Readers’ Races Of The Year 2009

You raved, you ranted, and then most importantly, you rated - and now, after much number-crunching, it’s time to reveal your official Readers' Races of the Year 2009.

From stunning locations to gut-busting gradients, clockwork organisation to alcoholic drink stations - discover which astonishing ensemble of races got your pulse racing over the last 12 months.

The ratings

As usual, we've got not one, but several lists to get your teeth stuck into:

The raters

What do our most prolific raters consider the best UK races to be (and do you agree with them)? Check out the ratings pages of our top raters for 2009:

Mr. K. (37 ratings); Duane Daugherty 3 (36 ratings); Rick Gonzalez (30 ratings); grecian 2000 (29 ratings); Majors (27 ratings); Katarina Darcy (26 ratings); Murky (26 ratings); Donnasib (25 ratings); Mark Clawson (23 ratings); Runner Martin (20 ratings); Muttley (23 ratings); Mrs Jock (22 ratings); Danny Norman (22 ratings); RichardW (21 ratings); NaomiP (20 ratings); Nozza06 (20 ratings); Michael Rix (20 ratings).

Add your rating; see more ratings...

Your opinion counts! To rate a race, find it by searching backwards on our event search page, click the race name and scroll to rate it at the bottom of its page.

You can see all ratings using the event search, or the 'latest ratings' pages.