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.

Are you doping? Do you know someone who is?

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Mar 2017
8:04am, 21 Mar 2017
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Fellrunning
My eldest daughter, who was an elite standard racewalker, once entered a local (running) 10k in Sheffield and walked it. After she finished an irate bloke in a running vest came up and berated her - saying she only "Beat him" because she cheated.

"Say what?"

"You weren't walking you were running"

"Erm........."
Mar 2017
8:21am, 21 Mar 2017
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Grast_girl
Not sure if codeine is on the list, but I would imagine a fair few take that on and off for various ailments, rather than performance enhancement, although I have heard a few say to take it for the constipation side effects before a race.

I imagine there's a fair few who also take recreational drugs that could be seen as performance enhancing.
Mar 2017
3:19pm, 21 Mar 2017
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Too Much Water
I know someone who did a half marathon in under 2 hours having taken a gram of MDMA the night before
Mar 2017
8:24pm, 21 Mar 2017
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richmac
Take a look to see if what your taking is on the list, it's not difficult to find out.

wada-ama.org

One of the mantras of anti doping is it's 100% me" that also means the responsibility is 100% you

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