Archive for May, 2014

Edinburgh Marathon, 25 May 2014 – Race Report

Posted: 26th May 2014 by mockjogger in Race reports
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Really, calling this race the Edinburgh Marathon is a masterclass of spinnery. The race starts in the centre of the city, fair enough, but then gets out of there as fast as possible, never to return. The East Lothian marathon would be a more appropriate moniker. Whatever, come Friday evening it was time to welcome […]

Last Friday afternoon we crossed the threshold into long range weather forecast territory for the Edinburgh marathon. Not that there was anything useful to be determined; the weather soothsayers were clearly playing their cards close to their chest at this point by predicting that anything and everything could happen. Since then, the inexorable advance towards […]

I really need to sort out this OCD need to have my race number attached to my shirt in the correct position. As the announcer at the registration centre in Loch Leven Community Campus called runners to make their way to the race start (a walk of about a mile), I was on attempt #3 […]