Is it wrong to go jogging around a cemetery?

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  • Benno 4 Dec 2009 13:24:09 9,841 posts
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    I want to start training for a half marathon, but want to avoid the roads as I will be running in the evening.

    Theres a cemetery near my student house I have just found (hello google earth) and as well as the surrouding grassy areas looks ace for a jog.

    I can see how jogging around a cemetery might be a bit offensive to some people, but its not as if i am running over graves and I will likely not be there when mourners are around.

    I doubt its a problem really, who is going to care? But I thought i would bounce the idea off some people first.

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  • Deleted user 4 December 2009 13:25:39
    They won't give a shit, they're all dead.

    Seriously though, I don't see the problem. Unless it's haunted?
  • MetalDog 4 Dec 2009 13:27:01 23,697 posts
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    I'm betting the groundspeople will throw you out.

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  • Salaman 4 Dec 2009 13:28:39 18,957 posts
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    Hmm ... dunno. I wouldn't mind if I saw you pass by whilst I'm visiting there.
  • Stickman 4 Dec 2009 13:31:36 29,664 posts
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    Spray yourself white and scare the shit out of people.

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  • dufftownallan 4 Dec 2009 13:33:11 4,724 posts
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    i used to walk through a graveyard on the way to work before they cordened off the exit (bastards...), but i used to see people walking their dog and jogging through there so you certainly wouldnt be the first. i would do my best to avoid any new plots but if its a fairly old cemetry with old gravestones then i dont think it would be a problem at all.
  • Nexus_6 4 Dec 2009 13:33:24 3,876 posts
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    As long as you are not naked it will be fine.

  • dufftownallan 4 Dec 2009 13:33:34 4,724 posts
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    Bloodkult wrote:
    It's only wrong if you dress up as a zombie.

    So you should totally dress up as a zombie.
    this
  • danathjo 4 Dec 2009 13:34:23 7,339 posts
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    I say jog on and look out for open graves
  • Goban 4 Dec 2009 13:35:18 9,052 posts
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    infinitely less offensive than skanky goth types shagging on tombstones.
  • BillMurray 4 Dec 2009 13:36:09 7,701 posts
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    Nexus 6 wrote:
    As long as you are not naked it will be fine.


    /jogwank?
  • glaeken 4 Dec 2009 13:38:54 11,142 posts
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    It does seem to be rubbing it in a bit. Hey look at me I am alive and running!!! I guess dancing around a cemetery might be worse.
  • Popzeus 4 Dec 2009 13:39:07 8,299 posts
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    Goban wrote:
    infinitely less offensive than skanky goth types shagging on tombstones.

    Let it be known that if I end up being buried I have no problem with skanky goth types shagging on my grave.

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  • sport 4 Dec 2009 13:40:03 12,690 posts
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    You could intensify the workout by using the tombstones as hurdles.
  • Nexus_6 4 Dec 2009 13:41:55 3,876 posts
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    BillMurray wrote:
    Nexus 6 wrote:
    As long as you are not naked it will be fine.


    /jogwank?

    jog poop-wank.

    waddling through the graveyard with a jobby hanging out your buttocks.....
  • jonsaan 4 Dec 2009 13:43:48 25,342 posts
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    "Is it wrong to go jogging around a cemetery?"

    Corpse it isn't. Go for it.

    FCUTA!

  • Nexus_6 4 Dec 2009 13:50:10 3,876 posts
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    jonsaan wrote:
    "Is it wrong to go jogging around a cemetery?"

    Corpse it isn't. Go for it.

    HA HA HA - that's dead funny!
  • jonsaan 4 Dec 2009 13:50:49 25,342 posts
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    You may feel a little stiff after.

    FCUTA!

  • mcmonkeyplc 4 Dec 2009 13:51:36 39,438 posts
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    Is he a necromaniac ?!

    In that case it is not appropriate.

    Come and get it cumslingers!

  • Dougs 4 Dec 2009 13:52:13 67,169 posts
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    glaeken wrote:
    It does seem to be rubbing it in a bit. Hey look at me I am alive and running!!! I guess dancing around a cemetery might be worse.

    Michael Jackson might be around now if he'd thought of that. Mysterious ways, very mysterious....
  • consignia 4 Dec 2009 13:52:45 1,433 posts
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    jonsaan wrote:
    You may feel a little stiff after.

    Necrophile!
  • TechnoHippy 4 Dec 2009 13:53:46 14,707 posts
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    jonsaan wrote:
    You may feel a little stiff after.

    Depends how rigor-ous he's being. I'm mortified just thinking about it.

    On a vaguely related note, I met a necrophiliac once, he was a strange fellow. We called him Bungle.

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  • jonsaan 4 Dec 2009 13:54:12 25,342 posts
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    I used to be a necrophiliac till some rotten cunt split on me.

    FCUTA!

  • Blaketown 4 Dec 2009 13:55:34 4,645 posts
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    I was getting into Sado-bestio-necrophilia at one point, until I realised I was flogging a dead horse.

    Brap, brap, old chap.

  • Machetazo 4 Dec 2009 13:56:43 6,372 posts
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    Smuggo wrote:
    MetalDog wrote:
    I'm betting the groundspeople will throw you out.

    I doubt it.

    So long as you don't jog across the plots it won't be a problem.
    Sticking to the path best as can, should cause neither alarm, nor offence. Like the OP stated, they're taking the run during a quiet time, so I think they'd be all right, so long as they kept alert.
  • warlockuk 4 Dec 2009 14:04:28 19,148 posts
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    Do not stray from the path or the dead WILL eat you.

    I'm a grumpy bastard.

  • craigy Staff 4 Dec 2009 14:20:37 7,593 posts
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    Nah, no problem -- a cemetery makes up part of my running course. Just stay on the path out of respect, innit.
  • bigshot316 4 Dec 2009 14:25:09 23,571 posts
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    This is totally the beginning of a cheesy horror movie.
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