Watford Half-Marathon

Men and women start sepereately

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31/01/2013 at 21:07

Have just found you can still enter online, which I've just done!

31/01/2013 at 22:39

oop sorry! only just seen this! good luck!

15/02/2013 at 10:47

Ouch. Combination of hills and the cold made that an uncomfortable race. I had a wicking running undershirt and a wicking running top, but as I kept my running jacket on all the time, the sweat didn't actually wick away, so by the last few miles my torso was encased in a band of icy wet cloth that sapped my strength. I didn't realise it until I finished and felt how wet and cold my top was. I changed into the souvenier top, but that wasn't enough to keep me warm, and it was a long, cold walk back to the car.....

The support from the other runners as I made my way round the park loop to the finish was magnificent. I think every runner I passed called out my name (it helps that I have my name on my shirt!).

And can I say that marshalls should be instructed never to say - "Not far now", unless you are within 400 yards of the finish. It's really not helpful!!!!!!

15/02/2013 at 22:47

Races early in the year after the Xmas festivites are never that fun or fast. 

Funnily enough I was chatting to a marshall when I was watching a mate run the MK half last year and they were instructed not to say "not far now".  Guess they didn't want runners to speed off and conk out.

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