Readers’ Races of the Year 2005

Race The Train, Gwynedd - 5th in 15+ votes category

If you submitted one of our 14,000 race ratings in 2005, very many thanks indeed. Whether you were unearthing a hidden gem or confirming or disputing the views of dozens of others, your scores and comments are now helping runners up and down the country to decide where to race each weekend.

The ratings

We've divided the 2005 ratings into two tables:

If you'd like an alternative take, here's the RW magazine top 100, in which our experts score the UK's races on a slightly different set of criteria.

Special thanks to...

What do the most prolific racers in your area rate as the best races (and do you agree with them)? Check out the ratings pages of our top 30 star raters:

Christopher Day (Lincs, 65 ratings); Grecian 2000 (Beds, 58); jd (Essex, 51); Wiz (Merseyside, 49); Racer Dan (Surrey, 48); The Bevster (Scotland, 44); CraigB (Kent, 43); Welsh Alex (Wales, 33); Jaspa Pacman (W Mids, 32); LHWMG (Sussex, 32); Pooh Bear (Essex, 31); Dai Jones (Kent, 30); Hairy Gibbon (Cheshire, 30); Longlegs (Kent, 30); Big6.1 (Essex, 30); Ian Dodds (Merseyside, 30); Big-G (Hants, 28); Runner Martin (Bucks, 28); Bunions (Essex, 27); 40% badger (Essex, 25); Ian Lang (Hants, 25); RichK . (Gloucs, 25); Straycelt (Monmouthshire, 24); RichardW (Herts, 24); Simon boast (Wilts, 24); RFJ (Oxon, 23); Nuts11 (Kent, 23); The New Improved Mr Phil (Wales, 23); Shorty25 (N Yorks, 23); Oft (Wales, 22); and Hammerite (Derbys, 22)

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