(Maria says) I had planned to run this but have been feeling a bit rubbish – but my better half John was running it and I knew Peter Simpson was too. So I brightened someone’s day by handing in my number at Race HQ – it promptly flew out of the building in a runner’s eager hand – and ambled over to the start and finish area to take photos, while waiting for my Mum to turn up as we were going to go to hers for lunch afterwards. (I am Bedfordshire lass by upbringing, but sadly not as fast as Radcliffe or Yelling – I wish).
The pic above is one of Peter in action. (The others are too blurred as he is moving quite fast!).
Reports from runners (OK the better half) say that the course had quite a few hills, not much traffic at all to speak of, and from what I could see, the medals were rather snazzy and the finish-line free food & drink, generous.