Nottingham Half Marathon Elevation and Course Map

I last ran the Nottingham Half in the run up to the New York Marathon in 2006. Here is the elevation profile.

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The bars are the gradient, the line is the elevation (for reasons that are beyond me Rubitrack wants to make them both pretty much the same colour). There’s a pretty steep hill early on and then a much longer slower climb from 5km to 9km. The one that will probably hurt most is the one from 10km to just before 13km – that takes you up the hill to the University. It’s a great run – and the finish along the river is a welcome relief after the hills.

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To all those running on September 13th 2009, good luck. The weather forecast for that day is saying pretty warm, around 20C, but perhaps some rain. In 2006, I ran it 1h 46m.

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