Category Archives: Race Days

Edinburgh Marathon

If I had to describe the Edinburgh marathon in one word it would be HOT! In complete contrast to the weather forecast, which promised overcast skies and light rain (which would have been perfect) it ended up being one of … Continue reading

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Rotary Shakespeare Marathon

Well, Sunday saw marathon numberĀ four out of the way so that makes me a third of the way through now. This was without doubt the best organised race so far in my opinion. The management at the starting line, the … Continue reading

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Duchy Marathon, Cornwall – a new PB!

Well that’s the Duchy Marathon ticked off the list and a new PB of 3:52:17 despite a route that had some pretty mean gradients and an unwelcome headwind so I’m very pleased with that. This was a two lap race … Continue reading

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Eve of the race

Just thought I’d make a quick post as I’m sat in the hotel watching The Matrix (again) before tomorrow’s race. This will be the third one in the series so that’ll be a quarter of the way through the challenge … Continue reading

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Second Marathon Complete, Soooo Glad it’s Over Though

This was the marathon I really did not want to do. As I’ve said before, there wasn’t a race that fitted in for Feb so my only option was to do a solo run which also meant no support. Hence … Continue reading

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Gloucester Marathon Official Result

Just picked up the official results for yesterday, which you can download here. My official time was 3:54:53 in the end, which probably equates to the fact that I didn’t hear the start call so my watch began when I … Continue reading

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Gloucester Marathon Complete

Well that’s the first one out of the way and I managed to do it in 3:54:50 so I achieved the sub-4:00 time I was hoping for. The race overall was good, quite well organised and we certainly had good … Continue reading

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