Thursday , January 21 2021

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Ridgeway Run

Overweight, unfit, and barely running. None of which are valid reasons to stop a last-minute sign-up for the Ridgeway Run trail race. I spotted an old Facebook post on the Eagles page and could not resist a hilly countryside run. The race is organised by Tring Running Club and usually …

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Kent Roadrunner Marathon

The best paid plans… This was going to be my A race of the spring season. Enjoy a jaunt around the Brighton Marathon, revel in the sun-kissed views atop the hills of the Three Forts Challenge, and then burn a sub 3:45 path around the Kent Roadrunners Marathon. I successfully …

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3 Forts Challenge

Last year I enjoyed a beautiful scenic run up and down the South Downs via the Three Forts Challenge Half Marathon. I was in great shape, the weather was balmy, and the views were stunning. I was the proud owner of a 1:52:12 chip time finish that did justice to …

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Meon Valley Plod

Last year I had a rude introduction to trail running thanks to the Longman 18.5m Falmer Run (note to self: publish the bloody blog post about it) where I slogged through the mud and hills admiring the stunning scenery across the South Downs. I loved every minute of it, especially …

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Finchley 20

It’s spring marathon season and the 20 mile races and running events are coming thick and fast now. The Finchley 20 is a local race organised by Hillingdon AC that was originally founded in 1933 by the then Finchley Harriers, who along with Ruislip and Northwood A.C. were the two …

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The National

The National Cross Country Championships. THE bloody NATIONAL freakin CROSS bloody COUNTRY awesome CHAMPIONSHIPS. There can’t be many other sports where you can pay your entry fee and race the national champs alongside the top competitors. Even in running we can all enter the major marathons but you’re not actually …

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Salisbury 5-4-3-2-1

The Salisbury 5-4-3-2-1 is an undulating/hilly walk or trail run through the historical region of Wessex with the start & finish at Salisbury Fire Station. It is run on quiet park roads, bridleways and public paths, through areas of outstanding natural beauty, many not normally open to the general public. There …

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Richmond Park Half Marathon

The Richmond Park Half Marathon is organised by the RunThrough.co.uk Events team and consists of 4 laps around part of Richmond Park, which basically boils down to 4 laps of the Richmond parkrun course plus an extra dog leg out-and-back on each lap to hit the magic 13.1 miles. All …

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Three Forts Half Marathon

The Three Forts Challenge is an annual half marathon and 27 mile ‘marathon’ that starts in Worthing, West Sussex and takes in the amazing views from the South Downs. The event is organised by the local Rotary Clubs to raise funds for the Ferring Country Centre and other local charities. …

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