I'm not familiar with the course - is it hilly?
My last word on this......
I ran Chester a month earlier - the most magnificently organised event that I have ever attended - with a decent goodie bag to boot.
If I could only run of these events next year it would be Rutland - marathons - it's all about the course.....
Maybe time for an official reponse from the Fat Feet team?
Just had a look at the results - only 327 finishers - not too sure how many entered but likely to be very substantially fewer than the 1,000 limit and this may go some way toward explaining the lack of goodies at the end.
Brrrrrr - only just warmed upon enough to type....
This is certainly a no frills event with a dubious goody bag.....however it is the most scenic and wonderfully varied surface and elevation event that I have entered in normal running shoes.
Personally I think £35 is great value for the priviledge to run this event and I'll certainly be back next year - it's all about the magnificent course and that's just fine by me.
A big thank-you to Fat Feet for organising and an even bigger thanks to the cadets and marshalls who endured such woeful weather.
Top tip for next year - nip into the Italian restaurant at the end of the car-park - Arriabata to die for....
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