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The Great Barrow Challenge - Day 1 - 22nd July 2023

Updated: Aug 2, 2023

Congratulations to everyone who took part today in "The Great Barrow Challenge Day 1"

We hope you had a fantastic time. Your dedication and enthusiasm is truly inspiring. It was so nice to meet so many of you as well for the first time, welcome to the Zig Zag Family

Today's Route: The Windmill Way Half Marathon Loop. A beautiful route taking in some spectacular views across the Suffolk countryside.

Congratulations to Lloyd who completed his 100th Half Marathon and to so many of you who completed your First Half & Full Marathons.

Marshals and Support: We would like to extend our heartfelt gratitude to all the marshals who ensured a smooth and fun experience for everyone. We have had such great feedback from the runners as just how much difference you make to the day.

Pictures and Memories: Remember to check out the amazing pictures captured during today's run! They have been uploaded to our Zig Zag running group on Facebook. Feel free to tag yourself and your friends to share the moments.

Individual Day Participants: For those who have chosen specific days to participate, we applaud your determination to take on the various distances. Each day is an incredible achievement in itself, and we're thrilled to have you as part of our event, you can still sign up for more days in the next 9 days if you fancy extending your challenge a little more

Tomorrow's Plan - Day 2: Denham Flats Route – a 10k out and back route, so 2 laps for the half marathon, 4 for the marathon and an extra 5k out and back for the ultra.

A Friendly Reminder: Please remember to stay hydrated, warm up properly, and listen to your body throughout the event. Your safety and well-being are of utmost importance to us.

Below you'll find the results from today and we are looking forward to seeing lots of you again tomorrow for some more fun.

GBC Day 1 Results
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