Update (23rd Sept): Due to a request from the National Trust, we have now changed the 50km route. Please click here to read further.
Please read and download our PDF race information document.
COVID: 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 0815-0900.
Saturday October 3rd 2020
Rolling start between 0815-0900
Aston Hill, Wendover, HP22 5NQ
No finishers after 17:00
3 on route
The race starts at the top of Aston Hill (adjecent to Wendover Woods) and starts with a sweeping woodland decsent before climbing up to Hastoe and joining the Ridgeway National Trail. You follow this pathway through to its end point at Invinghoe Beacon, 16.5km into the route.
Ivinghoe is the furthest point east and is surrounded by the National Trust's beautiful Ashridge Estate. Following these paths you complete the outer loop and find yourself in Aldbury, just over half way through.
You retrace your steps to Hastoe and then move onto the Chiltern Way trail, before merging back onto The Ridgeway and making your way home to the finish.
The course record set in our inguaral race by Jacob Brubert was 04:27:58.
There will be stalls serving coffee, food and local beer throughout the day until 5pm.
Please note - This route map is provisional and subject to minor changes.
There will be three fully stocked aid stations on route, these are at the approximately - 10.8km, 24.1 & 38.3.
The aid stations will contain the following:
There are toilets at the start/finish, and all three checkpoints.
We will not be providing bottles, so it is essential you have a refillable bottle or cup with you.
Registration to the ultra is £60 (or £58 to attached runners) and includes the following:
The following items are mandatory:
Please bring a reusable cup for use at 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.
If you are travelling via train on the morning of the race, it's best to travel to Tring as typically this line operates earlier on a weekend. You will need to pre arrange a taxi* from the station to the start.
*Arrange the booking to "Aston Hill Bike Park" as this is the closest recognisable address next to our field.
If you have a question please email [email protected]