My daughter Flora signed both of us up to run the Manchester marathon way back in October as she wanted to do it with someone and I happened to be around at the right place with the right credit card. Continue reading “My Manchester Marathon Story by Sally Shepherd”
“Don’t arrive late” was the mantra running through my brain. Regular readers will know this has been an issue of late, so I crawled out of my bed good and early before setting off on the journey from St Helens, where I was staying with friends, down the M62. Continue reading “My Manchester Marathon Story by Andy A”
My journey to Manchester began with my rejection from the 2018 London marathon last October and I signed up the same day that I got the email saying they didn’t want me running their streets. Continue reading “My Manchester Marathon Story by Carl Daniels”
I arrived at Blackheath just after 08.30am and joined the swarms of runners walking up through a suburban high street, coffee shops packed with people in lycra enjoying a performance boosting hit of caffeine quite surreal. Continue reading “My London Marathon by Andy Hartfield”
We put out a record attendance at the inaugural Compton Bassett 5 today.
11 Athletes competed (including one second claim member) and with loads of PBs it was an extremely successful day on a really fast new course.
And of course loads of points for the Road Race League.