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The Buller Half Marathon

My Daughter Nyle and Son-in-law Shane both competed in the Buller Half Marathon, in Westport on Valentines Day; their 6th Wedding Anniversary.. Nyle entered in the Race Walking and Shane in the running. Both did very well, Nyle actually WON the event in a personal best time, beating even her training partner and best friend! She had an injury to her calf muscle and was in pain most of the race, so it truly was a great effort. Shane who had never run a marathon before, finished in a very respectable time, and is now bitten by the running marathons bug.


Nyle won a nice trophy, a pair of running shoes, a huge bottle of Bubbly, framed photos of herself and Shane competing in their events, plus a handcrafted wooden Jewelery box made from NZ Rimu. A lovely collection of winnings.
Congratulation to you both, well done!

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Yes congratulations! Running a marathon takes dediction and dicipline preparing..good for both runners!
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Congratulations to your daughter and son-in-law! It's very difficult to run a marathon.. it takes time and real commitment to train for the race.
I'm sorry to hear about your beloved Raisin, I know how hard this is for you.
Thanks for commenting on my blog I really appreciate it.

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Hi Glennis, congratulations to your daughter and son-in-law.
I am a cat lover like yourself, I have three kitties, Emily, Lily and Bob...
Bob looks so much like your 'virtual version' of Raisin, it is gorgeous, I love how it moves, its meow sounds like Bob and the purring is so soothing. ♡

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