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Mar 23

Reading Half Marathon 2015 – Race Report

Fantastic crowd support right round the course!

I finished the Reading Half in 2:02:20 (time isn’t everything, unless you are a runner!) I had a fantastic day racing through the streets of Reading. The crowds were fantastic. Hopefully you get a glimpse of the cheers and support I received from the excellent Camel Cam footage Abu managed to shoot from his perch …

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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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Mar 02

Humphrey the Camel at the Goring 10k & Reading Half Marathon

It’s about time Humphrey got back out amongst the running crowd and what better race to do it than the Goring 10k & Reading Half Marathon. These are races that Humphrey uses to warm up for the London Marathon… they are good races to run and this year was no exception…and Mustafa joined in too …

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Apr 18

Reading Half Marathon 2006 – PB at 2:06

Humphrey and Nics - Reading Half Marathon 2006

Sorry for the delay in writing my race report….my padded feet are a little tender after the run which is affecting my typing…..anyway here goes. I really enjoyed my dash around Reading on the 9th April. The field was bigger and crowd louder than previous years. I took up my position at the start amongst …

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Mar 06

Reading Half Marathon 2005

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I took to the streets of Reading with 12 500 runners on the 6th March 2005. I was lucky enough to be supported by two beautiful belly dancers, Nicola Stapells and Jo Wiser. They were a great help in getting water to my humps, directing me through the crowds and carrying a bucket for charity…. It was a …

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