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SPECTacular! (Or, how I learned to stop worrying and love spectating for marathons)

Two weeks ago, I got to experience running from the other side of the course: as a spectator.

My partner, dearest friend, and life-human, ran his first marathon through the streets of Chicago. 1,658 more words


Solidarity & showing resilience

On Sunday I stood in the sun and supported runners at the Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon and inaugural 10-mile races. I applauded and cheered at various points on the race route. 458 more words

New Year, New Books

With the start of the 2015/16 academic year we’ve added some new books to the library collections…

The Audience Experience: a critical analysis of audiences in the performing arts… 1,753 more words

New Accessions


The spectators below are kept from the event arena by the boundary ropes. Looking at the row of vintage Austin Seven motor cars behind their own boundary tape makes me think the cars are the spectators in that part of the Pontarddulais Show.


My Racing Inspirations...

One of the toughest challenges of this season came about three months before it actually started. In February an email arrived in my inbox with the seemingly innocuous subject line of “Personal Information Sheet” but oh the horror. 1,051 more words


Respect to the Spectator - Watching an Ironman event

Dan and I are off to Austria this Wednesday to race in the beautiful city of Zell am See-Kaprun.

I race the regular 70.3 on Saturday whilst Dan competes in World Champs on Sunday. 466 more words

Fitness & Training

G40 Laps Le Mans!

By the grace of Ginetta I’d already managed to tick “participate in Le Mans Drivers’ Parade” off my weekend wish list when I got up at 6am on the Saturday of the race. 1,594 more words