In short: A run through the Mountains of Mourne In full: The half marathon started with a short distance on tarmac before heading off into the hills. This is a tough race across open hills and around the mountains. There is plenty of tough hilly sections with stunning scenery. An excellent race but forget any hopes of a personal best. Trail shoes are a benefit in my opinion. Best word to describe this event is BRUTAL. Date of review: November 17, 2010
In short: This is a 2010 Review - What a Great Race. If you plan an off road Marathon make it this one. Fantastic :-) In full: Had to add my review to the 2009 thread as the 2010 one is not up on RW yet.
As I said it is a great race and I will be doing it again. It is very tough, but worth it.
In short: Awesome, adjective-defying scenery; fantastic organisation; great friendly atmosphere; all-round top day out ... though not sure my quads will ever forgive me... In full: Hardest race I've ever done but loved every minute. Well done to the organisers and volunteers. Highly, highly recommended. Date of review: June 15, 2009