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Paul Tompsett

Paul's Perkins Great Eastern Run 2013 - Half Marathon page

running the Great Eastern Run for Macmillan Cancer Support because I know they do a great job, but need more support.

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raised of £300 target
by 18 supporters
  • Event: Perkins Great Eastern Run 2013 - Half Marathon, 13 Oct 2013

Macmillan Cancer Support

We give you the support you need to live life as fully as you can

Charity Registration No. 261017


I decided to do this run years ago but never got round to actually doing it. Then a few close friends were diagnosed with Cancer and I thought it would be the best way to try to help them.

4 weeks ago I thought I'd better do something about it and start running. I guess 6 weeks training should be enough!? We'll see!


I can now tick that box as I finished the run with a time of 1hr 43 finishing 986 out of 5,300 runners. I don't think the rain and wind helped much. I did have a good final 1mile as I decided to sprint to the finish (I blame the Rocky films I watched leading up to the race). My times are below for those of you who are as sad as me who like those kind of things. My Garmin watch says I ran 13.2 miles, the last .2 of a mile taking 1.11 minutes, if I could have maintained that pace it would be a 5m 55 mile (I don't think so!).

Finally thanks to everyone who sponsored me, I know the money is going to a great cause.

1  7.28m
2  7.35m
3  7.37m
4  7.55m
5  7.51m
6  8.04m
7  7.58m
8  8.00m
9  7.57m
10  8.04m
11  8.07m
12  8.01m
13  7.17m


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