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Names on Bibs (Read 1690 times)

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S Army Kettle run...

    Ken from our little running group had his name on a marathon bib ... but they added an extra "n" at the end.  His new name has been Kenn ever since .... 

     

    Timm 

    Tim 


    Blaine Moore (MM#2867)

      A lot of my early marathons I ran in a singlet with Maine spelled out big, which when shouted at you as you run sounds a lot like my name.

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      Intentionally Blank

        At Dallas White Rock, they put our names on our bibs, and first timers had a different color bib.  My brother, running his first, got a ton of encouraging shouts.  He loved it.


        Imminent Catastrophe

          I usually put "Asshole" or "Dickhead" or such. "Looking good, asshole" really gives me a boost in the late miles.

          "Able to function despite imminent catastrophe"

           "To obtain the air that angels breathe you must come to Tahoe"--Mark Twain

          "The most common question from potential entrants is 'I do not know if I can do this' to which I usually answer, 'that's the whole point'.--Paul Charteris, Tarawera Ultramarathon RD.

           

          √ Tahoe Rim Trail 100M 20/21 July 2013

          Boston Marathon 21 April 2014

          Tahoe Rim Trail 100M 19/20 July 2014


          Needs more cowbell!

            Hmmm, I'm a case of a "sliver lining" : no one can pronounce my real name without special coaching, so there is no confusion... If I recognize it, chances are you're a friend! Ahh, the bliss of coming from tiny  far away places :-). (and for the record, I do like my name on the bib- it makes a nice memory since I still have all  my old bibs).

             

            My name's not even rare, but at least 50% of the time people f*ck it up (generally switching the I and R), so it's easier to have "zoomy" on my bib, when I have the choice.

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            '14 Goals:

            • 2 olympic distance duathlons -- 6 days apart -- PR at least 1

            • 130#s (and stay there, gotdammit!)

              My name's not even rare, but at least 50% of the time people f*ck it up (generally switching the I and R), so it's easier to have "zoomy" on my bib, when I have the choice.

               

              ...with an additional advantage that zoomy sounds both cool and fast!  :-) I just run the berlin half and I do not think there was a chance of putting a nickname on the bib, nor I've seen it in any other races on this side of the ocean. Could it be just a USA thing?

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