Anyoen fancy a blaster?
It's fast flat and very very fast, although it's a whopping field. I'm up for the ruck, anyone else?
Great stuff, I'll be travelling through from Ellesmere Port, hoping to twin up with someone I know who'll be coming... I'll actually get ready for this one, every other 10k I've done on tired legs this will be a balls out the barrecks race me thinks... lets hope I'm in decent shape, although those Sub 30 lads might have a few minutes on me
Hope marriage is treating you well.Did37:32 at Tees Pride 10k 2 weeks ago (best for 2 years).So hoping to go sub 37 at Abbey.
I actually don't like the race (too big and crowded), but it is a pb course and I've missed it the last 2 years due to injury & illness , so I'll be giving it a go.
I'm down for it., my pack arrived last week. My second 10k and aiming to beat my 71 mins i managed in June, so won't be troubling many of you! Partly why i go for big races, i can hide in the crowd!
i know the course will be pretty boring though, i usually avoid out and back routes when training. don't want to run with ipod though, i like to enjoy the crowds.
It is fast so I will be there again. No I don't really mind that its £15 for the privilege
On to important matters as a Leeds Dash virgin.........how are the pre-race toilet facilities anyone??!!! Also, travelling up from Macclesfield the day before to do the race...does anyone know a good and reasonably priced hotel nearby? Thanks.
There are the usual facilities near the start, but if you remember to take a 20p with you, you can use the much nicer and warmer facilities in top floor of 'The Light' which is a covered shopping area further up the Headrow (the main street) from the start (just past the Art/Sculpture Gallery). I find this a good place to hang around anyway as it's usually warmer than outside.
There are loads of the usual cheap city hotels like Travelodge/Ibis etc within walking distance of the start . As I live in Leeds I've only been to one (the Travelodge in Vicar Lane) and it was after a Christams Do, so I'd have slept anywhere. It seemed Ok though.
I come to this race every year hoping to go sub 40 minutes, and yet again I'm setting myself up for disappointment...
Tom Foulstone wrote (see)
Hey people...has everyone recieved their packs already? I know a couple of people who have...but im still waiting.
Found this on the official site Tom..
Your race packs will be sent out up to a week before race day. In your pack you'll find:
No need to worry!!
Aha...thanks people...i can relax now! I have roped a few guys from uni into doin it so i didnt wanna not recieve my pack and then seem like id conned them!!!
Hopefully it will be slightly warmer than last year but similar conditions!!! Hoping for a 33mins so fingers crossed.
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