Oliver Daniel

Category Archives: Running

London landmarks half marathon

London Landmarks Half Marathon race review

The London Landmarks Half Marathon was a new race in 2018, organised by the children’s charity Tommy’s. For me, this run marked my 6th Half Marathon race, but there’s always something special about central London runs. I did the Hampton Court Half in February which I loved and the Big Half earlier this month (which […]

Hampton Court Half Marathon (2018) review

This is my review of the Hampton Court Half Marathon in 2018 – aka the road to sub 1.30. A lot of the races I enter are large mass participation events with 10,000+ runners minimum. These races are unrivalled for their atmosphere, the level of support and general entertainment. However, they have their drawbacks as well […]

London 2 Cambridge Challenge

Three weeks ago I attempted the London 2 Cambridge 100km ultra challenge. Having injured my knee around 50k, I ended up walking / hobbling most of the second half to finish in a rather slow 18 hours (think I’m going to stick to shorter distances in the future and plan my training better!) Somehow seemed […]