Results for the Supersonic Bournemouth 10k & 5k – 6.10.18
This race started and finished near the Bournemouth Marathon Festival Hub in the Lower Gardens, and was a coastal route which headed along Undercliff Drive past Beach Huts, before turning back towards Bournemouth. Runners had the rare opportunity to run along the iconic Bournemouth Pier, before finishing in the Lower Gardens.10k
Results for the Chicago Marathon – 7.10.18
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is known for its flat and fast course that starts and finishes in Grant Park and travels through one of the world’s most magnificent cities.
Results for the Chester Marathon – 7.10.18
The MBNA Chester Marathon is listed as the UK’s favourite marathon, always voted as one of the Runner’s World top 10 marathons and has been number 1 twice. With a spectacular start and finish at Chester Racecourse, the route passed all Chester’s iconic landmarks, then headed out into the Cheshire & North Wales countryside, before returning along the banks of the River Dee for a finish back at the racecourse. Read Dave’s race report here.
Results for the Chester Metric Marathon – 7.10.18
This metric marathon (26.2k) route took in the historic city centre sights and the scenic villages of Cheshire. Runners left the racecourse and headed into the City centre passing the Town Hall, Cathedral, split level Middle Ages “Rows”, Eastgate Clock and Amphitheatre before leaving Chester along Boughton. Turning down Sandy Lane the route passed alongside the River Dee and through Huntington onto rural country lanes. After running through Aldford the course reached the turnround point, and joined the marathon runners on the return to Chester. On re-entering the City, runners follow the River Dee along the Groves and Castle Drive before a triumphant finish at the racecourse! Read Brenda’s race report here.
Results for the Bournemouth Half Marathon – 7.10.18
The Bournemouth half marathon route followed the full marathon route, starting in Kings Park before heading down onto the seafront. The route followed the coast until mile 6 – which stood mid-way between Poole Harbour and Hurst Spit, forming the main division between Poole and Christchurch bays. The course then turned west running along the Boscombe Pier at mile 8, and then past Lower Gardens at mile 10 before the final home stretch along the stunning coastal seafront and a grandstand finish.
Results for the Cardiff Half Marathon – 7.10.18
This route took runners past the capital’s most iconic landmarks with beautiful scenery and historic buildings. The race starts outside Cardiff Castle and headed down past Cardiff City Stadium on the way to Penarth. Past the Penarth Marina before crossing the barrage and heading to Cardiff Bay. Runners ran right through the heart of the bay taking in the Norwegian Church and Wales Millennium Centre. The course then headed towards the north of the city and runners completed a loop of the beautiful Roath Park Lake before the grandstand finish in the heart of the city at the Civic Centre.
Results for the Wimpole 10 mile – 7.10.18
This was an event to raise funds for Addenbrookes Charitable Trust. The route was a multi-terrain course around the picturesque National Trust property, Wimpole Estate. The route included stretches of footpaths, woodland and meadows. Wimpole is nestled in rolling Cambridgeshire countryside and some moderate hills formed part of the course. Read Helen’s race report here.
Results for the Rugby 10 mile – 7.10.18
This race was based at Barby Cricket Club near Rugby and was the final race of the Warwickshire Road Race League. The course was run entirely on public roads, starting in Barby, passing through Kilsby, Hillmorton, Barby, Kilsby and returning to Barby. The last mile was the same as the first mile but run in the opposite direction. The course was undulating and included ‘Cart Hill’ after 6 miles.
Results for the Seco Alcester 10k – 7.10.18
Now in its fourth year this race started and finished in the beautiful market town of Alcester near Stratford Upon Avon. Starting on the High Street the route took runners out into the country lanes of Warwickshire for a single loop with two drinks stations along the way, plus a cider station. Well done to Phil Hayes who was the 60 min pacer.
Results for the Plymouth 10k – 7.10.18
This was an out and back route starting in New George Street and finishing in the Royal Parade.
Results for the Beacon Trail 10k – 7.10.18
Now in it’s fifth year, the Beacon Trail Half Marathon is a 2 lap trail race within the boundaries of the Beacon Hill Country Park. The route took runners through the beautiful scenery of the Beacon Hill Park and included hills, woods, fantastic views and fast downhill sections. The route was run on the designated mountain bike/horse/walker trails within the park.