In short: Not a bad race bit tricky in places In full: Not a bad race but a bit dangerous around the 5k mark by the old ruins. You have to run on gravil slightly down hill. Date of review: September 21, 2007
In short: Flat and fast In full: My first ever 10k and won't be my last! Great prep for GSR, just a shame that the early start meant few supporters. Really well run and great course - if you can avoid the distraction of shops half way round! Date of review: September 12, 2007
In short: One of my favourites In full: My second time running this event. Enjoyed it as much this year as last, which was lots. And beat last years time (got a pb!). Interesting route, very well organised, nice atmosphere. Love the drummers, the warm-up, the music (Rocky got us going!), the route. Missed the t-shirt, but the medal is good.
One gripe, that no-one else seems to mention. Perhaps it's only me, but I really think the 1k markers are out. Especially the first one - got there too quickly. A shame, as it means that I can't trust any of them.
Will be back next year. Date of review: September 4, 2007
In short: A great race, good atmosphere and well organised In full: This was my 2nd year at ReadingO2O and again, it was an excellently organised event. Thanks to the drummers at the boat house-its always a challenge to run to their upbeat tempo! Not sure about other comments on loo facilites? I felt a few more porta-loos would have shortened the waiting time? Great rewards at the end, nice goodie bag and the medal is the most impressive around! This is a definite date in my race diary! Date of review: September 3, 2007
In short: Very enjoyable race In full: This is a great race, started on time, very well marshalled and picturesque route. I would echo the fact that it's quite twisty, but it is virtually flat. I got held up a bit at the start as it does get narrow, but overall a great race and I'll definitely be back. Date of review: September 3, 2007
In short: Great race for all abilities In full: This was my first time in the O20 and it was a very good experience. Well organised and other runners were very friendly too. Date of review: September 3, 2007