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Discussion Forum - LDWA ideas forum - More runners

Author: Avril E Stapleton
Posted: Sat 23rd Apr 2005, 14:52
Joined: 1992
Local Group: Surrey
Runners are welcome on the Oxon Walks (although the title may put them off). There is a 40 or 20 mile choice. Next event May 7th 2005 so come and join us.
Author: Philip Powell
Posted: Thu 10th Mar 2005, 13:28
Joined: 1981
Local Group: Northumbria
They're also more than welcome on the Durham Dales Challenge at the end of June - choice of 16, 28 and 52 mile routes.
Author: David Morgan
Posted: Fri 4th Mar 2005, 12:49
Joined: 1994
Local Group: South Wales
Come on down to the Bath Beat on the 9th April then, because you will be very, very welcome!
Author: Doreen Viney
Posted: Mon 28th Feb 2005, 19:59
Joined: 1985
Local Group: West Lancashire
Runners are welcome on all West Lancs events. We realise that numbers on events would be well down if runners didn't come along.
Author: Ian Koszalinski
Posted: Wed 23rd Feb 2005, 22:42
Joined: 2004
Local Group: High Peak
i don't mind runners,i won't run, if they won't walk.
On the Hope moors and Tors my aim is to get to the top of grindsbrook, before a runner overtakes me, so i find them an incentive, it's the mountain bikers that ruffle my feathers,
Author: Chris Chorley
Posted: Wed 23rd Feb 2005, 18:26
Joined: 1982
Local Group: Norfolk & Suffolk
All our events (Daffodil Dawdle, Poppyline Marathon, Flower of Suffolk and Poppyline Fifty) all have runners. I'd have said that it's the minority of events which don't. You can even do the 100 ;-) I've even lengthened the Flower of Suffolk for 2005 to 26 miles. It is nominally 26 miles, but had dropped to about 24 or so in 2004. Some runners said "wouldn't have come if we had known, doesn't count for a marathon !". So I've both improved and added to the route especially for about a sixth of the participants !!!
Author: Peter Haslam
Posted: Wed 23rd Feb 2005, 18:20
Joined: 1992
Local Group: East Lancashire
East Lancs welcome runners on our challenge walks. On the 100K the CP's will open early enough for runners yet stay open long enough to cater for walkers. We try to please everyone.
Author: Keith Chesterton
Posted: Wed 23rd Feb 2005, 18:10
Joined: 1972
Local Group: Surrey
The new Surrey Tops Event will welcome runners - in contrast to our previous Surrey Summits Event which was walkers only.
Perhaps we might see you.
Author: Paul Baitson
Posted: Tue 22nd Feb 2005, 23:06
Joined: 2001
Local Group: East Yorkshire
Having injured my back a couple of years ago,I now find it painfull to walk for more than a few hours,but it does not bother me when I run,so to enjoy events I have to jog/walk/run them and so I would like to see mor events with the "runners welcome"printed with the details of the event.

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