As always Warwick castle looked spectacular with the rhododendrons in full bloom and the peacocks displaying their magnificent tails. However, the peacocks were upstaged by the myriad colours of the running outfits on show. The new Regency Runners kit stood out well, the vest top, t-shirt and high vis clearly supporting our new logo, making it relatively easy to gather as a team before the start.
I thought the weather was a good temperature as I was waiting to run. Not really cold but a little chilly, this turned out to be too hot. One of the highlights was being squirted with water by the children with water pistols, through the housing estate. I also stopped at both water stations to have a quick drink and poured the rest over my head. It was lovely to see RR runners throughout the course and say hello as we passed each other. The spectators were as encouraging as ever and we seemed to have an RR team spread over the whole course.
My thoughts for next year … we need a clear meeting place at the end to gather, preferably with something cold to drink.
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