As You Wish Run

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£23 - £40
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Take on this Princess Bride-inspired running event, with a fantastic route along the River Thames. Starting from Staines, you can run a minimum of 5k or as far as you can within the 7 hour event time limit! Come along for the fully-stocked aid station at each lap and the supportive atmosphere, with all abilities welcome.
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5k, 10k, Half Marathon, and 2 more
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Calendar
Sat, 21 Sept 2024
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Staines-upon-Thames, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Unit 2, Thames Edge, 15-18 Clarence St, Staines-upon-Thames, Staines TW18 4SU, UK
Start times
Saturday, 21 Sept 2024
5k: 9:00 am10k: 9:00 amHalf Marathon: 9:00 amMarathon: 9:00 amUltra / 7 Hour Challenge: 9:00 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for As You Wish Run
5k
Distance
5km
£23 - £25
10k
Distance
10km
£25 - £27
Half Marathon
Distance
13.1mi
£31 - £33
Marathon
Distance
26.2mi
£35 - £37
Route information
This Princess Bride-themed run will take you along a scenic section of the River Thames, starting from Staines, with a unique medal inspired by the iconic 80s film waiting for you at the finish line. With a fully signed route and a well-stocked aid table at the start and finish of each lap, you'll have all the support you need.
This is a 7 hour timed challenge, so you can run as little or as much as you want within the time. Complete a minimum of 5k, which is part of a lap, to earn a finisher's medal. A full lap is 4.37 miles (7k), so you can run as many or as few as you want. It is 3 laps for a half marathon, 6 for a marathon and 7 or over for an ultra.
All abilities are welcome at this event, including walkers.
The terrain is mainly footpaths and tarmac, with a short grass section, so road shoes are suitable.
What's included
  • Themed The Princess Bride medal
  • Goody bag
  • Full aid table for runners
  • Toilets
  • Bag drop
  • Distance pins
  • Chip timed
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How to get there
Unit 2, Thames Edge, 15-18 Clarence St, Staines-upon-Thames, Staines TW18 4SU, UK
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Parking
There is some limited free on-street parking in nearby roads which you should be able to park in. At the venue itself, there is a large public pay and display car park. You can also find cheaper parking if you arrange this online.
Event day logistics
09:00 7 hour challenge starts
16:00 7 hour challenge finishes
Aid Station
There will be an aid station at the start line. Therefore you can access the aid station every 4.37 miles.
On Site Facilities
There will be toilets at race HQ at the start/finish area. There are also changing facilities at the venue.
Bag Drop
There will be an area where you can leave your bags. This however won't be supervised at all times so items are left at their own risk.
Distance Pins
You'll receive a distance pin if you complete either a half marathon, mega half marathon, marathon, 50k or ultra in the 7 hour time limit.
FAQs
Do I have to run for the full 7 hours at the As You Wish Run?
Not at all! All runners are encouraged to do as many laps as they can but the minimum distance is one 4.37 mile lap.
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Will there be toilets at the As You Wish Run?
Yes. You can find the toilets close to the start/finish area by Race HQ.
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Are there any age restrictions for the As You Wish Run?
Participants must be 16 years or older on the day of the event to take part in the event without an adult. Participants under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
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£23 - £40
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