18 October 2016 0 Comments

Last Lancaster Trail Half?

Over the last few years the Lancaster Trail Half Marathon has become my traditional end of season race. This year’s however, may well be the last, as the field has been getting smaller every year. I’m not sure why this would be, as it’s an excellent course, mostly flat with a bit of a sting […]

19 October 2015 0 Comments

Life in the old dog

Yesterday I lined up for the Lancaster Trail Half Marathon for the third year in a row. I like this race because it’s along the towpath of the picturesque Lancaster Canal and there is not a single step along a road. It’s a low key, low stress affair that ought to be more popular than […]

19 October 2014 0 Comments

Wind Assisted

I wrote my season review a tad prematurely, it seems. This morning I ran the Lancaster Trail Half Marathon. I’d forgotten that I’d done this race last year and when someone mentioned it on the COLT club Facebook page I made a last minute decision to give it another go. And I’m so pleased I […]

20 October 2013 0 Comments

I’ll take that

Weather grey with the occasional shower, pretty mild and a tailwind for most of the course. Given that it’s mid October you can’t ask for more, really. The Lancaster Trail Half-Marathon was a fairly low key, but well organised event. Around 150 folk set off from Halton Training Camp on the banks of the Lune […]