In short: Super race! Great fun and great scenery! In full: Thanks to the organisers for a really lovely race. It was well organised, the marshalls were all friendly and helpful and the wine/water stations made it great fun. The course is quite challenging and there are some big (and today muddy) hills, but they are more than made up for by the scenery!
Will definitely be back next year! Date of review: September 11, 2011
In short: A great day out, before, during and after the race, In full: This is quite a unique event featuring wine as well as water at the numerous stations along the course! The hog roast afterwards is a great addition rather than just drifting off as is normally the case.
The course itself is quite hard being steadily uphill for about 8 miles, with a long descent at the end. It's quite grueling and I think my time was slower than on courses with more ascent/descent.
What else? There's a DJ at the start/end, tea, coffee, cakes and melon slices upon finishing.
The great views and scenery I sort of take for granted because I live in Dorking but they are fantastic too.
All in all a great day out. If you're really keen you can do the marathon version as well, a double dose. Date of review: September 11, 2011
In short: Great scenery, hilly sections, some mud, and WINE In full: Scenery is great - not a race for PBs due to the hills. Minimal queues - great post race food (hog roast, as well as fruit, cakes, not forgetting the wine). Very friendly, in a beautiful area, what's not to like? Date of review: September 11, 2011
In short: I wasn't at my best today, but this race was great! In full: Many thanks to the organisers and marshalls, who all did a great job. The frequent water stations were well-stocked with sweets and wine, as well as water. Everything seemed to have thought of to make this a well supported and organised race. Date of review: September 11, 2011