Hole-in-one has signed up to fight in the UWCB Ultra White Collar Boxing Event to raise money for Cancer Research UK.
She now needs commitment from my friends and family to buy tickets to come and support me on July 1st 2017. Tickets are £20 each and I need to sell 10 tickets by 12th May in order to continue training. Then another 10 2 weeks later. Please let her know if you want to come and then she can contact you to organise payment
The first part of today's trail consisted of everyone asking everyone else how many and on it was. Everyone admitted that they hadn't been listening in the circle, so we never really worked out whether the information was given out in the first place. Anyway, we reckoned on three and on and it seemed to work.
I've very little idea where the trail went; standard for me for Woodbury common, but there were plenty of long/short splits to keep everyone together. Plenty of shiggy in places and some large puddles that proved attractive to Splat and Lethal Weapon, among others.
As can be seen from the photograph below, we had to fight our way through undergrowth at times and it was very prickly. They get everywhere - CC can vouch for that.
Paperwork managed to collide with a dog; belonging to some "normal" people just out for a nice Sunday morning walk. I don't think the owners were too impressed and told him to slow down!
We had a sweetie stop followed by the …
Today, we went for a run at Haldon Chalets; the layby (not to be confused with the café car park.) Some people did not get the message about the car park swap such as: Dobby, Spocky, Woodpecker, Happy Snapper, Bullbait and family, Tampa and I could go on and on.
After a while, everyone was finally at the right car park. Happy Snapper however was a tiny bit late but caught up with trail. First of all, we went down the main road and directly into a debris forest then we came to a long-short-split. It was either a really quite sharp prickly way, or straight on down the path, the longs went straight through the bramble bush. When we reached the woods again it turned into a Parkour course I don’t think anyone would have ran, as the trees’ branches were so low, after that we reached a clearing to find a check, we went downhill and it was certainly autumn. Then we found ourselves looping to go back through the forest. We re- joined the shorts. We went down a rocky lea…
After yesterday's 'Storm Brian', a hash in the woods was also going to be interesting. Lots of leaves on the ground to make things slippery and difficult to judge. But it was a good size pack: great to see the return of Wobbly and Oddbitz, and it was baby Albert's virgin hash! Later, at the regroup, we reenacted the photo on his day of birth - from 6 weeks ago when he was still in Puss' tummy.
It was one of those 'coat-on/coat-off' days, certainly one of the coldest Sunday hashes this year. But given some of the hill climbs that were to follow - coat off was definitely the right decision. After a couple of successful checks, Rocky and I managed to find ourselves front running, along the edge of the woods and away from Exeter. The the first of the fish hooks allowed the others to catch up. It was all gently downhill at this point, but then started getting seriously slippery and we headed steeply down towards the road. Along the bottom path in the woo…