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Ridgeway Challenge 86 Miles, the R86

27th Aug 2022

Further information

The Ridgeway Challenge 86 Miles (138km), The R86, 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 is completed in one go, overnight, with a max 28 hour cut off.

Where and When

Venue: Edlesborough, Buckinghamshire, LU6 2EG, England
Date: 27th Aug 2022
Time: 10:00
Cost: Affiliated Fee: 96. Unaffiliated Fee: 98. Discount details: A £10 discount is applied before 1st June as an early-bird discount. is Some runners receive a free place if their club supports a checkpoi

Course details

Extent: 86 Miles
Admits: Runners
Course: Linear
Silhouette: 1991 Metres climb
Underfoot: The event starts at Ivinghoe Beacon near Tring and ends at Avebury Stone Circle. The route is 86 miles along The Ridgeway National Trail. The course
Navigation: The course is signposted throughout by National Trail signposts. The turn to Avebury is signposted by a yellow correx sign with black arrow.