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Bath Half Marathon 2010

Posted: 12/10/2009 at 08:58

Morning all...

 Well, I signed up for the Bath Half, even though, on my four previous Bath outings, I've slagged it off... Yes, I know that it's an extortionate entry fee, I know that it's a route that takes in more trading estate than city centre, I know that the runners are penned into either a muddy field or a wind swept street for ages waiting for the off, I know that some of the marshalls don't have a clue, I know that the goody bag will be rubbish (again), I know that it'll take an age for some clueless half-wit to find my bag in the storage tent, and I know that you then have to fight your way out of the runners village...

But that probably won't put me off registering for 2011 though...

Cardiff Half Marathon

Posted: 09/10/2009 at 16:56

I'm hoping to be able to beat my PB at Cardiff as I've managed to beat it on both my last half Marathons (Sturminster Newton & Bristol) but I'm a bit worried that with the high numbers of runners that won't be possible & I'll have to flog myself to death in Conwy next month instead...

Does anybody know a good Italian restaurant in Cardiff city centre?

Cardiff Half Marathon

Posted: 06/10/2009 at 22:06
Ro Runner wrote (see)

Just entered the Christmas Cracker if anyone is interested, 13th Dec 11 am, Weston

I'm up for this! I know quite a few who race this one, it's a traditional part of the Xmas race season...

Conwy Half Marathon

Posted: 06/10/2009 at 17:46

I'm up for this, once I get Cardiff out of the way...

I've sorted out my train tickets from Bristol, and my B&B for the weekend, all I have to do now is find a decent Italian restaurant in Conwy so that I can fill up on pasta the night before... 


Posted: 13/01/2009 at 13:16
I forgot to mention that nowadays I always Vaseline the arches of my feet & between my toes and I wear Thorlos womens socks. I wear the womens socks because they are narrower, therefore a tighter fit and help to further reduce any rubbing...


Posted: 06/01/2009 at 16:04
I used to have the same problem with my Omni 5s - I cut two semi-circular piecces of felt and put them under the inner sole. They supported the arches better and solved the rubbing problem.

Frenchay 10K Road Run

Posted: 24/04/2007 at 16:13
Count me in too! It'll be my first post FLM race so it'll me nice to get back out there...

Although, as I'm following the Frenchay 10k with the Keynsham 10k then the Wells 10K I think May will be known as the month of 'undulating' races!

St Albans Review Half-Marathon

Posted: 11/04/2006 at 17:10
Urgh... After looking at the route provided (why not provide a map?), tapping it into Auto Route, and talking the route through with my better half, my hopes for a sub 2hr time are starting to diminish...

St Albans Review Half-Marathon

Posted: 22/03/2006 at 14:31
When the route is published I'll be trying to find a comparable route, ie gradients, down my neck of the woods so that I can start pounding out the miles in preparation...

St Albans Review Half-Marathon

Posted: 19/03/2006 at 08:27
As my wife comes from St Albans (she went to Marshalswick(?)/Sandringham school) and her family still live in that area, I thought it might be a good idea to combine visiting family with a run...

The only half marathons I've run in the past are the Bath & the Bristol runs. Does anybody know how does St Albans compare to these?
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