The 13 weeks of well planned training had finally come down to this day (15th september) for the Vale of York Half Marathon.
My standard race day breakfast of wholemeal toast and a banana went down well with a cup of Yorkshire tea to start the day, I changed my plan to wear my STAC vest and opted for the t shirt instead before getting myself ready for Russ to collect me at 0730.
Russ picked me up at Tesco and we made our way to the event, got there a little early which was good as the start of the race was delayed because of traffic, we got our race numbers and relaxed until it was time to get warmed up and near the start line.
The route was pretty scenic and rural as it was mostly the countryside, first 3 miles i integrated myself talking to a runner…
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