Sheffield and Nottingham Robin Hood Full Marathon certificate photograph s

Photography Anston, Dinnington, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, North Nottinghamshire and UK

5,000 10,000 metre Middle distance.

I set myself a goal of running the Sheffield Marathon, I was half decent at cross country running at school and used to love watching Brenda Foster and David Bedford in my school days.  I also remember watching a film called “The Games”.   Michael Crawford played a Marathon runner and was a milk man.

Half marathons

After leaving school I started running 6 miles a day.  My ultimate goal was the Sheffield Marathon, but I completed a number of half marathons first and other six mile events.   Each time I came to the Sheffield Marathon I ended up only going in for the half marathon, as I wasn’t strong enough.

Nottingham Robin Hood Marathon

I did run my first marathon in the Nottingham Robin Hood Marathon in 3 hours 30 minutes in 1983.  Its a very flat course, running through the city centre…

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