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The Fugitive Sprint & Olympic Distance Duathlon

Marlow, Buckinghamshire

Organiser's Description

This event will take place in the beautiful town of Marlow. It will give you the chance to make a run for it and escape, racing against the clock to see if you will get caught before it's too late, with only the fastest over the line before the cut off, free to runaway with a bespoke finishers medal.

The bike course is out and back and apart from a couple of hills, is fast and flat. The run is on tarmac and grass footpaths, meandering back towards Marlow and into the finish at Higginson Park from the river tow path. Sprint and Olympic distances.


5 km Run, 37 km Bike, 10 km Run
5 km Run, 24.5 km Bike, 5 km Run

  • Onsite car park
  • Chip timing
  • Sports cafe
  • Friendly marshals
  • Free parking
  • Live to web results
  • Secure baggage area
  • Ambulance services
  • Toilets
  • Photography
  • Nutrition
  • 5-10m public liability
  • Music
  • Bespoke Medals
  • Feed stations
  • Great location
  • Commentary
  • Prizes
  • Clearly marked course
  • Great event
  • Great atmosphere
  • Onsite retailers
  • Lead Cyclist

Marlow is best approached from either Jct4 of the M40 or Jct8/9 of the M4. Both take you onto the A404 (Marlow Bypass). Follow this to the Bisham roundabout and head through Bisham to Marlow Bridge. Cross over the bridge and turn left at the mini roundabout into Pound Lane. Higginson Park can be accessed either from the public car park at Court Garden Leisure Centre or by carrying on another 100m and turning left into the cricket club.

Race Registration is located in the Main Event Marquee in Higginson Park, Marlow.

Here you will be issued with your race numbers, bike stickers & timing chip.

You must have your numbers visible at all times during the race. If we cannot see your number, you may not get a time. Your timing chip is allocated to your race number. This chip will be affixed to a velcro band.

On race day, you must place the velcro band around your ankle. (Either one) Not your wrist.


If you lose it, we will charge you £10, SO DON’T LOSE IT.

If you lose your timing chip during the race, you will not receive timing splits, but we will endeavour to record a finish time for you if you shout your race number as you cross the finish line


14:00 - 18:00: Athletes Registration (SATURDAY ONLY)


05:00 - 06:45: Transition & Bike Racking Open (SUNDAY ONLY)
06:45: All Athlete’s Event Briefing
07:00: Sprint & Olympic Distance Athletes Start

All competitors must have at least 2 water bottles at the start of the bike leg.

The Bike course for the Sprint Distance is 24.5km & the Olympic Distance is 37km. It is an out and back course and only has two hills, but otherwise fast and flat.

The Run course for the Sprint Distance is a 1 Lap 5km route & the Olympic Distance is 2 Laps for a 10km. The course is on Tarmac and Grass Footpaths. It meanders back towards Marlow and into the finish at Higginson Park from the river tow path.

Parking will available on the football pitch behind the cricket ground/sports centre for a fee of £5 per car.

Official Car Park Address: Higginson Park, Lower Pound Lane, Marlow, SL7 2AE

NOTE: CASH ONLY - Please bring the correct £5 change to avoid any queues and delays.

Alternative parking is available in the public car park, next to Higginson Park Leisure Centre.

Camping is available at this event:

Friday or Saturday Night Only - £40 for Tent Pitch or £50 for Caravan/Campervan

Two Night Stay - £75 per tent pitch, £95 for caravan/Campervan

There is no external power available.

There will prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd Overall male and female.

Bespoke Medals for ALL finishers.

All of F3 Events Triathlon Events are organised and delivered using the British Triathlon Federation Rules. All Participants are to abide and must take part under these Rules and Regulations.

All the triathlon events are operated under the guidelines of the British Triathlon Federation, which is the governing body for triathlon the UK.

For the latest British Triathlon Federation Rules and Regulations, please CLICK HERE


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