A very late result has come in. On 10th December 2017 Mary Ann Tuli was first female vet 45-49 in the Beccles 10 mile Turkey Trot. She was also 6th female overall and ran 1:13:52 in very cold and snowy conditions.
On the 28th December, Shirley Fowler ran the Great Barrow Christmas marathon day one, running 4:25:48. The next day she ran the Great Barrow Christmas marathon day two! This was her 50th Marathon! She ran 5:03:07 for day two. Kirsty Millard and Michelle Brazier Gardner also ran day two. Kirsty ran an excellent 3:55:48 and Michelle ran 5:36:51.
On New Years Eve David Percy and Lee Brown ran in the Buntingford 10 mile race. David got a massive 4 minute PB! He finished in 59th place in 1:08:27 on a tough course. Lee finished in 106th place out of 493 runners! His time was 1:14:49.
Also on New Years Eve we had 17 runners running in the Ely 10K. Mark White led the team in, in 56th place running 41:17. Jo Hammond was our first lady to finish, with a time of 59:41 in 431st place. Glenn Fruish ran a nice PB of 47:01, taking 1min 15sec off his previous best! He was 155th out of 576 finishers. Sarah Stuppell ran her first 10K, which was also her longest ever non stop run, she ran 1:18:24. Steve Oglesby ran his first official 10K running 52:45.
On New Years Day Simon Wallis ran the Flitch Way Marathon. He finished 29th in 4:36:19.
Also on New Years Day Christine Taylor and Nicola King ran in the Wymondham 10K. Nicola finished 601st in 1:11:50. Christine ran a 5 second PB to finish in 346th place in a time of 55:07. The PB league started on 1st January, so this means Christine currently leads the PB league.
On 23rd December Mary Ann Tuli finished 2nd female in the Clare parkrun in 22:06.
So on Sunday 26 June, I returned to the scene of one of my most difficult ever race experiences, determined to lay a few demons to rest. I'm not sure I quite managed that - it was just as tough as I remembered, even though this time I wasn't attempting to race it - but I'm glad I went, and the Mersea Island Lions Club is a great charity that w […]
A quick round-upMany of my blog posts are essentially round-ups of my racing and training. Since one of the main aims of writing it is in order for me to keep a "running diary" and to chart progress, I make no apologies for this. Sorry about that. However, I do always try to include things that are relevant to all runners, since I am not vain enoug […]
This month has been extremely busy one as we wait for the AA inspector to come and hopefully get the rossettes that we have all worked hard for in the kitchen. This month alone neither of us has had hardly any time off, cooking and producing some fantastic looking food, now everyone is getting extremely […]
Its been hard to establish a running routine since I started my job as a chef last November. People say it can be done you just have to work your life around it and find what’s best for you, but when you start work at 10am and get home at 11:30pm then do the same […]
I used to think that because I run and burn loads of calories I could eat/drink exactly what I want which is wrong as food and drink are your fuel to run, after all I am not fat, but my problem is I don’t eat enough and when I loose weight I look gaunt which is […]
I have been thinking about writing my own blog for a while now, just never got round to it. I have in the last 6 months got myself a job working as a Senior Chef de Partie at a olde style Inn, in a village just outside Cambridge. Theredlionwhittlesfordbridge A place with a growing reputation […]