We've teamed up with ULTRA magazine again to bring you The Fox Ultra. A 60km circular ultra run route around Guildford. The route will be fully marked and offer 5 aid stops along the Fox Way. This scenic circular course was devised by Richard Fox, an avid local walker who was amazed by the beautiful and varied countryside he found along the route. Keen to share his findings, Richard set about signing and publicising his "Fox Way."
Head Wraps for all participants, medals for finishers!
Godalming United Reformed Church, Godalming, Surrey GU7 3DU
The 60km event start/finish is close to Godalming train station which has a reliable and a frequent service from London, or cycle to the start and get a free bike saddle cover.
42km, 21km and relay participants are requested to avoid leaving cars at their start locations and to share lifts wherever possible.
Parking is in Godalming Crown Court Car Park. £4.90 for 6 hours, up to £9.00 for 10 hours. Parkopedia
There is no parking at the Godalming Reformed Church.
Runners are asked to share lifts or travel by public transport wherever possible.
Bag storage is available within the Godalming United Reformed Church for Ultra and 1 leg relay runners.
For those starting from St Mary the Virgin Church and Clandon Train Station there will be an event vehicle at your start, which will be at the Godalming finish line when you finish. There is space for one small bag each only.
Relay leg 2 runners from St Mary the Virgin Church and relay leg 3 runners from Clandon Train Station need to make their own arrangements for any kit with team mates.
A fully marked circular course from Godalming, clockwise through the villages of Shackleford, Normandy, Worplesdon, Ripley, Shere and Wonersh.
Terrain: 30% road / 70% trail
Equivalent flat distance: 63.8km
10.5 hour cut off.
The majority of the route is marked with Fox Way signs but the route will deviate from the Fox Way for short sections and also be signed throughout with additional signage.
5 aid stations on route. There will be additional cut offs along the route at each feedstation allowing a minimum pace (including time at feedstations) of 10.5 minutes per kilometer.
60km participants register in the Godalming United Reformed Church. Collect your timing chip and race number.
42km register at Worplesdon Place Hotel at Worplesdon (GU3 3RY) 10 am time-trial starts.
Relay leg 2 participants register at the Worplesdon Train Station (GU22 0RN) and await their relay leg 1 runner there.
21km register at Clandon Train Station Car Park (Clandon, Guildford GU4 7UB). 10am time-trial starts for 21km runners.
Relay leg 3 participants register at the Clandon Regis Aid Station (GU4 7TT) and await their relay leg 2 runner there.
Key kit: sturdy trainers, appropriate running gear - dress for the weather, waterproof jacket, suitable water bottle, warm hat and gloves. You must carry at least 500ml of water, charged mobile phone (with the number of event control in it), emergency numbers for The Fox event team, any additional nutrition you may require, a waterproof and first aid kit.
At this event there will only be refill stations with water barrels and jugs. No plastic cups will be available. You will need to run with your own water supply or use a re-usable cup. You can purchase a re-usable cup during the entry process for collection on race day. £3.50.
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