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The Financial Code of Ethics of The Ohio State University (bear with me) pulls no punches.  I stumbled across it many years ago when I was updating some financial policies and procedures, and its opening paragraph is one I return … Continue reading

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Thames Path 100, take 2

I missed out on the sub-24 hour buckle by 10 minutes.  I got lost four times, loitered at Aid Stations for longer than necessary, stopped to speak to a couple of friends along the route and forgot to put a … Continue reading

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#TP100 – Race Report

I timed out somewhere around mile 83.  By then, my pace had slowed to two miles an hour, and I needed to be covering ground at three miles an hour to make Oxford by 2pm.  If you’d been on hand … Continue reading

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#TP100: DNF

I wanted it so much and I tried so hard, but today was not my day. I have been chewed up and spat out and I’m broken. I’m also profoundly grateful to Kate and Norm, without whom I would have … Continue reading

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This time tomorrow…

…I will be on my way from Richmond to Oxford along the Thames Path. I’d better go and get my stuff ready.

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I may* live to regret this…

…but as I volunteered for more than eight hours at this year’s Thames Path 100, I have guaranteed entry into next year’s race… …and I have just emailed the race director to say “Yes, please!” *will almost certainly

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Thames Path 100 (mile 65)

I spent Saturday night in a marquee in Walton-on-Thames volunteering at the Thames Path 100. That hadn’t been the plan.  The plan had been to spend the night in a nice cosy village hall in Streatley, but flooding meant that … Continue reading

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