Ashbourne Seesaw

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Enjoy stunning views at this award-winning event in Ashbourne. Perfect for new and experienced runners alike, runners will be taken on an out-and-back route and can enjoy an abundance of wildlife along the way. Enjoy a post-race massage and some race photos after the event.
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5k - Canicross, 10k - Canicross, 10 Miles, and 3 more
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Calendar
Sun, 6 Mar 2022
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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
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4.7
(6 Reviews)
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Where and when
Location
Leisure Way, Ashbourne DE6 1RR, UK
Start times
Sunday, 6 Mar 2022
5k - Canicross: 8:30 am10k - Canicross: 8:30 am10 Miles: 9:45 amHalf Marathon: 9:45 am10k: 10:00 am5k: 10:00 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Ashbourne Seesaw
Distance
10mi
£24 - £30
Distance
10km
£20 - £26
Distance
5km
£9 - £55
Distance
13.1mi
£28 - £36
Route information
Starting and finishing in the Ashbourne Leisure Centre car park, each route is flat and takes runners along beautiful views from the former train line across the Derbyshire Dales.
Spot some wildlife along the way as you run out and back. With a very gradual incline for the first half of the course that are hardly noticeable ,when you turn around at half way points to head downhill you'll make those feet fly!
The ground has a hard surface made from recycled materials - firm & even in most places & it was resurfaced in 2020. Turning points are located at 2.5k, 5k, 5 miles, and 6.55 miles.
The Tissington Trail is open to the public & there may be walkers & cyclists & horse riders using the trail.
Canicross runners run separately at 8.30am & return before main pack of runners set off at 9.45am
What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Trophies for top 3 men and women
  • Chip-timed results
  • Free official race photography
  • Water/feed stations
  • Fully marshalled and signposted routes
  • Trophies for first place men and women in veterans categories
  • Trophies for first place Canicross runner
  • Winners certificate for first place Nordic Walker
  • Finishers certificates
  • Free race photos
  • Free post-race massage
  • Race village
  • Full medical support
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How to get there
Leisure Way, Ashbourne DE6 1RR, UK
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Parking
There will not be any parking at the event as the race village and start line are held in the car park. Runners are encouraged to use the public car park in Ashbourne and to car share where possible.
Event day logistics
08:30 5k & 10k Canicross starts
09:45 10 Miles & Half Marathon starts
10:00 5k & 10k starts
Race Packs
A pre-race email will be sent to entrants 1 week before the event, and race packs will be available for collection from Race HQ on event day.
Age Requirements
Entrants must be the following ages to enter each event:
  • Half Marathon - 16 and older
  • 10 Mile & Nordic Walking - 16 and older
  • 10k Canicross - 14 and older
  • 10k & Nordic Walking - 13 and older
  • 5k Canicross - 13 and older
  • 5k & Nordic Walking - 4 and older
Water Stations
There will be water stations along the route for both runners and their dogs.
Canicross
Canicross runners are welcome in the 5k and 10k events.
Canicross entrants are encouraged to bring the following kit:
  • Canicross running belt
  • Canicross running harness
Bag Drop
There will be a bag drop at the event which will be run by CHICKS, a charity providing free, week-long respite breaks for disadvantaged children aged between 8 - 15 living in the UK. Please bring a donation for each bag.
FAQs
Is there parking at the Ashbourne Seesaw?
There is not parking at the event but there is public parking near the event site in Ashbourne. Entrants are encouraged to car share where possible.
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What kind of terrain is the Ashbourne Seesaw?
The terrain is mostly a firm, even surface. The Tissington Trail is open to the public & there may be pedestrians, horse riders, and cyclists using the trail.
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Is there somewhere I can leave my bag at the Ashbourne Seesaw?
Yes, there will be a bag drop at the event which will be run by CHICKS, a charity providing free, week-long respite breaks for disadvantaged children aged between 8 - 15 living in the UK. Please bring a donation for each bag.
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Reviews
4.7
6 reviews
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