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Dovedale Dash 2012

Dec 16

Well, it certainly does not get any warmer! The river is still deep and the mountain is still high (as in the song). We braved the elements – and that was just the car park!! A great race saw us overtaken by the Village People and dunk several youngsters on the river crossing as we used them like appropriately sized stepping stones.

Again, the bottle of bubbly and chocolate muffins were calling our names as we headed back up the hill. Nobody mentioned that the finish had finally been organised and the queues diminished by a funnel system. This now means you have to run up the entire hill even if you have got wise to this over the years and hung back in the field to take respite in the very British line that occurs as runners wait (in a most British fashion) to finish. Now there is no option but to run up the entire hill¬† I’ll put a bit more effort in next year to finish in a good position – yeah right!!

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Endurer Dash October 2012

Dec 16

A crack team made up of father and son,  Sam and Josh Kimmins along with Lucy and Linzi completed the muddy Endurer dash. It was less of a dash and more of a struggle over numerous obstacles, slides and water features. Sam added to the challenge by forgetting his trainers and running it in shoes Рthere is always one!

We stuck together with numerous comedy muddy pat on the backs and were further spurred on in the knowledge that there was a cold bottle of champagne waiting for us in the car park – Sam didn’t forget that!!

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Hello world!

Aug 1

Tweet, tweet, we are embracing the modern age and joining Twitter – not quite sure how it works but here goes!

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2nd Year Anniversary of Wingerworth Wobblers

Mar 24

2nd Year Anniversary run of Wingerworth Wobblers – Yippee cake again!

A foggy start did not deter us, shame the sun came out after we finished.

 

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Boxing Day Santa Runners

Jan 7

Santa and his helpers gather for a walk/run on Boxing day to unwind and run off a few mince pies!

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Mr & Mrs Claus on Boxing Day

Jan 7

Santa taking a well deserved rest on Boxing day. Half way, on a gentle run with his missus and some of his helpers!

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Boxing Day Run half way refreshments

Jan 7

Homemade sloe gin, mince pies and chocolate at half way. Now this is what we call a run! A few furry friends met up with the runners and the rest of the families who were walking. We were definitely wobbly on the second half of the run!

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Boxing Day Santa Run

Jan 7

Santa, have you not had enough exercise on the 25th! Have a sit down and cup of tea!

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Christmas Lights Run Around Wingerworth

Jan 7

Linzi, Barry, Ian, Richard and Rosie outside the Barley Mow – Very Festive, lights and Santa hats! An enjoyable leisurely run around the village past the most festive and decorated houses, finishing – of course – in the pub.

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Wingerworth Wobblers Go International!!

Oct 29

Sam in Australia, the weather looks awful !!!

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