For Arrsers who take part in the odd 10K, Half or prestigious running event ( The Nun Run, Santa Dash, Christmas Pudding Plod etc) whilst many will be familiar with the excellent Runners World website Events pages some will not. Thought it might be handy for Arrse readers to reach for previous experience by fellow Arrse runners....or not....suit yourself. To start off I just coughed, whinged and hobbled around the Gosport Half Marathon. My impressions : ( yes, as cribbed from Runners World but with some Arrse specific add-ons) Scenery - she had a lovely bum but was too quick for me ...not too many gronks PB potential - High, flat as you like.....but you need to have trained a bit Atmosphere - Uplifting....sun shone, the bloke with the PA wasn't too annoying and the samba band made me smile Organisation - slick.....not too far from seafront car parking and plenty of loos ....even the baggage pick up worked. Chip timing. Value - It didn't make my eyes water......paid a tenner for the Race T-shirt tho Beginner-friendliness - Averagely okay-ish ...I wouldn't have been put off for life, friendly and not too many speed snakes smelling of linament Ease of Access: Gosport is a bugger if you don't know your way . the Start is next to Browndown Camp which is still red-signed. TomTom is your friend. Service Accom nearby ? : Both HMS Daedalus and Browndown are now closed. You might get an overnight in Fort Blockhouse (33 Field hosp) or try HMS Sultan which is about 2 miles away . Post-race crawl potential: - Fair to good...nearest pub is the Seahorse, Lee On Solent has The Ship and a few other backstreet locations. Wetherspoons in Gosport High Street (The Star) Alternatively take the ferry over to Gunwharf Quay and the world is your huitre. Race report for the hard of hearing: Summary : worth the trip, if only for the goody bag ! Goats .