In short: Well organised race on a fast course In full: Very well organised and proffessionaly managed race. Good and regular drinks stations on a warm day. Excllent First aid support. A very safe course, with suprisingly good support. Shame the last 2 miles were slightly up hill otherwise a very flat course, with good pb potential Date of review: June 1, 2010
In short: A Perfect marathon In full: Great traffic free course, drink station every 2 miles, goodies were great and organisation was just perfect, even car park was metres away and easy to enter and exit, this race is going to get bigger each year. Date of review: June 1, 2010
In short: Excellent PB course In full: Really well organised, parking not far from start/finish like some races. Plenty of water stations (bottles) and sports drink (sainsburies) which was less sickly than LS! Loved the T shirt and good medal.
Some have complained that it is boring but it depends what you like. I have done 45 miles along a canal so didnt find it a problem. However, if you like nice scenery this is prob not the race for you.
I liked the out and back where you can see the faster runners coming back, again, this is not everyones cup of tea. I am also someone who has done 6 hours of a 1mile lap.
I enjoyed this and hope it will be a regular fixture, as does hubby (supporter) as he likes anything to do with trains!!! However, I appreciate this is not something that everyone likes which is why it is important to do your research before entering and why these are useful reviews for people thinking of entering next year
In short: well organised with PB route,a little monotomous,but one for the calendar. In full: Well organised marathon,easy to pick up your number,changing and showers.fast route for a pb.Monotomous stretch and return same way,no view of the City,shame.However the Mrs did enjoy the city whilst she waited. Will do it again.