stimpo-and-kat

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About stimpo-and-kat

  • Birthday 02/22/1985

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  1. stimpo-and-kat

    Park Run

    Thanks guys. Part of the toughness of this race is a lack of finishing line. I’d been thinking about withdrawing for a few miles. Burst into tears when I told my team mates and crew that I was calling it quits. The whole emotion of the event and everything we’d gone through from route recces and prep to the 19 hours of racing and it was over
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    Park Run

    Escape from Meriden is over. Sad to say I didn’t last the full 24 hours by called it a day at 7.30pm last night after 19.5 hours running. Covered 55 miles and ended up in Ashley, Staffordshire. Started to suffer with blisters around 6am so running repairs took their toll and compensating on my foot position to avoid making blisters worse gave me searing pain in the hips, then followed thigh pain so by early afternoon we were down to a walk. My team mates went on without me though after I’d got in the car and covered 63 miles before calling it quits around 9.30pm
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    Park Run

    Pretty much just off you go and your on your own. There is no route, no checkpoints and no finish line. Race is tracked via GPS trackers that every runner carries
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    Park Run

    Just under 2 weeks to go until Escape from Meriden. 24 hours to get as far away from the start point at the Meriden Cross near Coventry as you can, as the crow flies. Starting at midnight. One more recce to go. Did 20 miles on Saturday night, few wrong turns and nav issues ironed out. Plan is to run until 12.05 on the second night to make sure we hit 24hours and we have a route mapped out to hit 75 miles as the crow flies or 95 in actual distance covered. Support crews are arranged so it’s just get this last recce done and get all good bought and prepped for the day. Drop off food with crew that’s meeting us at 6am and arrange a small drop bag for the 2.30am pit stop
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    Jeremy Corbyn & the Labour Party

    Heartlands will always vote the same way. Battleground is for the centre and nothing will change that. Corbyn is giving others a free shot claiming the centre.
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    Jeremy Corbyn & the Labour Party

    People became bored of new labour in the same way they became bored of Thatcherism. After 10 years of Tory rule this government will get one more election win tops before people want change. Times move on over the life of 2-3 parliaments and politics needs to move with it
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    Jeremy Corbyn & the Labour Party

    That hits the nail on the head. It no longer matters that he was there or who he was honouring. The case now is that he hasnt been honest about it, hes tried to wash over it with a catch all line that really says nothing. Hes selling out hia previous views because hes now leader and those views are damaging. Given his past its ok to hold a view, but have the balls to stand by it.
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    Jeremy Corbyn & the Labour Party

    And thats the point of politics. Regardless of party or ideologies. Its about doing something to make peoples lives better. People will agree/disagree on what those things are but ultimately its about making the world a better place to live. You can only do that from government, the tories understand that and so do the labour moderates (or evil nasty blairites/brownites as uncle Jezza wants them to be known)
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    Jeremy Corbyn & the Labour Party

    The battleground for votes has always been the undecideds. Left and right will always regardless. The centre is where the magic happens. Corbyn has forgotten this, Blair and the moderates didnt/havent.
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    Jeremy Corbyn & the Labour Party

    David milliband, should he ever return has a massive problem, his surname. Hr would have been an ideal labour leader
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    TRL HELPDESK - Injury compensation

    My advice would be not to deal directly with thr drivers insurance yourself. A solicitor will know the rules and ropes and their fee will be recovered from the other side.
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    Park Run

    Im tempted to do it next year. Either as a pair or solo.
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    Park Run

    Did one of the local ones last year down in Stoke. 200m swim, 10km ride and think 2.5km run. Finished about 10th despite being last out of the pool from my wave. Took just over 45 mins.
  14. As clichèd as it sounds. My health. After 2 accidents cycling involving cars in the last 3 years im lucky to have only come away with 4 broken bones. Both collarbones and 2 ribs but nothing I wont recover from