Posts by: Frank Murphy

Market Drayton 10K – Dan Harmer

Market Drayton 10k was my first time running there and i wasn’t going all out for a PB as i was flued up but i put my all in to it even if it was only 70% the crowd and fellow runners helped give me that extra little push and i ended up loving it and cant wait to go back.

Liverpool half. Ian Tamburello

Result;sub 2 hour – just!

Undiscovered country. Stayed at (Rob’s) fellow runner’s mum’s house in the area. I tell you this as Rob would say make sure you know where and how you are sleeping, as he ended up on the Read More…

Stafford 20. Peter Holdcroft

Stafford 20 is a long race, it’s also a circuit race which means you pass some points 3 times. I thought this would phase me but actually when you are running you don’t really think about it.

The race starts at the University complex and there is a good atmosphere here and it’s easy to park and arrive ready to race. After a circuit around the University you go out onto the roads and the first lap is Read More…

Stafford half marathon. Peter Holdcroft

This is a relatively flat half with a great atmosphere. I think about 3000 runners take part so it is a great opportunity to know how it feels to be in a big race, it’s really well supported pretty much all the way round and you get a buzz as soon as you arrive, not least because alot of Stoke FIT compete but also because there is alot of activity in the town with the local radio present, some charity stands and you can even get a free Read More…

Stafford half marathon. Colin Bancroft.

It was the day of the race and I was feeling so excited and nervous at the same time. I woke at 6.00am to ensure that I could have my breakfast nice and early and prepare myself for the day ahead. At 8.00am I had a protein shake I was dressed in my Stoke FIT vest and shorts ready to go. I set off w Read More…

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