A Marshall but no Badge

Once again it seems I am to stand and encourage sweating, heaving bodies battle their way to ecstasy. Although my lump has now become quite hard I really don’t think it could cope with Sunday’s mass gathering. So I will marshall the Virtual Great North Run as part of the Beverley Westwood parkrun and rest the Achilles’ tendon.

Still it will be a good morning for everyone else but I’m a teensy weeny bit jealous. The countryside is fab. I know because I walked the route today. There are some great places where you could put your foot down! Still, there’s always next year 😉

Not my most exciting post but if you’ve read the past ones you know I’m busy helping my buddy get her house done whilst fighting off the sex workers 😂

About charliecountryboy

Part-time Carpentry Assessor. writer, runner, guitarist. Curious about life and all those wonderful people in it.
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28 Responses to A Marshall but no Badge

  1. Wow, Charlie, such gorgeous countryside for your runners! Sorry you can’t run this year, but you’ll be better for it in the long run — better to let your injury heal completely. Enjoy your day spending time outside with your friends!

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  2. Tough life, Charlie, isn’t it?

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  3. Good job Charlie. We know you’d be there if you could.

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  4. Anne says:

    What a beautiful area to run in! Are you healing an injury?

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  5. The Hinoeuma says:

    Beautiful countryside. How long until you heal?

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  6. Gorgeous area to walk/run. Second day at the beach, and continues to rain.

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  7. Must admit I’ve enjoyed previous posts more, but at our age constant excitement probably isn’t good for us anyway. It does give me an idea though – if you’re having trouble with those pesky young women just tell them about your running, and your injuries and your marshalling anecdozzzzzzzzzzz….

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  8. Carolyn Page says:

    Yep – I can imagine being a teensy weensy bit jealous, Charlie; so hard to refrain from a bit of fun.
    By the way – you are lookin’ good. No wonder those young ones are pestering you. You lucky so and so! 🙂

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    • Thank you, Carolyn it wasn’t quite as bad as I thought as I got stung on the side by a Hornet just before the start lol. I appreciate the compliment but there’s still a bit of ‘lockdown belly’ to shift 😂 xx

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      • Carolyn Page says:

        Ouch! Those hornets can hurt – a lot. 😦
        I know what you mean by a ‘bit’ of lockdown belly. It’s amazing, even with all the dancing and exercises at home I’m doing how the chin and the belly grow. Oh to be dancing on a great big floor expending lots of energy – and fat…
        Hahah… Soon I hope! 🙂

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