BUPA Great South Run, the 10-mile smaller sister of Newcastle’s Great North Run, is officially our favourite UK run to date and one we would return to.
I pulled myself out of bed at 6.30 am this rainy Sunday to race with 1,000 other runners in the Garmin Kingston Run Challenge organised by Human Race Events.
On Sunday just gone I took part in the inaugural Run 10 for Mo charity run at Bushy Park, a former training ground of Mo himself, raising £85 for the Mo Farah Foundation.
The Kingston Breakfast Run in March, organised by Human Race, was to be my first official race greater than 10 km (13.2 km to be precise).
I stumbled upon my first official 10 km event, Run Through Bushy Park, on Twitter in February. I was overdue in getting involved in organised runs as a way of training for my first half marathon in April, Vienna, registered for the previous September, and as Bushy Park is on my door step I took…