Many months ago, Matt Pillinger, Matt Maiden and I arranged to run the New Forest Marathon together. As a trail marathon we wanted to enjoy it rather than push for a spectacular time on what shouldn’t be a PB course. As I was a marathon newbie the two Matts agreed to help me get through it.
It’s finally happened, after 23 consecutive handicaps, Baz did not attend in August 2017. This means the baton for current consecutive attendances passes to Tim Manners, who has not missed an event since September 2016. Continue reading
The Great South Run is branded as the World’s Leading 10 mile course. Having run it a few times I can confirm that it attracts a huge variety of runners, from Jo Pavey and Mo Farah to runners entering their first 10 mile, or even first race. Continue reading
As discussed at the AGM in January, we have now taken 2 entries (1 men, 1 women) in the Hampshire Road Race League for 2017-18. HRRL is a 12 race series for EA clubs in Hampshire which takes place from September (starting with the Overton 5) to June (ending with Lordshill 10k) each year. This is a great opportunity for you to compete as an individual and also for us as a club and measure ourselves against some of the best local runners (we won’t be winning this one …)
I’m writing this 5 days after the handicap and to be honest I can’t really remember what happened, so I’m going to try and cook up a story from the results and pictures … Continue reading
The New Forest 10 (mile) is a fantastic local event put on by New Forest Runners. Continue reading