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RUNNING - YES OR NO ?

Postby Deactivated Member » Tue Jan 29, 2008 10:53 am

One of my other 'pastimes' is running.

I've now stopped doing full-marathons and am concentrating on half-marathons, 10-milers and 10kms.

I like to race once a month, but I train 4 to 5 times a week.

All very much in the spirit of 'fun'.

Any other whisky-loving runners out there?
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Re: RUNNING - YES OR NO ?

Postby Leither » Tue Jan 29, 2008 11:04 am

Eelbrook - I ran up to Oddbins when you told us about the HP, does that count? :)

But nope, I'm a former front-row rugby player so running distances isn't a strong point but I'm pretty quick at a short distances eg to the bar.

My favourite pastime these days has to be the triathlon - pool, darts and dominoes! :thumbsup:
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Re: RUNNING - YES OR NO ?

Postby les taylor » Tue Jan 29, 2008 12:29 pm

eelbrook I used to, haven't done it for a couple of years. But starting Feb 1st having a month off caffeine and alcohol. So it might just be what I need to kick start my running again. You definetly feel better for it. Sounds like a good idea.



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Re: RUNNING - YES OR NO ?

Postby woodhill » Tue Jan 29, 2008 3:19 pm

Running??

I never run.
I never run out whisky!

Why run when you can walk?
Why walk when you can ride?
Why stand when you can sit?
:shock: :roll:
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Re: RUNNING - YES OR NO ?

Postby r900p » Tue Jan 29, 2008 5:58 pm

Try squash! Or how about biking instead, you can bike to buy your whisky, then wobble home.

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Re: RUNNING - YES OR NO ?

Postby irishwhiskeychaser » Tue Jan 29, 2008 6:12 pm

eelbrook wrote:One of my other 'pastimes' is running.

I've now stopped doing full-marathons and am concentrating on half-marathons, 10-milers and 10kms.

I like to race once a month, but I train 4 to 5 times a week.

All very much in the spirit of 'fun'.

Any other whisky-loving runners out there?



I used to do quite a lot in my school days. Was one of the better guys at Cross Country but did not like running in the depts of winter in a field of mud :? Conversely I loved Orienteering which I also excelled at.

Kept it up till my mid twenties and at my peak was able to do a sub 5 min mile and 10 miles in about 1 hour 10 min. Never took it seriously even though some of my trainers tried to push.

Can still do the 100meter sub 13 secs but it has to be in the car now :lol:

Totally turned my back on it for football but only play badminton and cycle now due to a injuries :(
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Re: RUNNING - YES OR NO ?

Postby woodhill » Tue Jan 29, 2008 7:01 pm

irishwhiskeychaser wrote:
eelbrook wrote:One of my other 'pastimes' is running.

I've now stopped doing full-marathons and am concentrating on half-marathons, 10-milers and 10kms.

I like to race once a month, but I train 4 to 5 times a week.

All very much in the spirit of 'fun'.

Any other whisky-loving runners out there?



I used to do quite a lot in my school days. Was one of the better guys at Cross Country but did not like running in the depts of winter in a field of mud :? Conversely I loved Orienteering which I also excelled at.

Kept it up till my mid twenties and at my peak was able to do a sub 5 min mile and 10 miles in about 1 hour 10 min. Never took it seriously even though some of my trainers tried to push.

Can still do the 100meter sub 13 secs but it has to be in the car now :lol:

Totally turned my back on it for football but only play badminton and cycle now due to a injuries :(


Is that why they call you the Irish Whisky Chaser :lol:
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Re: RUNNING - YES OR NO ?

Postby lincoln imp » Tue Jan 29, 2008 11:06 pm

I regularly run to the chip shop and back. I dont feel too guilty that way. :roll:
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Re: RUNNING - YES OR NO ?

Postby Paul A Jellis » Tue Jan 29, 2008 11:49 pm

I don't run, but, I do walk to the car EVERY day.
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Re: RUNNING - YES OR NO ?

Postby Di Blasi » Wed Jan 30, 2008 12:04 am

My dad used to be a runner, we'd always be at the finish line waiting for him when he ran marathons, he loved it. He's still active, but not running much anymore. I cycled for awhile, loved it! The best I've felt! I'd love to get into it again, but when I moved to Norway almost 6 years ago I had the choice to bring my road bike or snowboard, you can guess which I selected. Maybe I should start running!
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Re: RUNNING - YES OR NO ?

Postby Willie JJ » Wed Jan 30, 2008 12:13 am

Wouldn't you fall of the board though?
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Re: RUNNING - YES OR NO ?

Postby irishwhiskeychaser » Wed Jan 30, 2008 4:17 pm

woodhill wrote:
Is that why they call you the Irish Whisky Chaser :lol:



Boom Boom ..... :lol:
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