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Name: Humprey
Date registered: November 11, 2010


Marathon Running Camel! Born to entertain, destined to Run.

Latest posts

  1. London Marathon 2016 – Race Report — April 26, 2016
  2. Building up for my 20th London Marathon in 2016 — February 18, 2016
  3. London Marathon 2015 — April 27, 2015
  4. BBC Sport, London Marathon 2015 Trail — April 23, 2015
  5. Island Road STW – message from Humphrey — April 16, 2015

Most commented posts

  1. Camel at the top of Cribyn, WaterAid Corbett Challenge — 2 comments
  2. BBC Sport, London Marathon 2015 Trail — 2 comments
  3. Now its time for bed… — 1 comment

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Mar 20

BBC Berkshire pre-race interview with Andrew Peach

Relaxed and ready to chat!

Mar 19

Reading Half Marathon 2015

Run Humphrey Run!

This Sunday I will be running in my 13th Reading Half Marathon. I cant wait to race! Nothing beats heading down the ramp into the Madejski Stadium after 13 miles to the sound of roars and cheers from the Reading crowds! Reading is my home town I use it to test my 4 legs in …

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Mar 01

Goring 10k – 2015


Finished the Goring 10k in 58:50. Was a lovely sunny day, bit of a chill in the air and a cross wind, but tucked my ears back and pressed on. “Sheikh-a-leg” was very happy with my performance. I had Abu the Monkey along for the ride, to spur me on and to take a few …

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Feb 14

The lure of running a race…


The lure of running a race superceeds whether its a fair contest or not, or whether you are likely to win the race. Go on, tuck your ears back and run like wild horses! Lets race… my upcoming races: Goring 10k – 1st March 2015 Reading Half Marathon – 22nd March 2015 London Marathon – …

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Jun 11

Dragon Boat Racing 2013 – Humphreys Furry Friends

On Saturday the 8th January, my team “Humphreys Furry Friends” competed in the Pangbourne Rotary Charity Dragon Boat Challenge 2013. The Rotary club organise the event anually and raise money for charity. This years chosen charities were the The Alzheimer’s Society and Duchess of Kent House Trust. I was set the challenge of recruiting a …

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Apr 22

London Marathon 2013

2013 London Marathon Start on the BBC

Headline: I finished my 17th London Marathon in a time of 4hrs48min! After a 5am start, muesli and chaufered drive (for top althetes) into London, I made my way the Greenwich and the Red start. Before I could stretch and warm up the paparazzi were gathering round and everyone wanted my picture and a quick …

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Apr 23

London Marathon 2012

Humphrey in full flight

I finished my 16th London Marathon for WaterAid in 4hrs59min. Was a super day… I’ll try write a full race report once my feet have recovered! Thanks for all the support and well wishes. We are up to £3815 and would love to hit the £4000 mark. If you would like to contribute to a …

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Apr 18

Street Collection in Reading

Humphrey out collecting money in Reading in the build up to the London Marathon. £303 raised for WaterAid You can add your support online here – or Text CAML96 £2 to 70070 – [flickr id=”7089781245″ thumbnail=”medium” overlay=”true” size=”small” group=”” align=”center”]

Apr 01

Reading Half Marathon 2012

I finished the Reading Half Marathon in a time of 2:03min. It was a lovely sunny day with a cool breeze – perfect race conditions for a camel. I had quite a duel with three Gingerbread men, but I managed to finish them off and push on. Mustafa led me on and helped keep the …

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Feb 22

Pancake Races for WaterAid on Shrove Tuesday

Good food, good fun and £260 raised for WaterAid

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