UK 2002 Marathon Calendar

Shakespeare Marathon


Posted: 8 July 2000

Shakespeare Marathon: Sunday, April 28
WHY RUN IT?
Scenery, speed, value for money

This is the Midlands’ alternative to London, and is held on the weekend nearest to Shakespeare’s birthday, in Stratford-upon-Avon. It is a pleasant,
reasonably fast rural two-lap event. There is also a half-marathon.

FEES
£8/£9, payable to Rotary Club of Stratford-upon-Avon by June 8. Entries on day (£12).
ENTRIES TO
M Bartlett, 40 St Andrews Crescent, Stratford Upon Avon, Warks CV37 9QL (01789 552951)
E-MAIL
bardrun@shakespearemarathon.org.uk
WEBSITE
www.shakespearemarathon.org.uk

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Hey, has anyone done this?? whats it like having been rejected for the FLM I know there is no comparison but would love to train for one with the rest of my unrejected buddies
Posted: 17/12/2002 at 14:17

Please explain how your item starting a thread instantly has attached to it "Article related to this thread"
Posted: 17/12/2002 at 14:20

Sorry what do you mean?
Posted: 17/12/2002 at 14:51

just puzzled how it has the attachment
Posted: 17/12/2002 at 14:54

Oh I dunno just happened to be looking for a marathon around the FLM date and found the Shakespear one on a search and seen as there is all the logistics on there website I wondered if anyone rated this one. I ran London this year and was rejected for 2003 so if this one is any good will run it....
Posted: 17/12/2002 at 14:59

There is already a thread on this somewhere.Basically it is two laps , undulating but no way can you call it hilly, it is run in conjunction with the half. The one odd thing i found was that it started at 1.00pm and it ended up being a bit warm.. Even so it was a pleasant enough run and if you want you can make a weekend of it as it is normally held the same weekend as the Shakespeare birthday celebrations so their is lots going on.
The Website is.
www.shakespearemarathon.org.uk try this for further info
Posted: 17/12/2002 at 15:11

yeah thanx i have just read both threads sounds like the one for me do you know how many run it? is it well organised I ran in September in Windsor half and it was hot and the water stations were manned terribly and i am like a fish when it comes to water....
Posted: 17/12/2002 at 15:24

I've entered this one too after reading good reports in other threads here. First marathon, FLM reject.
Posted: 20/12/2002 at 17:23

Runner, when you look at race details or articles on the wider website, there's a link entitled "Start a thread relating to this article". If you click on the link, the machine does the rest.
Posted: 20/12/2002 at 17:36

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