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Event Ratings

Posted: 23/04/2014 at 13:02

I'm sure I used to be able to see all the events I had rated over the years against my profile but can't seem to do it anymore?  Anyone else notice this?

Swansea Half Marathon, July 20th 2014

Posted: 23/04/2014 at 12:52

It won't be attracting me at 8:30am in the morning. 

Bracknell Half Marathon 2014

Posted: 22/04/2014 at 12:26

I've come down with another bloody chest infection and am on antibiotics at moment. 

Was hoping it would have cleared by now but Sunday is looking unlikely at the moment

Liverpool Rock n' roll marathon

Posted: 01/04/2014 at 22:38

Some people want it to be a disaster imo.

Loch Ness marathon 2014

Posted: 29/03/2014 at 23:29
Pineapple toastie wrote (see)

I'm in for this one... depending on how things go in edinburgh in may. If I survive, I'll be signing up. Not so keen on the hilly part of this though, it scares me!

As long as you do the training I wouldn't worry too much.  The course wasn't as hilly as I was expecting it to be and Dores hill although tough being mile 19 or so wasn't too bad in my book.

Wokingham half marathon cancelled

Posted: 11/02/2014 at 20:43
DeanR7 wrote (see)

im with shin splints here - we have had rain but no flooding near me.  the race organisors didnt have a plan to move the race to the staffordshire moorlands in the final hours. sure its a few hundred miles away but you would have had a race.  talk about short sightedness. 

That could have worked, I'm sure SS could have got everyone in his car

Bramley 20/10 10M

Posted: 11/02/2014 at 20:35

As I recall the price of RYP put me off.  I assume if it gets cancelled they'll move it to later in the year if they don't want more bad reviews

Any Double-race weekends in the UK?

Posted: 14/01/2014 at 21:24

As well as Disney in Florida I can thoroughly recommend the Tampa Gasparilla which is 4 events over 2 days.  Over here you could do the 10k and the 14 miler on the same day if you Race the Train.

Milton Keynes Winter Half Marathon

Posted: 17/12/2013 at 13:40

Thanks for taking the time to post Dave.

I actually thought it went very well considering it was the first race and I think it has real potential bearing in mind the only alternative for December that I can think of is Bedford although that is significantly cheaper.

You cannot please all runners but I suspect if you ditch/replace the medal and provide slightly better food options (whole banana, cereal bar, mince pie maybe) which shouldn't be difficult with Costco round the corner then you'll be fine. 

Oh and tea/coffee at the finish would be nice for the old guys like Andyp   

Milton Keynes Winter Half Marathon

Posted: 16/12/2013 at 21:03
shazza 3 wrote (see)

I really enjoyed this race, found everything as expected according to the info on the website, and am sad to see the negative comments! I didn't feel at all misled and was pleased with the facilities, the course, and the goodies (yes, including the medal!!). I hope people aren't put off from entering next year's race

Seriously, you were pleased with the medal? 

You don't work for the MK winter wonderland organisers do you?

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