Posted: 26/08/2013 at 09:58
NellyP - yes that hill at the end was fairly arduous, bad enough for the half marathon, god knows what it was like for the marathon runners!
A pretty good event, the race website states the distance as 13.19 miles which is just over a half marathon distance, a few guys I spoke to in the changing rooms afterwards felt the course was longer than that though. Unfortunately my dinosaur Garmin was losing its signal regularly through the tree covered sections so was in no way accurate but nevertheless measured it long too.
The turnaround point for the half marathon was slightly chaotic as was the running onto oncoming marathon and half marathon runners. The rain was quite refreshing though!