Just wanted to drop you a line with a huge THANK YOU following my first Ultra experience at yesterday’s Pony Express from Brockenhurst to Moyle Court. I found the whole event a total inspiration - the warmth and help by everyone from the XNRG team through the marshalls and other helpers down to the other competitors themselves who were helpful, knowledgeable and extremely friendly towards a newbie ultra-marathoner. I loved every minute of it (despite the pain!). In particular, the atmosphere was one of a welcoming family of like-minded individuals united by a greater love for their sport rather than who’s got what kit. A truly awesome group of people. My certificate of my first Ultra is proudly on my fridge!
Needless to say, this won’t be my last event with you guys…I’ll be back for more.
Thanks again, and hope today was also a great success.
Thanks again to you and your team for yesterday's Chiltern Challenge Ultra. It was brilliantly organised and without doubt the most enjoyable running event I have ever participated in (it was also my first ultra). I chose to leave my running watch at home and just run free - quite a liberating experience. As a road-runner I have clearly been missing out on something special all these years - I am now hooked on ultra and look forward to taking part in this event again next year!
I found the seminar a huge help in enabling me to complete the TDS, so thank you very much! The best advice for me was to make my training race specific.
A 2018 UTMB finisher