Great North Run Race Review

I've always wondered what was up with the Great North Run. They claim to be the largest half marathon in the world with 57,000 runners, however, Goteborg half marathon claims the same and says they have over 60,000 runners each year. I always wondered why Newcastle upon Tyne? You'd expect the largest half in the... Continue Reading →

Edinburgh Half Marathon

The original plan was to run the full marathon at Edinburgh, but things change. The cardiologist advised me to no longer run any marathons. So, I changed my entry to the half marathon. Initially the race organisation didn't want to change my entry, but after explaining the situation they did. I arrived in Edinburgh on... Continue Reading →

Rock ‘n Roll Dublin Half Review

I got a bit tired of the heat wave and I was looking for a half marathon as a training run for the New York City Marathon, so I decided to sign up for the Rock ‘n Roll Dublin Half last minute. I’ve heard good things about the Rock ‘n Roll running series and the... Continue Reading →

Limassol Half Race Review

I got a bit peer pressured into this race, but I have not regrets about that at all! I booked this race before I’d booked the Paris Marathon, but I later decided I would just see this as a last long training run for Paris before I would begin tapering. In the end there was... Continue Reading →

Amsterdam Half Marathon Race Recap

I hadn't planned to run another half this year, but I did and I'm happy that I did. The Amsterdam Half Marathon is always sold out, but in the weeks leading up to the event there are always lots of people offering bib numbers (which is allowed by the organisation). After watching so may people... Continue Reading →

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