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Birmingham Half Marathon

Listed by Jenko
, Birmingham B3 UK
184 Entrants Club PB SB Pred Time WAVA
AlexL UKnetrunner 1:47:54 2:09:45 2:30:00 2:09:45 45.64
Alibugs Black Pear Joggers 1:57:45 1:59:09 2:00:00 2:00:57 55.97
ANDY 64 Unaffiliated 1:46:17 1:55:11 2:10:00 1:55:11 55.75
Annie Lou Unaffiliated 1:45:08 1:45:08 2:00:00 1:45:08
Argie East Essex Triathlon Club, Halesowen Triathlon 1:37:56 1:42:02 1:42:02 58.48
Arwen Holme Pierrepont RC 1:56:49 1:56:49
atb Unaffiliated 1:43:45 1:50:26 1:54:00 1:54:38 54.68
atko Kenilworth Runners 1:20:11 1:24:24 1:35:00 1:26:52 72.16
Aviemore Burnden Road Runners 1:45:16 1:56:12 1:56:12 53.94
Ay up me duck Northbrook AC 1:26:36 1:29:29 1:30:47 75.70
Babbit Northbrook AC 1:40:18 1:47:25 1:50:11 60.76
Babyface Unaffiliated 1:54:37 1:54:37 1:54:37 57.52
beasty1711 Kenilworth Runners 1:29:04 1:39:30 1:42:00 1:39:30 59.52
beck Telford Harriers 1:47:48 1:53:23 2:00:00 1:53:23 58.24
bigmunnki Bournville Harriers 1:20:45 1:57:04 1:35:00 2:02:51 49.09
Bimble B jogscotland, Hinckley Running Club 2:27:28 2:27:28 2:29:00 2:27:28 52.66
blacknail chris North Shields Polytechnic AC 1:38:03 1:38:03 1:39:00 1:38:03 61.51
Booster Sneyd Striders RC 1:48:49 1:50:00
Bradders66 Unaffiliated 1:49:07 1:49:07 1:49:07
brashers Unaffiliated 2:03:00 2:13:08 2:12:00 2:13:08 54.15
breezey Unaffiliated 2:06:43 2:29:58 2:29:58 43.18
brett99 Unaffiliated 2:06:49
Brum Gucci West Midlands Police AC 1:41:14 1:41:14 1:42:30 1:41:14 58.94
Captain Malcolm Reynolds Unaffiliated 1:41:23 1:41:23 1:45:00 1:41:23 60.86
carmenubear Centurion RC 1:49:31 2:04:12 2:39:00 2:04:12 53.01
Caroline_h_m Bournville Harriers 1:26:00 1:41:43 1:41:43 64.75
cat77 Wymondham AC 1:37:57 1:56:22 1:56:22 56.66
Cavehill75 North Belfast Harriers 1:16:45 1:17:17 1:17:30 1:17:17 76.94
cheekychap Unaffiliated 1:57:48 1:57:48 1:59:00 1:57:48 52.37
Cherinator Cherry Racing
ChickenLegs West Midlands Police AC 1:31:01 1:31:01 1:30:00 1:31:01 71.73
Chin Team Green, Tividale Trotters 1:25:30 1:30:57 1:40:00 1:30:57 69.47
chris_h_m Bournville Harriers 1:30:25 1:41:43 1:41:43 58.22
ChrisSwann Unaffiliated 1:45:20 1:45:20 1:45:00 1:45:20
chrissybing South Derbyshire Road Runners AC 1:32:16 1:35:58 1:35:58 61.80
CK2 Brecon Running Buddies 2:03:16 2:08:00 2:15:00 2:10:10 50.86
copester Chase Harriers 1:37:19 1:43:21 1:43:21 57.39
Craig Unaffiliated 1:21:13 1:22:36 1:22:36 71.70
crash Royal Sutton Coldfield AC 1:17:24 1:22:41 1:22:48 71.53
Dan Brazier Wolverhampton & Bilston AC, Mercia Fell Runners 1:18:24 1:29:11 1:29:11 66.40
