm, 19th Aug 2021
  • I have what Sushi has (although I only log running).
    RunnyBunny
    9:30pm, 19th Aug 2021
  • But Fetch, if one of my 0 weeks counts for the graph, why don’t they all? :)
    Fragile Do Not Bend
    10:06pm, 19th Aug 2021
  • Aah, my best ever week was the one where I ran a mara on the Monday and another on the Sunday. 2 secs difference in the two race times. :-)

    Back when I useda be a runner!
    Fitz
    8:36am, 20th Aug 2021
  • Not a bug, just a quirk.
    I'd loaded pre GPS historic data as totals per month, rather than daily entries.
    That's b*ggered my weekly totals ;-)
    um
    9:53am, 20th Aug 2021
  • There are a few people who have put a whole year in one training entry - it's even worse for them :-)
    fetcheveryone
    9:54am, 20th Aug 2021
  • Thank you for this feature. I love it! My biggest walking weeks are all family holidays. I've had a lovely hour looking at routes and remembering walks when my kids were still young enough not to complain too much. Some lovely memories came back, it's surprising what your brain can recall when prompted, thank you heart
    Luiz
    2:51pm, 20th Aug 2021


19 Aug 2021

Rainbow Kit - preorder is open

For those that want it (about 40 people, according to the poll), I'm doing another batch of rainbow kit. The closing date for preorders is August 31st. As always, if you want one, but need to wait until payday to pay, get your order in AND CRUCIALLY let me know when you plan to pay.

fetcheveryone.com/shop-preorder-rainbow.php
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Comments

  • I've ordered and paid.
    SarahWoo
    12:06pm, 19th Aug 2021
  • Thank you :-)
    fetcheveryone
    12:08pm, 19th Aug 2021
  • Still.no.cycling tops?.
    Mandymoo
    12:13pm, 19th Aug 2021
  • Sorry, not yet :-)
    fetcheveryone
    12:16pm, 19th Aug 2021
  • Just waiting for instructions from Girl before placing order :-)
    HellsBells
    12:20pm, 19th Aug 2021
  • And now ordered and paid, thank you
    HellsBells
    1:27pm, 19th Aug 2021
  • I like the newsletters, there's often a feature in there that I've not played with
    Oranj
    8:16pm, 14th Sep 2021


18 Aug 2021

Age Bests - filtering out the mistakes :-)

I got a feedback from a Fetchie to tell me that the 'Age Bests' table (Leagues > Age Bests) featured a runner who had broken the marathon world record by some eight minutes :-)

It happens. Usually, people put a 5k time in for a 10k, or a HM time in for a marathon; or they DNF, but use the time when they stopped :-) Every now and then, I do some manual cleaning up - but it doesn't stop it happening.

For your interest, as well as for my nefarious purposes, I've added a WAVA column to the age bests table:

fetcheveryone.com/fava.php

(Please note, pop pickers, that it uses the latest WAVA factors)

When this page gets generated, behind the scenes, a bit of code logs anyone with a greater than 100% WAVA. From here, I can send them an automated message to alert them to it. After say, thirty days, if the offending times still exist, I can remove them from the database. It doesn't catch everything, and I know that boundaries get pushed every day - so 100+ is always possible - but it should certainly help keep the data a bit cleaner :-)
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Comments

  • Hey, I trained really hard for that! 😔
    Jen J
    1:12pm, 18th Aug 2021
  • Good work :)
    Why are there lines in the table saying Vacant? Is that to do with people’s provacy settings?
    Rosehip
    1:12pm, 18th Aug 2021
  • D’Oh it’s age, I’m daft…
    Rosehip
    1:15pm, 18th Aug 2021
  • No, it means there's no time recorded by someone of that age. A free Fetch World Record, to anyone that wants one :-)
    fetcheveryone
    1:15pm, 18th Aug 2021
  • Thank you
    LindsD
    1:41pm, 18th Aug 2021
  • Oooh, when did Mike Gratton flounce?
    paul the builder
    2:13pm, 18th Aug 2021
  • Must be ages ago.
    fetcheveryone
    2:18pm, 18th Aug 2021
  • Oooh nice :-)
    Mrs Jigs (Luverlylegs)
    3:46pm, 18th Aug 2021
  • Well done. Hard keeping on top of it, but this should alert you to outliers (or new world champions!) :-) G
    HappyG(rrr)
    10:10am, 19th Aug 2021
  • As ever, nice.
    MarkyMarkMark (3M)
    10:42am, 19th Aug 2021


17 Aug 2021

Sign up, sign up, for the Doctor K cup

On October 2nd, it's the fifth edition of the Doctor K Cup. It's our annual run in memory of Fetchies we have lost. It's named after Doctor K, who died of pancreatic cancer in 2017. We also run for Devonian Plodder, Team Tamunshen, Cobra Batman, Big Dom, Tigerlily, Supergran, Pricey, Steady Edina, spikeyboy and Mud Rocs.

