Tag Archive | half marathon

Jackie Kent returns to the Bracknell Half Marathon

Jackie Kent returns to the Bracknell Half Marathon

I haven’t run the Bracknell half marathon for two years as it has been too close to London marathon, which I ran in 2016 and 2017. This year, I didn’t run London so Bracknell was back on the cards! Having had knee trouble and time off from running, I had got my distance back but […]

Fleet Half Marathon – consolidated SJ results and highlights

Fleet Half Marathon – consolidated SJ results and highlights

Andrew Brooks – I always enjoy the Fleet Half Marathon so I was quite looking forward to the re-arranged event (full respect to Fleet AC for re-arranging the event). Having already had a couple of respectable races this year over the 13.1 mile distance I wasn’t too worried about my time for this race – I […]

The 28 Beaches of Ubatuba Marathon – John Tovell reports back from Brazil

The 28 Beaches of Ubatuba Marathon – John Tovell reports back from Brazil

As some of you will know, my wife is Brazilian.  Every year, she returns to Brazil to visit family and friends, and every few years, I go with her.  Since retiring last year, and as a result being more flexible with holiday dates, I was able to plan our trip to coincide with the 28 […]

Ian Watson shares his experience from the rearranged Fleet Half Marathon

Ian Watson shares his experience from the rearranged Fleet Half Marathon

Way back when the snows drove across the country and spring was winter, Fleet had to cancel their HM, as did most races that weekend.  To their credit, they amazingly managed to re-arrange for last Sunday and without a date clash this time, I managed to get a number to enter.  Yes, it was done properly through […]

Dave Bartlett and wing man Nigel Evans sampled the Southampton Half Marathon

Dave Bartlett and wing man Nigel Evans sampled the Southampton Half Marathon

In April 2017 I received my largest race number yet, disappointingly 48hrs before the event I found myself withdrawing through injury. As a result the best part of a year in advance, I found myself registering for the Southampton Half Marathon with a feeling of unfinished business. I have to say a year as a […]

Magna Carta Half Marathon – Jacq Hudson returns to her old stomping ground to complete her latest half

Magna Carta Half Marathon – Jacq Hudson returns to her old stomping ground to complete her latest half

At the end of 2016, I set myself a New Year’s resolution to achieve a medal a month, which I completed. At the end of 2017, I decided I needed a similar target to keep me motivated, however something that was a bit more challenging. I came up with race a half marathon a month, […]

London Landmarks Half – Lucy Murphy shares her experience

London Landmarks Half – Lucy Murphy shares her experience

My first half…..would it be my FIRST and maybe my LAST? I wouldn’t know until I’d experienced it for myself! So what inspired me to sign up for my first half marathon you may wonder and why choose the London Landmarks Half? I had be thinking about signing up for my first half at the […]