My favourite sports store Decathlon has started hosting free running events which includes a free illuminance tshirt. For simply signing up to a free loyalty card you also get a free drawstring bag that you collect in store after the race.
Sign up was straight forward and so was race number pick up. The number didn’t match the one I got on email but it didn’t matter as there were no official timings for this race. We had to do two laps of the park to complete the 5k. Although my GPS calculated 4.5k.
The race itself went well with a negative split. Quite satisfying overtaking a couple of runners who shot off earlier during the race and I ended with a strong sprint finish. So from an experience point of you it was fantastic!
The vibe at the finish line was really warm and welcoming. People cheered each other as they completed the race and the MC seemed to be enjoying himself too!
5k (4.5k) result:
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