Gem Fletcher

Penzance, United Kingdom
Member since Jun 2017

My Upcoming Races

2017
Newquay 10K
2017
Bideford Half Marathon
2017
Cubert 5
2017
The Smuggler's Scuttler
2017
The Madness Of King George II

My Completed Races

2017
St Levan 10k
2017
An Res Hellys
2017
Bideford 10 miler
2016
Race for Wildlife
2016
MBH Remembrance Run

My Latest Reviews

Completed in 2017

4.8

Beautiful location Great run to be a part of

MBH Remembrance Run

Beautiful location. For a good cause. Starts right after the two minute silence. 

Posted on 16.11.17

Completed as a first timer in 2017

4.6

Pretty 10 miles

Lovely route can't say I was overly impressed with the bright orange hat though! Worth a go if you fancy a bit of a challenging 10 miles.

Posted on 12.11.17

Completed as a first timer in 2017

4.7

Great PB course

Fast 10 miler! Great race and the last months series of three. 

Posted on 12.11.17

Completed as a first timer in 2017

4.7

First of three

My very first half marathon and a great first half for anyone I would say. Relatively flat and a great band on the way around! Loved it.  Recommend doing it!

Posted on 12.11.17

Completed as a first timer in 2017

4.9

Tough 10k

Hilly beast!! Great race though beautiful scenery. Loved it brilliant turn out!

Posted on 12.11.17

Completed as a first timer in 2017

4.4

Quick 5 miler

Great little 5 mile race. Two loops of not the prettiest scenery but still enjoyable. Brilliant medal!

Posted on 12.11.17

Completed in 2017

4.7

Always a pleasure

ONE of my favourite 10k races always well supported and always a great turn out. Great sweatshirt and medal.

Posted on 12.11.17

Completed in 2016

4.8

Great 10k

Good well supported 10k race loved it last year and this. Will enter again.

Posted on 12.11.17

Completed as a first timer in 2015

4.6

Great 10k

Loved this race not a flat course but not overly hilly in my opinion. Great first 10k race. Fab top and medal!

Posted on 12.11.17

Completed as a first timer in 2016

5

Gorgeous route

Lovely race beautiful route! Really enjoyed it. Not easy pretty big hill and up over the fields. So worth it though! Recommended!

Posted on 12.11.17

Completed in 2017

5

Beautiful location Great run to be a part of

MBH Remembrance Run

Marshalled this year but have run in the past. Its so beautiful to be a part of such a special run. Watching the sea of red across the beach is really beautiful. Recommend giving it a go. Not an easy run but so worth it!

Posted on 12.11.17

Completed as a first timer in 2016

5

Beautiful location

Great run for remembrance sunday. Not easy along the sand but a great experience! Starts right after the two minute silence. Lovely that all runners were wearing something red. Found it rather emotional. Great event.

Posted on 12.11.17

Yet another beautifully organised event.

The Madness Of King George II

Well what an event it was! Dave comes up with the most AMAZING unique ideas and executes them with passionate precision. Every detail is checked and checked again, weeks of preparation went into this organising and it showed how dedicated Dave is in providing runners with the best possible experience.

This was a first time event but you wouldn't have known, it was seamless food stations were stocked with everything needed and some. A dedicated massage area for all runner's as and when they needed, dealing with all issues and strapping runners enabling them to continue. Marshal support was fantastic and I felt the participants were encouraged and supported brilliantly.

I don't think anyone truly appreciates the hard work that goes on behind the scenes before race day and the amount of work that continues post race. 

It was an absolute honour to have been part of such a unique emotionally charged experience. 

Posted on 30.08.17

Reply from the race organiser

I love this photo. Thanks Gem. Another review that got me teary eyed. This was a special event made special by every runner and every marshal. Thank you xx

Posted on 30.08.17

Completed in 2017

5

Beautifully organised passionately run..5*

The Smuggler's Scuttler

I was lucky enough to be a marshal for this event. All I can say is the attention to detail was second to none. Our points were well marked we had detailed instructions with photographs of our points, a map of the route, a list of all other marshal points with names & phone numbers. All marshals were briefed and introduce before setting off to their points. 

The route was well marked with pirate themed signage! This is a well used coastal path with many members of the public using the route alongside the runners. Was this a problem? Not in the slightest, they readily stood aside and let runners past in there pirate themed dress up. I met travellers from America, Australia, South Africa, Manchester, Sussex among the regular locals using the path. All happy to stop and chat about what was taking place, and who was responsible for such a great event.

I'm so greatful to have been a part of this hopefully I will be asked to help again. Dave is possibly one of the nicest people you could wish to meet his passion for his events is inspiring, the time and effort he spends on preperation goes unnoticed. These events are run with very little gain, he simply does it for the love of his homeland and a passion of wanting to give people an experience they will never forget. I didn't run...and I will never forget. 

So to finish my ramblings I would just like to say thank you again for allowing me to be part of your amazing, beautiful event Bys Vyken I will be forever greatful. 

Posted on 02.07.17

Reply from the race organiser

5* crew

Posted on 06.07.17