In short: A bit harder, hillier and hotter than expected In full: A great race although quite undulating. Fantastic scenery, marshalls and support and very well organised. The hot sun made the last couple of miles hard as did the slightly uphill finish but I really enjoyed it Date of review: July 29, 2008
In short: Great Race in a Beautiful Part of the World! In full: Great race, well-organised. Unexpected sunshine made last 3 miles bit harder than expected. Great encouragment from marshalls and public. Friendly, chatty atmosphere. Loo queue a little long at the start though! Nice mug at the end- a useful momento, hurrah! Date of review: July 22, 2008
In short: Oh, you mean flat for Yorkshire!!! In full: I had been told somewhere that this was a flat 10 and was a little shocked at the hillyness. Still once i go over the shock i loved every sun drenched minute of it. Well run all round even if there was a massive queue for the gents.
Can't wait for next year. Date of review: July 17, 2008
In short: Warm sunshine, nice views, "fun" hills In full: Abbey Runners should be very proud of themselves for this excellent event. Nice to see what appears to be a relatively rare summer 10 mile race.
Favourite moment was seeing the face fall on the chap next standing next to me at the start when his friend corrected him "no 10 miles, not 10K" Ha ha! A close second was the rather sorry sounding starting horn.
Maybe moving back home South soon, but will definately be travelling back next year for this magnificent event. Date of review: July 15, 2008
In short: Hills and loops but fun In full: Thought I knew the area, but you run around in some many little loops that I got seriously disorientated between 5 and 9 miles. Lovely race though, great scenary even if the hills were a little more taxing than I'd have liked. Date of review: July 13, 2008
In short: excellent race, lovely route, warm sunshine... one minor niggle - with spillage from plastic cups I struggled to get enough water on board for the warm conditions Date of review: July 13, 2008