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Run no: 1708
Date: 6th September
Pub: The Fox & Grapes, Wimbledon Common
Wonders never cease, as Bumburner had been lucky enough to get permission from the Rangers to lay the trail in flour. Maybe the pack would also be lucky and see some Wombles?
It was a perfect autumn evening and the hare had made good use of the common, with loops, back-checks and short cuts keeping FRBs & walkers alike, all within earshot. We passed by the windmill, down to the pond and over the golf course - all 'common' sights that we know and love when running from the Fox & Grapes.
Most of us were back at the bar by 9pm with a drink in hand and although no bribery was needed Bumburner had also ordered several plates of chips to ensure everyone was even more happy!
So to the circle. First the down-downs for the hare & also Proxy as Checkin' Chicken. Then a double award ceremony with both Too Posh & Last Tango being awarded their 100 run tankards (with Paparazzi Bumburner taking photos.)
As none of our four RAs were present, Lunchbox ably stood-in (Ed - he's good at standing in for people who aren't there!) He awarded three 'lack-of control' down-downs. The first to Sling Shot for having little control over his delightful black Labrador puppy. Then to Simple for lack of control over his injury, but still able to run when he saw the On-Inn. & finally Stonker for having no control over the RAs, as non were at the run.
A great Barnes evening ................... except we didn't see any Wombles. Maybe next time?