Northumberland Coastal Run

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14/01/2008 at 12:37
I've just entered this. Did it last year and it is my absolute favourite race of all time. I recommend everyone to run this at least once. Fab views, varying terrain and fantastically well run race.
14/01/2008 at 14:24
I agree.Did it in 2006.May enter again.I see it was voted number 1 event in Runnersworld mag for 2007.
14/01/2008 at 14:32

I agree too! Great race!

May do it this year again to mark my Thirtieth b'day!

14/01/2008 at 14:38
Stoxy-You look far too young to be 30.
14/01/2008 at 14:41
I think I'll be giving this one a go.  How quickly do entries normally fill up?  I'm trying to convince some friends to do it.
14/01/2008 at 14:46

Aah Mick, you are too kind!

It's a great race Barry. Hard work more than made up for by the scenery. You've got plenty of time at the moment. But don't leave it too late obviously! It says the closing date is the 1st July and no entries on the day.

I think I will combine this years with a trip up North (and free accomodation) to see the rellys. Perhaps I can even talk the OH into it.

Yes I think I will more than likely be there again this year!

15/01/2008 at 13:05
Any of you from that part of the world? Have just moved away and am missing it v much so have just entered, despite running for a mere 2 months - panic has already set in!
16/01/2008 at 10:03
Cally-I'm from Newcastle. My dad was a Northumberland lad. I live in Leeds now but still miss home of course!
I take it this will be your first race then?? Dont panic! You've got till July. Plenty of time to take it steady and gradually up the miles. We will be here for advice and support.

I'm going to send my cheque off later!
16/01/2008 at 10:27
I'l be entering again shortly.
16/01/2008 at 16:26
I fancy this one as well, i'll just check the dates and make a note for when I get paid next week!!
16/01/2008 at 16:30

Is there any campsites nearby?? May as well combine it with a family camping weekend!!!

But yep, i'm in!

17/01/2008 at 11:31

See you there Sam!
Just had a look and Bishop Wilton Half (another great race) is the day before. Sh!t. Oh well. If I have to choose between the two it'll be this one again. Last year I did this on the Sunday, Bishop Wilton the following saturday, and Pudsey 10k the day after!! Really hope Pudsey is the week before this as I don't want to miss it. Fingers crossed

17/01/2008 at 15:02
Form has gone off today.Anyone getting the bus service to the start ? Ive paid the £2.50 for the bus.
17/01/2008 at 17:24

I'm hoping OH can transport me to the start - we're staying just near Craster. Think the race will fill up quicker than usual due to it winning RW race of the year 2007. When I rang to book hotel they said they already had booking of 18 for people doing the Coastal Run.

17/01/2008 at 17:33
Slow Sam - there is a campsite near the start - just outside Beadnell. I have stayed there before many years ago as part of my Duke of Edinburgh's Award. It was quite basic from memory but in a nice spot: Beadnell Bay campsite
17/01/2008 at 17:37
Stoxy - the Harrogate 10K is on the 27 July as well!
17/01/2008 at 17:38
Oops - posted that in the wrong forum
17/01/2008 at 19:18

A message from Alnwick Harriers: Thanks to everyone who rated our event so highly in the RW poll. Everyone at the club is thrilled to have been ranked best race in Britain. Hope to see you all in July.

Anne (Race Admin) 

18/01/2008 at 12:44

Anne- See you in July !

JR-Wrong forum but useful info! I'll make a note of the date!

18/01/2008 at 12:59

Jovi Runner - Thanks for that thats great, i'll get booked in, i've not done this race before, so dont know the area etc, do I need to pay the £2.50 to get the bus to the start??

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