In short: The sense of achievement alone is worth the pain. In full: Capricorn I maybe, goat I am not! A wonderful challenging experience made really special by the encouragement of fellow runners, supporters and marshals. I really enjoyed being part of a small race even though most people had finished and gone by the time I crossed the line (see note on goat!). Total and utter respect to those who did the picnic, and thanks for the chat Andy round by Juniper Top. Will I do it again, probably, if only to get round quicker. Thanks for a great race Rob. Date of review: June 24, 2007
In short: Hardest 1/2 - does what it says on the tin In full: Half way through I swore I was going to move to Holland and live in a bungalow. I never wanted to see another step. Now, the following day, I'm thinking about next year. Date of review: June 24, 2007
In short: Knackering but worth it! In full: Every year I say 'never again'. Why I come back and do it again I don't know! Whether it's the friendly atmosphere, scenery, pain, hills or all of them put together makes this race a wonderful opportunity to test yourself to the limit for a half marathon. Dr Rob has improved this race year after year, simply amazing. The marshalls were excellent and encouraging. Well done to you all for making it a great run. Date of review: June 24, 2007
In short: Superb race In full: A really enjoyable, but tough race that you feel great having completed. Dr Rob did a superb job organising the event, with several lovely touches like the piper and goody bag tee shirt with every runner's name on the back.
In short: Fantastic race In full: Did anyone manage to run up all those steps?! Really great race, in beautiful surroundings, not that I looked around much as I was too worried about where I was putting my feet. I don't understand the significance of the vast quantities of carrots though.... Date of review: June 24, 2007
In short: best event on the race calendar In full: great atmosphere, really supportive runners, extremely challenging course (my legs are still aching!), superbly organised, great finishers pack including an amazing medal..what more can I say other than do it next year, I certainly will be. Date of review: June 24, 2007