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Mental trail run to commemorate Flodden 1513

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Aug 2013
10:11pm, 24 Aug 2013
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Ymee
At the risk of adding yet another novelty night & obstacles race to the ever increasing list.... anyone fancy this braverunner.com
Brave Runner - Scotland v England 15.13km trail race complete with foam claymores to literally battle your way round with.
Aug 2013
10:33pm, 24 Aug 2013
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AngusClydesdale
I hope there's a suitably inflated premium price tag attached.

I preferred the other Flodden event, where the Coldstream Reiver takes a ride out to Flodden followed by a church service.

More thoughtful.

Maybe it's just me.............
Aug 2013
10:43pm, 24 Aug 2013
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Ymee
That was a couple of weeks ago, and this year involved 460 riders, so slightly less understated than normal. But, yes, the price tag is in keeping with other events like this where you think "or I could just plod round the fields for free...".
Aug 2013
10:48pm, 24 Aug 2013
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Dvorak
I don't think I really want to re-enact Flodden :-(
Aug 2013
11:09pm, 24 Aug 2013
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Velociraptor
Which side are you on? Um ... yeah. I don't think I want to have to make that decision. Or to hand over a hefty sum to do a novelty-themed mudbath event in the dark, which probably means I should wield my inflatable claymore for Scotland :P
Aug 2013
11:38pm, 24 Aug 2013
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ChrisHB
Being a slow runner, if I want one side to win, I'd be more helpful joining the other side.
Aug 2013
11:40pm, 24 Aug 2013
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ChrisHB
According to their website, just one person has signed up so far.
Aug 2013
11:45pm, 24 Aug 2013
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rf_fozzy
I won't be doing this.

There are also statistical problems with using the mean (average) time to declare a winning team, because the mean will be unduly weighted by outliers.

Median would be a better option.

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