Sarah Landen – PR & Race Series

Name: Sarah Landen Age or Running Category: 31 How long have you been running? On and off for about ten years. Why do you run? Initially it was so I could do triathlon (I’m yet to do one ten years later). Then it became about weight management, then it became a little race-focussed and now…

Jim Thompson

Name: Jim Thompson Age or Running Category: 54 How long have you been running? As a small child my mother would run after me to try to catch me as I was usually naughty, so from about the age of 2!! Why do you run? To get fresh air and keep fit Describe your favourite…

Jeremy Newsome

Name: Jez Newsome Age or Running Category: V45-49 How long have you been running? Since 2014 Why do you run? Originally ran for weight loss now for weight management to counteract all the curry and beer. Getting out in the beautiful Somerset countryside especially in the sun makes me feel great even when I am…

Sarah Neild

Name: Sarah Neild Age or Running Category: 54 How long have you been running? In school and beyond Why do you run? Because I can and I was good at it when I was at school and that has stayed with me. I also like the buzz and sense of achievement I get from having…

Suzanne wins the Two Islands Half Marathon!

Suzanne Davis reports…. My marathon training for Abingdon didn’t stop whilst we were away in the Outer Hebrides and so whilst we were there I decided to take part in the Two Islands Half Marathon which involved a wonderful ferry trip from Leverburg in Harris down to the Isle of Berneray on the north coast…

Greg does the Dorset Invader Half!

Greg P reports…. First my excuses for a time of 1:54:02 for a half marathon. It was hilly, okay? And I pulled a calf muscle in the first two or three miles and it hurt and anyway it was 13.5 miles, not 13.1. Oh, and as there were several fields of corn to run around…

Andy W pushes through the pain at the Scafell Pike Marathon!

Andy reports… Saturday night was stormy, wet and very windy. Things were not looking promising weather-wise for Sunday’s marathon; whether it was raining or not, the fells were always going to be very wet, very muddy and very slippy. Come Saturday morning it was cloudy, but there were no real threats of serious rain, however,…

Down but not out at the Saunders Lakeland Marathon

Andy Rich reports…. DNF, did not finish. That’s a tough thing to see next to your name and it’s only happened to me once before. I’ve come close a few times like at the Belfast marathon where I conked out and started walking only for most of the pub opposite to cheer/jeer me back on…