Race Date: 11th November 2023
This timed trail endurance event follows the increasingly popular lapped format with runners aiming to complete as many laps as possible within 6 hours.
The website says –
Linacre is 3 reservoirs set in a beautiful wooded valley that looks gorgeous any time of the year. The route is marked and follows well-maintained trails and footpaths and, being in a valley, there may be the odd sneaky climb to contend with. Each lap is 5km and runners pass the checkpoint at the end/start of each lap.
The race is a fully marked and marshalled course. The start-finish checkpoint is loaded with proper food (sweet and savoury). A bespoke Linacre Infini medal will be awarded to every runner who completes at least 1 lap. Will anyone be able to complete 10 laps?
Well the answer to the 10 laps question was YES, with Striders Nick Booker and Dan Abbott both completing 11!
Dan posted on Facebook –
Beautiful day and scenery!!!
Well done to Nick for the win!!
Superb running from Malcolm Baggaley and Tessa Running!!
Brilliant event and even bagged me a second place!! Nick was just too quick!!
First man was Nick Booker with 11 laps in a time of 5:28:35 and first lady was Hayley Wilson with 10 laps in 5:40:12. There were 28 runners, including 4 Striders.
Link to full results here.