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Wild and Mild

I have just spent a wonderful few hours marshalling at Devon's infamous Wild (and Mild) Night Run. The Wild being a 10 or so mile jaunt across [a very wet and very boggy] Dartmoor, and the Mild just a five or so miler. The runners set off at 6:00 and the first ones back passed me, with half a mile left to go at 6:35, and the rest of the run was downhill. HOW DO THEY DO IT? OK, many were stick-insects with twisted sinews for legs, but even so... it's not natural!

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Not natural, but awesome... how exciting!

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Hi Sallycycle, two of my wife's former colleagues did it after completing sixteen miles of the the Black down Beast earlier the same day. That really is madly impressive!

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Oh, good grief! Just how do people do it? I know WHY they do, but HOW is another matter altogether... Did they enjoy the Wild Night Run?

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Sounds very exciting- although I can't help wondering what the sprained ankle statistics are! 😃

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I can see what you mean, but I didn't see any hobblers, and as far as I am aware the first aid team were pretty much unbothered! Good fortune, I suspect!!

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