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Bournemouth Marathon -Kirsty Darcy tells of collapsing companions and burning trainers!

Bournemouth Marathon -Kirsty Darcy tells of collapsing companions and burning trainers!

Twelve months ago after receiving my London marathon rejection magazine I was talked into signing up for Bournemouth Marathon! I decided that if I was going to run a marathon I may as well try and raise some money along the way. So being the type of person who doesn’t believe in sponsoring people unless […]

Bournemouth Half – Perspectives from the SJ Masters Mike and Ray

Bournemouth Half – Perspectives from the SJ Masters Mike and Ray

Mike Guess This was my fourth running of this fabulous half marathon and the fourth time the weather was absolutely brilliant – good enough to sit on the beach in shorts and T shirts. In fact, given this weather, it’s probably a good time to book your holidays, rather than slog around thirteen miles. Sadly, […]

Bournemouth Half – Graham Robinson tells of a challenging start but a more than satisfactory finish to the south coast half

Bournemouth Half – Graham Robinson tells of a challenging start but a more than satisfactory finish to the south coast half

Being full of cold all week before, it was touch and go whether I was actually going to toe the line for the half marathon at all. In addition, my longest run since May was 10 miles at the running weekend the Sunday before, so I was somewhat doubtful about how things were likely to […]

Cardiff Half Marathon – Heidi Zymela surprises herself with a superb PB

Cardiff Half Marathon – Heidi Zymela surprises herself with a superb PB

The Cardiff Half Marathon will always hold a special meaning for me as it was my first ever half marathon race back in 2015. Cardiff was my home for three years whilst at Uni, and the place where I became a ‘proper runner’. Nothing like two weeks of Freshers weight gain to motivate me to […]

A Run With No Witty Name – Andrea Hadfield enjoyed despite the rain

A Run With No Witty Name – Andrea Hadfield enjoyed despite the rain

Signing up to a 50km ‘on a whim’ a few days after the Farnham Pilgrim marathon seemed like an excellent idea at the time, and with an event called ‘A run with no witty name’ – I couldn’t resist. Driving down to Wiltshire on a misty October morning, with the promise of heavy rain for […]

Bournemouth Marathon – Caroline Stuart completes her 3rd marathon of 2018

Bournemouth Marathon – Caroline Stuart completes her 3rd marathon of 2018

After 2 marathons earlier in the year, which didn’t go too well, I booked in Bournemouth as something to work towards and to keep me running. Summer holidays, sun and good food and drink probably not the ideal training!! I stayed with friends Saturday evening, wasn’t jealous at all when Dominoes knocked on the door […]

Bournemouth Half – Jim Laidlaw’s PB streak continues

Bournemouth Half – Jim Laidlaw’s PB streak continues

This is a highlighted race for me having had good runs here the past two years . The beautiful sunrise over Boscombe is worth the 5am alarm on its own. With a chill in the air and a perfectly clear sky I knew it was going to be a great day. Having recently run PB times […]