Walden Wild Run

Saffron Walden, Essex

Carver Barracks, Water Lane, Saffron Walden, CB10 2, United Kingdom

Sun 18th December 2022

Starting at 09:00

2 races

£21.20 - £29.68

COVID-19 INFORMATION

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C-19 PLAN
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Organiser's Description

Debden is a former RAF airfield in England, located 3 miles from Saffron Walden and approximately 1 mile from the village of Debden in North Essex.
The airfield was opened in April 1937 and was first used by the Royal Air Force during the early years of World War II. Many different RAF Squadrons have been based here including 1, 17, 29, 65, 73, 80, 85, 87, 111, 157, 418, 504 and 601.
Today this historic site forms the backdrop to our amazing Walden Wild Run.

This run takes place on a mixture of disused runways, gravel trails, muddy paths, cleared undergrowth, muddy wasteland, water features and patches of rough ground. In addition there are thirteen challenges per lap, using the natural landscape of the airfield. You can expect to get wet and muddy, and trail shoes with grip are essential. We would also recommend wearing leg covering as there may be some undergrowth to run through.

You have a choice of a one-lap 9km or a two-lap 18km challenge starting and finishing on the playing fields where you will collect your well-earned medal. For those tackling the two-lap challenge, there will be a drinks station to refresh you, before heading out on your second lap.

Races

  • 18km Wild Run

    £29.68

    Booking for more than 1?
  • 9km Wild Run

    £21.20

    Booking for more than 1?

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  • 18km Wild Run

    £29.68

    Booking for more than 1?
  • 9km Wild Run

    £21.20

    Booking for more than 1?

What's Included

Parking available at the venue
Traffic free
There will be toilets available.
There will be a water station at the end of the lap and at the finish

Parking

£3 Car parking fee on the day

Location

Debden Airfield, Carver Barracks, Water Ln, Wimbish, Saffron Walden CB10 2YA

Course Details

This well-marked run takes place on a mixture of disused runways, gravel trails, muddy paths, cleared undergrowth, muddy wasteland, water features and patches of rough ground.

In addition there are thirteen challenges per lap, using the natural landscape of the airfield.

You can expect to get wet and muddy, and trail shoes with grip are essential.

We would also recommend wearing leg covering as there may be some undergrowth to run through.
The event consists of a 1 lap 9km or 2lap 18km race, with 13 natural obstacles to deal with each lap

registration

Race numbers will be collected at the the event venue on the morning of the race.

Registration opens at: 8.00am

Final race info will be emailed to you the week before the event and there will be a final pre-race briefing 10 minutes before the start

Please arrive in sufficient time to collect your race number.

prizes

Custom designed medal for all finishers!
Add a medal insert to commemorate your time; whether it’s your first race or a new PB! Available to purchase for an additional £8.
Simply add MEDAL INSERT on your registration form and you’ll be sent the insert in the mail shortly after race day, for you to apply to your medal and display proudly!

There will be a prizegiving to the top 3 male and female finisher in each race on the day

There will be full results on the chip timing website both overall and by category.

other race info

Health
It is important that you are fit to run and have not experienced any Covid-19 symptoms in the 14 days leading up to the event.

Race Numbers
Please wear your number pinned to the front of your top.

Parking
Parking available at the venue – £3 car parking fee payable on arrival

Traffic Free?
Yes

Changing Facilities
We will not be providing a changing area, therefore please come changed and ready to race.

Baggage Drop
No – the car park is close to the start/finish line

Toilets
There will be toilets available.

Water Station
There will be a water station at the end of the lap and at the finish.

*All litter must be carried or deposited in the bins at the water station*

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18 Dec 2022

£21.20 - £29.68

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