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09 December 2017
Fordh Sen Mighal

Latest Event Reviews

sarah newing

Reviewed on 29.12.17 as a First timer in 2017

4.9

One of my fav races of 2017

Fordh Sen Mighal

After previously marshalling this event I couldn't wait to run it this year! I wasn't disappointed. Once again Bys Vyken events organised a great race....well organised....fab marshals.....lovely cakes and the best medal!! Attention to detail is always priority with David's races and it really shows. I'll definitely be back again next year

Reply from the race organiser

Thank you so much Sarah. Great photo too x

Carolyn Campbell

Reviewed on 23.12.17 as a First timer in 2017

5

Life changing!

An amazing friend gave me entry to this race as a birthday present the day I ran my first Parkrun. It seemed a terrifying but exciting prospect. Having trained all year for it it felt both more terrifying and more exciting - I loved every muddy minute of it! The atmosphere from the start was great, the route varied, challenging and beautiful, the marshalls and wonderful sweepers unfailingly cheerful, the medal gorgeous. Can’t wait to do it again (faster!) next year...

Reply from the race organiser

Carolyn I am so happy that we got to be a part of your amazing journey. Thank you x

Dawn Hadfield

Reviewed on 22.12.17 as a First timer in 2017

4.5

A very special Cornish race

Fordh Sen Mighal

The race itself is across the ancient St Michaels Way from Carbis Bay to Mounts Bay. Stunning views, varied terrain, lots of mud, fields, coastpath, road, track it has it all. The only downside for people travelling down to the west of Cornwall is you do need 2 cars so that you have a vehicle at the finish then can get to the start. But a good vibe, very friendly and inclusive of all abilities with lovely marshals encouraging you all the way. It is self navigating but you get a map and  if you can read a Map it’s helpful otherwise follow the way markets too. 

Reply from the race organiser

Thanks for the review Dawn.

Louise Tremewan

Reviewed on 22.12.17 as a First timer in 2017

4.9

Great!

Great race. First time doing anything thing like this, and I absolutely loved it!

Great atmosphere, great people. Will be back again next year

Reply from the race organiser

Thanks Louise x

Paul Angove

Reviewed on 21.12.17 as a Have done this race in the past in 2017

4.8

Ford Sen Mighal Race Review 2017

A brilliant event and race from start to finish. This is the second year that I have competed in this event , and it was even better than last year , and I am sure it will improve and gain in popularity in the years ahead. The only "improvement advice" i can offer , is for improved signage at a couple of key points where several runners went wrong ( so it wasnt just one !!) . These are at Carbis Bay , at the very bottom of Wheal Margery , where a few runners missed the St.Michaels Way sign and kept going towards St.Ives. The other place is at the top of the lane leading down to Bowlrock Chapel ( where the very badly parked car is located ). Several runners  (including myself) went past the stile in the corner of the field that leads into the lane and down to the very badly parked car , and kept going into a very large steeply sloping field. Improved signage at this point would definitely help , though I personally accept my own navigational error , and recognise the fact that i was given a map , and it is a trail race ( rather than a road race !! ). Overall ; Ford Sen Mighal is a fantastic event , that I will be very keen to enter again next year. Everyone i know thoroughly enjoyed the race , and i thought that the after-race food and drink laid on for us at the Station House was superb !! Hats off to you David , and I will be back for a third time in 2018 !!

Reply from the race organiser

Thank you Paul. I agree looking back that the signage at Bowl Rock could have been improved. However at Wheal Margery the marshals there saw a disgruntled lady remove the signage and throw it all over a hedge. I'm glad you had an overall great experience and I'm looking forward to seeing you again for hopefully the 3rd year