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Brighton: My First Marathon

It’s been a week since I crossed the finish line at the end of Brighton Marathon, stumbling towards the baggage pick-up in a daze, gripping onto a foil blanket, overwhelmed by the weight of what I had just done: … 1,466 more words


Brighton Marathon Weekend 2018


I had booked the afternoon off work in order to start the 2018 weekend off early. My thoughts were that I would take a leisurely bus ride and stroll to the village, grab my race pack as well as the Mini Mile pack for both kids, gently peruse some running gear, maybe have something tasty and nutritious for lunch and ease myself back gradually via the sites of Brighton and maybe the odd shop or two, before a healthy, alcohol free night and early to bed. 2,738 more words


Brighton Marathon 2018

Photos from Saturday at the Race Village

I’ll get the important bit over and done with: the weather on the day of the 2018 Brighton Marathon turned out almost perfectly.  3,349 more words


Brighton Marathon Weekend - My first ever Marathon.

26.2 miles, 42.1 kilometres, 138435 feet 0.468 inches, 4.5588889e-12 light years, what ever measurement you want to give it, a Marathon is a bloody long way!! 1,833 more words

Concern Growing For Brighton Marathon Runner Who Remains on the Course After Falling Down Pothole

Fears are increasing for a Brighton Marathon runner who is still on the course after he unwittingly fell down one of Sussex’s now notorious giant potholes. 404 more words


Monday’s Rundays: Three lessons from my first ‘training’ marathon

I’m glad this is rest week (see below). Yesterday, I did a marathon – a proper one with drinks stations, folks in fancy dress and everything. 743 more words


The Brighton Marathon

With a little bit more time available and a desire to get under 5 hours for a marathon I entered Brighton a few months ago. My PB was set at London 2 years ago of 5:02 and for a totally unrealistic reason wanted to go sub 5 as it just sounds more like a proper runner. 1,115 more words