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Hinckley/Bosworth Half

Sun May 10 2009 Listed by sLickster
60 Entrants Club PB SB Pred Time WAVA
Aitchbee First ever half, and guessing I may be one of the last to finish. Was hoping for 2:45 but anything sub-3 will keep me happy now! UPDATE: Well got my sub-3! Disappointed with the amount of walking I did and how early my legs seemed to give up on me, but at least I've now done a half, and a very friendly one it was too. Unaffiliated 2:36:16 2:50:29 2:55:00 2:50:29 38.24
Arwen Great Race really enjoyed it will be back next year and hopefully faster Holme Pierrepont RC 1:56:49 1:56:49 1:56:49 55.83
Babbit Northbrook AC 1:40:18 1:47:25 1:58:46 55.45
Bimble B jogscotland, Hinckley Running Club 2:27:28 2:27:28 2:30:00 2:34:34 47.97
blitz Shepshed RC 1:45:49 1:45:49 1:45:49 59.01
Bradderz Ivanhoe Runners 1:46:02 1:55:02 1:57:24 56.81
Brum Gucci Really disappointed with my time. Was a PB but a bit but need to work on my last four miles.... West Midlands Police AC 1:41:14 1:41:14 1:42:00 1:44:15 56.28
Che Hinckley Running Club 1:35:44 1:35:44 1:40:00 1:36:47 61.66
CookPassBabtridge Quite warm on the day and found course more undulating than expected.  Was a nice race but not a great run from me.  Erewash Valley RC, Notts AC 1:09:03 1:10:26 1:12:09 81.33
crash Royal Sutton Coldfield AC 1:17:24 1:22:41 1:24:29 69.11
Deanomite Ran a P.B. despite niggling injury that appeared from knowhere last Thursday.
So a P.B. and a nice tan :) Hermitage Harriers RC 1:36:12 1:44:12 1:44:12 57.61
Debbie Crich 6 miles: 58mins. Hermitage Harriers RC 2:11:15 2:13:53 2:30:00 2:15:44 49.40
Dez! Fantastic half prob my best yet. First time i've raced this course and really enjoyed what felt like a fairly flat course. The hill on mile 11 into Market Bosworth was a challenge, but apart from that a great run on a humid day! Shall defo be running this one next year! Royal Mail Health & Fitness Club, FERC 1:45:42 1:50:58 1:51:30 1:50:58 52.61
Diamond White Erewash Valley RC, White Lightening Harriers 1:39:31 1:57:40 1:57:40 55.41
Firestarter Not sure about how this will go yet....not ran a half in bloody ages...Mmmm we'll see, but I'm not banking on any PB here.....
UPDATE:.....Big PB, totally unexpected :):).......Don't know where that came from Garmin time, will rectify when Chip time is published, but should be a few seconds quicker :):)...Thanks to Pabsey, for helping me pace the first half right and well done to you Brother....PB-Tastic :):)
EDIT....Chip times in and now here ...:):) Hermitage Harriers RC 1:26:36 1:26:36 1:35:00 1:26:36 73.32
flanker Ouch that hurt.   And still is doing. Todmorden Harriers & AC, Trail Running Association, LDWA 1:34:49 1:38:39 1:43:00 1:42:24 58.27
Hen Harrier Hermitage Harriers RC 0 0 0.00
herbies gone bananas Unaffiliated 1:31:43 1:31:43 1:37:17 60.32
ian2432 Unaffiliated 1:53:38 1:56:05 1:56:05 59.75
ironman Birstall RC, Leicester Triathlon Club 1:29:22 1:29:25 1:30:32 66.77
jonny1982 Unaffiliated 2:04:39 2:04:39 2:04:39 46.84
Juzza71 Sphinx AC 1:28:15 1:28:19 2:00:00 1:40:28 58.81
Kenny 2 trays Barrow Runners 1:47:28 1:47:28 1:51:53 52.19
LambChop Not looking to PB here so soon after the full. Just out for a nice canter. Hermitage Harriers RC 1:55:56 2:08:50 2:24:00 2:20:10 46.72
lightweight Sphinx AC 1:30:25 1:30:25 1:29:30 1:30:57 67.53
M1nty Unaffiliated 1:41:23 1:41:23 1:56:40 53.08
magsd36 Legs might still be a bit heavy after FLM.  Very local for me. Fetch vest has arrived so should  get its first outing this Sunday.


