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BMHH Race Reports

Marathon du Malton – Sunday 25th August 2019

Race Report by Debbie Simpson With the hard winter months of training now a distant memory and the Strava creaking with the mileage from the Spring and Summer, it was time for only the bravest of the brave BMHH team to line up for the start of the Marathon du Malton.  This was the moment …

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Sessay Swift 6k – Wednesday 21st August 2019

Race report by John Gray Well running slightly odd distances seems to be one of my few opportunities to obtain a PB and not having run a 6k race before, what better opportunity could there be. Having been on the Mental Health Act rota the day of the race, I wasn’t certain that I would …

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Race Report – Darlington 10km – 11th August 2019

Race Report by Tracy Maskew My previous 10km races have always been 60 minutes plus, and this is because I always go out too fast, then crash and burn. Andrea Clyburn and Sarah Short gave our training group a 10km improvement plan earlier in the year and this is when I started to improve.  Pacing …

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ThunderRun 24h – 20th & 21st July 2019

Race Report by James Fishburn Over the weekend a group of Marsh House runners made the annual pilgrimage to Catton Park to take part in the Conti 24hr Thunder Run. The race consists of teams completing as many laps of a testing off-road 10k course as possible in 24 hours. There was a surprising result …

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Race Report – Aycliffe 10K – 16th June 2019

Race Report by James Fishburn The Aycliffe 10k acts as the curtain raiser for another jam-packed summer season of 10k road racing. Many runners use Aycliffe to set a benchmark for the following 10k races in Billingham, Darlington, Middlesbrough and Leeds (not summer but the undoubted finale of the season). As usual, a number of …

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Swaledale Marathon – Saturday 8th June 2019

Race Report by Darren Smith Saturated, Distressed and Elated! Two weeks ago, whilst waiting in the queue for the Wynyard 10k, I struck up a conversation with a lady from Hartlepool Burn Harriers about the Swaledale Marathon: her name eludes me; however, her final words left an indelible mark in my mind, “The weather is …

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