Race of the week
Rock 'n' Roll Liverpool Half | Marathon - Sun 29th May 2016
Both the half and full marathon start and finish in Liverpool city centre. The half heads out towards Princes and Sefton Park before a long 4 mile stretch along the seafront.
The marathon heads north out of the city passing both Everton and Liverpool football grounds before returning to town and joining the half marathon route. Although the majority of the
half is relatively flat (apart from the initial climb out of the city centre) the marathon is a little more challenging. Liverpool is a great city to visit but if you're after a pb
you may struggle on this course.
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Alicia Murphy | Lloyds Bank Cardiff Half Marathon
Fantastic course, I loved how spectators came out to support us running and even hand out food for energy and water
for hydration, the atmosphere was absolutely amazing, there were stunning views of penarth and running through the bay,
Roath lake was lovely to run past too, only let down was the hill at the 12 mile mark, other than that it was brilliant.
Rachel Rick | MNBA Chester Marathon
Another brilliant race. From a club runner's point of view, 'Club Corner' meant that runners from a number of clubs had somewhere to gather -
a great idea. As always, well organised and friendly with lots of great support along the route. Plenty of drink stations with lots of toilets - saw very little in the way of queuing. Race Angels were particularly supportive as I came into the city at the end of the race. Great facilities once runners had finished, with food options and clothing sales. Slight niggle was one pacer who was quite ahead of schedule and really seemed to demoralise runners he passed. He stopped at about 24 miles to cheer people in,
but he knew he was going too fast and kept on saying so. Really difficult to pace such a long event, I guess.