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The final stretch.  
   

The final stretch.

A midsummers run in the Peak District

June 26th 2008
The gale force wind cut through my five layers of clothing causing an involuntary shiver. The continuous rain over the last 15 hours had long ago penetrated my waterproof jacket and had soaked through the other four layers adding a chill factor that was becoming dangerous. I was at least 10 miles from the nearest checkpoint and in these conditions and over this terrain that was at least another 2. ... read more
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Tot: 0.119s; Tpl: 0.008s; cc: 10; qc: 15; dbt: 0.0162s; 15; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 3; ; mem: 6.4mb