In short: A great, friendly, event set in a beautiful area In full: Cups of water on the way out and back, no goodie bag etc but an optional (pre-order tech t-shirt) available for those who want to buy them. Coffee and cake available at the end :) Date of review: February 16, 2012
In short: Good organisation and route In full: A new race for me and I ran a PB! Very well organised, friendly and efficient.
Should have learned the course route better though. Got very confused when at 6 or 7 miles met a load of runners coming the other way. Convinced myself that there must be another race going on locally. It dawned on me a mile later that we were running back on the same outward bound road. It dawned on me an hour later that those runners had been in the same race as me ... doh!! Date of review: February 13, 2012
In short: Well organised and enjoyable run In full: First 10 mile race in a long time and really enjoyed it. The course isn't too challenging with only a couple of short climbs so should appeal to anyone hoping to get a PB. Was a little disappointed that there are no medals or other momento but I guess that was to keep the price down a little? Would definately run this race again and it's a great training run for the London Marathon. Date of review: February 13, 2012
In short: A nice fastish ten miler In full: First time doing this one and drove a way to get to it but well worth it. A scenic course on nice quiet lanes and well marshalled. Lovely bacon butties at the end and cheap teas and coffees. Needs more toilets and a bit pricey given no chip timing or t shirt but it's a commercially orgainsed race so you have to expect that. Course is flat for first 4 or 5 miles but a bit undulating after that so I'd say it's quick rather than guaranteed pb (although I did set a pb!). I'd recommend this race to others. Date of review: February 12, 2012
In short: Well organised local event In full: Only decided to do this Saturday night, so glad I did, will definitelt be back again. Very good course, very well organised Date of review: September 19, 2011
In short: A great race around country lanes, would recommend. In full: A lovely loop around the beautiful Wiltshire countryside on quite country lanes. A really nice race that was well marshalled so you couldn’t get lost! Toilets, two water stations, and free parking. Nice and fast, good for a PB. Date of review: September 18, 2011
In short: Great course. Fast and almost flat. Well organised race. Recommended. In full: The crowded race calendar in September in Wiltshire must have caused the small field. But a great road race. Date of review: September 18, 2011
In short: Room for more at the back! In full: decent race, well organised, especially as it was the first running. Got a little bit "buzzed" by traffic at the back - inconsiderate motorists who treat Wiltshire's country roads as a racetrack. be good to have some more slower runners so there's safety in numbers!! Date of review: April 1, 2011
In short: Good potential for a PB but lousy weather on the day In full: Terrible weather for the race,rain, wind and cold too. It was not so bad with the wind until you hit the 6 mile mark and ran into it all the way back with the last 800mtrs a real struggle so fair play to those sub 1hr runners. With good weather this is a PB course.
Most of the run was through country roads so not so many cars about.
Lots of parking and easy to find. Down side, no toilets, real issue. I was really dissapointed with the momento at the end too, it was a plastic coaster. The weather was a major factor on feeling flat at the end but the goodies really added to feeling as well.