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Wye Valley Tunnel Run
Chepstow, GwentNP16 7LQ A48, Chepstow, United Kingdom
Sun 12th September 2021
£20.00 - £25.00
We have been holding events over the last year so we have a flexible event plan to allow the event to go ahead in an array of situations.
You can find out more about our covid secure event plan here https://www.relishrunningraces...
The highlight of the route is the 1.1km long Tidenham Tunnel, part of the old railway line, now a newly opened shared use path.
All finisher's receive a unique custom medal and a feast of tasty treats.
Min Age 16yrs
Min Age 12yrs
Min Age 16yrs
Min Age 12yrs
Do it for charity
Unique finisher's medal and a buffet of tasty treats at the finish line.
- Unique finisher's medal
- Newly opened route, FIRST year event!
There is a 20min walk to the event venue.
Parking is £2/car payable to the school.
There is no parking on site. Please park at one of the nearby schools as directed below.
Both the 5km and 10km are out and back courses along the newly opened Wye Valley Greenway.
Both races have 1km of running before reaching the Tidenham Tunnel which is 1080m long. The 5km turns ~500m after the tunnel, the 10km turns further on. Either side of the tunnel, the route makes its way along picturesque forest tracks.
What time does it start?
Waves start from 10:00am
Can I run with a dog?
No, sorry, not at this event.
Can I run with a buggy?
Yes you can! The 5km route is very smooth, the 10km has more uneven terrain.
Do I get a medal?
YES! All finisher's take home a medal unique to this event.
Cut off times
There are no cut offs for 5km and 10km races, we welcome runners of all abilities. Please note the event is not open to people would like to purely walk the event, but if you need to do a mix of running/jogging/walking to complete your distance then we are very happy with that.
Number Collection, Bag Drop, Medals and Refreshments.
Race numbers will be laid out on desks with a paper weight. You can pull your race number out from under the paper weight without handling the paper weight. Grab a few safety pins and you are set. A member of the Relish team will be there to help with any questions.
There will be a walk through baggage collection tent. Please drop and collect your own bag, showing the baggage tag which matches your race number to the Relish team member to be able to leave the baggage tent.
Medals and post race snacks will be laid on desks for you to collect. Members of the Relish team will be there to help with any questions.
For covid safety and environmental reasons there will be limited on course refreshments. We are no longer offering water in cups. At the drinks stations you can either refill your own bottle from our jerry cans (hand sanitiser provided) or grab a 250ml cardboard boxed water. Please only grab a 250ml box of water if you are going to drink it all. We are working on the basis of;
5km - no drinks station on route, no change. Water at the finish.
10km - no drinks station on the course, you need to be self sufficient. Water at the finish.
Half Marathon, Marathon, 50km - Drinks stations every 5km;jerry cans with water and high 5 electrolyte out on the course to top up your own supplies. Please apply hand sanitiser before using. Marshals will also wipe down the taps. Box water available at the finish.
On course drinks stations and the finish will also have snacks. They will be in sealed individual packets; chocolate, mini soreen loaves, haribo, tribe bars (vegan) etc. We will not be offering our usual selection of fresh fruit.
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