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Royal Windsor River Trail Run
This event promises to be a memorable experience with breath taking views and a friendly atmosphere. Why not make a weekend of it with family and friends and stay in Windsor and visit the local attractions.
We are able to put on this event in an iconic setting which takes runners past the historical sites of Windsor, Boveney Lock, Bray, Dorney, Maidenhead and Eton, finishing with Windsor Castle in front of you!
Mainly run along river trail paths, the course incorporates many of the key landmarks that have made Royal Berkshire and its surrounding area so famous. It is an absolute must for anyone looking for a break from the pavement grind and a change of scenery.
The event is not designed to be a gruelling cross country through deep mud and puddles, but aims to be a fun, friendly and fast trail run along one of England's most historic courses.
Our waved-start format creates a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, limiting any participant congestion along the route. As this is a trail run – it does not have a certified distance, but is still accurately measured the same as all of our other events.
There is a minimum participant age of 17 for this event. For participant health and safety, we also ask that there are no prams or dogs taken out on the course.
Measures put in place will include, but not be limited to, rolling start waves, one way systems around the site, hand sanitising stations, additional toilet capacity, regular cleaning, social distancing measures and provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to staff where necessary. Event information will be provided to participants prior to the event. This will include information about COVID-19 symptoms and a declaration that they have read and understood the conditions of the event including being symptom free.
No briefings will be provided on the day unless important information has changed since the initial briefing was sent out. This is so that participants are not required to gather in groups and to minimise their time at the venue.
There will be no on the day entries and no spectators will be permitted at the event.
NHS Test and Trace: In order to support NHS Test and Trace the following information will be collected from all participants and staff prior to the event and/or before they leave site:
·Contact phone number
·Dates and times of shift/event e.g. wave start time and chip finishing time
This information will be held for 21 days after the event.
Bespoke Medals for all finishers and a selection of refreshments
Prizes will be awarded to the top three participants overall and the top runner in each of the veteran categories (V40/V50/V60/V70) for both males and females.
Alexandra Gardens - Barry Avenue, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1QX
If you are traveling by car then please make sure you check all available public car parks & locations before planning your journey so you know where to go when you arrive in to Windsor. There are lots of car parks in the centre of town close to the venue where you will be able to park on the day.
All running event participants will be sent their bib number, which includes their timing chip, prior to the event. An enquiries desk will be set up at the front of the boat bay to allow for anyone who’s number has not arrived.
There will be a limited bag drop at the event in order to minimise the amount of contact between staff and participants and to restrict all activities to the outdoor areas. We advise competitors to come ready to run.
Provisional schedule - each event will have a rolling wave start with participants starting individually at 15 second intervals. This allows for 4 people per minute to start; 60 people per 15 minute period. Longer distances will start earlier in the day with the shorter distances starting later. This will ensure that there is sufficient time between each participant starting to allow for social distancing. This should also ensure there is a steady number of people coming through the finish line, avoiding groups congregating.
Start periods will likely be allocated based on participant bib number e.g. numbers 1-60 starting at 15 second intervals between 08:00-08:15.
Please check your pre-race email for any changes to this schedule and notifications of your start times.
Site Open to Competitors
Do NOT Arrive Before This Time
08:30 – 09:00
09:00 - 10:15
Half Marathon Start
10:15 - 11:30
Run Course Closes
Event Closes To Competitors
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