Posts tagged ‘marathon’

September 13, 2019

He’s Not Heavy, He’s My Brother

by duncanr

a runner who collapsed just metres from the finishing line in a 10K marathon race in Bangkok, Thailand last Sunday was helped across the line by fellow runners – one of whom sacrificed his own time by stopping to help his stricken competitor cross the line first ahead of himself – full story

November 13, 2018

Plucky New Yorkers

by duncanr

a little thing like a marathon isn’t going to stop New Yorkers crossing the sreet from one side to another – some see it as a challenge!

August 31, 2018

Not so fast: Marathon runners are cheating more than ever

by allthoughtswork

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January 17, 2018

Runner Spent too long Spending a Penny

by duncanr

the four times winner of the 48 hr Across the Years 200 mile ultramarathon has been disqualified and his title wins revoked for spending too much time in the toilet during races

full story here

May 31, 2016

Don’t Stop, John

by duncanr

whoever John is


it might behove him to follow this advice from the . . .

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October 19, 2013

R.I.P. Boogie

by duncanr

Boogie200A few days ago, we posted here in madhatters the tail of Boogie – a black labrador dog who slipped out of his home to run a half marathon and was awarded a medal in recognition of his achievement

Click here

Sadly, Boogie died of a heart attack on Tuesday

[So much for exercise being good for one]