I'm thinking of doing this but entering on the day - is that possible?
Just how hard is it - e.g. compared to Stoke Half Marathon, which I did this year in 1h25, what could I expect to do this in?
Thomas, I did the Potters Arf in 1.24 last year and did this race in just over 62 mins. So that may give you a rough idea but this is a tough one.
I'm hoping to get under the hour this year.
This is a mega tough race, but well worth doing. I did 64 mins 2 years ago and 67 mins last year. No idea what this year will bring
Thomas - yes you can definitely enter on the day (Mick Hall himself told me on Thurdsay)
Nice one - thanks. Think I'll do it as a training run and see what it brings (although my competitive edge will inevitably kick in and make me want to "race"!).
Does anybody have a map of the route?
Does anyone know the address where we meet? I can't find the name of the road the village hall is on. It just says "Meerbrook village hall, near Leek".
I'm looking at Meerbrook Road where it comes to a T junction. I'm guessing the village hall is somewhere near there???
If its the same T junction which i think it is, you go left at the junction and the village hall is just up there to the right.
BUT if you get as far as the T junction, there'll be loads of runners and people parking anyway so you (really) cant miss it!
Thanks Russell. I don't have a sat nav so often get lost!!
Just posted an entry. Hope the rain buggers off for Sunday. I want to see these great views....
Really enjoyed the race today. Found it just as tough as other years but pleased to knock over 3 minutes off last years time and do 64.22, just 5 seconds off a pb. Very pleased just to finish too
Bit slippy in parts with the rain. Felt very clever that i worked out that the 12 and 11 km markers were reversed!
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