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    Hi Mike, We fly out lunchtime Thursday 4th...

    Hi Mike,
    We fly out lunchtime Thursday 4th April...2 weeks today.. :nevreness: ...a number of the Scottish contingent are flying down and staying over on the Wednesday night...removes any...
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    Ah, well, just noticed in another forum...

    Ah, well, just noticed in another forum (Singletrack) that some of the stuff has been sold....ah well, caught :sleeping: and missed a bargain....

    I presume some of the remaining items are still...
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    Hi Den, Bad luck with missing 2012/13...

    Hi Den,
    Bad luck with missing 2012/13 MDS....that must be really disappointing....do you get a deferred place in 2014??(come to think of it, I guess not if you are selling this stuff)

    Just...
  4. Thread: Go33 2012

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    Cheers Bill, not a criticism about the medal, I...

    Cheers Bill, not a criticism about the medal, I guess you just get used to getting one when you finish a race. Loved the informal, friendly atmosphere of the whole thing.

    Argghhh, the 2nd of...
  5. Thread: Go33 2012

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    Just a wee thank you to Bill and Mike for an...

    Just a wee thank you to Bill and Mike for an excellent race.....great scenery, weather was ideal for running. Bumped into a fellow MDS 2013 starter, Alasdair Macleod (the OMM 32 backpack gave it...
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    OMM 32 with Raidlight front pack

    Hi,
    Little confused (easily done :rolleyes:)
    I was at the MDS Expo at the weekend and bought a bundle from Sandbaggers (thanks Mike) as follows:
    ...
  7. Thread: Go33 2012

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    Yay, looking forward to this one....scenery looks...

    Yay, looking forward to this one....scenery looks great...nice weather would not go amiss...a day like today would be ideal.
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    Yep, I am in too. With regard to training plans,...

    Yep, I am in too. With regard to training plans, other than me trawling the blog's and getting ever more fearful that I am not training enough, has anyone come up with a decent training plain (in...
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    Entry requirements are also pretty...

    Entry requirements are also pretty stringent....http://www.badwater.com/reg.html
  10. Thread: 2013 mds

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    shows you how much I check that site....always...

    shows you how much I check that site....always come here for my MDS related news. :-)
  11. Thread: 2013 mds

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    OK, just got email from Running Sahara confirming...

    OK, just got email from Running Sahara confirming the dates for 2013 MDS....Thursday 4 April - Monday 15 April 2013......anyone getting nervous now its all became a bit more 'real'?? :nevreness:
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    Well done all who completed the Fling this year...

    Well done all who completed the Fling this year (you especially Bill). Another amazingly well organised and supported race, the weather was perfect, and there was still beer available when I finished...
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    Good luck on Saturday Bill, I have one eye...

    Good luck on Saturday Bill, I have one eye constantly on the weather forecast at the moment, hoping this rain clears up (looks like it will)...shouldn't be as hot as last year.

    Make sure its just...
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    Great effort there Bill! Going over that...

    Great effort there Bill! Going over that technical section north of Inversnaid is bonkers once in a day, but twice!!!? That long slow climb out of Rowardennan is also a killer...all good training...
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    Running this again this year, finished last year...

    Running this again this year, finished last year (my first ultra) and really looking forward to it. Was out for a training run on Saturday (Tyndrum to Inversnaid and back)...first time back on the...
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    http://www.fodors.com/community/africa-the-middle-...

    http://www.fodors.com/community/africa-the-middle-east/stray-dogs-other-animal-bite-risks-in-morocco.cfm
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    The following...

    The following site...http://www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk/destinations/africa/morocco.aspx recommends a couple: tetanus, typhoid and hep A.

    Given that the race will be in a sterile environment, and...
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    Had a listen the other the day....should be good...

    Had a listen the other the day....should be good going forward...still a little rough round the edges, the sound quality...especially the Ultra Legends section was awful....too much panning the...
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    I would quite like a new spine!! After getting...

    I would quite like a new spine!!

    After getting over a bout of pneumonia I then got chronic lower back pain that has prevented me doing any training for the last 2 months....hopefully it will get...
  20. Thanks for the heads up on this. I went to one...

    Thanks for the heads up on this. I went to one last year...well worth it...plenty of relevant info. Will be going again this year as I have a place in 2013.
  21. I don't think they will be taking payment for an...

    I don't think they will be taking payment for an event 3 years in advance. 2014 is purely at a pre-registration stage (i.e. get some email addresses for interested parties so they can send out...
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    Was the same as Graeme, refreshing the page at...

    Was the same as Graeme, refreshing the page at 10:30....lots of excitement as the page changed and allowed me to enter my details and then it was all over.

    Pretty sure previous years have sold out...
  23. Thread: Why?

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    I do these things so that when I am old, or...

    I do these things so that when I am old, or should I say older, and unable to do them, then I will have something to tell my future grandchildren about...



    ...and then digging out the old...
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    Couple of good books... Relentless Forward...

    Couple of good books...

    Relentless Forward Progress
    Byron Powell of IRunFar.com has collected a number of articles from his website into this book, just out too. Concentrates a lot on American...
  25. Thread: 2013 mds

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    Got a confirmation reply too...good to know that...

    Got a confirmation reply too...good to know that they are on the ball and attentive to runners requests (especially when it comes to money :-))....they also mentioned that they will be sending out...
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