In short: Very easy simple and enjoyable race course. In full: This is a good course. Flat, simple, wide roads, no hills and good water stations. Friendly, easy to get to and nice stewards. I enjoyed it.
Not challenging which is a nice change but all will enjoy it. Good variety of runners.
Sadly no goody bags or medals, just water & bananas at the end, but it's cheap so who cares?
A good fun race well managed. Date of review: December 5, 2011
In short: Big name & numbers race, crowded but much fun. In full: It's a good race, but problem is that it can be too busy. Lots of water stations is a plus (esp as it was really hot this year). I like smaller number races (upto 500) but it was still fun here, around 25k runners. One huge problem is that the markings for each km were not always visible (or I just missed them). Only gripe is that one really. Organisations is fine... I liked it but prefer more personable races than the giant number ones. Date of review: July 10, 2011
In short: Very mixed terrain race, and mind the traffic!!!!! In full: Lots of good and bad things to say of this race. Very friendly place and stewards were nice. Anyhow, this hill starts on grass, then pavement (very tight with no space so running is hampered) then long uphill shallow), then long uphill steep, then onto unsteady grass mounds and so on...
Very mixed course.
~Difficult to make a good time sadly due to some of the problems.
Worst is that some roads etc should have been shut off as there was serious problem of potential being knocked down. Stewards did okay but they need help on this.
I enjoyed it, and setting was nice.
Just need to iron out some bits and all is good.
Medal was excellent quality! Drinks etc at end were great too. Date of review: March 13, 2011