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Tobit Emmens

Exeter , Devon, United Kingdom
  • 206
    Activities in 2018
  • 1,760.4
    miles Run in 2018
  • 248

The Classic Quarter

Run June 13, 2015
  • 44.1mi
  • 7,033ft
  • 9:22:36
    Moving Time
  • 13:36/mi
    Avg Pace
  • 5,596
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  1. Adam P.
    Adam P.

    WOW!! Well done indeed! Amazing work!

  2. Andy K.
    Andy K.

    Double take on the distance! Very very well done.

  3. Mark R.
    Mark R.

    Amazing mate FairPlay

  4. Peter Fletcher
    Peter Fletcher

    Solid running dude, well done!

  5. gordon king
    gordon king

    Absolutely outstanding Tobit,recover well mate

  6. Lee R.
    Lee R.

    superb Tobit!

  7. Conrad W.
    Conrad W.

    That's quite the elevation profile! Well done mate.

  8. Jez T.
    Jez T.

    Top man. CQ is a beast. Respect to you

  9. James Stewart
    James Stewart

    Brilliant, in fact, superbrilliant!ย 

  10. Andrew C.
    Andrew C.

    Superb stuff

  11. Simon Longthorpe
    Simon Longthorpe

    Great effort, well done

  12. Mark Payne
    Mark Payne

    Well done Tobit that's a long way.

  13. Mike Wells
    Mike Wells

    Awesome stuff Tobit, well done!

  14. Dan H.
    Dan H.

    Well done tobit superb

  15. Sarah C.
    Sarah C.

    Fabulous running, great photos. Elevation profile looks tough. How are you feeling and would you recommend it as a race? Well done

  16. Scott H.
    Scott H.

    That's awesome. I can only imagine how mentally and physically tough this must have been when your body is screaming at you to stop. I find 26.2 hard enough, another 18 must be like torture.

  17. Michael Hunt
    Michael Hunt

    Great to meet you Tobit - lovely photos, comments on the button, and well done.

  18. Jo R.
    Jo R.

    Amaze balls!

  19. Katie Allen ๐Ÿ’ƒ
    Katie Allen ๐Ÿ’ƒ

    What a great run Tobit!! Lovely pics too - bloody well done! Hope you have a large pint in hand now :0)

  20. Andy Robertson
    Andy Robertson


  21. Giacomo Squintani
    Giacomo Squintani

    Epic. Well done on defeating the niggles. Splendiferous!!!

  22. Gary M.
    Gary M.

    Brilliant work. Hell of a long way and nailed

  23. Andrew Fletcher
    Andrew Fletcher

    Superb stuff Tobit, that looks like one tough race, well done on getting the job done :)

  24. Tobit Emmens
    Tobit Emmens

    thank you all so much for your kind words, to answer some questions / make some comments

    Con, the shirt was great, although someone wanted to know where my tie was. I told them ties are for weekdays
    Sarah - it is a truly spectacular and brutal run, and bar a 6 or so mile stretch of road / pavement, its mostly single track, involving boulder fields, jungle like sections, many many steps, scrambling and some of the most amazing views I have ever run walked to!
    Scott - yep - I was pretty close to stopping a couple of times, and close to tears more than once - it was relentless!

  25. Sarah C.
    Sarah C.

    Sounds like a great challenge!

  26. Tobit Emmens
    Tobit Emmens

    Mike - thanks - you did well too!
    Kate, no pint, but tea, snickers, ice-cream and peanut butter cookies
    Andrew - the hardest run I have ever done!

    I will add something by way of description, and some more photos at some point!

  27. Tom Wright
    Tom Wright

    Well done Tobit ya did great :) Cracking photos too! Capture the essence of the terrain and views. How fun those boulders at St Loy!?!?

  28. Joe B.
    Joe B.

    Excellent run Tobit

  29. Gareth O.
    Gareth O.

    Chapeau Tobit. Truly incredible feat of endurance. Well done old chap and money raised for a worthy cause too.

  30. Martin H.
    Martin H.

    Looks like a tough one. Awesome work!

  31. Andy W.
    Andy W.

    Totes amazeballs ;-)


    Amazing Tobit. Super duper

  33. Johnny Logan
    Johnny Logan

    Superb. Congrats

  34. Conrad W.
    Conrad W.

    This one has just gone on The List.

  35. Tobit Emmens
    Tobit Emmens

    some more photos added - I'm glad I took them, a reminder of the epic-ness of the run. I don't seem to have any of steps up the side of Minack, possibly for fear of falling off them (here is a taster, they get steeperย http://www.360degreebeaches.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/porthcurno2-e1425843707253.jpg)
    Thanks Tom - how are you feeling today?
    thanks Joe, Gareth, Martin, Andy, Mel and Johnny

  36. Tobit Emmens
    Tobit Emmens

    Do it Con - despite the pain, I am already planning my revenge for next year. if you do though, train for steps, thats my advice, and if you have hills where you drop 150ft over about 25 meters, and then go straight back up, that will help too!

  37. Dave Compton
    Dave Compton

    Excellent Tobit. Looks truly brutal. + what Scott said

  38. Tobit Emmens
    Tobit Emmens

    thanks Dave

  39. Tom Wright
    Tom Wright

    A little stiff in the knees and eating tank loads. Got some serious tan lines and my left shoulder is a lot redder than my right! (forgot the suncream) So you are thinking about next year already then? :)

  40. Tobit Emmens
    Tobit Emmens

    apps ont he suncream front Tom - I remembered to put the factor 30 on! Definitely looking to come back next year. At least now I know what to expect!


    Fantastic!!! X

  42. Tobit Emmens
    Tobit Emmens

    thanks Susie

  43. Tobit Emmens
    Tobit Emmens

    I think that should say 'oops on the suncream' Tom. still fatigued.

  44. john low
    john low

    Cracking run geezer!

  45. Tobit Emmens
    Tobit Emmens

    cheers John

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  47. Mark Perkins
    Mark Perkins

    Top stuff Tobit. Bet that's a tough course!

  48. Tobit Emmens
    Tobit Emmens

    thanks Phil. Thanks Mark - tough is an apt descriptor... you should add it to your race diary next year!

  49. Adrian J.
    Adrian J.

    Great effort

  50. Tobit Emmens
    Tobit Emmens

    thanks Adrian


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