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Congratulations to Forcia’s Joe Holland!

10th Mar 2023

On the 5th March 2023 Joe ran the Paris, Half Marathon for his home club Paddock Wood AC. The relatively flat 21.1km race took Joe around the East of Paris, starting in Château de Vincennes and out roun Bois de Vincennes park finishing in Parc Floral. Joe ran hard with consistent miles achieving a new personal best of 1:14:19 with a pace of 5:37 average mile.

Joe’s impressive finish time meant that he finished the race 182nd out of 45,373 runners.

This Half Marathon was good preparation for the London Marathon in April where he wants to improve his personal best and complete the London Marathon in 2:37.

We wish you all the best of luck for the London Marathon and congratulations on getting a new personal best in Paris!