Temperature: nippy. Wind: moderate. Weather: drizzly.
It's not Antarctica, but in the spirit of every little bit helps, I took part in the annual Barnes Green Half Marathon in Sussex, now in its 25th year.
Having done the course last year I knew what to expect and finished in approx. 1 hour 38 minutes which I'm pretty happy with as it beat my time last year by 10 minutes, and it meant I got a silver medal (the first 100 get gold, the next 200 silver, and everyone else who finishes gets bronze).
Having sullied this website with a picture of me crossing the finish line drenched in rain and slightly woozy, I am also going to give out a special mention to my younger brother who, in his first half marathon at the age of 20, finished in a very respectable 1 hour 57 minutes.
Now I'm off for a lie down and some more lucozade.
Posted by Tim Fright on October 28, 2007 3:47 PM