Runforall Leeds Half Marathon 2012 Review

The latest venture in my masterplan to run twelve races in twelve months was the Leeds Half Marathon. This was the first half marathon I have run in over twenty years, the last one (actually three of them) being run back when I was a teenager in Sixth Form College. So that was the challenge – 13.1 miles of hell around a circular course starting and finishing in Leeds City Center, with the first 6 or so miles containing several uphill sections of varying length and difficulty (aka steepness!) The Jane Tomlinson charity, Runforall, took over the organization of the event this year, and it was well subscribed with over 6000 competitors taking part.

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