Exe to Axe 20

Transport

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09/01/2010 at 11:05
Hi, how does one get back from Axmouth and don't say jog back
kittenkat    pirate
09/01/2010 at 11:08
I usually drop a car off at the finish and get a lift to the start. There is a coach that goes also, I think you get info about it with the race instructions if I remember correctly.
kittenkat    pirate
09/01/2010 at 11:13
The transport option can be included in your entry *look*
09/01/2010 at 11:37

I did look. I presumed that there would be transport from the finish to the start, post race and as I couldn't see info about that on here or Sidmouth Running website, I thought I would ask.

I'll think about it, I would have to drive to Seaton and get the coach back- which is fine and £5 is a bargain. However, I have a marathon on 2nd May so it's whether I want to risk potentially damaging myself so close to the event!

Sounds like a proper run though and one which would tire me out

Thanks for the help.

kittenkat    pirate
09/01/2010 at 11:43

It's a tough race, basically the same stretch of coastline as the Grizzly. I've got the London mara 3 weeks later but I'm probably still going to do it.

It really depends on your body and fitness as to whether it will affect your marathon. Also whether you race it or just get round. Experienced runners use it as a last long run before London.

09/01/2010 at 12:13

Yes, I noticed that on the write up on the Sidmouth website. I may just stick to running along the pavements but we will see, I'll let my body decide nearer the time. Hehe I wouldn't race it- those hills are immense- good on anyone who does it; think my lungs might explode! I'd like to do London again but not for a while, want quieter races for the moment.

It does sound exciting though!

kittenkat    pirate
09/01/2010 at 12:16
It's a good local race
09/01/2010 at 12:26

See, this is all very tempting....  .... Oooh desisions desisions!

 Good luck might be worth getting some roller skates/mountain board for the down hills if I did it- be getting the speed/overall pace well up then ..... lol

kittenkat    pirate
09/01/2010 at 12:30

Why don't you enter and then decide nearer the time?

09/01/2010 at 12:37

He hehehe, I like your thinking!

I don't need much convincing when things as challenging as this come along..... Infact this trait usually ends me in trouble; it's so easy to sign up to things on the internet without really considering the consequences! lol!

11/02/2010 at 15:48

Hey all, quiet here!  Hope you are all out training!  Got my LSR tomorrow hitting the 20 mile mark now in prep for this! 

 Only 7 weeks left!

17/03/2010 at 10:10

Hi All

How does the relay option work for us not so fit runners? is it a clean split 10 miles each? if so which is the easyer leg lol im not as good as partner lol (don't tell him though lol) o thats running partner lol

sorry for all the lol's

                  Darrell

21/03/2010 at 20:18

hello,

what  shoes do people wear ? is it a full on trail shoe or will a normal pair of trainers sufice ?

see you all there 

Jon F

22/03/2010 at 17:37

Hi Jon

Im not sure what is best was hoping i could wear trainers bit more comfitable than my tail shoes. Are you doing full 20.3? i've got my father in law to share the race with me don't think i would last full distance.

22/03/2010 at 17:38

Thats TRAIL shoes lol

23/03/2010 at 20:40

hi darrel

doing the full lot, suddenly realised its along way. like wise hopeing it will dry out abit for trainer wear

Jon

24/03/2010 at 13:03

Hi Jon

Are you staying down there over night before the race? if yes are you in b&b cause we are looking for accomodation. If you live down there do you know of any cheapish accomodation?

                                          Darrell

27/03/2010 at 18:26

darrel,

No we live closer enough to drive down in the morning. there maybe cheaper places to stay in axminster (its only 10min drive away). If I hear of anywhere in the next day or 2 I will post it for you.

See you there  

Jon

27/03/2010 at 18:31

darrel

Have you tried here http://www.seatontic.com

Jon

27/03/2010 at 18:56

Hi Jon

Thanks for the reply i went on the tourism site and have booked a B&B through there. Looking forward to the race now just hope i shift this cold i have, going for a decent run tommorrow to try and blast my cold out.

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