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Scottish Runners 2019

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10:34am, 11 Dec 2019
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I'm not entirely surprised Great Run are charging it - maybe more surprised that people are paying it. I spectated a bit out of curiousity by the golf club, so 2 km (?) in: it seemed an odd event. There were lots of waves with no apparent seeding. So each wave, as far as I saw, would have a couple of runners way ahead of the rest, a few faster runners trickling through, a spread out "pack", as no wave was that big (150-200), and some stragglers. This meant that the tail-enders would be passed by the leaders of the following wave at the end. It just didn't seem like a race, or much of an event.

It had to be fair drawn in a wide cross-section of participants, some of whom I'm sure must have been thinking "was that it?" and "never again" because ironically, that course was much, MUCH harder than the XC course, especially once the part at the top had got churned up by a few hundred feet.

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