Maria Parkinson

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Man v horse

Posted: 10/06/2013 at 14:01

It was my first go and yes it was hot Nigel and tough.Loved it though and was very proud to get round 

Bolton Hill Marathon Day 2

Posted: 05/04/2013 at 10:01

Please can you order the sunshine for the Saturday, i'm in, wouldn't miss it 

Bolton Hill Marathon

Posted: 11/03/2013 at 10:57

ABsolutely loved it - though my legs are not thanking me today. Great event, lovely smiley marshals and great support. So glad we recced it to death beforehand, it really helped to know what was coming next.

I am delighted to have completed my first marathon. Big thanks Phil to you and everyone else who made the event possible.

Bolton Hill Marathon

Posted: 06/03/2013 at 12:54

I'm swinging between realy excited and downright terrified at the moment - I'm even dreaming about the marathon!! Wish it was Sunday already.

As for the trail v road shoe debate - there are one or two bits that will be muddy, depends on how much rain we actually get. Up to the Mast usually drains pretty well, it's the section after the Roman Road and the bridle path out to White Coppice which could be interesting.

I'm going with trail shoes  but not my Inov8 Orocs - they're great but just too heavy.

Good luck to everyone running & see you at the start .



Bolton Hill Marathon

Posted: 19/02/2013 at 20:48

 fab photo - let's hope  the weather's like that on the day 

Bolton Hill Marathon

Posted: 12/02/2013 at 11:03

Managed to get around the Anglezarke Amble on Saturday so feeling a bit (only a teeny bit mind) more confident about the real thing. The going was really tough on Saturday - very heavy and boggy - and muddy too. Loved the cake stops though especially the jam butties and Christmas cake.

Great idea about the BHM signal - every time I see someone up Rivi I am wondering if they are a fellow loony. Hope everyone's training is going well 

Bolton Hill Marathon

Posted: 07/02/2013 at 21:06

Think we've recced it all now - excited and terrified at  the same time 

Bolton Hill Marathon

Posted: 30/01/2013 at 10:48

You'll be fine Bill - I saw you sneaking past me at training on Monday - glad you're back 

Bolton Hill Marathon

Posted: 29/01/2013 at 11:50

Hope you're feeling better Wona. You'll be fine - there's ages yet until the race .

We've put together a Burnden Marathon Nutters Group to help with training & we've been having fun offroad around Entwistle & Jumbles and up Rivi of course. Longest I've done so far is 17 miles - there are some days when I think I'll be fine and others where I think what on earth was I thinking!

Looking forward to the recce Saturday. 

Bolton Hill Marathon

Posted: 17/01/2013 at 15:32

Had a great run today on the first 15 miles - extremely icy in places but gorgeous.

Great idea re the tent (we have two!).


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