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03rd Mar2014

Reading Half Marathon 2014 Review – 2nd March 2014

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Reading Half Marathon 2014 Review

After the weather at the 2013 Reading Half Marathon bordering on biblical rain storms, making it one of the wettest, coldest half marathons I have ever taken part in, I was looking forward to better conditions this year.

Reading Half Marathon 2014 Medal

Thankfully, the weather didn’t let me down and it stayed dry all morning, right into the afternoon, this set the done for what was an excellent event.

I had stayed in Reading the night before and parked in the city centre, I was unsure whether to leave the car in the centre and take one of the shuttle buses, or drive close to the start/finish and try and park (I had failed to get an official parking space, so this was a bit of a gamble.

I decided to get up early and took the latter option and found an industrial unit right opposite the Madjeski Stadium offering parking for £8, this was perfect and much closer than the official parking, however, most of the unofficial car parks were full by around 9am.