The 2020 Half Century (50km or 50 mile) a month challenge

Saluki

I've run away with my friends to..
Location
...New Tealandia
January
2 Points
February
3 Points
March
7 Points
April
6 Points
May
5 Points
June
8 points
July
2 points

August
3 points

September
13/09/20 https://www.strava.com/activities/4055870124 Downham to King’s Lynn, Shouldham, Barroway, home. 50km 1pt
20/09/20 https://www.strava.com/activities/4089545716 Downham, Marham, West Acre, King’s Lynn, NCN route Home for cuppa/snack Ten Mile Bank and back. 120km 3 points I think.
21/09/20 https://www.strava.com/activities/4093534906 Downham, Denver, Hilgay, Downham. Then, after a cuppa and a bike swap, https://www.strava.com/activities/4094015992, Downham, Magdalen, Barroway, Downham. 55km 1point
29/09/20 https://www.strava.com/activities/4125216748 Downham, Magdalen, St Johns Highway, Marshland St James, Barroway Drove, home 52km 1pt

October
07/10/20 https://www.strava.com/activities/4164803270 same ride as on 29/09 with Bexwell tagged on the end. 52km 1pt
11/10/20 https://www.strava.com/activities/4185551147 Norwich, Heathersett, Wymondham, Hethel, East Carlton, Eaton, Norwich and home after detour up Marriotts Way to add mileage. 50km 1pt

November
05/11/20 https://www.strava.com/activities/4290049647 NDR Loop. 50km 1pt
07/11/20 https://www.strava.com/activities/4303783214 Kings Cross, quick bit of sightseeing, Lee Valley, Ware, Hare Street, Cambridge 100km 3 points

48 so far.
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OP
13 rider

13 rider

Guru
Location
leicester
Nov 1st 31.4 miles 1 point
Standard Wymeswold loop
Nov 5th 50.4 miles 2 points
Anstey ,Cossington ,Rearsby ,Gaddesby ,Ashby Foevile ,Wartnaby ,Wymeswold ,Barrow ,Anstey
Nov 8th 37.4 miles 1 point
Anstey ,Markfield ,Barlestone ,Carlton ,Shenton ,Upton ,Market Bosworth ,Desford ,Groby ,Anstey

Points in this challenge 71
Points in all challenges 145
 
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Domus

Veteran
Location
Sunny Radcliffe
January to April inc. 30 points
May to August inc. 30 points

September 4 Cartmel, Bowland Bridge, Crosthwaite, Crook, Buneside, Kendal, Natland, Sizergh, Levens, Meathop, Grange. 64.1 Kms 1 point
September 12 Barrow to Grange over Sands via Bay Cycle Way 60.13 Kms 1 point
September 15 Wilmslow, High Leigh, Great Budworth, Anderton Boat Lift, Northwich, 50.4 Kms 1 point
September 16 Northwich, Winsford, Nantwich, Audlem, Fauls, Stanton, Harmer Hill 82.4 Kms 2 points
September 17 Harmer Hill, Ellesmere, Oldcastle, Malpas, Tattenhall, Chester. 73.7 Kms 1 point
September 18 Chester, Mickle Trafford, Delemere, Comberbatch, Great Budworth, Wilmslow 72.4 Kms 1 point
September 20 Lindale, Millside, Levens, Arnside, Silverdale and return via Meathop. 69.7 Kms 1 point
September 28 Bradshaw, Holcombe Hill, Holden Wood, Grane Road, Edgworth, Bolton and home 61.1 Kms 1 point
October 1 Lindale, Levens, Milnthorpe, Arnside, Silverdale and return to Grange via Meathop 65.2 Kms 1 point.
October 11 Farnworth, Atherton, Leigh. Hindley, Blackrod, Horwich and home, 56.9 Kms 1 point
October 18 Bury, Rawtenstall, Haslingden, Helmshore, Holcombe Hill, Bolton and home 57.4 Kms 1 point
October 25 Harwood, Edgworth, Green Arms Road, Belmont, Scout Road, Horwich, Bolton and home 55.0 Kms 1 point
October 28 Farnworth, Westhoughton, Adlington, Horwich, Bolton and home 50.8 Kms 1 point
November 4 Ainsworth, Holcombe Hill, Haslingden, Rawtenstall, Bacup, Rochdale, Pilsworth and home 62.1 Kms 1 point
November 7 Ainsworth, Holcombe Hill, Haslingden, Rawtenstall, Bacup, Rochdale, Pilsworth and home 62.2 Kms 1 point
November 10 Ainsworth, Bradshaw, Edgworth, Green Arms Road, Belmont, Horwich and home 53.5 Kms 1 point

