Our half marathon route will combine challenging undulating woodland trails & fast runnable sections, providing a testing but accessible race.
The Chiltern Hills & our event base sit 45 minutes North West of London and form the perfect stage for this event.
Update: This event will be going ahead with COVID secure restrictions in place. For more details please click here.
Rolling start: This race will operate a rolling start between 0945-1030.
Saturday October 3rd 2020
Rolling start between 0945-1030
Aston Hill, Wendover, HP22 5NQ
21.2km (13.1 miles)
1 on route
21.2 (13.1 miles) 400m
The race starts at the top of Aston Hill (adjecent to Wendover Woods) and starts with a sweeping woodland decsent before climbing up to Pavis Wood and into the village of Hastoe.
Leaving Hastoe your steer South onto the Chiltern Way, the start of a flatter middle section through some beautiful countryside. A brief stop at The Old Swan pub for our aid station (11.7km) will leave you in good condition for the second half.
As you reach the 13km mark, you join The Ridgeway National Trail and sweep through multiple woodlands and making your way home and back to the finish.
The course record set in our inguaral race by Theresa Yee was 01:54:45.
There will be stalls serving coffee, food and local beer at throughout the day until 5pm.
Please note - This route map is provisional and subject to minor changes.
There will be a fully stocked aid station on route at 11.7km.
The aid stations will contain the following:
We will not be providing bottles, so it is essential you have a refillable bottle or cup with you.
Registration to the half marathon is £30 (or £28 to attached runners) and includes the following:
The following items are mandatory:
Please bring a reusable cup if you would like some electrolyte drink from the aid stations.
All runners will receive a unique finishers medal.
There will be prizes awarded to the race winners, V40+ category and a team prize (first team to have three finishers).
To view a list of our race rules please click here.
The start/finish and event base is located at:
Hill Farm, Aston Hill, Halton, Aylesbury, HP22 5NQ.
Hill Farm has camping facilities which can be booked via their website.
The event base is a 10 minutes drive from Wendover itself, where there are hotels, B&B's and a train station.
There are a few trains from London that will get you to Wendover in time for the race. Please check the timetable
If you require a taxi to the start from the train station, please contact Wendover Taxis.
If you have a question please email [email protected]