GB Ultra Thames Trot 50

a nice winters day out

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09/02/2011 at 08:52
mine makes it 48.1 but (I guess it depends on where you ran. If you take the racing line you will take a slightly shorter way. If you ran around the outside of everythig I guess it would be longer. I guess if you google mapped the rout it would be different again. For me it was far enough!
09/02/2011 at 10:21
Though I forgot to press 'stop' at the finish line, my Garmin only logged about 47 miles... But there were many opportunities to cut across fields (the official footpath usually follows along the bank - approaching Shiplake boating college for instance, I reckon the 'cut across' path rids you of nigh on a quarter of a mile as the river loops quite wildly there).
09/02/2011 at 22:08
Cheers Guys. My Garmin Forerunner recorded 47.66. It did lose the signal in Whitchurch woods at one point and I was a bit slow restarting it after one of the checkpoints.
10/02/2011 at 11:22

Helly D I'm looking at Poppyline 50 miler at end of Feb......but entries have to be in by Sunday so just dropped them an email to make sure there are spaces.

10/02/2011 at 15:04
Ultratigger I still owe you for the taxi!
10/02/2011 at 21:29
Cheers ultratigger, I'll check it out. I need more long, cheap(ish) races.
31/01/2012 at 14:12

Very excited about this race, its by far the furthest I will have ever run in one go. Been training hard so hopefully it'll all pay off. Good luck to all involved. See you Saturday!

31/01/2012 at 14:16
Come over to the other thread, monkeybrain, it's a bit more active than this one. See you there.
02/02/2012 at 14:05
Thanks Tiago!

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