Forest of Dean Trail Half Marathon – race report

Swim, Sweat and Gears

Two first in two weekends – my first Sportive and now my first Trail Half marathon. Going for the triple of firsts next weekend with a standard distance duathlon. But for now here is the race report for my Trail half marathon.

I entered this race last year but it was postponed due to snow and storms, and the bridges over the river Seven seemed to be closed more frequently than not due to high winds. I took the transfer option to this year as the option of doing the autumn race clashed with my holiday.

At £18 entry for a half marathon on a scenic natural course it was a good opportunity to expand my running experience. Also with ironman UK 70.3 in June this year which is by all reports the original and still the toughest of all 70.3 courses as partly off road and a challenging course…

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