MEET THE SPORTSTIKS PACERS

IN THE BRENTWOOD HALF MARATHON 2020

1 HR 50 PACERS

Oliver Bridge

What time are you pacing?

1hr 50min / 8min 24 pace

How many half marathons have you run, including how many Bentwood Half Marathons?

Not really sure, probably more than 50+ races, this will be my 5th Brentwood Half

What’s your half marathon PB?

1hr 24min

Why are you a runner?

I like cake, running also allows me to explore when I travel with work

What running moment are you most proud of?

Running the London Marathon last year

How do you stay motivated to keep running?

Remember to enjoy it and don’t always look at the watch

What are your tips for race day?

‘Go’ before you ‘go’ (runners know what I mean)

Ross Chapelhow

What time are you pacing?

1hr 50min / 8min 24 pace

How many half marathons have you run, including how many Bentwood Half Marathons?

I have run a total of 12 half marathons including 5 Brentwood halfs. I have also competed 10 marathons most recently the Miami Marathon.

What is your half marathon PB?

1hr 27

Why are you a runner?

I run for my health and sanity and love the ‘me’ time it gives me but equally enjoy the social side of running.

What running moment are you most proud of?

My proudest running moment was breaking 90 mins for the half which I did at Brentwood in 2015.

How do you stay motivated to keep running?

Always chasing that next P.B usually gives me the motivation to put on my trainers and head out the door.

What are your tips for race day?

My running tip for the Brentwood half is to save some energy for that hill in the last mile but more than that enjoy the race!