Legs were heavy, but more due to spinning and body pump on Saturday. Enjoyed the race but it was a bit warm. FERC 1:51:17 2:07:30 2:20:00 2:15:22 51.36
melbas Roadhoggs Leicester AC 1:34:52 1:45:48 1:45:48 59.02
MikeyB Too hot for me today! Stilton Striders RC 1:40:02 1:40:02 1:52:06 54.34
miles-to-go Great race, fairly warm today and a couple of testing climbs but all in all very pleased! New Marske Harriers AC 1:38:09 1:38:09 1:39:07 59.88
Mountainmat My first half marathon, I enjoyed it, despite having a gammy calf. Hermitage Harriers RC 1:35:44 1:35:44 1:35:44 60.99
Mr.Benn Unaffiliated 1:38:02 1:43:23 1:43:23 56.47
Munter Hunter Unaffiliated 1:35:29 1:41:18 1:40:00 1:41:18 58.91
neil2636 Roadhoggs Leicester AC 1:30:48 1:35:09 1:45:00 1:42:15 57.56
Ness FERC 1:57:51 2:04:48 2:20:42 48.61
Nikinoodle Enjoyed the race, but maybe shoudn't have done it as bad back and flu interupted training, so the 10% rule went out of the window, now looking at possible stress fracture :(  firestarter was right about stopping one race to avoid being out for the season, but that wasn't the leg that hurt before the race :( Hermitage Harriers RC 1:57:24 2:05:54 2:05:54 54.75
olde english Erewash Valley RC, White Lightening Harriers 1:10:52 1:26:48 1:30:00 1:29:51 64.99
pafa Great run, but that hill between 10miles and 11miles what a killer. Lichfield RC 1:45:27 1:47:57 1:50:00 1:47:57 56.43
paulcoz Northbrook AC 1:39:44 1:39:44 1:50:00 1:42:37 58.50
phal Northbrook AC, FARC 1:29:43 1:31:55 0.00
pussy cat Northbrook AC 1:39:18 1:45:56 1:45:00 1:49:14 67.08
rambo1 Barrow Runners 1:23:08 1:23:08 1:23:08 81.14
Red Rock Erewash Valley RC, White Lightening Harriers 2:09:56 2:15:32 2:15:32 48.16
Rich963 Found that really hard going - warm and muggy conditions didn't help, but just didn't have any energy today.  Still never managed a good run at this one. Stilton Striders RC 1:28:39 1:29:17 1:33:55 62.17
ross52477 Unofficial time but I think this is what the clock said when I finished the race.  Very pleased with my last 2 miles in order to dip under 1:35.  Fair play to Hinckley - IMHO a lot better race this year, especially the water stations so well done all the marshalls / helpers. Update - I will take the chip time result - very pleased with a PB Barrow Runners 1:29:22 1:29:22 1:34:27 61.81
Rubberman May be a bit soon after London. Will gove it a go if a little cooler than last year.
** UPDATE **
Bit disappointed, should have been closer to 1.30.
Pace collapased after 8 when the hilliness started, but got back to mile pace(ish) for the last 2 miles.
Hermitage Harriers RC 1:31:12 1:34:52 1:34:52 63.28
Scouse Bird Last year was hot hot hot, this year was Ht only two times! x x x x x but I did it quicker than last year so happy! No PB though! sorry guys! x x x x Did really try today got a tan and a bit of burnt shoulders too! ouch!!

I was hoping for a PB in this one, but hey hoe!! You win some and you do not reach some on the day! Good day great company!!! still had a good race though, some put it don to me doing a triathlon and a Marathon a week ago, but I put it down to not being PB able on the day! every day is different! Great Marshaling great local support, fantastic station helpers with water drinks sponges and the lovely lady with the hose! x x x x Going to do sub 2 one day! Myabe Leicester half! Nxt challenge please! x x x
Fleckney and Kibworth Running Club 2:02:00 2:04:52 2:30:00 2:04:52 52.23
sLickster Jogged round to a 1.45.32 Hermitage Harriers RC, Midland Masters A C, Team derby runner 0 0 0.00
smurf jo Hermitage Harriers RC 1:35:21 1:38:57 1:40:00 1:38:57 67.76
SPKoF so gutted. Wanted 2 seconds quicker. Gave everything at the end but failed. Long Eaton Running Club 1:24:16 1:25:01 1:25:01 69.23
Stewey 100 Marathon Club, Roadhoggs Leicester AC 1:37:18 1:37:18 1:45:00 1:43:36 63.43
STUB Vegetarian Cycling & AC 1:33:12 1:38:49 1:40:10 58.98
The lone ranger Fleckney and Kibworth Running Club 1:25:03 1:25:03 1:26:13 68.26
thesteadygroove Northbrook AC, Fell Runners Association 1:29:18 1:33:03 1:33:03 63.06
ThorntonRunner Expected to go well - nothing in the legs after 3 miles! Oh well, just one of those things... Hermitage Harriers RC 1:28:07 1:28:27 1:38:27 65.05
Tiggers mate Roo Not sure what the effect of sore throat would be, and 2 wks after marathon.  Found out pretty soon and took it easy Sparkhill Harriers 1:37:43 1:44:12 1:58:28 66.57
Vi Ninety Day Challenge Burton AC 2:14:27 2:14:27 2:26:20 40.37
wildebeast as usual not sure of fitness level the last 4 miles may kill me but i will push and its supposed to be   a faster course we will see     too hot and not as fit as i thought so mildly disappointed but next time i'll be stronger Hinckley Running Club 1:24:54 1:30:36 1:32:00 1:33:12 64.86
WineRunner52 Road Runners Club 1:29:23 1:53:46 2:00:00 1:56:51 59.36
~Niki~ Holme Pierrepont RC 1:58:15 1:58:15 2:02:50 53.08

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  • On 21st Apr 2009 at 1:58am, wildebeast wrote: get to the start early to get a good position its always congested,they have taken out a couple of hills this time so should be faster
  • On 28th Dec 2013 at 11:51pm, disorganized wrote: 2009 Event was run as "Hinckley Dog and Hedgehog Half Marathon"

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