Archive for the ‘Athletics’ Category

After a gruelling 10K run “around the houses” of Beverley and neighbouring Villages, Cottingham.tv gets a prime slot overviewing the finish line within earshot of the race coordinators!

Final stretch through Beverley Bar up Toll Gavel to Wednesday Market Finish Line with audio commentary (and below to the right)

 

Reception for runners finishing in Wednesday Market

Background of the Beverley 2K, 10K & Half Marathon Race

Contact Beverley Athletic Club homepage (for aspiring entrants)

The race is repeated in different venues around the UK, encouraging a broad mix of local and non-local entrants to take part

St Johns Ambulance were on hand to provide support for the reported 1,510 – 1,550 entrant starters!

Nick, Sunday 8th. May, Wednesday Market, Beverley in beautiful weather – following the recent wash-outs and cold weather (below)

 

Beverley Saturday Market in full swing 2 weeks ago just before the Bank Holiday

P.S.: It was impressive to see the age range of early finishers

P.P.S.: Does runing make you thin or do only thin people run?  🙂

 

Popular Saturday Market again in April – cold weather didn’t deter the many visitors

 

 

IOC: The search for an ‘escaped goat’ continues..

“Lost in Translation”:

 

the ‘satyrical’ movie!

A lot of head-scratching is going on currently – in the headquarters quite naturally, we’re told!

The International Olympics Committee is searching for the truth about the satyr – is it a myth? Can a Russian sportsman reportedly when doped make a comeback as a half-goat?

Our local litter-picker is reportedly a Buddhist who believes in recycling and reincarnation.

He wants to come back as a can of condensed milk – but please, oh please, unopened!

FIFA is also looking for a new Chairman

They just can’t seem to get the right staff these days .. here is a short interview test question we’d ask one candidate

Q. Should or could a footballer throw a match?

A. No, only a ball on certain occasions.

That is the correct answer!

One is reminded of other lost in translation comedies with wordplay – remember Benny Hill?

Some of the editors’ favorites: –

 

In an effort to appeal to the younger generation, cottingham.tv suggests they might try a modern computer game?

There’s an escaped goat! #findthegoat

Scapegoats are indeed a recurrent theme in comedy along with wordplay as you may see!

#lostintranslation ? #followthehaggis !

P.S: We may also even get round to reviewing the film!

Suggestions on a postcard please to Cottingham.tv please mark c/o The Head Attendant, Kingston Municipal Lavatories, Queen Victoria Square, Hull

 

P.P.S: Whilst we’re on the subject of taking the PPS’s:

Fame for Cottingham Comedy Stand-ups at last – or where to go in Hull

Blowback!

Alternatively speaking, you can see us featured as Cottingham Stand-up Comedy in The List with truly ground-breaking, earth-shaking events taking place directly opposite!

But please be careful to only turn your head to look across when precipitating into the porcelains..

Nick 🙂