D-Day Marathon Race Report by STEF DURKIN

I got to Normandy 1pm sat  feeling battered after a 1am start , by  car to Portsmouth then 7hr Ferry crossing to Caen the  Brittany Ferries  onboard full English breakfast rocks and is remarkably good value at a fiver. (wld def have it again) I was accompanied by my good mate Carl (and his wife ),  whose Fallen heroes of Normandy.org project i am running marathon  for we hit up the expo at Caen got run no.  = 303 that is so apt for this race its size of a Lee Enfield rifle bullet and Squadron … [Read more...]

Sarah Attwood 4th at Isle of Skye Half Marathon.

Isle of Skye Half Marathon 14th June 2014 - Report by Sarah Attwood On the 13th of June, we (my parents, husband and I) decided to drive 428 miles up to Portree, to run the 31st Isle of Skye Half marathon. This was the 3rd time that I had run this fantastic race which is held annually on the 2nd Saturday in June. The Isle of skye is one of the most stunningly beautiful places that ive ever had the pleasure of visiting, for anyone who has never been…the long journey is truly worth it. We … [Read more...]

Knavesmire’s Emma Yates 1st Lady at Hull 10k – report

Hull 10k – Sunday 8 June Nine Knavesmire Harriers made the journey to sunny Hull on Sunday to make up the 5,000 strong field in the first of the Jane Tomlinson 10k series this year. The run loops around Hull’s historic city centre and takes in some of its famous landmarks, namely the marina! It’s a completely flat course, which is great for those of us that don’t like hills, and so quite fast, but there are lots of sharp turns and narrow sections to manoeuvre through and a few cobbled … [Read more...]

Blaydon Races – report.

9th June 2014, by Sarah Attwood Every year since I started running in 2011 my Geordie husband has been telling me to run the iconic Blaydon Races. This year on the 3rd of February I finally bit the bullet and entered the 5.9 mile race when the first 1500 places opened to club runners. The following day the remaining 2500 places opened to all runners where they were “snapped up within 4 hours”. The Blaydon Races is organised by the Blaydon Harriers and is now in its 34th year, having first … [Read more...]

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