Running Banned for Section of a Half Marathon Race

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Sep 2014
11:42am, 22 Sep 2014
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Winded
More likely worried about liabilities in case someone falls on a loose paving slab, or trips on a blade of grass or something.
Sep 2014
7:54pm, 28 Sep 2014
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Squares
Well my pal pb'd on the course today and her OH won MV45 so can't have been that bad :-) She reckoned the walk was counteracted by the addition of jelly babies at either end ;-)
Sep 2014
12:06pm, 29 Sep 2014
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oozeworthypayana
I thought it was a really lovely race, well organised with lovely volunteers. The first stop - my legs thought 'Yay - all done' and then the second was more like 'no - don't make me stop, i won't start again'. However, the jelly babies were a lovely touch and we weren't running in the olympics so it was worth it to be part of such a great event I think.
Sep 2014
12:40pm, 29 Sep 2014
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Stander
Did anyone run the section and get DQ'ed?
Sep 2014
2:06pm, 29 Sep 2014
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oozeworthypayana
Not as far as I know, certainly everyone I saw was walking.

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