White horses, shell suits and High-fiving Henry VIII
James Bell, Caroline Mann, Laura Brine & Sam Dear
The 29th March will be remembered by many racing that day as the windiest for some while. Over most of the southern part of the UK, gusts reached an energy-sapping 40 mph. Added to the atrocious weather was the early start due to British Summer Time.
In Oxfordshire James Bell was competing in the White Horse Half Marathon, a race which he’d done previously. James takes up the story from here: