Posts Tagged ‘Headphones in Races’

I drove from Edinburgh to Stonehaven in the morning, parked in the leisure centre car park and strolled across a field to the rugby pavilion where the race would start and end. Putting two fingers up to the midweek BBC weather forecast, the start area was bathed in bright sunshine with just enough of a […]

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 […]

This year my casual acquaintance with running blossomed into something more, well, passionate. As the year draws to a close I have recorded 936 miles (so far), 9 medals and one injury, and have taken to running while on holiday and business trips. I have acquired two customised t-shirts, plenty of race t-shirts, two headbands, […]

I recently ran two half marathons, both of which had long on-road sections and policies on the use of headphones. The Dundee Half Marathon (Half DRAM) pre-race notes stated no headphones. When the race organiser was asked to clarify whether headphones could be used in certain circumstances, he confirmed that it was at the runners […]