Running total 77 points
 

Jenkins

Legendary Member
Location
Felixstowe
November 7th – Waldringfield, Grundisburgh, Claydon, Sproughton & Ipswich, 50.4 miles, https://www.strava.com/activities/4302344983
And today the metric 50 with a bit of an extended shopping trip to Lidl
November 12th, Falkenham, Bucklesham, Waldringfield, Martlesham, Kesgrave & Nacton, 53.8km, https://www.strava.com/activities/4327121238

Full, updated list of rides in both challenges:
Metric 50s
January 5th, A loop based out of Halesworth, 69.8km, https://www.strava.com/activities/2984618938
January 26th - Anti clockwise to Westerfield. 56.9km, https://www.strava.com/activities/3045782202
February 1st - Click & Collect at Argos in Sainsburys, 61.7km, https://www.strava.com/activities/3062541770
February 21st, Waldringfield, Westerfield & Nacton, 64.5km, https://www.strava.com/activities/3119561505
February 22nd, Essentially the same as Jan 26th, 54.1km, https://www.strava.com/activities/3122607026
March 8th, Shopping, then Newbourne, Martlesham, Rushmere & home, 52.6km, https://www.strava.com/activities/3165604973
March 22nd, Felixstowe Freey, Kirton, Newbourne, Waldringfield & Brightwell, 53km, https://www.strava.com/activities/3207673799
April 3rd, Another click & collect at Sainsburys, 57km, https://www.strava.com/activities/3249949560
April 14th, Shopping in Fe;ixstowe, going via Ipswich, 54.9km, https://www.strava.com/activities/3297440138
April 15th, On and off road within 5 miles of home, 50.6km, https://www.strava.com/activities/3302860621
April 21st & 22nd, Westerfield & back via Newbourne out & Bucklesham home (identical route both days), 2 x 55km, https://www.strava.com/activities/3302860621 & https://www.strava.com/activities/3336194029
April 25th, An extended version of the Westerfield run, 66.3km, https://www.strava.com/activities/3351167903
April 27th, Another compact on & off road route within 3.25 miles of home, 50.9km, https://www.strava.com/activities/3361105489
May 2nd, Westerfield clockwise - Levington, Nacton, Westerfield & Bucklesham, 52.5km, https://www.strava.com/activities/3385982087
May 9th, Mxed on & off road on the 29er, 70.4km, https://www.strava.com/activities/3424554117
May 12th, Ipswich, Sproughton, Claydon & Rushmere St. Andrew, 66.3km, https://www.strava.com/activities/3439234447
May 13th, Slightly varied version of the May 12th ride, 67.5km, https://www.strava.com/activities/3444399910
May 14th, Another variant of May 12th's ride, 65.7km, https://www.strava.com/activities/3450058043
May 15th, Kirton, Bucklesham, Akenham, Tuddenham & Martlesham with lots of off road, 62.3km, https://www.strava.com/activities/3454660712
May 21st, Westerfield Loop, 50.7km, https://www.strava.com/activities/3488003141
June 3rd, Felixstowe, Kirton, Bucklesham, Nacton & Levington, 51.5km, https://www.strava.com/activities/3558603551/
June 18th, A variation of the anti-clockwise Westerfield Loop, 56.5km, https://www.strava.com/activities/3633745702
June 19th, Evans Cycles in Martlesham the long way, 54.3km, https://www.strava.com/activities/3638535967
June 25th, Felixstowe bottle bank & Ipswich shopping, 52.6km, https://www.strava.com/activities/3668921850
July 10th, Westerfield loop while dloopodging the showers, 52.3km, https://www.strava.com/activities/3742173839
July 13th, Local loop before a couple of pints in Levington, 55.3km, https://www.strava.com/activities/3756573024
July 22nd, Shopping trip to Martlesham & Felixstowe, 53.3km, https://www.strava.com/activities/3801106915
August 4th, Westerfield loop again, 52.2km, https://www.strava.com/activities/3864006650
August 31st, Checking a new seatpost & cleats on the Westerfield Loop, 52..2km, https://www.strava.com/activities/3992236521
September 1st, Longer Westerfield loop, 59km, https://www.strava.com/activities/3996467844
September 13th, Yet another Westerfield loop, 59km, https://www.strava.com/activities/4054375253
September 17th, 2 laps of Rutland Water, 71.4km, https://www.strava.com/activities/4072647837 & https://www.strava.com/activities/4073094727
October 3rd, Not quite the Westerfield loop, 60.1km, https://www.strava.com/activities/4145751940
October 9th, Diss to Old Buckenham & back on various back roads, 59.2km, https://www.strava.com/activities/4171581147/
October 12th, Boulge & Swilland churches, 66.4km, https://www.strava.com/activities/4185173688
October 30th, Felixstowe, Kirton, Martlesham &Foxhall on & off road, 53.6km, https://www.strava.com/activities/4262427139
November 12th, Falkenham, Bucklesham, Waldringfield, Martlesham, Kesgrave & Nacton, 53.8km, https://www.strava.com/activities/4327121238





