Archive for July 2012

Elmbridge 10k – 22nd July 2012 “Wins a victory again”

What started of as a lovely start to the morning, nice and calm with signs summer had finally arrived… with the the sun beating down in the car  John & I started to fear we may not actually  make the race (Renowned for leaving early to get to races, had done the same).  Arrived close to the […]

Boddington Marathon 1st July 2012 ” Sam Wins the race outright!”

It was a Humid but windy day on Sunday July 1st and the journey upto the event in Gloucestershire  saw Cowbell ringer Jo ( Best pal and best ever supporter, even if I go deaf!), Phil Stephens (attempting the distance again after a break) and trusty  running pal John looking to qualify for good for […]

Wargrave 10k – 10th June 2012 (Pre Marathon Training Fun!)

Whats all this humid weather about? the 3 mile warm up  with my friends John and Trevor was already working up a sweat, maybe it was the fact I told him after the race we had another 10 + miles to run for our marathon that was in a few weeks.  I know I am cruel! […]

Chesham – 4June 2012

Oh how I hate short distance… how do I warm up for a 5k??  ‘Come on Eddie’ lets go for a few miles trot, run the race and go and do the Pednor 5 after, so thats what we did! Tough windy conditions, my body not ready that early for outright speed work and x4 […]

Maidenhead Link Foundation Relay – BMC Software Team

Well this was my first company race since working at Symantec,  It was something I really didnt know what to expect and due to being in marathon training again and my religious morning run’s ran 8 miles that morning.  The race was made upto a marathon distance and ideally 10 in a team… As expected […]

Marlow FM Radio Run – May 27th 2012 – My 2nd Organised Race

A few days after my birthday (yes I turned 33yrs old) my 2nd race was to be staged …. whilst iIwould have normally celebrated in style for my birthday I had a get-together at the “Cafe in the park”  due to needing to get  my head down looking at marshall task sheets, riding round the course with […]

Manchester 10k – 20th May Mixing with the Elites

Loved this race, competitive but great road surfaces and a 5k pb within the 10k.  some windy parts of the course but the icing on the cake was seeing haile gebrselassie on the opposite side of the road racing at speed to go on and win the race.  I was pleased to be in a […]

Pednor 5 – 7th May “Another Win for the 2nd year”

An evening race sent in the quiet part of Chesham, what is a fast start on a country road that gradually starts to undulate.  After approximately 2 miles a nice sharp left up a steep hill and this continues for sometime up and down the landscape, with a last sharp down hill finish.  Again pleased […]