Fool me once… Rome Half Marathon

Mezza Maratona di Roma (Half Marathon) Saturday 16th June 2018, 9PM, 2.41.24 PW (Personal Worst), Asics Kayano 20 “There’s an old saying in Tennessee — I know it’s in Texas, probably in Tennessee — that says, fool me once, shame on — shame on you. Fool me — you can’t get fooled again” So said […]

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Scratching a three year itch

La Corsa di Miguel, 10K, Sunday 21st January 2018, Rome, 55.18 (PB), Adidas Ultra Boost The Corsa di Miguel holds its origins in the story of a promising young runner from Argentina, who, during the Argentinian Military regime (which was eventually estimated to have claimed upwards of 11,000 lives) of the Late 70s, on the […]

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The season of the witch

Corri per la Befana, 10K, Saturday 6th January 2018, 10AM, Rome, 56.55. Asics Kayano 20 One of the few seasonal traditions that does not seem to have made its way across to the UK is that of the Befana (The Witch). Myth has it that, like Santa Claus, if you have been good, then in your […]

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Out with a whimper

Athleticom We Run Rome, 10k, 31st December 2017, 2pm For my 15th and final race of the year, I had signed up for the Athleticom We Run Rome. A mid afternoon Race through the center of Rome on New Year’s Eve. Now in its seventh year, the race was a big draw in the city, […]

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