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Elsecar Running Festival

Its Grim Up North Running

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Elsecar Heritage Centre, Elsecar, United Kingdom, Elsecar, S74 8HJ, United Kingdom

Distance Date
Half Marathon ?

13.10MI

Run

Dec. 19, 2020
32.19KM ?

20.00MI

Run

Dec. 19, 2020
Marathon ?

26.20MI

Run

Dec. 19, 2020

Overview

Jingle bells Jingle bells running all the way, Santa Dash in Elsecar… it’s so much fun they’ll say, Hot mince pie, medal too, you will have a ball Come and do the Santa Dash… The North’s not grim at all!





Review Highlights

Below are the top three aspects of the Elsecar Running Festival, as determined by athlete reviews.

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5.00
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Registration Process
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5.00
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Environmentally Friendly
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4.92
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Race Briefing
All Time Average
gold-star gold-star gold-star gold-star half-gold-star 4.60
2019 Average
gold-star gold-star gold-star gold-star gold-star 4.86
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Latest Reviews

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colin johnstone
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Reviewed 3 months ago

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This was the first time I'd run Elsecar trail marathon. This Christmas themed race had a variety of distance options. I ran the marathon.Route consisted of 4x 6.7mile laps, which can be mentally tough if you allow it. On this particular day it was quite wet & muddy but overal...Read full review

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Ann Holmes
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Reviewed 3 months ago

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Being a trail race in December following a lot of rain, this event lived up to its name of 'Grim' - with mud, rain, wind, snow and hail, plus a bit of climbing here as there as well, so it didn't disappoint on that score. However the attraction of any of the IGUN r...Read full review

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Reviews (13)

All Time Average
gold-star gold-star gold-star gold-star half-gold-star 4.6
2019 Average
gold-star gold-star gold-star gold-star gold-star 4.9
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Logistics
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Registration Process
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Race Briefing
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Value For Money
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Quality of Aid Stations
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Environmentally Friendly
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Course Rating
Natural Beauty
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Uniqueness
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Ease of Navigation
gold-star gold-star gold-star gold-star half-gold-star
Local Support
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Safety
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Marshal Supervision
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