A long term admirer of this race series – I finally found a window to run my first Maverick Race. And it was awesome. The elite men’s AR team (loose term!) travelled down in the Brojan mobile to battle it out over the long course at the Maverick Kent. Maverick hold their races in some stunning locations and the options are a Short (8km), Middle (15km) or Long (21km) route. We all put our name in the hat for the 21km option and the course was awesome. From the gun Team AR Trail Team took to the front and set the early running. Ben Rajan held onto the lead group for the longest, I personally slipping off the pace after a week in the Greek Islands supping Ouzo and eating too much Fava! After an early climb and a dash through the woods, a couple of turnstiles split our group up and soon Ben was running strong in 5th, me in 6th and Brewdog in 7th. The temperature was perfect, the trails were technical – lots of roots, brambles, loose rocks etc – and the views across the countryside were amazing, what fantastic running! I tried to catch my breath and maintain… View Post

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