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Chiltern Ridge Ultra Trail 50KM

Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

Pouchen End Lane, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 2, United Kingdom

Sat 7th May 2022

Starting at 09:00

1 race

£67.00

Organiser's Description

An iconic 50km ultra set in the heart of the Chiltern Hills.

The 4th edition of the Chiltern Ridge Ultra Trail 50km will take place on Saturday 7th May 2022 at 9am.

Set in the heart of the Chiltern Hills our single loop course takes runners on a stunning journey along The Ridgeway, Chiltern Way and Ashridge Estate. This is a varied ultra marathon that combines forest running, ridgeline views and plenty of picturesque countryside.

With an elevation gain of ~835m this is a challenging but runnable ultra.

Races

  • Chiltern Ridge Ultra Trail 50KM

    £67.00

    UK Athletics (UKA) save £2.00

    Trail Running Association (TRA) save £2.00

    CLOSED

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  • Chiltern Ridge Ultra Trail 50KM

    £67.00

    UK Athletics (UKA) save £2.00

    Trail Running Association (TRA) save £2.00

    CLOSED

What's Included

  • UTMB / ITRA points
  • Free car parking at event base
  • Unique finishers medal
  • Electronic timing with instant results
  • 4 aid stations
  • Medical support
  • Bag drop at event base

Parking

Car parking is freely available onsite.

Location

Fuzzy's Farm, Pouchen End Ln, Hemel Hempstead HP1 2SN

Course Details

The course is a single loop with a short connecting section to get to/from the event base.

Runners complete the route in an anti-clockwise direction.

Start > Great Gaddesden > Studham (CP1) > Dunstable Downs > Eaton Bray (CP2) > Ivinghoe Beacon > Albuey (CP3) > Ashridge Estate > Frithsden (CP4) > Great Gaddesden > Finish

Aid stations

There will be four aid stations on route, these are at - 11.6km, 23.1km, 35.6km & 43.6km.

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.

Transfers/ Deferrals & Withdrawal

We do not allow transfers or deferrals on this event

Dependant on when you withdraw the following refunds will be offered:

12-24 weeks prior to race day - 75% refund
6-12 weeks prior to race day - 50% refund
4-6 weeks prior to race day - 25% refund
Less than 4 weeks to race day - No refund

Mandatory Kit

Please bring a reusable cup for use at the aid stations

  • MObile phone
  • Refillable Water/hydration system (min 500ml)
  • Waterproof or windproof jacket
  • Map (provided)
  • Cash or payment card

Prizes

All runners will receive a unique finishers medal.

There will be prizes awarded to the top three male and female finishers, V40, V50 and a pairs prize.

race rules

To view a list of our race rules

click here

FAQs

What happens if COVID cancels the event?
If there are restrictions imposed that force the cancellation of the event, you will be offered one of the following:

Deferral to the following years race
Transfer to another Runaway Racing event
I am no longer able to attend the event, what can I do?
Please visit out withdrawals page to see the options available to you.

After I've made my booking, what should I expect?
You will receive a confirmation email with a receipt of your booking.

We will then send you a digital copy of the event manual prior the race.

Will I be sent anything in the post?
No, you will pick up your timing chip and race number at the registration desk on race day.

Can I run with my dog?
No, unfortunately we are not insured to allow dogs on the course for this event.

Can I listen to music during the race?
Yes, headphones are permitted, however it is essential that you remove them for the start of the race and at any road crossings.

How is the course marked?
The course will be fully marked with arrows and orange tape.

As a back-up all runners will be required to carry a route map, (provided at registration) and encouraged to have access to the route via your watch or smart phone.

Will there be toilets available on route?
There will be toilets available at the event base and aid stations.

How difficult/technical is the course?
The course is predominately off road on well maintained public footpaths and isn't particularly technical.

Most of the course is undulating but with very few prolonged climbs, making the course tough but very runnable.

What type of terrain is encountered on the course?
The majority of the route is on dirt footpaths or on grass through fields. There are some connecting sections on country lanes.

What kit is mandatory?
Please check the ultra event page for mandatory kit list.

How are road crossings navigated on the course?
All busy road crossings will be marked by signage in advance. Each runner is responsible for their own safely while crossing roads, and if necessary runners will need to stop to allow traffic to pass. We will not have right of way.

Are pacers allowed?
No, there are no pacers allowed on the course.

Is there someone where to leave a bag at the event base?
Yes, there will be bag drop available at the event base to leave bags. Items are left at the owners risk and we recommend leaving bags in your car if possible.

What happens if I'm injured or need to withdraw during the race?
If you sustain a serious or life threatening injury in the first instance you should contact the emergency services. Once you have done this you should also contact our event medical team using the event mobile number (provided closer to race day).

If you voluntarily withdraw it is essential you alert the race staff and return your timing wristband to event HQ.

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Location

Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

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