Imperial 50s
January 12th, Ipswich, Newbourne, back to Ipswich & home, 52.9 miles, https://www.strava.com/activities/3005419997
January 19th, A loop from Stowmarket, 51.2 miles, https://www.strava.com/activities/3025399047
February 5th, Bury St. Edmunds to Home, 51.5 miles, https://www.strava.com/activities/3073791976
March 7th, Grundisburgh, Otley, Ashbocking & Witnesham, 51.1 miles, https://www.strava.com/activities/3162094401
March 24th, Ipswich, Alton Water, Wolverstone, 52.52 miles, https://www.strava.com/activities/3213060759
April 7th, 2 x 25.5 mile laps of Levington, Nacton, Martlesham, Bucklesham & Kirton, 51.2 miles, https://www.strava.com/activities/3266449215
May 3rd, Similar to April 25th above, but with added faffing about in the Nacton & Foxhall areas, 52.8 miles, https://www.strava.com/activities/3391750214
May 8th, Waldringfield, Claydon & Sproughton, 50.2 miles, https://www.strava.com/activities/3419447395/
May 26th, Woodbridge, Tunstall & Rendlesham, 52 miles, https://www.strava.com/activities/3514296104
May 31st, A loop from Stowmarket (as per Jan 19th), 51.4 miles, https://www.strava.com/activities/3541225620
June 9th, Stowmarket via Willisham & home via Claydon, 54 miles, https://www.strava.com/activities/3587761538
June 25th, Ipswich, Little Bealings, Debach, Hasketon, Woodbridge & Waldringfield, 50.5 miles, https://www.strava.com/activities/3663806760
July 20th, Diss, Redgrave, Snetterton, New Buckenham, Hoxne & Eye, 52.3 miles, https://www.strava.com/activities/3790381066
July 24th, Diss, Walsham le Willows, Euston, Hopton, East Harling & Winfarthing, 51.9 miles, https://www.strava.com/activities/3808293461
August 3rd, Ipswich, Claydon, Kesgrave, Waldringfield & Martlesham, 52.1 miles, https://www.strava.com/activities/3858156251
September 4th, Nacton, Ipswich, Raydon, East Bergholt, Brantham, Holbrook & Ipswich again, 51.9 miles, https://www.strava.com/activities/4010076544
October 1st, Newbourne, Waldringfield, Westerfield, Henley, Bramford & Ipswich, 50.4 miles, https://www.strava.com/activities/4137241225
November 7th, Waldringfield, Grundisburgh, Claydon, Sproughton & Ipswich, 50.4 miles, https://www.strava.com/activities/4302344983
 

