2016 Run Eton half marathon

I was the most ready I had ever been for my first half marathon of the year. I had run the distance several times over the past few weeks on the treadmill and local training runs, run around Dorney lake…

First Race of 2016

My first event of year was a 20km race around Dorney Lake, the rowing venue for the London 2012 Olympic Games, and this meeting was the opening round of the Windsor and Eton Winter Run Series by F3 Events who run several local…

Under 90 Minutes

On Thursday I completed a major running milestone – a half marathon distance in under 90 minutes. This time is a significant milestone for many reasons. It is a round number. Runners like round numbers. In fact everyone likes round…

2015 Silverstone Half Marathon

The Silverstone Half Marathon is many things – it is a warm-up race for the London Marathon, it is a chance to dress up for charity, it is a potential personal best, it is an ideal first race. Today several…

2015 Brands Hatch Half Marathon

The opportunity to run around Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit is something that most local running and motorsport enthusiasts should jump at. The moment I saw the inaugural British Heart Foundation Brands Hatch Half Marathon I signed up. I knew…