dan. Trentham RC 1:21:17 1:53:45 2:00:00 1:53:45 54.23
Dave S Unaffiliated 1:30:49 1:42:01 1:42:01 58.05
davew360 Unaffiliated 2:29:43 2:29:43 2:20:00 2:29:43 41.58
Dennis H Kings Heath Running Club 1:33:51 1:45:23 1:48:47 54.44
Des1 Unaffiliated 1:33:00 1:33:00 1:40:00 1:33:00 69.63
DiscoNeil Unaffiliated 1:30:39 1:30:39 1:37:48 61.01
Dowse Birmingham Running, Athletics, & Triathlon Club (BRAT) 1:28:08 1:38:17 1:38:00 1:45:44 56.01
Dowsey Unaffiliated 1:51:01 1:51:01 1:51:48 63.12
duncman Unaffiliated 1:45:37 1:49:12 1:52:21 52.71
eL Bee! Unaffiliated 1:25:32 1:25:32 1:26:25 72.54
EvilPixie FERC, 1485 TRI CLUB 2:27:25 2:40:02 2:30:00 2:40:02 41.84
FellSurfer Unaffiliated 1:15:38 1:21:26 1:29:59 1:21:26 73.02
garkbit Headington RoadRunners 1:44:07 1:50:11 1:50:11 55.12
gavine1976 Real Buzz RC 1:34:42 1:36:28 1:39:23 59.69
Go-KL Grantham Running club 1:14:46 1:18:33 1:18:39 1:18:33 75.70
Gonzo8182 Unaffiliated 2:11:00 2:14:50 2:14:50
Gooner Unaffiliated 1:47:47 2:12:54 2:30:00 2:12:54 44.56
Greenie1989 Team Green, Tividale Trotters 1:36:10 1:36:10 1:41:04 59.95
Grumpy fella Unaffiliated 2:00:57 2:21:09 2:20:00 2:22:54 44.58
HACC Matt Halesowen A & CC 1:20:09 1:22:28 1:22:28 71.93
Haddi :-) Unaffiliated 1:36:16 1:51:11 1:40:00 1:51:11 53.35
halfo09 Unaffiliated 1:25:08 1:25:27
happy_vernon Unaffiliated 1:49:12 2:07:05 2:07:05 46.78
hob1 Unaffiliated 1:48:23 1:48:23 1:47:00 1:48:57 57.99
Hoppo Rodillian Runners 1:55:27 1:57:54 1:59:00 1:57:54 50.85
Hornet77 Unaffiliated 2:04:49 2:04:49 2:10:00 2:04:52 51.02
Ice Man Bournville Harriers 2:17:28 2:26:35 2:26:35 43.46
ifor Unaffiliated 1:41:25 1:45:26 1:39:59 1:45:26 56.17
Iggle Piggle Northbrook AC, Coventry Triathletes 1:29:30 1:29:30 1:29:30 67.86
IzzyD Unaffiliated 2:00:14 2:18:25 2:18:25 47.63
janbipps Unaffiliated 2:19:01 2:40:00 2:40:00 2:40:00 44.54
JB73 Unaffiliated 1:38:04 2:07:05 2:07:05 47.18
Jenko Unaffiliated 2:00:26 2:03:59 2:07:08 48.91
Jenni-far-far FERC, Chasewater Runners 1:54:28 1:57:07 2:00:03 1:57:07 60.86
jenx SE Fitness, Midland Masters A C 2:06:07 2:18:23 2:10:00 2:18:23 48.38
JimM Unaffiliated 1:59:48 2:03:06 2:00:00 2:03:06 48.47
johnny2slow Kings Heath Running Club 1:44:10 1:56:31 2:00:00 1:56:31 52.13
jules_perox Unaffiliated 1:27:20 1:27:20 1:40:00 1:27:20 70.65
karlyyz Bournville Harriers 1:53:01 2:04:47 2:10:00 2:04:47 51.89
Kennyboy1210 Aldridge RC 1:46:18 1:50:18 1:53:21 52.33
Krissie Sparkhill Harriers 1:42:18 2:18:01 1:59:59
krusty Bournville Harriers 1:29:33 1:41:20 1:41:20 68.42
lady alton Collingwood AC 1:43:47 1:53:51 2:00:00 2:05:52 60.91
LambChop Hermitage Harriers RC 1:55:56 2:08:50 2:12:32 50.10
