The Orion 15

Mud Sweat and Tears and lots of Ups an Downs

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15/03/2009 at 16:44
I was looking to get trail shoes, as I don't fancy running 15 miles in my studs with no cushioning, but on current conditions I may just go with my road shoes.
15/03/2009 at 16:44
Off road or trail are best - spikes are fine but 15 miles is tough on spikes - normal shoes are ok but it can be boggy
15/03/2009 at 16:45
I will wear studs for what it is worth
Ultra AJH    pirate
16/03/2009 at 09:33
Form sent.
16/03/2009 at 12:19

Having just finished Brentwood Half with a PB I feel the urge to do something stupid

Put me down on the list ORB!  

16/03/2009 at 19:22
Will be trying for a reasonable time (for me) in the Orion 15, doing the A20 Pathway the next day as a lsr ....... some loose talk at my club persuaded me that it was a good idea to do both, I am not totally convinced, but find it difficult to resist a challenge..... I am hoping for rain, rain and more rain
17/03/2009 at 21:57

I would like to enter on the day. What time should i arrive by?

I was going to do the A20 Pathway, but have been banned as it is Mother's Day!

19/03/2009 at 07:22
All numbers sent out. Some entries arrived yesterday and they will be asked to collect number on the day. If you think you should have received a number and have not then please email me.
19/03/2009 at 07:24
RS - you don't need much persuading
Ultra AJH    pirate
19/03/2009 at 12:20
If I dont get one tonight when I get in I will assume I have to pick it up on the day.
Ultra AJH    pirate
20/03/2009 at 10:16

Well I did get it so good.

See you tomorrow!

20/03/2009 at 11:08

As this week has been dry just wondered if anybody knew the state of the course ? -  not sure which type of shoes to wear, trainers or studs?

21/03/2009 at 07:42
Sorry I don't know and have that decision to make myself so will have both with me. Lovely day for it
21/03/2009 at 08:50

Poo...

Can't even run for the bus at the moment

Having witnessed Epping Forest on a dark, grey, cold, wet November afternoon I was looking forward to seeing it in the spring

Good luck everyone

Yes, there is always next year

21/03/2009 at 17:01
Not to mention the fell race later in the year
21/03/2009 at 17:02
Did you enjoy the champagne at the finish?
Ultra AJH    pirate
21/03/2009 at 18:59
Was too late but I enjoyed the race, thanks to everyone who made of possible.
21/03/2009 at 20:09

Too late for champagne too but a cracking run nevertheless.

ORB - nicely located clubhouse and great organisation. Please extend my thanks to the heroic marshalls taking on the motorists of Essex on all those road crossings. 

22/03/2009 at 10:10

Very nice race, really challenging. I knew Epping Forest is undulating but where did they find so steep hills ?

Definitelly will go again next year hoping for a different weather. This time I used my road trainers, my studs are waiting

I'd like to thank organisers for a superb race and for the promt placing of the results on internet.

23/03/2009 at 23:09
thanks Helly d i was one of those marshalls the motorists were very considerate, bar one in a silver hyundai coupe i think. Evasive action was required as he floored it hurling abuse at everyone. Apart from that was a good day i hope to run it next year.
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