In short: I've wanted to do this race for a while now and it didn't disappoint! In full: I approached this race with some trepidation as I was carrying a couple of niggles. Decided to give it a go and so pleased I did as I thoroughly enjoyed the challenge. Much of the uphill didn't seem too bad and, on the positive side, it forced me not to set off too quickly. I want to come back next year fully fit and try for a better time.
A huge thank you to the marshalls and everyone working hard behind the scenes who make the event the classic it is. Date of review: March 18, 2012
In short: Great race, I look forward to next year! In full: Thank you to everyone involved in the organisation of the Slog. This was my second year of running it and feel I definately benefitted from running it last year. I had some idea of when the long slow climbs were coming up and could prepare mentally for them. Even improved my time by all of 30 seconds! I was just pleased to go under 2 hours again for the course. I would agree with the 15% over normal half marathon time. If you enjoy cross country and a challenge, what are you waiting for? Come and sign up for the Slog. Date of review: July 23, 2009