we head up to Newcastle by train via Chesterfield after the dogs have been
dispatched to kennels. We travel in 2nd class because it now costs as much in 2nd
class as it used to in 1st.
L's sister has
pulled out of the run so it's just the two us again booking into Motel One and with
the Pleased To Meet You booked for food and pre-race hydration. A tried and
we head up to check out the start and finish area which this year are in the same place on the
Town Moor which is situated between the traditional start on the central
motorway and this year’s finish on the Great North Road.