In short: Well organised run but a bit of a challenge In full: This run is not a pb run, it has some steady hills and one short but steep hill at the 8km mark which took it's toll on some people and with the heat made you puff hard. There were two water stations en route which was good as the temp was about 25. The course was well marshalled and run entirely on the road. Plenty of parking and easy to find for the start. Surprised at how strong the field was with series runners taking part.
The only major down fall on this race was the toilet facilities in the school, there were two cubicles for the men for the entire racing field and simply not good enough. Race organisers please take note for next year. Date of review: July 4, 2010
In short: Pleasant run on quiet countryside lanes In full: First time at this small, friendly event and an enjoyable morning out with fellow locals from Basingstoke parkrun and my running club. I found the course fairly challenging with a few undulations throughout. I knew about 'the hill' at 8k (Violet Hill Road?) but it was much steeper than I had anticipated! Dug in and ran up the whole thing, received a thank you from a nice man at the top who said I "dragged him up"! The marshalls were very vocal and the km markers were bang on which is always nice. Lucozade, a t-shirt and free massages at the end round off a very enjoyable Sunday morning out. Thanks to Tadley Runners! Date of review: July 4, 2010
In short: Well organised, enjoyable and scenic race In full: This is a really great race through some fabulous countryside. The organisation was good and friendly. Great T-shirt. I will be back next year. Date of review: July 6, 2009
In short: fantastic race this year In full: I ran this race last year and I wasn't happy with the organization. This year was very different, the organization was brill, the t-shirt was a really nice one, a nice sports drink at the finish line and I beat my course record by over 3 mins. Date of review: July 6, 2009
In short: Good run but hard going if you set off to quickly.. In full: This run is well organised and well worth the entry fee, the hill at 8k is pretty hard going but is more or less flat there after. Date of review: July 6, 2009
In short: For a first timer a very enjoyable experience In full: Well organised event. 3k fun run enjoyed by rest of family. 10k route through country lanes, hill at around 8.5k so be warned (but not too bad). Date of review: July 6, 2009