cosmicbike

Perhaps This One.....
Moderator
Location
Egham
31st January. Home-Chertsey-Chobham-Windlesham-Ascot-Windsor Great Park-Home. 53.1km
8th February. Home-Chertsey-Lower Sunbury-Hampton-Fulwell-Twickenham-Walton-Home. 50.8km
16th March. Home-Staines-Wraysbury-Datchet-Eton Dorney-Windsor-Home. 56.6km
1st April. Home-Chobham-Sunningdale-Lightwater-Ascot-Home. 52.3km
3rd May. Home-Virginia Water-Lyne-Chobham-Lightwater-Sunningdale-Home. 60.94km
7th June. Home-Horton-Datchet-Windsor-Ascot-WGP-Home. 66.24km
7th July. Home-Sunningdale-Chobham-Bagshot-Ascot-WGP-Home. 51.6km
20th August. Home-Wentworth-WGP-Winkfield-West End-Chobham-Home. 51.9km
5th September. Home-Chobham-Lightwater-Ascot-Sunningdale-Home. 51.9km
1st October. Home-Chertsey-Lyne-Chobham-Lane End-Virginia Water-Home. 51.1km
12th November. Home-Chertsey-Weybridge-Hampton Court-Sunbury-Home. 50.9km.
 

Willd

Senior Member
Location
Rugby
May - 1 point
June - 1 point
July - 4 points
Aug - 5 points
Sep - 5 points
Oct - 3 points

Nov 1 - 32.85 miles - 1 point
Bilton, Lawford Heath, Wolston, Ryton on Dunsmore, Bubbenhall, Cubbington, Lillington , Royal Leamington Spa, Lillington, Cubbington, Weston Under-Wetherley, Princethorpe, Stretton on Dunsmore, Long Lawford, Lawford Heath, home.

Nov 7 - 83.67 miles - 3 points Bilton, Cawston, Dunchurch, Willoughby, Braunston, Daventry, Newnham, Little Everdon, Everdon, Farthingstone, Maidford, Blakesley, Silverstone, Dadford, Radclive, Gawcott, Lenborough, Verney Junction and back roughly the same route missing out Little Everdon and Cawston.

Nov 13 - 32.3 miles - 1 point Bilton, Cawston, Dunchurch, Kites Hardwick, Southam, Ladbroke, Bishops Itchington, Deppers Bridge, Southam, Bascote, Long Itchington, Marton, Princethorpe, home.
 

Rob and Alison

Über Member
Location
Caistor, Lincs
January.
3rd. 53km. View: https://ridewithgps.com/trips/43340197 Solo with Stig
February.
1st. 58km. https://www.strava.com/activities/3062463656 Solo with Stig.
March
1st. 73km. https://www.strava.com/activities/3146471226 Solo with Stig.
8th. 74km. https://www.strava.com/activities/3166984839 Solo, British Cycling Guided ride to Odder, no Stig!
14th. 52km https://www.strava.com/activities/3183716405 on Tandem
22nd. 67km https://www.strava.com/activities/3208584549 solo with Stig.
April
25th. 50km. https://www.strava.com/activities/3316160290 shielding turbo ride.
26th. 50km. https://www.strava.com/activities/3363196570 turbo.
May
Alison 8th. 53km. https://www.strava.com/activities/3420720066 turbo
Rob(and Stig) 3rd. 59km https://www.strava.com/activities/3424287986
June
17th. 63km https://www.strava.com/activities/3631010617 Solo with Stig
July
4th. 51km. https://www.strava.com/activities/3711729063 on Tandem
5th. 54km. https://www.strava.com/activities/3719346652 Solo with Stig.
11th. 107km. https://www.strava.com/activities/3746746955 Solo with Stig.
12th. 52km. https://www.strava.com/activities/3750455304 on Tandem
19th. 86km. https://www.strava.com/activities/3787634565 Solo with Stig
24th. 101km. https://www.strava.com/activities/3809130666 Solo with Stig.
26th. 68km. https://www.strava.com/activities/3816556867 Solo with Stig.
August
1st. 71km. https://www.strava.com/activities/3849957025 Solo with Stig.
2nd. 72km. https://www.strava.com/activities/3852638019 on Tandem.
September
21st. 53km. https://www.strava.com/activities/4092162143 on Tandem.
22nd. 83km. https://www.strava.com/activities/4098769020 solo with Stig.
October.
2nd. 102km. https://www.strava.com/activities/4142545138 solo with Stig.
4th. 53km. https://www.strava.com/activities/4150687510 solo with Stig.
17th. 59km. https://www.strava.com/activities/4207119769 solo with Stig
25th. 106km. https://www.strava.com/activities/4243785650 solo with Stig
30th. 113km. https://www.strava.com/activities/4263613929 solo with Stig
November
7th. 101km. https://www.strava.com/activities/4304404553 solo with Stig
8th. 55km. https://www.strava.com/activities/4310324899 solo with Stig
13th. 50miles. https://www.strava.com/activities/4333243671 solo with Stig
 

