Results for the Amsterdam Marathon – 21.10.18
This marathon started and finished in front of the grandstand in the Olympic Stadium built for the 1928 Olympic Games. The route went through the Vondelpark, the largest public park in Amsterdam, the course then took the runners through Amsterdam’s city centre and the heart of the Rijksmuseum, the famous passage which connects Amsterdam city centre with the south of Amsterdam. The route then followed part of the Olympic route along the Amstel River, past stately mansions and several windmills. After reaching the 19km marker the route headed along the other side of the Amstel until 25km when there was a section through the industrial part of Amsterdam, at 35km runners started heading back towards the Vondelpark and Olympic Stadium.
Results for the Great South Run – 21.10.18
This race started and finished on Clarence Esplanade in Southsea, this fast and flat course took runners through Old Portsmouth, home of the Portsmouth Cathedral, before entering the Historic Dockyard. Runners were granted permission to run past the Royal Navy’s current naval ships, – including HMS Victory, HMS Warrior and the Mary Rose museum. After exiting the Dockyard the course reached the halfway point on Winston Churchill Avenue, before going back towards Southsea Common, where the final two miles were on the scenic seafront. Read Alison’s Race Report here.
Results for the Thoresby 10 mile & 10k – 21.10.18
The Thoresby 10 or 10k is annual autumnal trail run in the beautiful grounds of Thoresby Park running along old military roads, cleared tracks through ancient woodland and grassed paths around the country estate. The 10k route is The Longhorn race in reverse, the 10 mile race is the 10k route with an extra 4 miles added through more of the estates ancient woodland. The route included a few hills to offer a small challenge around the course in some of the most scenic Nottinghamshire countryside as well as the forest & past the lake.
Results for the Tempo Winter Series Race 1 – 21.10.18
This is a series of five road races run over a course of 10.13k (6.3miles). The course is the same for each race but is run counter clockwise then clockwise on each alternate date. This is perfect winter training territory, as there are a few; well, one quite big hill involved. Read Dave’s Race Report here.
Well done to Dean Clarke who represented GBR in the Age Graded Duathlon held in Ibiza, Dean came 3rd in his age category with a podium place.