Midsummer Munro 'ultra-half'
I'm in, might be a bit tired for the London to Brighton bike ride though
I am posting this here, as unable to find contact details for the race.
Having entered I am now unable to run due to having to be in another country for work Not sure if a refund is possible? Or if I can get my entry put into 2014 instead? Anyway just wanted to let the race know that I wouldn't be using my entry.
Hi Dr R - quick question - will there be a run through for the race this year? - i think some training would be a good idea. thanks
Thanks for the update - perhaps I'll give it a go alone.
Just signed up for the mm. Do a fair bit of running over Headley but this looks like another level.
Closed my eyes and pressed the enter button. I am in now. All the memories are flooding back. Lots of steps .... My favourite half marathon from last year, also my worst half marathon time ever..........
After the Ultra last year I'm back for the half this year, bring it on !!!!
It's an amazing course and so easy to get to from London, I ran the half course last weekend and i was in more pain after it than after the CTS sussex marathon a few weeks. It's a stinker but it hasn't put me off.
Cycled up zig zag earlier today. Twice. Had a sneaky glimpse up the first hill. Blimey! Will be running parts of thecourse soon enough.
Whats with the 4pm start time though?
Looking for some advice as to whether I should enter this or not please? I also did the Sussex Half earlier this month and really enjoyed it. I looked for another hilly half and found this one but scared by some of the comments from previous years!! Is it doable for a 31 year old female who does 2 hr half marathons usually?!
James - 4pm start time in order to avoid the midday 'heat' of the British Summer
Janine - you'll be fine . . . just don't treat it as another hilly half and have any time in mind (as a circa 1:50 half marathoner, I completed the 2011 Munro in 2:56:57!). Do plenty of hill training, pace yourself on the day and have fun!
Thanks Strange. Its a friends birthday that weekend so usually any event organised to that end means it lashes down with rain. Cue the late June heatwave this year!
Ran the first part of the course today untill I missed a right turn after the Smith N Western, then i made it up after that. Still racked up 10k and 470m of elevation gain.
The hamstrings of fire. That is all.
I have done it 3 times including the 'ultra ultra' last year and it is an absolute killer! A sense of humour and the ability to suck it up is essential as the course profile is beyond silly!
Good luck to all of you
Hellrider done last week. Not so hilly
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