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Virtual Marathon & Half Marathon Competition


IMPORTANT – More submissions are needed from members. Don’t forget any Half or Full Marathon from 1st April 2014 to 31st March 2015 will count.

BMAF Half Marathon Championship Results


At the BMAF Half Marathon Championships held on the 21st August 2011 at Leek, Staffordshire, MMAC was well represented with 20 out of the 53 contesting the event.

Full BMAF Championship Results have been posted on the “Results” Page but our 15 medal winners (subject to scrutiny) are reproduced below: –

Michael Aldridge Wooton RR 1-15-36 1st M35
David Evans Wolverhampton & Bilston AC 1-17-26 2nd M35
Chris Hollinshead Stafford Harriers 1-19-48 1st M45
Paul Gibbings Trentham RC 1-22-24 2nd M45
Glen North Charnwood AC 1-24-33 3rd M45
Robert Tabbanor Trentham RC 1-31-15 3rd M50
Michael Elwell Cobra RC 2-07-59 3rd M60
Stan Winterton Trentham RC 1-40-31 3rd M65
Alan Lewis Trentham RC 1-47-42 1st M70
Michelle Buckle Newcastle (Staffs) AC 1-29-29 1st W35
Adela Salt Staffs Moorlands AC 1-35-27 2nd W35
Mandy Vernon Trentham RC 1-29-29 1st W40
Tracey Greenway Derby AC 1-32-24 1st W45
Mary Mills Holme Pierrpont RC 1-57-06 3rd W45
Rita Banks Stone Master Marathoners 2-15-55 1st W65

Pennington Flash Trail Races


Pennington Flash 10K and Half Marathon

This is a brand new event ‘TWO RACES RUN ON THE SAME DAY EITHER THE 10K OR HALF MARATHON’!
For anyone preparing for the Virgin London Marathon or a Spring marathon this is an ideal opportunity to run this distance under race conditions. 

10k Trail Race – 9.40am
Starting at the Leigh Harriers Athletics Track based at the Leigh Sports Village you will go along the trails within the Pennington Flash Country Park.
Half Marathon Trail Race – 9.30am
The Half Marathon will be over a two lap course. Starting and finishing at the Leigh Harriers Athletics Track based at Leigh Sports Village. You will go along the trails within the Pennington Flash Country Park before returning to the finish.
Run for Mum
As this is Mothering Sunday why not ‘Run For Mum’ and raise funds for your chosen charity?
Our nominated charities are:
• The Christie • Macmillan Cancer Support • Rathbone • Wigan & Leigh Disability Partnership
We also have a dedicated charity section on our website.

For more information about the Trail Races, please visit our website or contact Graham Jackson, the Race Director, on 0161 703 5806 or email at graham@sportstoursinternational.co.uk.

Sports Tours International

Birmingham Half Marathon


A pleasant day weather wise greeted us this morning if a little chilly. Not that would have worried the 15,000 odd participants of this 3rd running of the half marathon in Britain’s second City.

I stood at the 1 mile mark in Digbeth to capture a few images and despite the runners taking a slight short cut round the right hand turn, in and out of traffic cones and central reservations, no one tripped and no incidents. Phew, that was a relief. I think the marshal at that point didn’t fancy trying to re-direct nearly 15,000 runners! Can’t say I blamed him.

Back up to Broad Street to see if I could get more images and after fighting through the crowds managed to get a clear spot. Unfortunately missed the winners but managed to get a few including a couple of MMAC members.

John Keegan; MMAC

Michael Elwell; Cobra RC & MMAC

As more and more runners finished, the congestion around the area of the Symphony Hall in Broad Street got quite unbearable and I understand from later radio reports that runners were queuing up to cross the finish line… not good.

 

 

 

 

 

A full set of Results can be downloaded from this link… Birmingham Half Marathon 2010 – Results

Half Marathon Workshops


University of Birmingham SPORT are running 2 workshops on half marathon training and preparation which your members may be interested in attending. The first is THIS THURSDAY!!! 9th September 2010

Our speakers include accredited sport scientists, Commonwealth Games athletes and UKA Endurance Coach Bud Baldaro!

We’ll be covering topics from training , nutrition, preventing injury and psychology in an ‘open floor’ format – so bring your questions along for the panel.

The cost is £5/3 on the door for adults and concessions. See http://www.sport.bham.ac.uk/events/2010/09/halfmarathonworkshops.shtml for more information

Eleanor Jones

Senior Sport Scientist

BASES Accredited – Physiology

Performance Sport and Fitness

University of Birmingham Sport

T: 0121 414 8583

E: e.jones.2@bham.ac.uk

W: www.sport.bham.ac.uk

http://www.youtube.com/user/HiPerformanceCentre

Edinburgh Half Marathon


Chris Hoy Edinburgh Half Marathon  

18th April 2010

Please can you forward entry information to the Chris Hoy Edinburgh Half Marathon to all your club runners?

Entries to the 2010 Chris Hoy Edinburgh Half Marathon continue apace with over 2,500 runners already entered, and a 4,500 entry now predicted.

If you have not already entered please go to www.edinburgh-half.co.uk to enter online or alternatively print off the application form and post it to our event admin team.

Usual discounts for affiliated runners apply.

We look forward to receiving your entry for this fantastic, fast and flat Capital City Half Marathon.

All finishers receive a New Balance Tech T-Shirt, Medal and Goody Bag.

If you do not wish to run but would be interested in volunteering to help us on race day please do not hesitate to contact myself, Mike James (mikej@gbevents.net) or our course director Bob Lobban (bob.lobban@interloq.co.uk). All volunteers will receive a £20.00 cash in hand payment on the race day for Marshal support. All volunteers who agree to help out will also receive a New Balance Technical T-Shirt to the value of £15.00.

Kind Regards
Mike James
Race Director
GB Event Management Ltd

Contact the Event Team

If you have event questions please feel free to contact the Event Team direct admin@edinburgh-half.co.uk or call our hotline number 0870 122 2003. Leave a message and we will call you back.

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