In short: Sunburn and cakes In full: Lovely race in a lovely area hot, humid and one of the best cases of sunburn I have ever had The kids enjoyed the swimming pool. We enjoyed the bar and disco post race I reccomend this race to anyone Warning its a hot one Date of review: August 31, 2016
In short: Great races for all the family In full: I have done 4 White star race this year This was fun we were part of a team of four Beer and music on the laps round. Having completed other 12 and 24 hour races this event was by far the most fun I would recommend to beginners as its undulating but the support on the way round is superb Date of review: August 31, 2016
In short: Very hilly but rewarding race, well organised with plenty of support. ;) In full: This race just gets better and better, very well organised by the Badgers running club with plenty of marshals on the course and well supported by the local town. Very undulating course which will leave you with a permanent grin for the rest of the day, excellent goody bag including t-shirt and bespoke medal, would recommend this race to anyone. Date of review: August 31, 2016
In short: better weather this year... In full: warm day bright sunshine,plenty of water and jelly babies. This event has a nice feel and hope to run again in 2017................ Date of review: August 31, 2016
In short: Looping nuttiness and a great time In full: Ideal for relative newbies who can run/walk/crawl for 6 (ish) kms. Love station at 4k was a dream to see and the whole experience prompted me to run slower but longer than ever before. Date of review: August 30, 2016
In short: Run accross Severn Bridge. It's got to be done at least once. In full: Well probably "only" rather than "at least" once thanks to that terrible hill, pretty much everyone was walking up it so why, why, why? To be fair I am not a good hill runner and maybe some people like the challenge but please earlier in the course! Great to run over the bridge. Really friendly and enthusiastic marshalls (thanks) and so well organised. Lots of thought into the set up of the facilities If I was I was to criticise anything on the organisation - maybe more people at the drinks stations or was my timing bad? Everything else worked like clockwork and I really appreciated the fact that some marshalls had bin bags for rubbish in addition to bins near drink stations. Why doesn't every race do that? Really lively online presence on Facebook made the build up a bit more special. Oh and a great medal. I was hurting afterwards and there is a real sense of achievement (as well as my slowest time in 17 halves)but never again..... although maybe if I factored a few more hills into my training...... Date of review: August 30, 2016
In short: Couldn't find the secret tunnel!!! In full: I did this race last year and I must be a bit sado-machistic because I signed myself up again this year!!!! I don't know how they did it but I'm sure they made the hills steeper! That being said once I got the first six miles licked I found my mojo and I managed to beat my time from last year by two mins!
There is no denying that the course is challenging in places, but what goes up must go down so there were some compensations. The scenery was beautiful - I wish I was wealthy enough to own one of the many chocolate box cottages that I passed.
The organisation was fab and the course was very well marshalled - MANY THANKS! Date of review: August 30, 2016
In short: Great team and organisation In full: It rained and poured but everyone was smiling. I always like Nice Work races because they're all so different and the medals are always a surprise. This medal was great you guys. Awesome race! Date of review: August 30, 2016
In short: Has given me back my mojo In full: I really enjoyed my 1st time at this event. I knew would be hilly so was prepared. The marshalls were so friendly and cheerful, as we're the locals, cheering us on as we ran past their houses, including a very welcome refreshing hose!! Smooth organisation, friendly and scenic. I fell in love with this course and look forward to repeating next year. Many thanks organisers and marshalls. Date of review: August 30, 2016
In short: Pretty and friendly local race In full: Beautiful weather on the day and a friendly race village in a pretty village for a good cause. I think it's fair to say the course is undulating, but through very pretty countryside. A thoroughly enjoyable Sunday morning and I would have run this again this year, had I not have committed to the Copenhagen Half. Date of review: August 30, 2016
In short: Fantastic In full: Loved it... Rubber chickens supportive nutty runners enthusiastic helpers great course and cider what more can you ask for from a race brilliant Date of review: August 30, 2016
In short: A great race for those who like a challenge! In full: A great race for those who like a challenge! The race begins at Woldingham school and meanders out into the countryside. From here, it's a rollercoaster of ups and downs on the trails that surround Woldingham, complete with some stunning views. Not a race for those who enjoy a big crowd of supporters…you will be alone for most of the race! Thanks to the marshals and everyone else who gave up their Sundays to make the event run so smoothly. It’s in the calendar for 2017. Date of review: August 30, 2016
In short: Frolic'ing in Dorset In full: What a great weekend. Done a couple of 24 hours as a big team of 8. Myself & Mrs Lemmy pair'd up for this 12 hour relay... Had 50 miles in mind between us and crack'd it. 32 for me, 20 for Caroline. The WSR boys know what makes a great race and the love station at mile 2.5 on the 4 mile loop meant you could top up (sweets, cake, savouries, coke, squash, water, beer, cider) every so often. On my last lap managed 5 plastic cups of beer for a pint! Cheers. Now planning next years romps from Romford to Dorset based on what WSR have in store for us... Date of review: August 30, 2016
In short: A low key and most enjoyable event. In full: I did the full and entered just over a week before the date as wanted a nice little trek around the NDW. I hadn't looked at the route but knew there would be some hills and BOY there were some hills and as it was a two lapper for the marathon distance they had to be done twice !! The venue was just gorgeous, the route was very challenging but so worth it and yet again when I drive along the M25 I will look over at Oxted Hill and grimace...but in a good way...sort of. A few folk went off route and am not too sure how as I found it all very easy to navigate and it was well marked, you just had to keep your wits about you and check for the tape in the trees, but having been warned to do so...that's exactly what I did. On the second lap I was pretty much by myself and with lots of twists and turns you did lose sight of the other runners. Lovely helpers at the two water/fuel stations. One big old out and back allowed us all to encourage one another which is always great. I did carry my own hydration vest just in case as knew only two stations. Nice 'old fashioned' medal and free T shirt to shoehorn into my running clothing drawer ! It was a tough route but I will most deffo be returning next year. Thank you Gareth and Co. :-) Date of review: August 30, 2016