Luxor International Marathon.

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Luxor International Marathon.

Post by Who2 » Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:54 am

Just informed it's on today.
Ascended the roof only to see 2 'tail-end Charlies.
Another well publicised event slipped under the radar..... 8)


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Re: Luxor International Marathon.

Post by BBLUX » Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:46 pm

Getting earlier in the month each year. Soon they will be running it at the end of December!
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Re: Luxor International Marathon.

Post by carrie » Sat Jan 13, 2018 7:27 am

I wont go for a walk then today, dead dogs will be everywhere.

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Re: Luxor International Marathon.

Post by newcastle » Sat Jan 13, 2018 7:53 am

carrie wrote:I wont go for a walk then today, dead dogs will be everywhere.
:ni:

Don't tell me they poison the strays to "protect" the runners?? Or am I misreading your post?

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Re: Luxor International Marathon.

Post by carrie » Sat Jan 13, 2018 8:31 am

No your not misunderstanding Newcastle there were dead dogs all over the place last time it was held. Now that may be a co-incidence :o

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Re: Luxor International Marathon.

Post by newcastle » Sat Jan 13, 2018 8:42 am

carrie wrote:No your not misunderstanding Newcastle there were dead dogs all over the place last time it was held. Now that may be a co-incidence :o
I hope it's a coincidence.

The idea of the Marathon organisers ( as opposed to local residents with a 'dog issue') deliberately killing dogs for a one-off event is appalling.

Poisoning dogs as a remedy for their social nuisance is bad enough but...... :(

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Re: Luxor International Marathon.

Post by Who2 » Sat Jan 13, 2018 9:56 am

You have obviously never been attacked by a pack of dogs.
Nick was once he got bit a few times, the dogs survived.... 8)
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Re: Luxor International Marathon.

Post by Who2 » Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:37 am

Here's a nice video of the Marathon taken from my mate Shady's new art center in Memnon.
Sorry I cannot transfer the video.... 8)

Ps: Love the dog half way through...
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Re: Luxor International Marathon.

Post by newcastle » Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:51 am

Who2 wrote:Here's a nice video of the Marathon taken from my mate Shady's new art center in Memnon.
Sorry I cannot transfer the video.... 8)

Ps: Love the dog half way through...
There you go...

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Those two big geezers sitting on the other side of the road don't look too impressed.

The East Bank marathon is this Friday, i believe....... although rumours that Dusak is participating may be exaggerated.

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Re: Luxor International Marathon.

Post by Dusak » Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:11 pm

Unfortunately do to a preventable workplace accident, but wasn't, old Dusak's legs, back, one foot and head have been temporally decommissioned from physical use. :( Otherwise I would have taken the lead from the onset.
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Re: Luxor International Marathon.

Post by carrie » Sun Jan 14, 2018 2:48 pm

How sad Dusak none the less I think we should all sponsor you for next year.

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Re: Luxor International Marathon.

Post by Major Thom » Mon Jan 15, 2018 3:19 am

Probably used the dead dogs as markers for the route. :) :)

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Re: Luxor International Marathon.

Post by newcastle » Mon Jan 15, 2018 6:27 am

Major Thom wrote:Probably used the dead dogs as markers for the route. :) :)
Did the route take in Djorff?

Best not talk about "dead dogs" :urm:

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