In short: Frustrating start - lovely scenery - hot day In full: This was the first time I had run this course so did not know what to expect. I was a little concerned about the very narrow start; an announcement was made for slower runners to start behind faster runners. Unfortunately they did not take heed, and I ended up having to get past lots of people despite starting quite near the front.
After some pushing and shoving (on the receiving end) I arrived at the first turn and the route opened up. The rest of the run was hard, mostly due to the heat. The marshalls did well to motivate us and keep us safe. The route was nice and quiet with very few vehicles. Personally I could have done with two water stops due to the heat, but I guess that's not usual for a 10K. Fortunately there was lots of water available at the end. Date of review: May 11, 2008
In short: An enjoyable run in the Herts countryside. Encouraging marshals along the way which always helps!!A hot one but had my water this time! nice medal at finish,will be back next year . Date of review: May 11, 2008