Results for the EHM 5k – 14.9.18
This Friday Night 5k in Warrington’s Victoria Park, started the English Half Marathon Weekend.
Results for the Heart of England Forest Marathon & 17 miles – 15.9.18
This run/walk started in the medieval market town of Henley in Arden, the route passed through the village of Ullenhall and then “Coughton Court” home of the Throckmorton family who were associated with the “gunpowder plot” of 1605. The shorter route then returned to Henley passing some of the remnants of the Ancient Forest of Arden in the form of “Bannams Wood” and “Clouse Wood”. The main course continued through the town of Alcester, and skirted Oversley Wood and several more thatched hamlets before arriving at Aston Cantlow. The route then rejoined the short route through newly planted trees. Included in the entry fee two native broadleaf trees will be planted in the “Heart of England Forest” per runner. Waiting for results.
Results for the Berlin Marathon – 16.9.18
4 Massey Runners took to the streets of Berlin for the 45th Berlin Marathon, the course itself is notoriously flat and quick, with plenty of world records having been set there throughout the years. The course started and finished near the Brandenburg Gate; the route passed Charlottenburg, around Tiergarten, along Moabit and Mitte, and then south to Friedrichshain. After that, the course wound west between Kreuzberg and Neukölln, through Schöneberg, over to Friedenau and Zehlendorf, before turning north back toward the city’s centre. Finally looping above Schöneberg, the course came full circle as it finished through the Brandenburg Gate. Read Cathy’s race report here.
|17096 (m)||04:17:24||Brian Boyle|
|5124 (w)||04:24:01||Cathy Keay|
|6367 (w)||04:36:17||Rachel Hogg|
|12028 (w)||06:21:02||Marie O’Connor|
Results for the English Half Marathon – 16.9.18
The Half Marathon started on Winmarleigh Street with the Town Hall and Golden Gates as a backdrop. The route travelled over Bridge Foot before heading into South Warrington. The route then headed back into the town centre, taking in landmarks such as The Halliwell Jones Stadium, The Guardians (or skittles) at Market Gate, The River of Life on Bridge Street and The Cultural Quarter, before heading back up Winmarleigh Street and finishing through the Golden Gates at the Town Hall. Well done to Delroy who was the 2-hour pacer.
Results for the Worcester City Half Marathon – 16.9.18
This race began in front of the railway viaduct, the route turned onto Deansway and onto All Saints Road heading towards the Butts. Runners then progress towards the City Centre, the course then looped towards the river before passing the Museum of Royal Worcester and heading towards the cathedral at Mile 3. The course then followed the riverside path and the River Severn for the next mile. After passing the 4 Mile mark runners reached Worcestershire County Cricket Ground and then towards the University of Worcester’s St John’s Campus. At this point the route then moved into the Worcester Countryside after reaching the 9 mile mark, runners started making their way back towards the city centre, with the final mile along the River Severn. You can read Dave’s race report here.
Results for the Rutland Full & Half Marathon – 16.9.18
Based in England’s Smallest county the race site was just outside the village of Empingham in between Oakham and Stamford. Rutland Water is an Anglian water reservoir; the course followed the shore line, taking in iconic landmarks like Normanton Church and Hambleton Peninsula. Well done to Dave Lee who was first in his age category.
Results for the Cransley Hospice Half Marathon – 16.9.18
The picturesque village of Cranford hosted the annual Cransley Hospice Road Races.
Results for the Lancaster Castle 10k – 16.9.18
This race started near Lancaster Castle and finished inside the castle. The rural route took in the Luneside countryside and was relatively flat, apart from a tough final ¼ mile uphill finish !