Seville 2017

Seville 2017

Twenty runners represented Mel’s Milers at the Seville half marathon, a record number so far for a trip abroad. Under the clear blue sky and winter sunshine over 6,500 runners (mostly Spanish men with a penchant for compression socks) set off near the Olympic...
Balmoral Trip 2015

Balmoral Trip 2015

This year’s “Race Abroad” contained no racing, just some fabulous running around Balmoral, whisky tasting and good times.
Nice, 3rd February 2013

Nice, 3rd February 2013

The race from Nice to Monaco along the Cote d’Azur coast has to be about the most scenic route possible. 16 Mel’s Milers completed the half marathon race on the day, with the other 3 in the group choosing to try it out a day early ! The sun shone, the...
Verona, 19th February 2012

Verona, 19th February 2012

Seventeen Mel’s Milers completed the Romeo and Juliet half marathon in Verona on 19th February, with support from three non-runners who made our travelling group of twenty the largest yet to represent the club abroad. Thankfully the snow of the previous week had...
Marrakech, 30th January 2011

Marrakech, 30th January 2011

Marrakech was more than a race abroad; for many of us it was an unforgettable experience. Staying, as we did, in the middle of the old Medina part of the city, our riad was like an oasis of calm amongst streets of chaos. Frequent visits to the souks resulted in much...