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Wednesday, 30 May 2012

Bookham 10k 2012 and June planning



The Bookham 10k race gallery is online here: http://bit.ly/Bookham-10k-2012-Official-Photos

Race results are on the Events to Live website - along with a great race report and poignant memories of runners passed: http://www.eventstolive.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=105:bookham-resplendent&catid=7:news&Itemid=8

So there is very little to add except - it was hot, very hot, and a lot hotter than the cancelled race in February due to the snow- compare and contrast these two here:

The Bookham 10k that never was, Feb 2012

Running in the May sun before the climb to Ranmore common
Well done to Nicky and Allan and the Events to Live team on resheduling the race - their next race is at Poulsden Lacey NT house - check it out here: http://www.eventstolive.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=80&Itemid=76

Month End Look Back
As it's the end of the month - here's a quick list of the last few weeks that you might want to go back and check yourself and remember how well you did. You might like it that little bit more now too !
Was it your PB race ?, was it the best one of the year so far ? or were you a survivor at the Brutal ? Please remember we can only keep images online for 3 months before we have to make space for new events - so don't get caught out and get yours today:

27/05/2012
now live - Folkestone Coastal 10k 20127790 files
27/05/2012
now live - Bookham 10k 20126056 files
23/05/2012
now live - Mundays 5k 2012 - Free Downloads1904 files
20/05/2012
now live - Horsham 10k 20122592 files
20/05/2012
now live - Great Baddow 201213193 files
20/05/2012
now live - The ETL Denbies Races 20122670 files
20/05/2012
now live - Bognor Prom 10k 201213888 files
19/05/2012
now live - Brutal 10 - Bagshot 201214940 files
13/05/2012
now live - Deal Half Marathon 20121797 files
13/05/2012
now live - Marlow 5 20128194 files
13/05/2012
now live - EG Tri 201210414 files
13/05/2012
now live - Staines 10k 20124092 files
13/05/2012
now live - Oxford Town and Gown 10k 201215869 files


Planning Ahead



I was recently reminded that this years Brighton 10k is also the Sussex 10k championships - and as ever it always fills up early. Yes I know it's on the 18th of November - but you can never be early enough when it comes to entering your favourite and regular races - so go and get that entry in now and sleep well for another 6 months knowing it's sorted, plus of course - club league points:
http://bit.ly/Brighton10k-entry-2012

Next weekend on the Sunday 3rd of June is the Seaford Half marathonhttp://www.npslions.co.uk/halfmarathon/halfmarathon.htm - the race is almost full and no entries on the day - get in there now ! We've donated almost £100 over the past two years to their charity work gained from sales of photographs at this race, so here's hoping we can continue to do this.


As ever we will also be at the Raw Energy Pursuits Arundel Triathlon on Sunday - one of the most picturesque locations you can have a sprint tri - along with the excellent organisation afforded by Mick and the REP team it is also a tough cycle course and a real test of Triathlon Ability. There are limited entries left as I type - so get over and get in - even if it is just for their now legendary cool T-Shirts they are turning out from their events, and did I mention that the race photos are free to download ?
http://www.rawenergypursuits.co.uk/rep-news/latest/arundel-jubilee-triathlon-limited-entries-available/


Once you've recovered from that and don't fancy the street party in your road, you can go and join in the Jubilee 10k , 5k and fun run at Godalming on the Bank Holiday Monday - organised by allabouttriathlons - and if you're early enough you might even get to meet Sophie and Edward apparently :
 http://www.allabouttriathlons.co.uk/events_godalming-jubilee-run.html



Alternatively you might want to hide from the whole Jubilee experience for a bit longer than a 10k - so you have the opportunity to do just that for at least 2hrs and 5minutes (if you're quick) is there by entering the Kent Road Runner Marathon :http://www.kentroadrunner.com/
 It's at a massive new cycling facility - so it has wonderful smooth tarmac and great facilities, and the bikes are banned for the race - so some might say it's going to be even better. Have a look at the website - all it needs is a pool and you'll have an all in one triathon facility as well. Truly an amazing facility.


On the tuesday - you can rest. Nothing is happening except the Queen taking an extra day off work and here in the office we will be indexing through images - so you can think of us working very hard, or prepare yourself for the Worthing 10k on Wednesday evening at 7:30pm
http://www.worthingharriers.com/worthing-10.php

Hopefully the new course won't be as windy as it was last year !!


So there's a bit of light reading and link surfing for wednesday morning in the office, plus remembering just how good you looked last month in that race you did...
I have the joy of a trip to London in the afternoon (spoken as an ex-commuter) so I'm hoping it's not too hot on the rush hour back, I've had enough of those to last my lifetime thanks...
As it gets to the end of the month - remember that it's almost half term too, so don't take the kids to school by mistake next week and don't go into work on the Tuesday unless you really really have to (like us, although I might try to get a lie-in despite the kids).

Until next time, and enjoy the weather

Anthony











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