The challenge requires you to predict your time over 5k, and then trying to run that exact time, but without looking at your watch at any point throughout. Remember to turn off all your beeps, pace alerts, metronomes etc - anything that would give you an unfair advantage.

Doctor K was a big parkrun fan, and so we used to do this using parkrun times. But because of the pandemic, we've started using your GPS times. It means you can run wherever and whenever you like on the day. And so long as you run at least 5000 metres, the Fetch Benchmark system will pull out your fastest 5k.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Last time, a few Fetchies stopped when their watches said 5.00km - but because your watch is rounding to two decimal places, this may mean you've only run 4995 metres which is NOT ENOUGH! To make sure you get a time in the official results, please make sure you go a little bit over-distance! If your watch says 5.01km, or 3.12 miles, you should be fine - but any less than that, and you run the risk. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED :-)

It doesn't matter if you want to run 20 miles on the big day. Just predict your fastest 5k, and the benchmark system will do the rest. The results will also pick up training entries logged as Walking - so you can walk too if that's your thing.

The following page will show the results when they come in. The winner (and holder of the Doctor K Cup for the following twelve months) will be the person who is closest to their prediction:

fetcheveryone.com/doctorkcup.php

In 2020 we got a fabulous 151 entrants, tripling the previous year. It'd be great to smash that record again. All you need to do is add the following race to your portfolio, and then log your training with a GPS device (watch or app) on the day:

fetcheveryone.com/races/the-doctor-k-cup-5857477

One final thing. Although this challenge is fun, it's about taking the chance to remember those we have lost. It's a tradition for entrants to post a selfie whilst making a 'K' - a bit like this:



And here are a few more variations to try:








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Comments

  • Brilliant! I’m in! Will think about my time prediction later though. :)
    Ness
    3:17pm, 17th Aug 2021
  • fab!
    EvilPixie
    3:20pm, 17th Aug 2021
  • Ace. Such a lovely memorial



    :-) G
    HappyG(rrr)
    3:54pm, 17th Aug 2021
  • Shouldn't DocM be the other side of that sign post?
    um
    4:32pm, 17th Aug 2021
  • Who knew Happy G was so young and good looking!
    ITG 🇮🇸
    5:28pm, 17th Aug 2021
  • This made me cry again. In a good way. sort-of.
    LindsD
    6:46pm, 17th Aug 2021
  • good point um!
    DocM
    7:14pm, 17th Aug 2021
  • My dad passed away yesterday from Pancreatic Cancer….So I’m definitely doing this
    lin50
    8:44pm, 17th Aug 2021
  • So sorry, lin50, this will be a great way to honour him.
    Heinzster
    8:47pm, 17th Aug 2021
  • so sorry Lin50

    I'm planning to join in this year
    Jenni-far-far
    9:24pm, 17th Aug 2021
  • Sorry to hear your news lin. I could have been on that list. I’m signing up
    Derby Tup
    7:22am, 18th Aug 2021
  • Count me in!
    Eawoman45
    8:26am, 18th Aug 2021
  • Yeah, I should do this!
    Rullsenberg
    11:58am, 19th Aug 2021
  • I'm up for it, is it possible to add my brother Cobra Batman to the list of fallen Fetchies
    buttscratcher
    3:20pm, 8th Sep 2021
  • Yes of course. I'll edit my blog to include him in the list, and will make sure he's included in our list from here on.
    fetcheveryone
    3:41pm, 8th Sep 2021


16 Aug 2021

A message from my lovely wife ❤️

4:06pm | Mark unread
I copy-pasted it, then I spotted that she’s done a blog - so here it is:

fetcheveryone.com/blog/192/2021/8#blog431877

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10 Aug 2021

Another batch of rainbow kit?

No pressure, but having had a few requests for the sold-out rainbow kit, I am wondering whether I should do another preorder. Note that this is for running kit - I still haven't got anywhere with the cycling kit.

