In short: Smooth organisation - fast and flat In full: Nice race - easy to get to; plenty of parking (the distance from parking to start is good warm up jog, Simon!); plenty of marshals; flat, if slightly dull, course. Good PB potential. Date of review: July 3, 2007
In short: Should be a perfect 10k for speed being so flat. In full: It's flat and fast. The rain was heavy at times but I preferred that to the extreme heat we had last year. Very well organised, lots of toilets, great goody bag, nice medal. Date of review: July 2, 2007
In short: Top goody bag for sweets (except for scary blue liquid). In full: Shame about the weather but you can't blame the organisers for that. No effort was made to collect the time chips at the end- were we meant to return them? Date of review: July 2, 2007
In short: PB perfect location, but one or two small probs. In full: The main problem I've got is that this race costs £4 more than the Asthma UK 10k on the same course with the only noticeable difference being that there were an extra water station or two.
Additionally, the chip timing used is not proper chip timing as it records your gun time rather than your personal start to finish time.
Having said that though, friendly cheering marshals improved what could have been a dour atmosphere with the rain, and the course is as quick as you'll find outside of a track.