Highworth 5 2017 – Event Review

Runners at Highworth

As a club we decided to join the Wiltshire Road Race League, you know, just for laughs. This, coincidentally, was the first event in that league for 2017. We managed to get a car-load of runners: Rich, Fran, Nick and Karen to enter.

It was a cool – some might say cold – and overcast day with quite a brisk breeze. Highworth is on a bit of a hill so from there the only way is down (and back up again, but more of that later.) Continue reading “Highworth 5 2017 – Event Review”

Event Review: Bath Two Tunnels 10k, Feb 26th 2017, by Andy A

Two Tunnels Bath

It was with a little nervousness that I approached this race, not so much because of the run itself, but mainly because it was over 3 decades since I’d done an organized run and I wasn’t really sure what to expect. On paper the race itself looked like an easy re-introduction. Following the route of the old Somerset and Dorset Railway, it headed out of Bath through 2 former railway tunnels for 5k, before turning and re-tracing its steps for the return journey. Apart from being a bit different, being an ex-railway line meant it was flat…wonderful. Continue reading “Event Review: Bath Two Tunnels 10k, Feb 26th 2017, by Andy A”