Tag Archive: Wokingham Half Marathon

Feb 12 2017

“You’re gonna be so sick of winning”

February is traditionally the month during which Self-styled Grumpy Old Person Denise Bates puts aside her knitting, scales down her attendance at bingo evenings, terminates her subscription to the Saga Holidays newsletter… and focuses her attention on besting the Ethels, Dorises and Doras of the south-east England middle-distance athletics scene. Over the years, the club …

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Nov 02 2016

Your London Marathon build-up race schedule

One way of preparing to run well in the London Marathon is to enter races in the build-up. This makes the miles go faster, equips your body and mind for race conditions, and allows you to roll up on April 23 ready to run a PB. So here, in one place, is a list of …

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Aug 25 2015

2016 Wokingham half marathon

For middle-distance runners, the first four months of the year (much like the final eight months) bring with them many opportunities to do things that they do not necessarily want to do. For Paris / Brighton / Virgin London Marathon contenders, one such initiative is the Wokingham half marathon – a tedious race through the …

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Nov 21 2012

Spring Marathon build-up races – dates for your diary

The nights are drawing in, the Christmas lights are up in Barnes High Street, and Jim Perrie has bought his annual round in the Coach and Horses. Yes, it’s that time of year when a runner’s thoughts turn to…..the spring marathon build-up. Whether it’s Paris (April 7), Brighton (April 14), or London (April 21), your …

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