In short: Great race with lots of hills In full: The start of the race is on a very wide road so not much chance of pushing for the front. The race sucks you in with a very easy & fast 1st 5mile downhill start, then from about mile 6-10 there are loads of hills with very few decents that chew up any time you made at the start. Not much chance of a PB on this course but with a little pre hill tranning you should be able to get a very respectable time. The organization was as good as ever and all seemed to go like clockwork, the chip timimg was really good, (Wokingham could do with this as it has twice the entry capacity). Will definately be back for more next year. Date of review: April 27, 2008
In short: Fantastic course with support from public all the way round. In full: This is a great course and very well organised, if your looking for a PB then this could be the one. It would make a great 1st time 1/2 marathon, even if your a novice as the atmosphere of the crowds will make it a race to remember. The finish of the race is in the Madejski Stadium with huge crowds chearing every runner all the way to the finish.
Having run this race twice now this is by far my favourite 1/2 marathon. Date of review: March 9, 2008