Marathon

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04/01/2007 at 21:42
Hi. Im wondering if someone nows of a marathon in september ive just started training for one and i think ill be ready to run that distance by then so if there is someone that nows of one could you give me the details.
thanks,
Huw.
04/01/2007 at 22:01
Huw - there is the Experian Robin Hood marathon in Nottingham on 16th September, so maybe you could try that. It's listed in the 'find a race' section - just search for Marathons in Nottinghamshire. I haven't ever run it myself so can't I tell you what it's like. How's the training going?
04/01/2007 at 22:04
Berlin or New Forest?

Friends did Berlin - fast and flat, but was hot last year.

New Forest hilly - did the half last year, great fun.... and there's a free hog roast for runners at a nearby pub after, and ponies on your medal.....aaaaaaah!
04/01/2007 at 22:06
Abingdon in October.
Do a search on the grey 'Events' tab at the top.
JJ
05/01/2007 at 00:14
Is this a wind-up? You run 31-50 miles a week, have been doing so for 5 years, you expect to be competitive in races and your second favourite race distance is a marathon. But apparently you don't know where or how to find one to run in and won't be capable of completing one for nine months plus...
05/01/2007 at 06:53
Divot I thought the same too when I read huws profile, I just didn't have the guts to say it like you did!!
I wish I had enough races near me to have the opportunity if I so wanted, to race every week!!

05/01/2007 at 09:08
huw
you have a good choice in september
On the 16th-there is
mablethorpe(flat)
New forest(scenic-a bit hilly)
Robin Hood

Anglesey is on sept 25th-thats a brilliant marathon, if rather challenging
05/01/2007 at 10:26
There is the Moray Marathon beginning of september, small field but nice scenic run.
05/01/2007 at 14:55
oooh, sorry
forgot wolverhampton marathon and the kent coastal-aslo at the beginning of sept
30/03/2011 at 10:44
Hey Huw

I've just uploaded a NEW MARATHON: THE FIRST EVER AT THE BEAUTIFUL GRAFHAM WATER, CAMBRIDGESHIRE. It takes place SUN 18 SEP, 2011.

You can run or walk this stunning route taking in the beautiful countryside around Grafham Water. There are no time limits, full and half marathon options (£30/£20) so anyone can join in.

It's going to be a vibrant event with a Latin American twist of live music, ethical trading, photography, food, plus much more!

If you'd like to see the poster click here; http://twitpic.com/4el00k

Event Organisers are Amantani.org.uk

Best of luck choosing

Laura

Edited: 30/03/2011 at 10:46
31/03/2011 at 11:16
Yorkshireman is an easy marathon in september, you don't even need to train for it really. Just a pleasant stroll.......
31/03/2011 at 21:54
I think you're 4 years too late.  Did Huw  ever run his marathon?
31/03/2011 at 22:38
Well spotted Barry B, I see the thread was resurrected as part of a shameless plug for a new event
04/04/2011 at 09:01
Oh dear, yes, well spotted Barry B! Doh!

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