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EMF Half Marathon

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The goody bag:

Medal with keychainBlue T-ShirtWater bottleWater tablet



Overall :
Landscape : 5/10Inside the city in the first half. Does not pass from all the best parts of the city. Portobello promenade is nice and can be really great when there is sunshine.Non Repeating Route : 5/10 The route goes past the finish line for a couple of miles and then back. It is annoying knowing that you go further away from the finish line.Difficulty 1/10 Flat/Downhill.Easy to visit 10/10 Probably catching the bus home might be a challengeEasy to participate 10/10You can register up to a month before the raceFacilities/Organization 10/10Very well prepared for the number of runners (many water stations and energy gels in a couple of places)Good for personal best: 9/10 This is one for the best I have run for a PBWill do it again  : yes.

Black Rock 5

5 Miles around the rock when the sea level is low. Unique race.

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The goody bag:

BananaBeer

Overall :
Landscape : 9/10Nice village and running on the beach when the sea level has fallenNon Repeating Route : 5/10 Loop around the rock. It will not really spoil the raceDifficulty : 3/10 Flat. Little uphill. Could have too much water and windEasy to visit 10/10 Very close to EdinburghEasy to participate : 8/10Numbers are limited and gone almost instantlyFacilities/Organization 10/10Small race no need for anything specialGood for personal best: 3/10 Not really ideal when running on sand and waterWill do it again  : Yes

Stirling Half Marathon

First time running in Stirling. Both start and finish are inside the city (which is nice) and the landscape is quite beautiful. I think I found the best settings for the gopro videos.

Weather was nice. It was raining at the end but if I were a bit faster my friends would not wait in the rain a lot.

The goody bag:

nice light blue t-shirtnice medal (the full marathon I think is better, but they deserve it I guess)



Route Time Lapse


Route elevation
Route map


Overall :
Landscape : 6/10Inside the city it is nice. A little better before and during the loopNon Repeating Route : 5/10 Almost half of it is the sameDifficulty : 2/10 Flat.Easy to visit 10/10 In events like this with lots of runners might have problems parkingEasy to participate 10/10Facilities/Organization 10/10Good for personal best: 8/10Will do it again  : yes.