I might come and have a go again enjoyed this race and the wooly hat was great. As long as it doesnt clash with Rhayader will have to check
Hello guys might have a go again after i really struggled last time,due to too much beer the night before.run the shifnal HM and knocked 7 minutes off my ras cors time Has any one seen that the greater manchester Marathon is back on the map after 10 years.have entered this as my first full marathon as i only live up the road.might see in feb
A couple of us are coming up from south wales. any advise on the course etc
starts in stretford (about 3 miles out of the centre of town), passes man utds ground at about the half way mark it is quite a nice area called dunham massey a little rural. ends back at the start in longford park .
It is supposed to be one of the flattest courses in the world,and good for beginners and pb,s
There is a great website that gives all the info,map of the course,training plans etc the website is-
You might be better booking a hotel soon as manchester gets very busy at the weekends and i think the marathon will attract 8-10K
Paul W - might see you at both. Cors Caron likely to be my first ever half, and Greater Manchester will be my first ever marathon.
Other parts of the old railway are a regular run of mine, so I'm mentally prepared for the interminable straightness! Already looking forward to a wooly hat and some cawl
Ignore my post about the elevation- just realised that my Garmin didn't record the first mile or so last year! Here's the profile taken from the year before!
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