Lard Buster UKnetrunner 1:41:40 1:41:40 1:44:12 57.06
leedp Unaffiliated 2:11:06
Looby Loo Harlow RC 2:07:21 2:16:11 2:23:04 51.62
LouLou Dundee Hawkhill Harriers 1:23:46 1:27:51 1:32:10 71.44
Macca @ McCarkiss Endurance Project Kenilworth Runners, McCarkiss Endurance Project 1:10:30 1:25:00 1:28:22 67.02
Maisy Robin Hood Striders 1:34:13 1:43:00 1:46:00 1:45:25 56.41
MarkMc Unaffiliated 1:37:09 1:42:26 1:45:08 60.59
mattinbrum Unaffiliated 1:51:31 1:51:31 2:00:00 1:51:31 53.12
maxburgoyne Sparkhill Harriers 1:31:30 1:39:43 1:39:43 64.94
Meerkat Birmingham Swifts 1:39:08 1:57:17 1:57:17
mgadsden Telford Harriers 1:17:50 1:17:50 1:20:35 73.49
mikolaj Unaffiliated 2:30:00
Mildred Newport & District RC 2:04:40 2:04:40 2:13:43 50.33
MisterTommyH Unaffiliated 1:48:03 1:59:52 2:00:00 2:03:39 47.90
mminihan Wolf Pack 1:28:49 1:41:19 1:45:00 1:41:19
Moggs Unaffiliated 2:13:03 2:13:03 2:10:00 2:13:03 51.20
mrgadget Tipton Harriers 1:17:48 1:18:00 1:16:00
MrsJJ Wrekin Road Runners 1:51:44 1:54:34 1:54:34 60.96
ndellar Spa Striders RC 1:48:40 1:57:13 1:57:13 56.34
Neal S Unaffiliated 1:34:30 1:34:30 1:36:02 62.80
Ness FERC 1:57:51 2:04:48 2:02:00 2:04:48 55.96
Nitram Unaffiliated 1:46:00
OldBlueEyes Unaffiliated 1:59:38 2:23:32 2:23:32 43.32
One Pace Carl Unaffiliated 1:59:47 2:03:00 1:59:59 2:09:00 46.48
p1annie SE Fitness 2:07:52 2:07:52 2:20:00 2:07:52 52.36
paul chapman Unaffiliated 1:24:56 1:25:56 1:25:00
paulcoz Northbrook AC 1:39:44 1:39:44 1:47:00 1:39:44 62.35
PaulU Unaffiliated 1:35:05 1:35:05 1:35:05 63.06
Phily G Birmingham Running, Athletics, & Triathlon Club (BRAT) 1:29:36 1:53:19 1:53:19 54.94
pies1 Unaffiliated 1:49:58 1:49:58 2:00:00 1:54:00
Pinchi Wolverhampton & Bilston AC, Midland Masters A C 1:20:58 1:27:21 1:27:43 72.03
planiggy Peel Road Runners 1:17:18 1:36:26 1:36:26 61.41
postieboy Unaffiliated 1:21:11 1:32:34 1:34:00 1:34:56 62.48
proper bo Unaffiliated 1:36:30 1:40:57 1:43:00 1:40:57 64.14
pudding monster Athletics East 1:24:53 1:24:53 1:27:50 75.89
pussy cat Northbrook AC 1:39:18 1:45:56 1:45:00 1:47:24 71.38
Quack Unaffiliated 2:01:00 2:10:59 2:14:17 49.10
R.I.C.O. Centurion RC 1:16:39 1:16:39 1:18:15 75.68
Red Scouse MK Milton Keynes AC, schuhwiedu-oberaudorf Baveria 1:43:44 1:47:22 1:52:09 56.33
Richard Simkiss McCarkiss Endurance Project 1:11:36 1:16:37 1:17:30 1:16:37 77.30
rob weaver Halesowen A & CC 1:25:30 1:26:51 1:28:30 1:26:51 70.48
RobK650 Black Country Triathletes 1:24:47 1:46:20 2:00:00 1:46:20 59.91
RoBo63 West Bromwich Harriers 1:34:28 1:54:08 1:56:16 55.69
Rogb Unaffiliated 1:39:42 1:39:42 1:39:42 67.17
Rudgie Unaffiliated 1:26:36 1:27:26 1:27:26 67.84
