Last updated: 11 May 2021 – In December 2020, it seemed somewhat presumptive to be listing my races for 2021 given that the COVID19 pandemic continues to place so many restrictions on our lives. By lockdown 3.0 in January it seemed a ludicrous thought.
At the time of this update in May, it seems rather more presumptive given that the first three events of the campaign have produced 2 Did Not Starts and a Did Not Finish. However, life is nothing without hope and I know that I will complete #21in2021 for the wonderful charities whom I am supporting on this journey.
#21in2021 – The Races
Below is the list of provisionally confirmed (an oxymoron if I ever I wrote one!) events which is, of course, pending any changes due to the pandemic.
As you will see, 20 are booked with one more to be added. This year’s provisional list includes my first multi-day event as I will be running 5 marathons in 5 days as part of the Phoenix Runderbirds Event currently scheduled for May. I will also be running 2 marathons in 1 day with The Venus Runs in August.
|1.||15 May||Phoenix Marmalade Mooch||Walton-on-Thames||Marathon|
|2.||16 May||Phoenix Shark Run||Walton-on-Thames||Marathon|
|3.||23 May||Runderbird 5||Walton-on-Thames||Marathon|
|4.||24 May||Runderbird 4||Walton-on-Thames||Marathon|
|5.||25 May||Runderbird 3||Walton-on-Thames||Marathon|
|6.||26 May||Runderbird 2||Walton-on-Thames||Marathon|
|7.||27 May||Runderbird 1||Walton-on-Thames||Marathon|
|8.||5 June||Maverick Adidas Terrex X-Series||Exmoor||57 KM Ultra|
|9.||19 June||Phoenix Minotaur||Dorking||50 Mile Ultra|
|10.||27 June||North Devon Marathon||Woolacombe||Marathon|
|11.||10 July||Race to the Stones||Lewknor||100 KM Ultra|
|12.||18 July||Explorer Run||Dorking||Marathon|
|13.||7 August||Thames Meander||London||Marathon|
|14.||14 August||The Venus Morning Run||Harlow, Essex||Marathon|
|15.||14 August||The Venus Evening Run||Harlow, Essex||Marathon|
|16.||12 September||Brighton Marathon||Brighton||Marathon|
|17.||26 September||Berlin Marathon||Berlin||Marathon|
|18.||3 October||London Marathon||London||Marathon|
|19.||10 October||Manchester Marathon||Manchester||Marathon|
|20.||24 October||Rock ‘n’ Roll Liverpool Marathon||Liverpool||Marathon|
|21.||14 November||Phoenix Remembrance Day Marathon||Walton-on-Thames||Marathon|
The reasons for running haven’t changed. I am as committed, as ever, to changing lives at a time when so many have been shattered. We can still provide hope for those who have either lost so much or, in some cases, have never had anything to lose. You can find out more about my vision and the charities here.
I really hope to see some of you out there during what will be a special year, and I thank you in advance for your support. You can donate to my #21in2021 campaign by pressing the button below.