27.2 Challenge

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About
Go the extra mile in this 27.2 challenge, you will have 6 hours to see if you can run a full marathon and an extra mile on top to complete an Ultra. This route will be an undulating mixture of trail, bikes paths and tarmac. Come to earn your themed finisher's medal.
Participants
Ultra, 10k, Half Marathon, and 1 more
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Calendar
Sat, 4 Jun 2022
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Gravesend, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Cyclopark, The Tollgate, Watling St, Gravesend, Istead Rise, Gravesend DA11 7NP, UK
Start times
Sat, 4 Jun 2022
Ultra:
9:00am |
10k:
9:00am |
Half Marathon:
9:00am |
Marathon:
9:00am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for 27.2 Challenge
10k
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10km
£39.95
Half Marathon
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13.1mi
£39.95
Marathon
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26.2mi
£39.95
Ultra
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360min
£39.95
Route information
This 3.28-mile lapped course is comprised mostly of tarmac and grassy paths which are fairly flat. To reach the marathon distance you will have to do 8 laps. Four laps for the Half Marathon. And to complete the challenge you will have to just do 1 mile on top of the 8 laps.
What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Goody Bag
  • Aid stations
  • Charity Event
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Finisher's Medal
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How to get there
Cyclopark, The Tollgate, Watling St, Gravesend, Istead Rise, Gravesend DA11 7NP, UK
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Parking
There are two car parks at the Cyclopark. Please park at the overflow parking area, please park there. Please note it is Pay and Display no matter where you are parked.
By Train
The closest train station is Gravesend which is 2.0 miles away from the Cyclopark.
Event day logistics
08:00 Event venue opens
08:15 Registration opens
08:50 Race Briefing starts
09:00 Event starts
15:00 Cut-off time
Race Number
Race numbers will be picked up from the main room in the Community Centre.
Lap Counts
You will be given a lap counting card at registration, at the end of each lap get this punched by one of the lap punchers.
Age Requirements
Children over the age of 11 are permitted to take part in this event so long as they are accompanied by an adult at all times and do not exceed the following distances.
  • Aged 11-12 can run a maximum of 5k
  • Aged 13-14 can run a maximum of 6k
  • Aged 15 can run a maximum of 10k
  • Aged 16 can run a maximum of 15k
  • Aged 17 can run a maximum of 25k
Charity
£5 from each ticket will go towards the Cyclopark Trust to aid them in maintaining the race enviornment.
FAQ's
Can I listen to music on the course at the 27.2 Challenge?
Yes, but be aware that you are running on public footpaths so make sure to pay attention to other path users.
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Do I have to run the whole time at the 27.2 Challenge?
No, you can stop at any time, as long as you complete one lap you are an official finisher.
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Is there a bag drop at the 27.2 Challenge?
There will not be an official bag drop at the start/finish line, there will be someone around near the start so you can leave your bag there but the organiser cannot guarantee security.
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Can I leave my own food and drinks at the aid stations at the 27.2 Challenge?
Yes, all participants are welcome to bring their own supplies with them, and there will be a dedicated runners table for you to leave your things.
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