The UK's Premier Country Park Running Event
A Beautiful Country Park close to London and the M25; an amazing atmosphere and a challenging courses, well stocked feed stations and chip timing for all races.
Since its first running in 2008, this country park off road running event is becoming a firm favourite. Whilst never likely to be the home of too many PB’s this is more than made up for by the stunning scenery and the atmosphere created by the lap format.
Where: The race is located at Weald Country Park, Brentwood, for directions click here. The Race HQ is situated near the cricket club car park.
When: Sunday 26th October - Half Marathon (3.5K loop) start 09:33.
Registration from 08.00.
Entry Fees: Half Marathon: £21.00.
Parking: There is ample off road parking in the country park close to the start. The country park charge of £2.20 per car will need to be paid by all visitors.
Chip timing: All races will be Chip timed.
Course: A 3.5 K measured course is set in Weald Country Park, taking in a couple of short sharp inclines, a beautiful descent through wooded trails and a brief section along the banks of Belvedere lake, for course maps click here.
Toilets: Toilets are available in the Country Park close to the start both before and after the race. Changing facilities are limited.
Drinks & Refreshments: There will be a gu aid station in the start finish area providing water, energy suppliments and jelly babies.
Massage: Sports massage will be available for a small fee after the race.
Sponsorship & Prizes: In 2013 Holiday Inn and Spirit Health Club were official prize sponsors. Prizes valued at £400 including free leisure centre membership, a free weekend break and gym essentials packages were added to the race weekend.
Race Goodies: A Commemorative T shirt or equivalent is provided to all finishers plus race medalhalf marathon s to all half marathon finishers.
Accommodation: For anyone planning to stay overnight during the weekend we are pleased to be able to offer a reduced rate of £85 Bed & Breakfast at the Holiday Inn, Brentwood. Either contact the hotel directly on 0871 942 9012 quoting Go Beyond or enter the code DW9 if booking on-line.
Teach Africa Fundraising: To secure your free Race Entry all you need to do is commit to raising £200, which includes gift aid.