C R

Veteran
Location
Worcester
Nov 15th

St Peters, Worcester, Hallow, Holt Heath, Great Whitley, Martley, Broad Heath, Bransford, Leigh Sinton, Newland, Madresfield, The Rhyd, Hanley, Upton, Earls Croome, Kinnersley, Pirton, Hatfield, Home

74.6 km, 1 point, 33 points total.
 

Houthakker

A Happy Wanderer
Location
Lancashire coast
January
18th Jan – Lytham to Fleetwood and back – 33 miles – 1 Point
February
8th – Lytham, Kirkham, Preston, Guild wheel, Back to Lytham - 45 Miles - 1 pt
15th – Lytham, Bispham, Poulton, Elswick, Kirkham, Lytham – 33 miles – 1 pt
March
14th – Lytham, Preston, Woodplumpton, Kirkham, Lytham – 34 miles – 1 pt
April
5th – Lytham, Kirkham, Broughton, Guild wheel, Freckleton, Lytham – 33 miles - 1 Pt
19th – Lytham, Kirkham, Great Eccleston-Over Wyre, Weeton, Lytham 34 miles – 1 pt
May
3rd – Lytham, Cleveleys, Thornton, Poulton, Singleton, Lytham – 32 miles – 1 pt
June
21st – Lytham-Fleetwood-Thornton – Poulton – Home – 38 miles – 1 pt
July
19th – Lytham - Preston – Chorley – Blackburn - Preston - Lytham 58 miles 2 pts
Aug
29th – Carnforth – Tewitfield – Preston via canal towpath - 54 miles - 2 pts
Sep
19th – Kirkham, Preston, Inglewhite, Scorton, Nateby, Staining, Home – 58 miles – 2 points
26th – Kirkham, Elswick, Thornton, Cleveleys, home. 37 miles - 1 pt
October
3rd - Home, Kirkham, Singleton, Poulton, Blackpool, Home. 33 miles – 1pt
17th – Preston, Southport, Burscough, Parbold, Croston, Preston – 55 miles – 2 points
November
14th – Lytham, Kirkham, Mysercough, Inskip, Kirkham, Lytham – 34 miles – 1 pt
Total – 19 Points
 

Domus

Veteran
Location
Sunny Radcliffe
January to April inc. 30 points
May to August inc. 30 points

September 4 Cartmel, Bowland Bridge, Crosthwaite, Crook, Buneside, Kendal, Natland, Sizergh, Levens, Meathop, Grange. 64.1 Kms 1 point
September 12 Barrow to Grange over Sands via Bay Cycle Way 60.13 Kms 1 point
September 15 Wilmslow, High Leigh, Great Budworth, Anderton Boat Lift, Northwich, 50.4 Kms 1 point
September 16 Northwich, Winsford, Nantwich, Audlem, Fauls, Stanton, Harmer Hill 82.4 Kms 2 points
September 17 Harmer Hill, Ellesmere, Oldcastle, Malpas, Tattenhall, Chester. 73.7 Kms 1 point
September 18 Chester, Mickle Trafford, Delemere, Comberbatch, Great Budworth, Wilmslow 72.4 Kms 1 point
September 20 Lindale, Millside, Levens, Arnside, Silverdale and return via Meathop. 69.7 Kms 1 point
September 28 Bradshaw, Holcombe Hill, Holden Wood, Grane Road, Edgworth, Bolton and home 61.1 Kms 1 point
October 1 Lindale, Levens, Milnthorpe, Arnside, Silverdale and return to Grange via Meathop 65.2 Kms 1 point.
October 11 Farnworth, Atherton, Leigh. Hindley, Blackrod, Horwich and home, 56.9 Kms 1 point
October 18 Bury, Rawtenstall, Haslingden, Helmshore, Holcombe Hill, Bolton and home 57.4 Kms 1 point
October 25 Harwood, Edgworth, Green Arms Road, Belmont, Scout Road, Horwich, Bolton and home 55.0 Kms 1 point
October 28 Farnworth, Westhoughton, Adlington, Horwich, Bolton and home 50.8 Kms 1 point
November 4 Ainsworth, Holcombe Hill, Haslingden, Rawtenstall, Bacup, Rochdale, Pilsworth and home 62.1 Kms 1 point
November 7 Ainsworth, Holcombe Hill, Haslingden, Rawtenstall, Bacup, Rochdale, Pilsworth and home 62.2 Kms 1 point
November 10 Ainsworth, Bradshaw, Edgworth, Green Arms Road, Belmont, Horwich and home 53.5 Kms 1 point
November 19 Farnworth, Westhoughton, Adlington, Rivington, Horwich, Bolton and home 52.7 Kms 1 point

