In short: My 1st half marathon. Loved it! Brilliant fun, facilities, scenery, mud & wonderful Marshalls. A crumbling wrinkly running [?!] at the back I appreciate the opportunity to take part in events like this. Thankyou everyone. Date of review: November 30, 2011
In short: Tough - but totally awesome! In full: This was my first off-road race and I absolutely loved it!
The scenery was amazing and well worth all the ascents. The course is off-road, so there are no spectators - except for occasional passersby. But the truly enthusiastic marshals totally made up for it and cheered you on!
I didn't mind at all the little extra half mile (I actually didn't realise this until people mentioned it); it was just a pleasure to run that part - as were all the others!
I hope the event will take place again next year! Date of review: November 28, 2011
In full: Never has such pain brought such pleasure. My first half marathon and absolutely loved it. A really fun and varied course with each challenging section requiring lots of concentration - this really helped the miles slip by. And what views on a sunny November morning. Perfect. Thanks to the organizers and marshals. Date of review: November 28, 2011
In short: fantastic race ! excellent job Dr Rob!and the marshalls! In full: As the title says,HILLY!this tough race has everything a cross race should have,the tougher the better! i loved a good challenge and Dr Rob always finds the best.Cannot wait for the next Trionium race,they are the best.Keep up the good work! Date of review: November 28, 2011
In full: I had 'Champion the wonder horse' music playing in my head as we set off at a fair gallop on the racecourse, by the end of the first furlong before the proper race started I was puffed! It was brilliant though...particularly once you'd finished!! The scenery was glorious. It helped that the weather was a non normal November morn...I love Dr Robb's random races, and what's more I now love his mother-in-law. She is a little loathe to partake in the union jack shorts herself, but I feel she would give it a go. She made the best cuppa at the end. A great feel good day - glad I did it under my Midsummer Munro time, but it was rather challenging!!! Date of review: November 28, 2011
In short: beautiful scenery, tough hills, muddy tracks, friendly, carrots at finish - what more could you ask for? In full: Great race, generally very well organised, (except the marshals who decided some of us were having it too easy, so sent us off on a 1km - 2km detour, but at least it gives us an excuse for our times). Using jockeys' changing rooms gave everyone a chance to weigh in and somewhere warm to wait for the start. Free tea and coffee, entertainment from the lady morris dancers and National Anthem, all gave us a great start.
Beautiful course, which I could see when I occasionally managed to look up from trying to keep on my feet and struggle up the hills. Super atmosphere - really friendly and encouraging - with every Marshall cheering you on and telling you how well you're doing. At the finish, free beer, carrots, t-shirt with everyones' names, jaffa cakes.... Great! Date of review: November 28, 2011