Category Archives: Race Reviews

Race Review: Harewood House Half Marathon (No 2)

You know that feeling when something is SO GOOD you feel sure that doing it again may be a disappointment? Well, the British Heart Foundation Harewood Half Marathon was every bit as good on its second running as first time … Continue reading

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Robin Hood Half-Marathon – Review

EVENT: ROBIN HOOD HALF MARATHON, NOTTINGHAM Sunday 27th September 2015 (Start 9:30) RECOMMENDED? Definitely WHERE IS IT? Starts by the River Trent close to the cricket and Forest and County football grounds, leaves the city past the Castle, takes in … Continue reading

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If a run is worth doing it’s worth repeating

September 1994. That was when we first met. And we have had a deep and meaningful relationship ever since: not always smooth, admittedly, but as the years have passed rather than become wearisome it has actually deepened. That was the … Continue reading

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Race review: Harewood House Half Marathon

EVENT: BHF HAREWOOD HOUSE HALF-MARATHON Sunday 8th February 2015 (Start 10:00)  RECOMMENDED? Definitely (if you’re ok with trails!) WHERE IS IT? Just a few miles due-north of Leeds on the A61, heading towards Harrogate. Harewood House is a stately home … Continue reading

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Half-marathon no 41… and a first for me

It happened as I approached the 11-mile mark of my 41st marathon. It had never happened before. I had had a measured first half, testing my full-marathon pace for two weeks later, and then speeded up for the second half … Continue reading

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Race Review: Hadrians Wall Half-Marathon

  EVENT: HADRIAN’S WALL HALF-MARATHON Sunday 29th June 2014 (Start 10:00am) RECOMMENDED? Definitely WHERE IS IT? Enter NE49 9PP into your satnav or maps and it will take you to… the middle of nowhere. That’s right, bang in the middle … Continue reading

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