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Two Castles Run

Sun June 8 2008 Listed by JJ Flash
32 Entrants Club PB SB Pred Time WAVA
Aitchbee My first ever 10k! Will be happy if I get round in under 75 mins, especially now I've seen the course route!! UPDATE: spot on 75 according to chip time. Great course except the housing estate where I totally got confused about where I was (and that loop round the cul-de-sac, grrr). Unaffiliated 1:09:42 1:09:42 1:15:00 1:15:00 40.44
Alopex The second anniversary of my racing debut.  It's about time they reversed the route though eh?  :-)  
Hoping for a sub 45, & a top 200 finish

Should have pushed harder.  Ran back to Warwick almost as quickly.  Great race though UKnetrunner 42:48 44:33 45:00 45:57 59.52
anyonebutmatt Spa Striders RC 43:34 1:19:38 1:19:38 33.55
atko Stopped for a pee. Ahem Kenilworth Runners 37:04 45:48 47:59 45:48 60.51
Ay up me duck Northbrook AC 40:32 42:38 43:02 70.41
Boingy If I don't PB here I'll eat a very large hat. :-) ----- Very happy with todays run ! Was hard work, but dug in up the hills and finished strongly. Very well run race, will put it in the diary for next year. Leamington C & AC 37:01 42:06 43:00 42:39 63.47
Bri Mill If i beat 40 mins this year i will be happy won't beat last years time Leamington C & AC 38:18 39:31 40:00 40:22 72.00
Dowse Too many up hills and not enough down hills, don't remember it like that from last year!  Very, very warm. Birmingham Running, Athletics, & Triathlon Club (BRAT) 37:54 47:07 55:00 49:51 53.59
Fat Man Runs Unaffiliated 47:15 53:27 56:11 47.83
flanker Todmorden Harriers & AC, Trail Running Association, LDWA 41:34 46:19 46:00 47:31 57.56
Georgie29 Guernsey Island AAC 48:45 56:30 57:00 56:30 53.69
GOWER118 well done all who ran it was a hot one Coventry Godiva Harriers, Midland Veterans AC 35:08 41:15 39:30 42:57 66.06
Grumpy fella Hot n hilly. But then I expected nothing less. Moderately happy on the basis that I don't run well in the warm, result of being too heavy.
Good organisation. Good route, apart from one very little loop on the housing estate. Great support.
Thanks to all the marshals and apologies to the motorists who were held up, thanks for your patience. 

Unaffiliated 54:37 1:01:33 1:05:00 1:04:49 43.77
Iggle Piggle Northbrook AC, Coventry Triathletes 40:57 41:58 44:02 61.48
JJ Flash Spa Striders RC 44:21 44:21 45:00 0.00
Johnny Blaze I did this in 54 59 last year I think.
Hoping to knock a couple of mins off this year as I have dropped some pork and running better generally.

UPDATE: a big 51 23 on a very hot day. Thx to anyone who bet on me!

I wanted to go sub 50 minutes but a pb on a course which is Unaffiliated 49:28 51:23 54:00 51:23 57.98
lbart Unaffiliated 48:24 49:00 50:57 52.75
LTW Was very hot so quite hard work. Last year it took me 1 hour exactly so I was planning on a bigger improvement. Still there is always next year Northbrook AC 56:55 57:19 59:15 54.27
Marts This will be my 6th race in 7 days so no PB but its my bday so fancied a weekend away:) couple of beers last night and 5 races earlier in week so started at comfortable pace and used it as fast training run. then ran back to Warwick afterwards. Tight start and expensive but super place to finish, excellent medal and friendly marshalls Werrington Joggers 35:44 36:22 40:00 41:02 65.50
Ness FERC 54:12 55:58 56:42 55.43
nickmorgs Still my best 10k time.  Hope to beat that this year. Unaffiliated 49:48 49:48 49:48 53.67
NPJ Unaffiliated 53:00 53:00 53:00 51.46
Pace Unaffiliated 39:47 39:54 39:54 66.96
paulcoz Really warm day even though race started at 9am.  Pleased with time just under 10 minutes faster than last year :-) Northbrook AC 46:08 46:08 47:33 57.88
Russ runs Unaffiliated 58:31 58:31 58:31 50.49
Seagrave Birmingham Running, Athletics, & Triathlon Club (BRAT) 39:41 46:07 46:00 47:42 56.01
Stewey 100 Marathon Club, Roadhoggs Leicester AC 42:40 45:57 47:00 47:57 62.65
Superwoman PB unlikely here; my sub 40min pb earlier this year was on a fast flat course! Spa Striders RC 39:47 39:47 40:00 43:26 69.85
the hickmanator Dudley Kingswinford RC 42:19 48:22 48:34 59.85
upsy daisy I'm happy to have beaten last year's time, approx 3 mins quicker, so I must be improving. It was a warm morning, but started early, so was finished by 10. Shame about the t-shirt ( medium was the smallest they offered and was 2 inches bigger than last year's) at least the charity shop do well out of me for t-shirts. Poor goody bag for the cost of the entry........... Northbrook AC 55:52 58:13 1:03:00 1:00:30 51.62
vickster Unaffiliated 53:29 53:29 57:00 53.76
welshy76 San Domenico RC 46:30 54:29 1:00:32 44.21

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  • On 21st Apr 2008 at 11:31pm, Johnny Blaze wrote: The finish is lovely at this race.
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