Anybody signed up for this???
I ran from Bristol to Reading along the River Avon and then the Kennet & Avon in December and ran the bit from Bristol to Bradford-on-Avon again in March as a LSR for London. The towpath is obviously pretty flat (although there is a short steep climb as the canal leaves Bath and again at Devizes). There are places where the towpath was pretty muddy because it gets used by cyclists quite a lot and my pace slowed quite badly. It was also tough on the achilles tendons! It's a beautiful route, though, so I'd recommend it.
Thanks Joolska, thats what I kind of expected in terms of terrain. Just looking for a few long races to break up the training a bit, just not sure if £30 is reasonable for what you get, may keep looking....
This event might break up the training a bit more than you would care for.
Yes, should add that I presume you're planning on doing the shorter option to Devizes rather than running to Newbury, as 56M is not marathon-specific training!
Correct, was planning on only doing the 21miler as a change of scenery for my LSR.
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