Consider this your Safe Space, especially if you don’t have a tattoo We all know it’s about the Iron distance, even though we might not like it… right
I suspect I’m firmly mid-pack in my haul.
Artistically I have set the bar low for you.
Challenge Roth, Austria, Regensburg, Austria, Frankfurt, Cotswold 226, Outlaw & Hamburg.
Now they’re all back here except the pottery 226 one, which is mounted on a beam in the kitchen.
In order: Frankfurt, Wales, Bolton, Lanzarote, Forestman, Wales, Bolton, Wales, Barcelona, Italy, Florida, Wales, Cozumel.
Highlights: every finish under 12 hours. 2 sub 10 finishes. All runs under 4 hours except the first (36 deg Frankfurt run at 4:00:38, and an utter heat induced last 7 mile meltdown At Cozumel, 4 hrs 38 mins when chasing KQ). Missed KQ by 3mins, 6 mins, 8 mins and 11 mins.
Next up: Wales 2019, Kona 2020 (legacy).
Do I get the job then ?
Oh and I should add: number of tattoos: nil
Longest Day, Norseman, Lanza, Switzerland, Alpe dHuez? , Wales, Wales, Lanza, Alpe dHuez?, Lanza.
Pre Longest Day a couple of Halves in Llanberis remember those HIMUK and 2 long distance age group worlds Nice and Ibiza
Tatts oh yes!
My little boy used to think every medal I got was because I won (clearly I did nothing to dissuade him).
The look of contempt he gave me when he learnt to read and saw they all merely said “Finisher” on them…
Wales and, err, … do ultras count?
Tat’d like f*ck.
Medals rusting/corroding in the shed!
waits for TC’s contribution…
Luckily I don’t do tats
City to Summit
ITU LC worlds Almere 4/120/30
Forestman 2008 (1st IM)
Forestman 2009 (4th overall, more than four people entered)
Outlaw 2011 (20th overall, 2nd in AG)
…Went to fallow
Outlaw 2019 (does that count?)
He’s in this month’s 220.
Glutten for punishment.
Outlaw - 2014
South Africa - 2016
Wales - 2017
Outlaw - 2019 ()
All my medals are hanging off the toilet tank in our upstairs loo.
IM Austria 2007
IM France 2008
IM Switzerland 2009
IM Lanza 2013
IM France 2014
IM Austria 2015
IM Wales 2015
IM Tenby 2016
Retired from long distance 2018
IM Lanza 2019
Wear my medals to work everyday, guarantees a double seat to myself on public transport every trip
Wow. you obviously like Wales. That will be my last IM distance in 2021.
What happened in 2011?
If you can say / don’t mind me asking!
I will be bottom of the list with just 2…
But hey a tatoo on each leg…
The joys of 10 months of unemployment!
Nope - look up. I’m on one!!