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HappyG(rrr) M50

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STATUS Hadn't updated for ages. Well, 2020-21, what can we say? It was mostly sht! But no injuries, no one seriously unwell, missing family and friends but hoping for better 2nd half 2021! Feature 192 Full Search! Take care. Stay safe, stay sane! G

About Me
Started running 07 after a nasty mountain bike accident end of 06 (a week in hospital and a spot of plastic surgery) put me off mountain biking. (See fetcheveryone.com/gallery-showphoto.php?id=19442 for gruesome detail!) Decided running on 2 feet couldn't be as dangerous! Edinburgh Marathon 08 was the goal. Joined a club, did some training, got injured, got physio'd and fixed. Did it in 3:42. Pleased with the time. Loved the experience. But most of all I love the feeling of running, the camaraderie of the club and the lovely, lovely land of fetch. You are all wonderful! heart *Update: Fetch Festive Calendar wanted an update. Errr, I'm not a parsnip. There you go.

Fetch (provisional) Fun Five:

* In training or on the bench?

- No injuries for a while. Hope I don't jinx things!

* Next Big Challenge?

- No big challenges. Windermere marathon May 2020, won in Rents' Brathay ballot will give me training focus.

* Long Term Goal?

- To run until I'm 99 and avoid injuries

* Biggest obstacle to overcome?

- Age and frailty? Horses? The lure of a couch and pipe? Working obligations getting in the way of training and fun? Actually no, biggest risk is doing too much, too hard and breaking!

* How are you feeling? Happy :-) Obv heart

:-) G
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Recent Blogs
Nostalgia ain't what it used to be - Since Yesterday :-) 31st Mar
Simon Armitage (poet laureate) - Cocoon (emerging from lockdown) :-) 29th Mar
Are we nearly there yet? :-) 29th Mar
March fun - run ANDy canoe! :-) Mar 2021
Coronavirus musings - and a snow run pic too! :-) Feb 2021
Recent Training
17th Apr
General 11.5 1:55:37
15th Apr
General 4.6 45:40
14th Apr
General 4.7 45:53
13th Apr
General 4.6 42:37
10th Apr
General 9.8 2:25:38
12 Month Benchmarks Run Bike
Mile 7:20 8:21
5k 24:11 31:14
5mi 42:12 50:00
10k 53:45 1:03:54
10mi 1:30:28 2:01:17
Half 2:12:33 2:36:28
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2021 Targets Set your targets
Recent Threads
Coronavirus discussion thread
Politics
The benefits of giving up alcohol!
Dear Scottish Fetchies
Six Nations 2021
Fetcheveryone Podcast
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