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Oscar the Grouch M45

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About Me
Got into running when I finished football cos I was scared of getting fat and being at home. I did get fat and leave that particular home but life was nowhere near as bad as it would have been without my friend Mike making me run across fields and such. I was an intermittent runner who needed goals to perform. However, I have run 19,000 miles in 15+ years of running and have a streak (approaching 90) of 100 miles a month as well as 30 odd marathon/ultra finishes.

Current goal:

"The drops of rain make a hole in the stone, not by violence, but by oft falling." - Lucretius
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The forums (forae), from where there is a lot of learning, shared goals and humour in a supportive environment
Recent Blogs
Credit where it is due... 18th May
When is domestic homicide ok?* Apr 2021
Upper Body Strength Fail Feb 2021
Help a Fetchie out? Jan 2021
Will January ever end? Jan 2021
Recent Training
14th Jun
Stretching 0mi 15:00
13th Jun
Trail Run 17.4mi 3:24:05
11th Jun
Stretching 0mi 20:00
10th Jun
Intervals 5.1mi 41:31
9th Jun
Stretching 0mi 20:00
Planned Races
Great North Run 12th Sep
Run Jurassic Ultra 25th Sep
Cardiff Half Marathon 3rd Oct
Newport Marathon 24th Oct
Portland coastal marathon 7th Nov
12 Month Benchmarks Run Bike
Mile 6:40 2:43
5k 23:16 10:20
5mi 38:04 18:58
10k 49:16 24:23
10mi 1:24:56 40:13
Half 1:56:23 0
Mara 4:03:35 0
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2021 Targets Set your targets
Recent Threads
Cricket Thread
Doctor Who Companions: A Deathmatch (21-06)
Trader: New Game
2000+ miles in 2021
Coronavirus discussion thread
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