Hmmm Maybe you are on some sort of black list DF3.
Maybe change your name by deedpole
yep, missed out again too. and this is actually my local half marathon.
still at 46 quid, they can forget it from now on...
Same here, 3rd attempt. Damn!
This is my local, so the amount I save on travel and accomodation make the really high entry fee more bearable. Though sadly no place for me either!
At least you are £46 better off now. You can probably do 2 races with that money.
yep. but it would be nice is someone could run a cheap and cheerful HM in central london. closest thing at the moment is Ealing - which doesn't exactly have sights.
It would be nice but seeing as they are selling out at £46 there is no reason for anyone to do that.
A quick google shows Basingstoke & Cardiff having half-marathons on the same day. The £46 might just cover the train tickets.
There are other half marathons
Admittedly neither sound as scenic!
Could anyone recommend any half marathons in autumn time around the London area for under £30? Ealing is £32 and as previously said may not be the most scenic of routes.
This one is not to far out from London and cost £20
anyone know of a nice trail half in autumn, pref in the south east? I've never done a trail and would like to give it a go. Not one of these sufferathons through iced-over mud, but a pleasant, flat-ish trail.
I had a look at the New Forest Marathon and half marathon in Sept, which looks like it would be fun. Anyone done this or similar?
DF3 - I know you are joking, but the Basingstoke half course actually avoids the town (apart from the start and finish) and if you're quick you can get to the station without being recognised.Jordan lacking class? How dare you, she is a role model for 000s of girls (well at least those in the Basingstoke Wetherspoons)
Ginger - Farnham Pilgrim comes recommended...15th Sep half and full marathon optionsFarnham half/full
im doing an off road marathon on sunday for 8 POUNDS!!
get a hot meal at the end with that aswell PLUS check points to stop at and scoff cakes and the like
Yep, I missed out again. Seems I never am successful when it comes down to ballotted races !
I've never had trouble getting into the Royal Parks, I must be on the other list but I'll be on holiday in early October so didn't enter this year, it might have been my year to be disappointed.
Ealing is supposed to be very good, a fair few people from my local parkrun did it last year and raved about it. You won't get the landmarks of Royal Parks, but it's run in quite a nice area.
Otherwise Bournemouth Marathon Festival on 5th-6th October looks quite good, and they are hosting the Speed of Light this year - a couple of my mates did it in Edinburgh last year and enjoyed it. Races from 5km - marathon.
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Jason Wintin wrote (see) im doing an off road marathon on sunday for 8 POUNDS!! get a hot meal at the end with that aswell PLUS check points to stop at and scoff cakes and the like On the down side it is through the estates of Slough
Jason Wintin wrote (see)
im doing an off road marathon on sunday for 8 POUNDS!! get a hot meal at the end with that aswell PLUS check points to stop at and scoff cakes and the like
On the down side it is through the estates of Slough
glad to see you will be joining me then
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