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Tag Archives: Half Marathon

Salisbury 5-4-3-2-1

Wuss, namby-pamby, lightweight, pansy, sissy, lily liver, fraidy-cat, yellow belly, caitiff, craven, nervous Nellie and wimp. All words that some might apply to me dropping down from the 50k to the 21k five days before the race. I think that I’ll stick with brave, stout, heroic, defiant, valiant, gutsy, hardy, …

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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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Brighton Half Marathon

We had a great day in Brighton last year when I ran the 2013 Brighton Half and The Son downed hot chocolate with whipped cream from the nearby coffee shop before taking a ride on the Brighton Wheel. I reaped the benefits of uninterrupted marathon training to go sub 1:45 …

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Gosport Half Marathon (2013)

Early start, sleep, pit stop, late rush, chat & chat & chat, marshaltastic, seafront, late push, shower, final drink and the long sleep home. An Eagles club championship race and a club outing to the beach via two coaches. This meant an early meet at Ealing Green and a good …

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Royal Parks Half Marathon (2013)

The sun rises, drunks ahoy, Muppet pacing, YES YES YES, gingerbread girl, squirrel head, nutrition nightmare and how do I get home? I entered the Royal Parks Half ballot on a whim and then promptly forgot all about it until an email arrived to confirm my place. It then took …

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Ealing Half Marathon (2013)

Ealing Feeling, Mrs Dan Volunteers, mini mile, snot leg, abradypus, JESUS LOVES YOU, barbecue, 3 way, undulations, abradypus strikes back and DEFCON 4. My favourite race of 2013 returned for its second outing and my local community stepped out in force once again to support. It was was a family …

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Mizuno Reading Half Marathon

The “Eskimo words for snow” claim is a widespread, though disputed, idea that Eskimos have an unusually large number of words for snow. I “amused” myself by trying to come up with a smorgasbord of words to describe the types of rain and sleet that assaulted me throughout my run …

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Brighton Half Marathon

I travelled down to the south coast early on the Sunday morning to join a house full of Eagles for the 2013 Brighton Half Marathon. The Son was meant to be spending the day with Mrs Dan but he ended up joining me for the day as Mrs Dan needed …

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Ealing Half Marathon

On Tuesday 9th August 2011 I woke to the news that the London riots had spread to my native Ealing with serious fires, damage to property, and the sad violent assault on pensioner Richard Mannington Bowes. In a bid to try to understand the utter mayhem that had engulfed my …

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