In short: Great flat course, well organised, PB potential In full: Slightly intimidated by the club runners, but this resulted in a fast race which encouraged the competitive spirit. Many thanks to the woman on the bicyle who encouraged me to sprint at the end - could you follow me around the whole course next time then I might achieve the sub 50 min time that I am aiming for this year. Even at 45 I know I can do it! (Although I may have to give up drinking champagne the night before a race!) Date of review: July 25, 2006
In short: Great course for a pb In full: Lived up to all my expectations of a 10k race. Well organised, efficently run and I liked the G/S/B medal thing, certainly spured me on to avoid the bromze! Date of review: July 24, 2006
In short: Good flat route, well marshelled and generally well organised In full: A little bit clubby but overall a good atmosphere with a well marshelled flat route.
The organisation was good although let down a bit by the start which was a bit chaotic! Please put a line down next year so that us folk at the back actually know where it is! Date of review: July 24, 2006
In short: Another well organised race. The 2nd 5K along the towpath is always worth waiting for. Medals were not as nice as last year but then its the event that counts, not the gong! Well done to everyone involved. Date of review: July 24, 2006
In short: a lovely race, great marshals who were very encouraging, cant wait for next year! In full: I love this race cos its on my doorstep, That said it is a very well run race and once you get on the towpath its lovely.
I agree running up the road is a bit boring but the towpath makes up for that.
See you next year ;-) Date of review: July 24, 2006
In short: Fast, flat, well-marshalled and PB potential In full: Couldn't get a better chance for a PB (weather permitting) - fast & flat - event well marshalled and marked (incl. km markers). Disagree with previous comments re: medals - the idea of G/S/B is great but medal itself a bit naff - just a diff. of opinion I'm sure (and the fact I'm sulking as I only got bronze!!)
Only other comment was that, as a joe average runner this felt very clubby and might put some off but, given they are oversubscribed as such not really a problem - one upside is that you can tag onto a club runner and they don't slow down all that much to the finish line!! (thanks whoever it was from Lingfield who came in around 46m 30s) Date of review: July 24, 2006