Monthly Archives: February 2014

Kim Hookem-Smith :

Marc is pretty much the only reason I made it round my half marathon (and in such a good time!).

He made me a realistic training plan that took into account my lifestyle and worked with me to adapt it as the training went on. It pushed me to train hard but wasn’t so daunting it put me off.

Marc also gave me a couple of key phone pep talks I needed when my training plateaued, that sorted me right out. He’s got a wealth of running knowledge and he gets it across in a down-to-earth, do-able way, and makes it fun.

Marc also ran a 10k with me ahead of the big one, which I definitely wouldn’t have done without his organisation and encouragational skills! Am very proud of my medal, thanks Mile Marc!  Medals

Wokingham Half Marathon 2012

Wokingham Half Marathon – Sunday 19th February 2012   I have to say that the Wokingham Half Marathon is almost certainly my favourite road race. In 2006, I ran the race for the first time, finishing in 1:25:48, breaking my previous PB by over 11 minutes, and therefore giving me my first half marathon time under the magic 1 hour…