The Fox half Marathon, Marathon & Ultra Marathon 2023

Godalming, Surrey

Godalming United Church, Bridge Road, Godalming, GU7 3DU, United Kingdom

Sat 27th May 2023

Starting at 07:00

3 races

£28.00 - £45.00

Organiser's Description

THE FOX TRAIL HALF MARATHON, MARATHON & ULTRA MARATHON!

WE ARE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THE RETURN OF THE FOX ULTRA-MARATHON, MARATHON AND HALF MARATHON EVENT AROUND GUILDFORD ON SATURDAY 27TH MAY 2023!

-The Fox Ultra presents runners with a unique opportunity to circumnavigate Guildford, anti-clockwise (via Godalming, Puttenham, Worplesdon, Send, Clandon and Blackheath) – an impressive claim to tick off any runner’s bucket list.

The circular 62km ultramarathon – which can be completed individually or as part of a 3-stage relay team – is supported with 5 aid stations and showcases some of the very best views that the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty has to offer; from woodlands, grasslands, and farmlands to urban and river-side scenery – this event truly has it all.

The Ultra route follows the Fox Way for the majority of the course. The marathon course starts in Worplesdon and follows the Fox Way clockwise through to Godalming, the Half Marathon route begins in West Clandon and follows the final 21km section of the route to our Godalming finish. Marathon and Half Marathon events set off later in the morning and follow shorter sections of this picturesque, mixed-terrain route so that all runners unite at the same finish line in Godalming.

– The Fox Way covers a range of terrain, from grassy farm fields at Shackleford, to sandy trails
at Whitmore and Blackheath Commons, canal pathway past Ripley, to beautiful bluebell
woods near Bramley village.

Start Times:
Ultra/Ultra Relay (Teams of 3) – 7am – Starting from Godalming United Reformed Church
Marathon – 10am – Starting from St Mary the Virgin Church in Worplesdon
Half Marathon – 10am – Starting from West Clandon Train Station

Races

  • Half Marathon

    £28.00

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  • Marathon

    £35.00

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  • Ultra

    £45.00

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  • Half Marathon

    £28.00

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  • Marathon

    £35.00

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  • Ultra

    £45.00

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What's Included

OFFICIAL CHIP TIMING
All our events are chip timed, providing accurate results for all runners.

BESPOKE MEDAL
Race finishers will receive a bespoke medal as a memento of their achievement.

FULLY MARKED COURSE
All routes will be accurately marked with marshals to help you along the way.

OFFICIAL RACE PHOTOS
Official race photos can be found on our Facebook page.

BAGGAGE DROP
There will be a baggage drop available for runners who need to leave their belongings while they race.

WATER STATIONS
There will be water stations on route. We recommend runners stay hydrated in the lead up to the race.

Location

Godalming United Church, Bridge Rd, Godalming GU7 3DT, UK

half marathon

Half Marathon – 10am – Starting from West Clandon Train Station

The route

marathon

Marathon – 10am – Starting from St Mary the Virgin Church in Worplesdon

the route

ultra 62k

Start Time
Ultra/Ultra Relay (Teams of 3) – 7am – Starting from Godalming United Reformed Church

REQUIRED KIT (ULTRA ONLY)
Hooded waterproof jacket
First aid kit (to include minimum blister plasters, bandage and tape to secure dressing)
Spare long-sleeved base layer top
Hat & gloves
Whistle
Mobile phone and/or GPS device (fully charged)
Head Torch
Emergency foil blanket or bivi bag
Emergency food & drink

For the safety of runners and staff we will be imposing a strict 12 hour cutoff for our ultra race distance. This is a very generous cutoff and should give all runners plenty of time to finish. More information to follow.

the route

CUPLESS AID STATIONS

In an effort to reduce waste, all of our races are now cup-free, meaning you’ll need to pack along your own cup for fluids at aid stations during the race. We suggest that you bring either a hand flask, running vest with water bottles or a collapsible cup.

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Location

Godalming, Surrey

27 May 2023

£28.00 - £45.00

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