London Marathon Fetchpoint 2019

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Apr 2018
10:56am, 24 Apr 2018
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Silvershadow
I think Katie is right, charm grockles, turn them into fetchies and invite them along next year. (And get them to vote for Fetch in next years running awards.)
Apr 2018
11:12am, 24 Apr 2018
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HappyG(rrr)
Thanks as always to Fetchpoint for being a huge highlight of the day. You were all wonderful.

Help me with a puzzle - who were the (un)lucky recipients of my very, very sweaty hug then?! I spotted Fetch himself, but one poor lady was caught, possibly very unwillingly(!), in the middle!

You weren't difficult to spot, not for me anyway. Knew where you were going to be and the Red and Yellow not hard to see! :-) G
Apr 2018
11:16am, 24 Apr 2018
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HellsBells
I have no recollection of who I did or didn't hug. In case you didn't get one on .sunday here's another bighug
Apr 2018
11:34am, 24 Apr 2018
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fetcheveryone
One of the ladies was Katie, and I suspect the other one was either LindsD, or a lady called Clare (not sure of her Fetch name, soz).
Apr 2018
11:37am, 24 Apr 2018
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kwala
The "magic string" has led to a huge reduction in the no of encroachers, but without a mass of Fetchies filling "our" space it is always going to be difficult to stop other people. In general though, most of them are only looking out for one person and then head off to the finish as soon as their runner has gone past.

In answer to V'rap, fewer whistles this year than previous years as there were no "annoying noisy thing" sellers around as there have been in the past. Plenty of other irritations such as tambourines (a particular trigger for me!), those inflatable bar things, rattles and the plastic hand clapper things. Earplugs may have to be the answer!! For me, I think being there early and having everything build up gradually around me is much easier to deal with than arriving when it's in full swing!
Apr 2018
1:29pm, 24 Apr 2018
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LindsD
Me, HappyG. I was delighted to have a hug. Clare might have been in there too. Clare is not a Fetchie (yet...)
Apr 2018
1:52pm, 24 Apr 2018
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KatieB
I very much enjoyed the HappyG all inclusive hug.
Apr 2018
1:53pm, 24 Apr 2018
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Autumnleaves
You hugged me twice HB and it was very welcome xx
Apr 2018
5:16pm, 24 Apr 2018
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HappyG(rrr)
Thank you Fetch, Linds, Katie and mystery-not-yet-a-Fetchie-Clare. Of course, she may now be put off for life...! She did look a bit terrified! :-) G
Apr 2018
5:26pm, 24 Apr 2018
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kwala
You've got to embrace (see what I did there?!) the sweaty hug if you're going to be a Fetchie!!

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