Or, for a possibly more official name, "Skechers Performance 10k Trail Run". Who knows.
I'm sure I've mentioned many times before how much I love the Forest of Dean. This run was on fireroads and decent forest paths, and on a warm sunny day that meant no mud on my shoes. Lovely. There were around 200 runners (plus others doing 5k/1k), and a choice of medal colours. I went for the one that didn't involve any pink...
Starting at the Speech House field, the route headed to Mallard's Pike. Downhill! I also started off too fast (not a surprise).
Once over the lake,... continue reading »