Is A Boring Race Better Than No Race?

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Mar 2015
6:44pm, 4 Mar 2015
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Ambling Andrew
Boring? Used to get Bored when I was a teenager, many years ago.
Now, hardly ever.
Running never. There's alwa loads of stuff happening, some of it totally subjective.
How's poor leg doing, what's that pain? Etc
Other runners always interesting.
For a lot of my runs/ walks there's also the added " thrill" of trying to follow a route deception or map.l

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Jan 2021
1:27am, 9 Jan 2021
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SteveC NordRunner
In hindsight, yes.
Jan 2021
4:38am, 9 Jan 2021
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Dvorak
Give me a race! Even the Monklands HM!

Actually, i modified one of my fakeparkun courses for the ice, making it a double out and back on an unfinished cycle path, and as i was running it I thought "this really is quite a boring route".
Jan 2021
11:55am, 9 Jan 2021
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swittle
Not a bad undead thread! Laps of an athletics track doesn't do it for me. Otherwise, the whole 'race business' was enough stimulation for me to enjoy my day, if not my performance. :)

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