Running total 78 points
 

tallliman

Veteran
This is a well overdue update so apologies for the paucity of information.
01/01/2020 31.86 1
03/01/2020 74.81 3
25/01/2020 32.04 1
01/02/2020 70.01 3
08/02/2020 91.92 3
07/03/2020 32.13 1
08/03/2020 31.94 1
14/03/2020 71.56 3
16/03/2020 39.76 1
17/03/2020 40.04 1
21/03/2020 31.60 1
23/03/2020 49.39 1
26/03/2020 35.64 1
04/04/2020 34.31 1
09/04/2020 33.98 1
10/04/2020 32.04 1
12/04/2020 31.32 1
13/04/2020 31.25 1
14/04/2020 41.47 1
16/04/2020 36.52 1
19/04/2020 31.11 1
20/04/2020 32.70 1
21/04/2020 31.20 1
23/04/2020 31.23 1
24/04/2020 34.51 1
29/04/2020 46.57 1
06/05/2020 32.35 1
08/05/2020 34.48 1
09/05/2020 31.54 1
13/05/2020 42.52 1
15/05/2020 31.36 1
17/05/2020 32.65 1
19/05/2020 31.25 1
24/05/2020 50.09 2
25/05/2020 36.49 1
27/05/2020 34.55 1
28/05/2020 31.18 1
30/05/2020 45.65 1
01/06/2020 39.59 1
02/06/2020 39.02 1
08/06/2020 34.20 1
09/06/2020 36.22 1
10/06/2020 39.82 1
14/06/2020 68.33 3
15/06/2020 40.39 1
21/06/2020 50.04 2
22/06/2020 32.90 1
23/06/2020 38.98 1
24/06/2020 41.89 1
26/06/2020 44.92 1
29/06/2020 53.33 2
06/07/2020 62.41 3
11/07/2020 45.46 1
18/07/2020 101.02 4
23/07/2020 31.69 1
26/07/2020 40.49 1
28/07/2020 40.45 1
31/07/2020 51.99 2
01/08/2020 54.72 2
09/08/2020 64.89 3
11/08/2020 33.10 1
13/08/2020 31.25 1
16/08/2020 45.70 1
20/08/2020 36.09 1
22/08/2020 43.07 1
31/08/2020 37.09 1
01/09/2020 31.20 1
02/09/2020 106.32 4
05/09/2020 70.49 3
07/09/2020 32.42 1
08/09/2020 32.22 1
12/09/2020 62.20 3
14/09/2020 35.42 1
18/09/2020 69.37 3
19/09/2020 41.87 1
09/10/2020 76.45 3
10/10/2020 58.54 2
19/10/2020 37.71 1
20/10/2020 31.75 1
28/10/2020 40.32 1
02/11/2020 31.56 1
04/11/2020 69.81 3
15/11/2020 31.10 1
18/11/2020 42.33 1

Total: 120 points
 
OP
13 rider

13 rider

Guru
Location
leicester
Nov 1st 31.4 miles 1 point
Standard Wymeswold loop
Nov 5th 50.4 miles 2 points
Anstey ,Cossington ,Rearsby ,Gaddesby ,Ashby Foevile ,Wartnaby ,Wymeswold ,Barrow ,Anstey
Nov 8th 37.4 miles 1 point
Anstey ,Markfield ,Barlestone ,Carlton ,Shenton ,Upton ,Market Bosworth ,Desford ,Groby ,Anstey
Nov 21st 39.6 miles 1 point
An extended Wymeswold loop

Points in this challenge 72
Points in all challenges 150
 
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