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imtommygunn

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« Reply #5775 on: April 16, 2018, 06:11:04 PM »
Saw that... Some of the elite women were running in ponchos!


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« Reply #5776 on: April 16, 2018, 09:35:13 PM »
That Scottish fella was in bad shape approaching the end of the marathon at the commonwealth games, was in the lead too!

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« Reply #5777 on: April 16, 2018, 09:59:48 PM »
Big story in the boston marathon with the japanese guy yuki who works 9-5 winning it. Apparently an amateur as he isn't allowed to take payments with his work.

Only saw hawkins collapsing today. He was in some shape. That woman he leant over to take a photo needs a good boot up the arse.

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« Reply #5778 on: April 17, 2018, 02:49:43 PM »
Just wondering if anyone is doing Connemara this weekend? The weather should be good for a change.

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« Reply #5779 on: April 17, 2018, 03:32:34 PM »
Saw that... Some of the elite women were running in ponchos!

My missus did Boston yesterday. 2celcius at start before factoring in wind chill and sleet showers. Friend of mine did it and collapsed. Hypothermia. Ok after a spell in hospital + drip. Sounds like a tough one.

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« Reply #5780 on: April 17, 2018, 06:40:57 PM »
I would say there were probably a lot of hypothermia cases at it. 26 miles in that... wouldn't fancy it.

The story of those 2 winners is pretty massive too. If you had done a double bet on those 2 you would be a very rich person.

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« Reply #5781 on: April 17, 2018, 09:27:40 PM »
Hypothermia is a funny one in running. Can affect some people more than others. Tall athletes anecdotally suffer more due to bigger lungs, skin surface area causing more evaporation and cooling. The two winners were fairly small.
Decision making usually takes a hit too when going hypothermic, I watched the full race back today on YouTube. The Ethiopian leading the womenís race took off her gloves at 30km...crazy decision, she was passed by Linden at 35km then, went to pieces. Sage Canaday in the menís said he took off his jacket too early and dropped out at 20km because was going hypothermic.

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« Reply #5782 on: April 18, 2018, 08:50:57 AM »
This is one for anyone round North Armagh, with all the work going out at Craigavon Lakes someone told me yesterday that you can't run or walk round it anymore because the Watersports car park is closed off? Anyone been there lately? Was planning on going round maybe tomorrow or the weekend but not going to if its shut off.

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« Reply #5783 on: April 18, 2018, 02:42:00 PM »

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« Reply #5784 on: April 22, 2018, 09:42:05 AM »
London Marathon gonna be a hot one! 20 degrees already.

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« Reply #5785 on: April 22, 2018, 09:57:11 AM »
It's going to be a good race at the font. I think the womens record attempt isn't going to happen based on first few mile. I think farah may blow a gasket - still training in ethipoia i see :( (no drug testing there)

I know quite a few doing it so be interesting to see how they get on. They are varying levels of fitness but the heat will probably hit allof them.

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« Reply #5786 on: April 22, 2018, 10:11:00 AM »
Sir Mo seems keen! Looks like a tough ask to have any records broken yoday
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« Reply #5787 on: April 22, 2018, 10:11:32 AM »
It's going to be a good race at the font. I think the womens record attempt isn't going to happen based on first few mile. I think farah may blow a gasket - still training in ethipoia i see :( (no drug testing there)

I know quite a few doing it so be interesting to see how they get on. They are varying levels of fitness but the heat will probably hit allof them.
Bingo is doing it. Anyone else from this parish?

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« Reply #5788 on: April 22, 2018, 10:35:05 AM »
Moís not happy, he canít find his drink!!

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« Reply #5789 on: April 22, 2018, 11:03:11 AM »
Moís not happy, he canít find his drink!!

How is his asthma holding up ?
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