runFattyrun Unaffiliated 2:02:18 2:16:30 2:25:00 2:18:01 48.11
Running Caz Cobra RC 1:36:29 1:43:42 1:52:34 59.21
Runs4beer Lichfield RC 1:28:26 1:37:46 1:44:26 56.71
RuthM Unaffiliated 1:57:50 1:57:50 1:57:50 60.48
rzats66 Unaffiliated 1:44:41 1:45:14 1:45:14 64.74
salmac Unaffiliated 1:49:34 1:49:34 1:49:34 60.09
SammyJ18 Unaffiliated 2:20:55 2:20:55 2:20:00 2:20:55 48.72
sayxs Unaffiliated 2:05:17 2:15:59 2:15:59 54.98
Scar Tissue Holme Pierrepont RC 1:13:06 1:14:39 1:15:05 81.53
Seagrave Birmingham Running, Athletics, & Triathlon Club (BRAT) 1:28:36 1:38:51 1:40:10 59.12
shandyman Unaffiliated 1:57:08 1:57:08 2:05:00 1:57:08 52.43
Simonnew Bournville Harriers 1:24:44 1:50:49 1:50:49 53.66
skidders27 Unaffiliated 1:33:18 1:55:48 2:00:00 1:55:48 51.14
slats Bournville Harriers 1:33:02 1:39:57 1:39:57 60.34
Sloggerian Chapel Allerton Runners, West Bromwich Harriers Running Club 1:34:00 1:34:44 1:40:00 1:34:44 63.66
smifffie Knowle and Dorridge Running Club 1:35:43 1:35:43 1:39:59 1:44:22 64.86
Smileygirlie Birmingham Running, Athletics, & Triathlon Club (BRAT) 1:43:18 1:43:18 1:49:40 1:46:28 63.21
Snigel Unaffiliated 1:49:35 1:57:20 2:00:00 1:57:20 55.18
SoreBits Unaffiliated 1:38:35 1:40:57 1:45:05 66.46
speaky Unaffiliated 1:44:10 2:05:21 2:05:21 50.01
spence62 Knowle and Dorridge Running Club 1:54:23 2:12:06 2:12:06 55.91
SPR Birmingham Running, Athletics, & Triathlon Club (BRAT) 1:38:00 1:38:00 1:38:00 60.43
Sproggy Bournville Harriers 1:40:19 1:41:25 1:44:00 1:48:38 56.35
SS1802 Unaffiliated 1:32:44 1:38:55 1:38:55 59.87
Stephen McC Birchfield Harriers 1:58:06 2:07:00 48.58
Sterlos Unaffiliated 2:13:38 2:13:38 2:13:38 45.13
SteveV Unaffiliated 1:19:01 1:23:05 1:27:00 1:23:05 71.28
sticklebrickchick Unaffiliated 1:46:20 1:46:20 1:46:20 63.81
stockie Unaffiliated 2:07:22 2:09:12
Stowie Unaffiliated 2:04:59 2:04:59 2:10:00 2:08:49 49.85
StreetlyRoadRunner West Bromwich Harriers 1:33:56 2:05:39 2:05:39 47.48
Striderdan St. Helens Striders 1:27:29 1:28:43 1:35:00 1:32:33 68.27
Super Norts Notts AC 1:12:41 1:18:42 1:21:22 72.79
superdog Unaffiliated 1:38:53 1:50:12 1:50:12 58.75
Supertomo Unaffiliated 1:34:23 1:40:50 1:40:50 59.46
Tarmac Runner Cobra RC 1:32:09 1:32:09 1:34:17 65.95
the hickmanator Dudley Kingswinford RC 1:36:18 1:39:22 1:49:41 60.03
tom_craggs Mornington Chasers, Winchester & District AC 1:15:29 1:19:04 1:19:59 1:21:33 72.62
tortoiseandthe hare Bournville Harriers 2:34:20 2:34:20 2:45:00 2:34:20 42.79
trickywoo Unaffiliated 1:36:34 1:49:19 1:45:00 1:49:19 54.17
Trimonki Unaffiliated 1:54:16
TRUCKER Telford Harriers 1:49:42 1:55:03 1:50:00 1:55:03 53.63
