Christian Boyce and Mark Deacon travelled to Portsmouth to take part in the Great South Run, a 10 mile road run that hugs the sea front. Starting on the Clarence Esplanade, towards Old Portsmouth town, before the athletes get to take a brief look at the boats within Portsmouth Harbour. From here the athletes run past Victoria Park and along Winston Churchill Avenuene. Before looping back and heading towards Southsea Common, before heading on to the South Parade and East Parade. From here the athletes run to Eastney looping back along the Esplanade to the finish line. Christian smiling all the time, finished the route in 1:27:54. Christian completed a 5K Park run at Plym Valley only the day before. Mark Deacon completed the 10 mile route in 1:20:00, sadly having to jog the last 2.5 miles due to an injury in his achilles.
Emma Clark ran the Paris Marathon. Starting near the Arc de Triomphe, athletes run to Bois de Vincennes before looping back and following the River Seine, passing the Eiffel Tower. Before heading towards Bois de Boulogne to the finish line. Emma completed the run in 3 hours 42 minutes.
Keeping it local and for a good cause. Sara Gratton, Anne Libby and Ann Harry all took to Plymouth for the Race for Life 5K run. Starting on Plymouth Hoe, the loop around on to cliffe road, before heading out towards West Hoe Road. Turning when they get to Millbay park, and running back on Great Western Road hugging the seafront, until they reach the barbican. From here the runners take Lambhay hill on the promenade before looping back to Hoe road, around the war memorial to the finish line just past Drake's statue. Ann Harry completed the route in 36:30. With Anne Liby finishing in 37:11 and Sara completing the trio and crossing the finish line in 39:49.