Tag Archives: Windsor half-marathon

I am not a runner

Not a real one, anyway. Since January, I have run 39 parkruns at 38 different venues.  I have even (if you’ll excuse my tiny wee brag) snuck into 10th place on the table of doom.  I won’t stay there.  The competition is cut-throat.  … Continue reading


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Windsor half marathon

There are three things to note about Windsor half marathon before you enter: it’s undulating it starts at 1pm it’s a little big race Undulating Some say hilly, but they are just scaremongering.  All the hills (both up and down) … Continue reading

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I don’t want your money, honey.

I have a nooooooo shirt. Bright, isn’t it?  I think I shall wear it to parkruns to make me extra easy to spot in the photos.  And I shall also be wearing it for my two half marathons to help … Continue reading

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Going on a recce

All people ever tell me about the Windsor half marathon is that I’m mad and it’s hilly.  So today, I thought that I would go to check it out. Obviously, I didn’t run the whole course.  In fact, I ran … Continue reading

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Return of the sloth

As my name makes clear, at least to Flanders and Swann fans, I am a sloth.  Given the choice between doing and being, I will opt for being every time. My history of activity is telling: 2002: Entered Flora 5km … Continue reading

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Farewell Febtathlon; Hello March Madness

Hello March Madness As I’ve exercised on all but three days this year (!!!), I’m going to keep March simple.  Two goals, only one of which is active.  They are: Goal one: run a parkrun every Saturday   Since I have signed … Continue reading

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An impulse decision

I signed up for the Windsor half-marathon today.  An impulse decision in response to a throw-away comment from an old schoolfriend (“why don’t you join me?”).  So now, if I don’t get a place in the Royal Parks half-marathon, I still … Continue reading

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