This was a lovely way to finish off the year at the East Of Antrim Marathon Series (EAMS) around Belfast lough.
|Waiting patiently at 5am in Clontarf|
I knew where we were going, and we quickly made it up to the start line in Jordanstown for 7:15am. Magically Seamus produced a full coffee making kit from the boot and we we chowed down on coffee and nutri-grain bars (nice).
|Joanne Curran (after 30+ years)|
|Toasting the piper for 150th maraton|
The first 6.5 miles were along the tow path into the city centre. The wind was into the face. The field quickly spread out. I was taking it handy as I have run a couple over the last two weeks and I have another coming up on Sunday so there was no real time in mind. A well stocked aid station was at 6.5 miles and we swung back North East past the Oddessy, the Titanic quarter and back to the coast. This is not the most inspiring part of the run but it wasn't as
|Samson and Golaith|
I wound my way through all the expensive houses of Cultra and Hollywood passing loads of other runners on their way back and took a few photos until we reached the turning point which again had a well stocked aid
|Gillian on her 100th|
|Peter (RD) and Paul|
This race was great value at £20stg which included a medal and
That was #38 for the year and I must calm down.