Marathon Reviews

How long is a marathon? A marathon is 42.2km or 26.2 miles

On this page you will find reviews of my past races including ratings for the the following:

Time of year: When is it?

Value for money: Is it worth the money? Scored on a scale of 1-5*, where 5 good.

Location: What is the race location like? Where is it held? Scored on a scale of 1-5*, where 5 is amazing.

Crowd support: How many supporters can I expect? Scored on a scale of 1-5*, where 5 is a lot and 1 is none.

Organisation: How well is it oranised? Scored on a scale of 1-5*, where 5 is high.

PB potential: How easy is it to run a personal best? Scored on a scale of 1-5*, where 5 is high.

Course: What’s the course like? Where possible I will include some brief information on the course.

Competitors: How many people can I expect?

Locality: What’s the place like?

Getting there: How easy is it to get there?

Webpage: A link to the race webpage

My experience: What was it like for me?

* Note: All scores reflect my opinion based on my experiences at the events and when comparing one event I have taken part in to another. If you have any questions about anything I have written (or not written!) please let me know.

I hope that you will find the information contained here interesting and that it might even help you to choose your next race! If you have any questions I will do my best to answer them for you.

Below you will find links to the races I have reviewed:

2011

Budapest Marathon 2h58

2008

San Sebastian Marathon 3h15

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