400 runners, which is currently the race limit, registered and made their way to the small village of Stoke St Gregory. Thanks to a Park and Ride system supported by our volunteers everyone parked up safely and registered in the Williams Hall well in time for the start of the race.
The sky was pretty bright, the course was pretty dry and the race was pretty amazing. Not the fastest though which was possibly down to it being so much warmer than runners are used to.
This years race, dedicated to Stuart Wilkinson (former race director), saw a larger than ever number of female runners take part. It is the first year ever that more women registered for the race then men.
The huge turn out of both runners and spectators made this race yet again one to remember and raised a big some of money towards the new playing field pavillion. Thank you very much for your support.
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A photo album has been opened on our facebook page. We intend to load more photos each week, keeping it fresh for you to look at. Try and recognise and tag yourself & friends!
A big big Thank YOU
Thanks go first and foremost to our runners for competing and trusting us to organise this race for them. Secondly a thanks on behalf of all runners and spectators to the large number of volunteers who make this race possible. Your efforts have been praised highly by runners.
Thirdly our fans and spectators all along the route. Again ; many runners have commented that the cheers and claps really spur them on. The crowds enthusiasm is one of the unique aspects of our race. Last but not least our sponsors and medical care. Thank you!!!!!