tuck Unaffiliated 1:57:18 2:01:11 2:10:00 2:01:11 48.87
Twinkle toes Unaffiliated 2:01:43 2:05:43 2:09:00 51.90
UNDERTAKER Quantock Harriers 1:39:45 1:43:44 1:50:12 1:51:08 61.30
Velociraptor FERC 1:37:44 1:46:08 1:45:49 1:55:17 62.53
Vi Ninety Day Challenge Burton AC 2:14:27 2:14:27 2:50:30 35.63
vintagexl Centurion RC 1:59:05 2:16:25 2:20:00 2:21:30 47.73
Vixx Unaffiliated 2:20:17 2:27:22 2:27:22 44.81
wathan Eryri Harriers 1:15:47 1:15:47
Wiseguy Badgers 1:48:38 1:57:26 1:59:59 2:00:09 49.66
wobble legs West Bromwich Harriers 1:17:41 1:34:00 1:34:00 66.68
WOBBLYLEGS1965 Dudley Kingswinford RC, Wolverhampton & Bilston AC 1:33:39 1:46:43 1:46:43 58.33
Wykey Aldridge RC 1:57:24 2:01:10 2:01:52 54.94
Yeti Bournville Harriers 2:06:07 2:06:07 2:10:00 2:06:07 52.36

This event is listed on these dates:

HACC Matt
Pleased after a month of drinking rather than running. Was one of the lucky "elite" green runners. Was surprised that it wasn't a group start with the black numbers but meant a nice start.
Support on the course was great as were all those linked to the race. Only negative was NIA staff who seemed to think it was a crowd for a gig. Aggresive, loud and not knowledgeable, "only doing my job" to the enth degree, bag searches for cans of pop? not allowing a pram into the hall or a proud dad to accompany his son to pick up his bag. not a good advert for Birmingham but race itself was fun and Broad Street looked amazing!
Running Caz
Really bad start, in totally the wrong place and spent the whole time running around people. Enjoyed it though and felt strong. Was diasppointed with time as I felt as though I ran sooo much better than I did last week at Kenilworth (which was also much more undulating) but was slower!?!?!? Course did measure 13.23 though!?!?!?
tom_craggs
Terrible race for me today. 20 seoncds ahead of scjedule at 10 miles...then legs went and course 150m-200m long, eased right back last 1.5 miles after giving up on the sub 80. Went off too fast clearly. 5.26 6.06 6.02 6.03 6.12 6.11 6.33 6.03 6.13 5.55 6.17 6.28 6.35
pussy cat
new course, so not sure of time. Plus it may be congested as its incorporating the world championships!!
SPR
Knew from 5k in I wasn't in shape to race so accepted it and just ran at the pace I could, legs died at 10 miles which shows that was a good decision. Will be back next year if it is the same course.

Splits 10km 0:44.21 15km 1:06.44 20km 1:31.53 Finish 1.38.00
Wiseguy
Hoping for another sub 2hrs, got 2hrs 1 min last year in this race and it's supposed to be a little bit flatter this time around.
