/ Anglesey Ultra Cancelled Sat 19th Jan and Helsby Half still on
Apparently its waist deep on top and all the course markers are buried. Information supplied by Delamere Spartans stranded in the bar there!
The Helsby Four Villages half marathon is still due to be run but the organisers will be looking at the course tomorrow and first thing on Sunday to judge suitability!
Race organiser Steve Riley states- Assumption is still 'yes'. Website update tonight and there'll be a course inspection tomorrow. If it's still a yes, there'll be another inspection Sunday morning. Might be worth thinking about trail shoes?
Please check the website for updates- http://www.helsbyrunningclub.org.uk/halfmarathon/
That's one of the reasons I thought I'd post it here.
If you message me I'll give you the number of someone who's there or alternatively call the Trearddur Bay Hotel as I believe many competitors and the Endurancelife Team are staying there.
Just trying to help.
I'm not doing this race but I do have a couple of other events booked with them and for a number of reasons I'd rate their customer communications as very poor. Shame as they run great courses in amazing locations.
Funny how you post here on UKC and not long after the FB announcement is made....
Why it says 19.00 I don't know because it certainly wasnt posted at that time. As I said I'm not entered in this race but I really feel for those that were because race and hotel fees add up to a lot of money to lose.
Just seen that! Oh well that was my Z race this year!
Plans are now being prepared for an icy/snowy 22 mile Delamere Loop tomorrow!
I did the Hebden today, just over 21 miles and about 5,000', lots of snow made it fun if a little harder than usual!
Steve, We did the Delamere loop this morning and as much as it was good fun it was lethal in over 80% of the 22 miles!
It was definitely the right choice to call the Helsby Half off in my eyes.
I hope all the charities still get their money and not to many people ask for a refund.
All the best.
ps Run soon?
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