Results for the Leicester Marathon & Half Marathon – 25.10.15

Ian O’Donnell took part in the Leicester Marathon with Nicky Ellis & Cathy Keay running the Half.  Both races started and finished in Victoria Park.  The route took runners north out along the Melton Road and through Thurmaston, at the 6 mile mark the full and half runners split off, with the full continuing north and around  the villages of Barkby Thorpe, Rearsby and Syston and then meeting up at the point where the half marathon split off.  The route then went through the lovely Watermead Country Park following the River Soar and Grand Union Canal.  At mile 10 the National Space Centre appeared and runners were directed through Abbey Park.  The final mile through the main shopping centre was a tough uphill, but the support from the Sunday shoppers was great, with a final sprint back into Victoria Park.

Leicester end

“A great race, really well organised, great marshals, an interesting and varied route with definitely PB potential (in fact all 3 of us got PB’s), plus a goody bag with a range of food, a great medal and a long sleeved technical T-shirt – I will definitely be back to do this one again! “ – Cathy Keay

Pos Chip Time Name
301 04:12:21 Ian O’Donnell
Pos Chip Time Name
1175 01:59:24 Cathy Keay
1796 02:22:29 Nicola Ellis

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