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Half Marathon

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.

  • Race date

    Saturday October 3rd 2020
    Rolling start between 0945-1030

  • Event base

    Aston Hill, Wendover, HP22 5NQ

  • Distance

    21.2km (13.1 miles)

  • Elevation change

    400m (1312ft)

  • Cut-off

    n/a

  • Aid stations

    1 on route

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Route details
Route/elevation maps
Aid stations
Entry details
Mandatory Kit
Rules
Getting there

Route details

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.

Route map & elevation

Please note - This route map is provisional and subject to minor changes.

Aid stations

There will be a fully stocked aid station on route at 11.7km.

The aid stations will contain the following:

  • Water
  • Electrolyte drink
  • Coke
  • Fresh fruit
  • Sweets
  • Crisps

We will not be providing bottles, so it is essential you have a refillable bottle or cup with you.

Ultra marathon volunteers

Entry details

Registration to the half marathon is £30 (or £28 to attached runners) and includes the following:

  • Entry to the race
  • Free car parking at event base
  • Unique finishers medal
  • Timing wristband
  • 1 aid station
  • Medical support
  • Bag drop at event base

T-Shirts

Unique t-shirts are available to purchase on our shop

Transfers

Transfers are now closed.

Withdrawal

If you can no longer race, please let us know by emailing [email protected].

Unfortunately we cannot offer deferals or refunds to those choosing to withraw after September 19th.

Mandatory Kit

The following items are mandatory:

  • Trail running shoes
  • Mobile phone (fully charged at start of race)
  • Windproof jacket
  • Refillable Water/hydration system OR cup
  • Map (provided)
  • Cash (£20)
  • Face covering & Antibacterial hand gel

Please bring a reusable cup if you would like some electrolyte drink from the aid stations.

Prizes

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).

Race rules

To view a list of our race rules please click here.

Getting there

The start/finish and event base is located at:
Hill Farm, Aston Hill, Halton, Aylesbury, HP22 5NQ.

Click here to view on Google Maps

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.

Useful information

If you have a question please email [email protected]

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