If you're interested, please could you tick the relevant box on the poll:



Also... if you were a size change following the first batch, your goodies are on the way to the PO today.
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Comments

  • Might need a rainbow buff sort of thing in winter though 💡
    runnerbean
    11:48am, 10th Aug 2021
  • I’ve said yes - I love my shirt, but i also love Girl’s vest, so I quite fancy a vest as well
    HellsBells
    11:49am, 10th Aug 2021
  • Ooh yes. A buff.
    LindsD
    12:01pm, 10th Aug 2021
  • Ooh yes please; I couldn't decide between a tshirt & vest, went with the vest (which I love), but would love the chance to get a tshirt too. Also +1 to a buff :)
    Wednesday Mouse
    12:06pm, 10th Aug 2021
  • Another vote for a buff here! :)
    BarefootEm
    12:43pm, 10th Aug 2021
  • I would definitely get a buff. I love my vest but bit tempted to get a t-shirt
    Jenni-far-far
    1:11pm, 10th Aug 2021
  • + 1 for a buff :-)
    fraggle
    1:16pm, 10th Aug 2021
  • if we're talking buffs - I wonder if Buff could make Fetch caps like their pack-run cap?
    Rosehip
    4:01pm, 10th Aug 2021
  • Buff, please. And the cycle top whenever it comes.
    RichHL
    4:03pm, 10th Aug 2021
  • +1 for buff
    Serendippily
    4:51pm, 10th Aug 2021
  • Masks!
    Lizzie Whizz
    4:53pm, 10th Aug 2021
  • I love my t-shirt so much I want another for best!
    Carpathius
    5:49pm, 10th Aug 2021
  • I've got a vest, but would like a t shirt as well (and maybe a buff)
    TeeBee
    7:25am, 11th Aug 2021


05 Aug 2021

Spares: Event Clips, Swim Hats and a few rainbow tops

I am planning a trip to the PO at 2pm today, so I thought I'd give you a round up of what's sitting on my desk looking for a home:

EDIT: List up to date as of 2.45pm, 5th Aug

1 pack of Fetch Event Clips (£7 per pack)
5 Fetch swim caps (£6.50 per cap)

Rainbow kit - £20
1 rainbow shirt - mens size L
1 rainbow vest - ladies size 14*

1 rainbow vest - ladies size 10*
1 rainbow vest - mens size L*

PLEASE NOTE that the asterisked items (all the vests) were a slightly different cut to our usual one, due to a misunderstanding with the manufacturer. They are a bit snugger around the middle (i.e. half way up the garment). So I'd recommend that for these only, you should look for a size that is one bigger than your normal size (unless of course you already own one, and are happy with the fit)

If there's something you'd like, please leave a comment. I will put it aside for you, and fmail you with payment details.
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Comments

  • Can I have 1 pack of event clips and a swim cap please?
    quimby
    10:15am, 5th Aug 2021
  • A hat please! Mine split.
    LindsD
    10:16am, 5th Aug 2021
  • List updated, and fmail sent to quimby and Linds.
    fetcheveryone
    10:25am, 5th Aug 2021
  • Rainbow shirt ladies size 14 please Fetch.
    runnerbean
    10:48am, 5th Aug 2021
  • List updated :-)
    fetcheveryone
    10:52am, 5th Aug 2021
  • Could I have a swim cap please? No rush or urgency! Thanks.
    Thinno
    11:12am, 5th Aug 2021
  • List updated again :-)
    fetcheveryone
    11:19am, 5th Aug 2021
  • Magic, I'd like a rainbow vest please. I'm usually a S/M men's. Do you think M or L for me? Must be M? Thanks! :-) G
    HappyG(rrr)
    11:24am, 5th Aug 2021
  • I'll fmail you Happy G.
    fetcheveryone
    11:24am, 5th Aug 2021
  • Please may I have a swim cap? Thanks :)
    SarahWoo
    11:32am, 5th Aug 2021
  • List all updated :-)
    fetcheveryone
    11:41am, 5th Aug 2021
  • se resta una canotta la prenderei se ci fosse puoi inviarmi una mail nel caso sia possibile cosi provvedo a farti un pagamento GRAZIE
    ZORBAX65
    11:42am, 5th Aug 2021
  • Can I get a swim cap please. Pop it to one side for when the vest arrives
    Sombrero
    11:44am, 5th Aug 2021
  • Could I have a swim cap please?
    Nick Cook
    12:01pm, 5th Aug 2021
  • Could I have the ladies Size 12 rainbow vest if still available please? I'd love to say it's the fit of the 10 that's wrong but I suspect it's the lack of exercise that's the issue!
    JEB
    12:44pm, 5th Aug 2021
  • event clips please if any left
    Jenni-far-far
    2:26pm, 5th Aug 2021
  • Shame, I was hoping to see a large ladies T with a v neck (any pattern). I'm not shedding my pandemic pounds/Covid Kilos/lockdown lard and wanted to Fetch it up and run in club kit for VLM in October
    mulbs
    4:49pm, 5th Aug 2021
  • any clips left? Have I missed the boat? I have never seen these. Even in the Olympics, they were just using naff old safety pins like us plebs.
    ITG 🇮🇸
    2:55pm, 10th Aug 2021


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[Untitled]
[Untitled]
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Vote Fetch!
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How to end a LiveChat.
Define wrong
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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)
There Are Some Really Sexy Girls On Fetch


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