In short: dnf? In full: Torrential rain/mud/wind/freezing cold, what more could you ask for from a M/T race in the UK in June????? Really well run event - sorry I couldn't do it justice due to a pulled hamstring a mile from the end (hobbled in rather than having my first dnf). Thanks to all the marshalls for taking care of me and standing in torrential rain for all of us. Next year maybe do better?
In short: no thunderstorms! In full: So glad i decided to go ahead with this race even though it was an hour away - especially seeing as i left home in torrential rain AND thunder and lightning!!! But the rain held off for chard runners and what a charming (and hard) run this was. Definitely not an easy 10k (ish) but one that everyone should mark in their calender. Well done everyone - runners and organisers alike Date of review: June 5, 2011
In short: nice to be back In full: haven't done this one for a few years and glad I did again today. A toughie but all levels gave it a go. Nicely low-key but I think thats what makes it attractive. Good winning times(and especially in the juniors 3m fun run). Great day out - thanks CRC. Date of review: May 22, 2011
In short: a great cowpat replacement In full: So glad somer ac managed to find a replacement for the cowpat canter. this race was brilliant. good organisation and goody bag. we managed to lose the race organiser but with everyone in good spirits this didn't put the damper on things. a great course (with jack and jill hill over surprisingly quick) - oh and can't wait to have a go at this one in the mud!!! bring it on again next year somer.... please Date of review: May 15, 2011
In short: great to come back In full: Did this a couple of years ago and really glad to have come back for another go. Can't praise it highly enough. Sponges as well as water were a great addition. Good support. And the goody bag (tee/bottle/medal/AND kit bag)!!!!! Excellent value for money. I think that limiting numbers is wise too considering the twisty parts of the course. Thank you everyone who helped with organising this Date of review: May 9, 2011
In short: relaxed In full: local but nevertheless a wonderfully laid-back affair. the lack of numbers was a first for me but thankfully didn't cause too many problems (although if more arrive in following years it might), excellent effort for a first time event. quite a tough little course with a climb from 2-3 miles but I had a lady from my running group complete it as her first run so equally attainable. Well done hsvcc - see you next year? Date of review: May 2, 2011
In short: only thing missing was the mud - but you can't help the weather In full: Free T; Free pint; glorious day; BBQ; what more could you want? (Oh the race wasn't bad too haha). Excellent value for money - thank you VERY much Bitton Road Runners. You put most of the others to shame! Date of review: April 24, 2011
In short: hot In full: Sorry to mark this down for PB and beginner friendliness but definitely NOT PB course (unless its the only 20k you've ever done)and from the amount ache today I feel that you would have to 'prepare' for this run. That said, lovely mix of runners and I do love the camaraderie at these sorts of lunatic events. I still can't get over the spedd of some of the kamikaze's down the suicidal slopes!! . Great event that every should have a go at Date of review: April 18, 2011