(Member blog post) ING New York City Marathon 2013

2013 has been another year of international marathon achievements by Clapham Runners, including in London, Nepal, Rome, Hamburg, Norway, Amsterdam et al.Β  Two teams of five also ran in a Thames marathon River Relay.On 3rd Nov it was my turn to have a crack at one in New York, which I was fortunate enough to get an invite to via work in ING’s 11th and last year as main sponsor.

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(Member blog post) The Run in the Dark

OK so compared to the Himalayas, Battersea Park is perhaps not so impressive and, compared to the marathons and ultras that others have been doing, 5km definitely isn’t. However, no-one has written anything on here for absolutely ages and this event was quite good fun.

I spotted the poster for The Run in the Dark on the way to the track last week and it sounded quite interesting and fun. There were both 10km and 5km races, and there were races being run simultaneously in Belfast, Dublin, Cork and Manchester. As the name suggests, the race was after dark and everyone in the race was given a flashy red LED armband. Read more