Yeti
Missed out on this last year due to a clash - have to get a PB on home turf!
Dowse
Sorry guys, not even close to the prediction, on for a PB until I blew up at mile 10. Slowly dropped from 7:20s to 9:30s just to finish, not 100% sure what went wrong. Nice race, wonderful amtmosphere and well organised. Could be stricter on the starting pen colours and I measured it as long by 0.25 miles, but my garmin could be wrong.
Brum Gucci
PB'd but Garmin measured 13.27!!!!
Ness
Really hoping for a PB in this one. :)
FellSurfer
Support was great. Loved the bands at various points and the luco sport stations. Broad street finish was amazing. Some kids were holding their hands out so darted across the road to give them a slap which got a cheer from the crowd....then everyone wanted some!! lol

Organisation was very good. Even had someone at the start "enforcing" (read suggesting) the colour of your number should match the colour of the balloons. I also liked the long walk of collecting various bits at the end (water/luco/space blanket/medal/key ring/t-shirt/goody bag)....was quite weighed down at the end!
Dowsey
The race was bit of a blur for me today but I think the course was more scenic than last year. I posted a similar time to last year but my running felt more laboured today. This was definitely a triumph for my mental toughness overcoming my weary body.
Hornet77
great weekend in birmingham with team edf
UNDERTAKER
This is my first time over this course and i hope that the start is well organised to allow a good time. Excelent race in both organisation and atmosphere,not a PB course. The hills around bournvile are not welcome but what the hec a great event.
Hoppo
Get in PB under 2 hours at last, special thanks to the lovely Ndellar who paced and ecouraged me all the way around.

Lovely race will def do again next year.
One Pace Carl
Hoping for under the 2hrs
Haddi :-)
well see if its possible :-)* was on for sub 1:40 until itb went pop :-(
Go-KL
Will be targeting this race as the one where hopefully I finally break that 6 minute milling barrier. However the GP circus trip to Singapore and Japan the weeks before may take its toll.

Decided to go 'green' and go by train to the start which proved to be a mistake as it allowed only 50 minutes to get to the unsignposted start, by which time the few portaloos I could find had really long queues. I finally left them at 09:55 by which time I had no hope of getting to the black start and had to line up about 100 metres back.
This made for a fairly frantic first mile ducking and dodging and getting fairly medieval with a few Ipod wearers (Apologies if I offended anyone). Full of adrenaline the first 4 miles or so flew by. Struggled a bit round Bourneville where the noticeable undulations were (The course actually rose steadily for the first 6 miles). But miles 8-12 I was really strong with the slight tail wind and the drizzle cooling pleasantly. I knew I was on for a PB. The final mile almost put pay to that as we climbed loads and took on lots of niggly turns. But I put on an almighty sprint to finally go under 1:19 and under 1:18:39 (chip time). Was really pleased but slightly frustrated at the wasted energy in the first mile. Weather: drizzle, cloudy, around 12C slight breeze (Near perfect). Garmin measured 13.30 miles but was about .2 out from the first mile (I think it got confused right near the start. Went through 10 miles in an unofficial PB of 59:48.
Gooner
First Half and won't have been able to train past 9 miles so will be 'interesting'
shandyman
PB!
breezey
good race,raining for quite a while,but still a good day.slowed on the last 800 metres,legs just siffened and i must have been passed by about a hundred people(must be old age eh).
krusty
Birmingham half
smifffie
:0(
SteveV
Looking for a PB here hopefully *UPDATE* Pleased with another big PB
Tarmac Runner
Fantastic course for a pb . Did measure a little long got it to 13.24 miles .
Grumpy fella
Usual story: ran well (by my standards) till 10 then progressively died. Need a new training program. That aside I enjoyed it.
