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Jock Waddington
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Life, the Universe and Everything (nearly)
Race day saw sunny, hot and blustery conditions which tested the mettle of all those taking part. My plan was to walk with a little group of people including my wife, Vinny Lynch and some friends to Peel and I must admit, I really enjoyed the social aspect ...
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Pain is only temporary.....
Well, here we are on the eve of the race! Where did the time go? All of the training and preparation, the early mornings, the miles and miles done in all weathers have brought you to this point and it will all have been worth it. Now is the time to finalise...
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A walk in the park
The Manxies (Vinny Lynch, Jayne Farquhar, Louise Smith, Ed Walter, Jane Foster, Simon Cox and I) had a very successful weekend in what turned out to be an extremely hot and humid 24 hour event. Although the 27° temperatures and blistering sunshine (it remin...
A walk in the park
A walk in the park
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A walk in the park
The Manxies (Vinny Lynch, Jayne Farquhar, Louise Smith, Ed Walter, Jane Foster, Simon Cox and I) had a very successful weekend in what turned out to be an extremely hot and humid 24 hour event. Although the 27° temperatures and blistering sunshine (it remin...
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Twee dagen te gaan......
Currently at the end of a chilled week of theme parks and foreign food. After a few days in Germany in a town called Rust near Stuttgart where we went to Europa Park, we have just finished a couple of days near Tilburg, Holland at Efteling theme park. We've...
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Five, four, three, two, one......
Last Saturday, May 3rd, I met up with Vinny, Rich Wild, Dave Walker and Alex Eaton at 7am at the NSC. Although this fell under the banner of  'bog-standard  training' (bearing in mind the Parish is only now a few weeks away and because of that, training wal...
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Good to go!
My last post was just before the Sarah Killey 50k walk and I mentioned that, as all of my usual training buddies were doing this event, I did 18 miles on Saturday which was the day before the race. The day after the race, I did a sedate 10k run around the N...
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Billy no mates
Tomorrow sees the Sara Killey Memorial Walk and it is used by quite a few walkers as an early test of  their fitness and stamina prior to the big day in June. Starting at Peel fire station, the race more or less exactly follows the Parish Walk route until i...
Billy no mates
Billy no mates
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The lonely road
Chances are that at some point during the Parish Walk you will find yourself on your own.  Sometimes you feel like you're the only person actually in the race because it is so long since you have seen another person other than your back up crew.  Whilst com...
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Pasty
Sunday saw the final round of the Up & Running sponsored Winter Walking League organised by Manx Harriers. A series of five races held at various venues on the island, the events are handicapped meaning the playing field is essentially levelled and literall...
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