Race Reports

Staveley Stay at Home Race by Susan Mackie (and Nicky Slinks) May 29, 2020 - Intro by Sue Mackie A few virtual races have popped up since lockdown, but none have appealed, mostly because I was down to run the actual version and a virtual one didn’t appeal. This offering by INOV8 was different. We had entered the race with my in-laws and our assorted off-spring some years ago to … Continue reading "Staveley Stay at Home Race by Susan Mackie (and Nicky Slinks)"
The (Nearly) Bowood (Pewsham Estate) Virtual 10km Run by Stewart Unsworth April 30, 2020 - The official Bowood 10k race fell victim to the coronavirus outbreak but the organisers, Calne Rotary Club and LPS Events kindly offered to post a medal to any entrant who completed a ‘virtual 10k’ by midnight on 12th April and sent proof by the 15th. The results were to be collated and a final ‘virtual … Continue reading "The (Nearly) Bowood (Pewsham Estate) Virtual 10km Run by Stewart Unsworth"
Egg-Cellent Adventure Virtual 10K by Laura Midwinter and Marie Vinolo-Young April 23, 2020 - The Tri-Island Egg-Cellent Adventure 10k was a charity race to be ran in the village of Rampside, Cumbria in aid of Get Leafy Home. Darren Leith suffered a stroke in 2017, which left him with Locked-in-Syndrome; Darren has been receiving care and therapy at a Neuro rehabilitation centre in Southport, which is a 200-mile trip … Continue reading "Egg-Cellent Adventure Virtual 10K by Laura Midwinter and Marie Vinolo-Young"
Not the Devizes 1/2 Race Report by Gary Young April 21, 2020 - So Sunday, 5th April should have been The Devizes Half Marathon. This along with many other races had been postponed until later in the year. On Monday, 6th April at 7.21 am I crossed the start line for my solo “ Not The Devizes 1/2 half “ . The course was a mixture of country … Continue reading "Not the Devizes 1/2 Race Report by Gary Young"
Vale of Ewyas Race Report by David Mackie April 16, 2020 - Vale Of Ewyas Race* and Storm Dennis – 15th February 2020. *The Valley of Ewyas is the steep-sided and secluded valley of the River Honddu. As well as its outstanding beauty, it is known for the ruins of Llanthony Priory Early in January interest was piqued by a Facebook post for a new Fell Race … Continue reading "Vale of Ewyas Race Report by David Mackie"
Roding Valley Half Marathon Report by Vicky Henderson. April 14, 2020 - Very late to the party but, I took part in the Roding Valley Half Marathon on Sunday 8th March  It’s disappointing to see how numbers have dwindled over the years and I don’t think it’s anything to do with Covid-19, just a general decline in club racing at this particular race;  as such, the quality wasn’t as … Continue reading "Roding Valley Half Marathon Report by Vicky Henderson."
Carsington Water Half Marathon Report by Vicky Henderson April 9, 2020 - I raced a HM on Sunday 23rd February and was a victim of the awful wind. This was at Carsington Water in Derbyshire, one full loop, approx. 8 miles then a further 3 miles back onto the trail and then back to the start/finish to make the 13.1. It was a very undulating course with … Continue reading "Carsington Water Half Marathon Report by Vicky Henderson"
Virtual Bowood 10K Race Report by Toni Cliffe April 7, 2020 - With the current world climate as it is, I had to complete my Virtual Bowood 10k alone. I had already completed a virtual run with Gary Young and Caroline Cozier earlier in the month, we ran together with Katie and decided we would do the same with Bowood, not realising the run would be solo. … Continue reading "Virtual Bowood 10K Race Report by Toni Cliffe"
Gloucester 20 Report – Chris Nutt March 26, 2020 - The race was well organised and functional as opposed to flash, with stewards, runners and all, respectful of the conditions in which it took place – I suspect numbers were down. The weather was typical for this winter – atrocious but this didn’t really dampen the energy and enthusiasm of those running and those cheering … Continue reading "Gloucester 20 Report – Chris Nutt"
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