In short: For beginners only In full: Have done Nike in Kew Gardens (great scenery) and then in Richmond Park....both times the start was delayed and chaotic, the course struggled to handle the amount of people going through, runners were categorised into the incorrect start groups so the slower runners tend to prevent you getting going. Nike is def not for PB's.
Was at this years race, which I now refuse to do, and noticed the start was still chaotic (suppose why start on time when they have a history of not doing so). Thought the idea of running London at night was a great concept but surely more suited for summer where it is lighter, warmer and the possibility of an after party is more appealing instead of the mud bath and low visibility that greeted runners.......suppose half the fun of the "meeting " point was that you couldn't see a thing!
Come on Nike....just do it and get it right Date of review: January 20, 2005
In short: Better last year in Richmond Park. In full: Last year was much better - the mud and darkness at the end was shambolic and the start slow and cold but nice to run across Tower Bridge. Date of review: December 29, 2004
In short: A great event to be part of but difficult to get a decent time In full: Organisation was generally very good, although the start could have been better (especially when your kept stood around for a long time in the freezing cold in just the yellow Nike shirt !!). And at the finish line it was poorly lit, muddy and poorly marshalled. I would have expected bigger crowds but I guess it was a cold sunday night. Having said that, it was a great event to be a part of and would definitely do it again. Date of review: December 29, 2004
In short: A race worth talking to friends about. In full: Really enjoyable time was spent at this year Nike RunLondon 10K, Shame I had to travel to London from the South West to collect my number the week before but on the whole the Organisation was excellent. Date of review: December 19, 2004
In short: Fun run not for the even semi-serious In full: Would have helped if anyone had known where the start was. Too many non runners at the front of Wave 1 getting in the way Date of review: December 17, 2004