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Ridgeway Challenge 86 Miles

25th Aug 2018

Organiser Contact

Timothy Mitchell
Address: 44 Rochford Cl, Swindon SN5 6AB, UK
Tel: Landline: 01793 881524Mobile: 07917 364 364
Link / Email: timjmitchell@btinternet.com
Website: http://www.ridgewaychallenge.com
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Further information

The Ridgeway Challenge 86 Miles is a fully supported continuous running event that starts at Ivinghoe Beacon near Tring and ends at Avebury Stone Circle. The route is 86 miles along The Ridgeway National Trail, a 5000 year old trackway through the Chiltern Hills and North Wessex Downs (along Grim’s Ditch for several miles), Barbury Castle and Liddington Castle (hill forts) en route, way marked throughout with 1929m (6328 feet) ascent 1991m (6532 feet) descent. The event hosts the UK Trail Running Championships Ultra Distance.

Where and When

Venue: Unnamed Road, Leighton Buzzard LU7 9EL, UK
Date: 25th Aug 2018
Time: 10:00
Cost: Affiliated Fee: 73. Unaffiliated Fee: 75. Discount details: Early bird discount is as above minus £10 until 30 May 2018..

Course details

Extent: 86 Miles
Admits: Runners and Walkers
Course: Linear
Silhouette: 1929 Metres climb
Underfoot: The event starts at Ivinghoe Beacon ending at Avebury, Wiltshire. The course follows the Ridgeway National Trail from the start all the way to Fyfiel
Navigation: Waymarked throughout with Ridgeway National Trial signposts