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Bournemouth Marathon – Wayne Boardman trains his mental strength en route to another 26.2 miler completed

Bournemouth Marathon – Wayne Boardman trains his mental strength en route to another 26.2 miler completed

“Very foolish”, “You idiot!”, “What’s the point?”….these were some of the responses from friends after explaining how I’d earned my latest bit of running bling. More on this later.  I love Bournemouth Marathon for a number of reasons: 1) It has a stunning coastal route, 2) It has a start time of 10am and my […]

Yorkshire Marathon – SJ Marathon Queen Lisa Hale gives us the run down on another great 26.2 option

Yorkshire Marathon – SJ Marathon Queen Lisa Hale gives us the run down on another great 26.2 option

The Yorkshire marathon takes place in October every year, and Stuart and I have run the event for the last 2 years, using the opportunity to make a bit of a holiday at the same time.  This year Stuart opted for the 10 miler, while I could not resist another go at the marathon, having […]

Leon’s Quest continues and takes him to Scotland for the Loch Ness Marathon

Leon’s Quest continues and takes him to Scotland for the Loch Ness Marathon

What a weekend I’ve had, traveling up to Loch Ness for the best marathon I have done, this being my 4th time. Left home at 8pm for the little four and a bit hour drive to Manchester where I stayed at a friends house arriving just after midnight. Then up at 6am and back in […]

Richmond marathon – Sharon Burfield tells of her second 26.2 miles

Richmond marathon – Sharon Burfield tells of her second 26.2 miles

This was my second marathon so I knew roughly what to expect. I was slightly apprehensive about what time I would run it in, as I had finished with a good time at Brighton, and didn’t want to let myself down, or to put too much pressure on myself! I had looked at ‘good for […]

16th/17th September – SJ Weekend Run Down

16th/17th September – SJ Weekend Run Down

Wednesday night saw the latest round of the Handicap series and as we approach the last quarter of 2017 the competition is tight with series leader Jim Laidlaw already posting the maximum seven scores. A great turnout of twenty-eight runners took on the ever darkening conditions with both Jane and Will Lucas the only runners […]

Bacchus Marathon – Alison Jones reports back from the Denbies Wine Estate

Bacchus Marathon – Alison Jones reports back from the Denbies Wine Estate

I entered this as a bit of a “novelty” Marathon, having ran the Medoc in France I thought it would be a good prep race for Lisbon in October. As it got nearer the time and I mentioned I was running this, more and more people told me how hilly it was and it was […]

52 marathons in 52 weeks – Leon Hicks reports on his achievement as the quest continues…

52 marathons in 52 weeks – Leon Hicks reports on his achievement as the quest continues…

Number 45: 30th July 2017 – Enigma planes race. Number 46: 1st August 2017 – SVN Very British Challenge Number 47: 3rd August 2017 – Enigma Schools Out day Number 48: 3rd August 2017 – ENIGMA SCHOOLS OUT night Number 49: 5th August 2017 – Phoenix Summer Number 50: 10th August 2017 – Ghost of […]