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Undignified end to week 8!

Undignified end to week 8!

Well that was a somewhat undignified end to week 8 run 3! I'd just completed the 28 mins running with my shiny new birthday present strapped to my wrist (still figuring out how it works though) and was feeling very excited and happy. Then as I was half way through the warm down walk - a bird pooed on my nose!

Of course I didn't have any tissues with me, and then I inhaled a small fly which got stuck and triggered a massive sneezing fit. So I ended up walking the last bit to my house through the grounds of the student hall of residence I live opposite, bright pink, sweaty, nose streaming, sneezing incessantly, scrubbing at my nose with a convenient leaf I'd managed to find, convinced I still had a dollop of bird poo on the end of it. And to cap it all off, the students were having some kind of art class- there was a bunch of them arranged outside one building with their easels, and I ended up having to walk and sneeze right through the scene they were painting. They probably think I'm some kind of nutter. Oh well!

Next time- bring tissues....

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πŸ˜‚ well done though!

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Cheers!

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Oh no! Poor you! Sounds like an episode of Miranda! πŸ˜‚

Well done for fronting it out and for doing the run!

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Cheers! After that experience simply running through the grounds like a normal person will be a piece of cake :-)

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You are a nutter.. a glorious running nutter.. well done you...I have been laughing so much at this:)

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Ha ha, thank you! Glad to have provided some entertainment. I must have seemed like some doom-laden Cassandra, shuffling through their midst, crying 'beware, beware! Take care of your lithe young bodies lest one day you too suffer this fate!'

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Truly wonderful!

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🀣🀣🀣🀣🀣 oh! Great post! I needed that, thank you. What an image.

You poor thing. What a πŸ’© end to a run...

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I wonder if any of them painted me into their pictures...

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πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚. Well done for the run.

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Thanks :-)

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No-one said running was easy did they? :-) You are truly a legend in your own lifetime!!

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Who knew the hazards would be so varied? Am a little nervous as to what week 9 will have in store... Maybe I should buy a hat for protection

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Or that you would would run with such enthusiam into the one involved birdsh*t?

It was probably jealous. These things happen.

And it's supposed to be good luck when birds crap on you. Fingers crossed that you avoid another Extreme Performance Art moment for a few days tho :-)

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some good luck would be very welcome, so I'll look on that as a positive. Maybe I should sneak out the back door tomorrow, wearing shades.

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πŸ˜€ well done though!

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Cheers!

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πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ well done!! loving the shiny present.

Haven't laughed so much in a long time x

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Glad to have provided some entertainment ;-) I was convinced my nose had tuned fluorescent green from the leaf too... turned out it was just bright pink once I'd got home

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Oh the joys πŸ˜‚πŸ™ˆ

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O the joys of running lol

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Awe you had me laughing there sorry ..But well done on your run ...Got a big smile on my face ..Thats luck tho 😊😊

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haha thanks! And so I have heard - maybe I'll be lucky enough for it not to happen again ;-)

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🀣🀣🀣 sorry but can’t stop laughing at this post..... keep on running πŸ˜ŠπŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

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It was pretty ridiculous! And I will - hopefully with some more dignity ;-)

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Ha ha - brilliant! :-)

Reminds me of when I saw a commuter hit in the face by a pigeon!

well done!

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Poor commuter! I don't think this was that bad in comparison ;-)

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