Tag Archive: london marathon

Mar 02

my London Marathon track record

Humphreys track record over his last 16 London Marathons… I need to dig deep to recall my finishing times (wish I had the memory of an Elephant)  Year  Humps Minder  Time  1996  Jeff Farrow, Paul Nash  7hrs…?  1997  Jeff Farrow, Paul Nash  6hrs…?  1998  Jeff Farrow, Paul Nash  6hrs…?  1999  Jeff Farrow, Paul Nash  6hrs…? …

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Apr 20

London Marathon 2004 Highlights & Interview

A snippet from the 2004 London Marathon Highlights on BBC Two. Sally Gunnel interviews Humphrey. [windowsmedia]http://humphreythecamel.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/20040416_londonmarathon/20040416_londonmarathon_humphreyinterview.wmv[/windowsmedia]

Apr 19

London Marathon 2005


After months of preparation and anticipation it was now time to put on my racing hooves and join the masses for the 25th London Marathon. I wasn’t able to follow Paula’s training schedule but stuck to her breakfast plan of porridge and honey on race day. I was fortunate to have been given refuge in an Inn near Blackheath so I only had …

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Apr 18

London Marathon 2004

London Marathon 2004 - Humphrey the Camel at the start

The London Marathon is really the highlight of my year. This would be my 8th attempt at this great event and I was reading to break my personal best – 5hrs20 Simon Perry and Tim Lenderyou were my legs and I was supported by Geoff Clark (as “Mustafa”). There was a bit of panic on …

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