We certainly knew who was more intent on getting a good time as they raced past our table without grabbing for a drink and with the first man to arrive at our station just before nine, he must have run a very fast 4.5 miles in about 30 minutes.
But loads did stop, some even for a natter just out to enjoy the experience. We even had a visually impaired lady stop, no one to guide her as she prefers to run alone. Hats off to her and all those that took part. The finish was at West Park in Long Eaton and I know from our ECP&DA volunteers at the Sandiacre station that all were counted through. Not much further from that point, maybe another 2 miles.
|A fishing match was taking place below Gallows Inn just a few of the problems the runners had to negotiate. Cyclists and dog walkers letting dogs off their leads were also problematic.|