Rudgie
Really tough last mile - all up hill. Faded quite badly in final 2k and could have hit 1m26. But overall really happy. Felt very strong to 10k (40ish).
lady alton
Bit slower than I would have liked but have had a cold for the last week so pleased to finish really
EvilPixie
Probably not a PB (at the moment) but I'll do my best
crash
gun time - 1:23:36
paulcoz
Really pleased with the time. Felt really tired and so was suprised I manage a PB 1st time under 1hr 40 :-)
AlexL
Not sure what I was letting myself in for as my longest distance in training was 8 miles and I haven't run a race in my life but based on training times felt 2 hours was a good target to go for so thrilled to just outside that.

Definitely going to get under 2 hours for my next half with a bit of training want to try and get under 1:50...
TRUCKER
my first race as a vet 40
Des1
7.00 min/ miles throughout except the last mile. Very pleased overall. 5 Mins quicker than last year
pudding monster
chip time.
Maisy
Thought I was on for a PB but my Garmin clocked the course at 13.36 miles?
Velociraptor
Will be a PB attempt. Probably. But it'll be touch and go. <br>
Change of plan. Will still race it, but not in PB form and would be delighted with a 2009 best. <br>
Enjoyed this - didn't push it as I've been unwell in the past week and am mollycoddling an ITB niggle. Good, though tortuous, course, and not boringly flat. Road closures and other infrastructure excellent. Would have liked a cup of tea and a cake at the end!
eL Bee!
Fabulous new course. organisation at the start needs sorting. People who run 10m/m in a pen with 6m/m runners is ASKING for someone to get seriously hurt in a crowded big city race.
Although you can't legislate for rank stupidity on the part of individuals.
Apart from the little gripes (and the ridiculous insistence by the officials at the NIA to move out of the building to make space for the incoming runners - which was inane in the extreme) this was a far better event than last year.
Time is watch time. I'll update it with official time when it's out
LouLou
Not good run up to race, training much reduced. Treated as a decent sunday longer run was realaistically never going to be a PB attempt
wobble legs
ran with blind dave
ChickenLegs
A great race, well organized, plenty of room to run, very fast at the start. Will do it again next year hopefully with my eldest son running as well.
blacknail chris
This is my chip time. My Garmin had me finishing 13.1 in 1.37:00 and measured the distance run as 13.27m. Very good PB, whatever the precise time. I'm being proper and putting the official time in. In training log I'll put Garmin time, which is 7.23 mm pace , 10K at 45.52, 10m at 1.13:45. Stomach cramps from about half way around which I ignored with the help of a Thame harrier running about the right pace for me, who I was then able to drop in the last mile. Thanked her later for the pacing.
p1annie
knackered!!!!
Jenni-far-far
I had fun! and a PB too. mile 13 was a killer!
mikolaj
My first ever half and first ever race of this size.
Just hoping to get round in a good shape. Will attempt PB records next year.
Alibugs
Hit all pace targets at mile markers up to mile 12 but constant uphill climb to finish from mile 12 meant I missed sub 2 hour target. Still a very good run. Nutrition strategy - iso gel plus caffeine at 6 and 10 miles with water - worked very well.
skidders27
Solid run. Easy start. Speeded up at end. Felt fresh despite 90 mins football day before.
Looby Loo
Disappointed and felt really negative.
Chin
541/1144
Greenie1989
917 from 10,000
johnny2slow
1st HM!
Made up with sub 2 hours!
Red Scouse MK
Cold but enjoyable

Race Noticeboard

For useful updates, lift shares, cancellations etc:
  • On 18th Jan 2009 at 5:25pm, Jenko wrote: NOTE : PROVISIONAL DATE. TO BE CONFIMED.
  • On 24th Feb 2009 at 5:23pm, SPR wrote: iaaf.org
  • On 14th Apr 2009 at 1:29pm, cheekychap wrote: Very hilly last year but pleased to hear its to be a much flatter course in 2009
  • On 4th May 2009 at 10:54am, Jenko wrote: According to local press, it will not start at Alexander Stadium / Walsall Road. Looking at City centre start finsih, which could cater for up to35,000 runners!
  • On 10th Jun 2009 at 5:00pm, ifor wrote: Entries are open!!

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