road closure costs

half marathon on a motorway !!!

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seren nos    pirate
22/02/2014 at 17:48

http://www.severnbridgehalfmarathon.com/

 

so we know that road closures are costly. this half marathon is shutting the motorway so you can run on it

now thats a first 

22/02/2014 at 17:56
Looks like only a part of the HM is on the motorway. Think I would find it quite boring to run 13.1 miles on a motorway.
seren nos    pirate
22/02/2014 at 18:02

but the views are lovely.unless its windy.cycled over the bridge many times...if there is a north wind its scary

 

22/02/2014 at 18:08

I think the views look stunning 

Be even better if they ran it at dusk like in the pic.

22/02/2014 at 18:08
I agree seren! Looks like a lovely view and I meant it as a compliment that only the start is on the motorway.
22/02/2014 at 18:13

Thanks for the link Seren, might think about doing that

22/02/2014 at 18:32

GNR Starts on Newcastle's Central Motorway I think?

 

22/02/2014 at 21:30

Glasgow Half uses the M8 over Kingston Bridge IIRC

seren nos    pirate
23/02/2014 at 07:52

so closing a motorway isn't new..............it won't be perfectly flat as there is a fair gradient over the bridge

23/02/2014 at 10:52

Strangely tempting - thanks for sharing!

 

23/02/2014 at 14:10
kittenkat wrote (see)
40 minutes wrote (see)

Strangely tempting - thanks for sharing!

 

Do you feel a club road trip coming on?

 

 - Not possible, the road is closed...

 

23/02/2014 at 16:22

40 minutes, I've never really looked at your avatar before, what is going on there??

23/02/2014 at 17:09
Mr Puffy wrote (see)

40 minutes, I've never really looked at your avatar before, what is going on there??

 

There have been many theories, my favourite being that the girl is focussing a telephoto lens in an unpromising zone.

23/02/2014 at 17:10

KK - Possibility for a club trip, although I suspect that the entry fee may be rather high.  Perhaps review when they open for entries?

 

23/02/2014 at 17:26

looks really good, quite unique!

23/02/2014 at 17:32

Aaargh something is unique or it isn't. Not a bit unique, slightly unique.... In the way that you can't be slightly pregnant.

Pudge    pirate
23/02/2014 at 17:43
kittenkat wrote (see)

No wait, the worm and the hole was probably the reason for pregnancy.



23/02/2014 at 19:06

Great pic. Pretty close to me too. I have time off work in August, may give this a look. 

seren nos    pirate
25/02/2014 at 10:28

costs are up £26 for affliliated.........just released its the same weekend as our club relay event ..

bank holidays are usually busy ......

25/02/2014 at 13:14

It is a quiet motorway though that gets closed frequently but as to how much it costs goodness only knows!  The "one hill" is quite a killer though but it looks like a nice route (I run in this area normally).

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