Badger Challenge

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This 6 hour running event lets you be the organiser of your own race, as you decide how many loops of the course you wish to run during the time limit. This event is perfect for runners of all abilities, and the hilly course sets to test just how far you're willing to push it.
Participants
6 Hour Challenge
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Calendar
Thu 24th Mar 2022
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Woodhouse Eaves, United Kingdom
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The event experience
Elevation

20 to 50m elevation gain per km

Where and when
Location
Woodhouse Eaves, Loughborough LE12 8TA, UK
Start times
Thu 24th Mar 2022
6 Hour Challenge:
9:00am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Badger Challenge
6 Hour Challenge
£30.00
Route information
This 6 hour event enables all ability of runner to join in the fun. Walk, run, hike as many laps of the 5k course in 6 hours.
You can run one lap in 20 minutes, pick up your medal, flapjack and beer and go home! Alternatively you can head out on your 15th lap at 14:55 and finish in 6hr30 having covered over 50 miles! It’s completely up to you.
The route is full of ups and downs, but it's all worth it for the views. The first half of the route takes runners up some climbs with a hugely welcome downhill second half.
Runners will get a mix of terrain as they travel over crushed stone pathways, fields, and park paths. Be prepared for some muddy routes if it's been raining recently!
What's included
  • Finisher's medal
  • Flapjack & drink
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How to get there
Woodhouse Eaves, Loughborough LE12 8TA, UK
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Parking
The lower car park will be available to entrants for a fee. Parking is £3 for less than 3 hours and £4 for the day, which can be paid with cash or card.
The postcode for the car park is LE12 8TA.
By Train
The nearest train station is Loughborough and is 6 miles from the event site.
Event day logistics
Schedule
09:00 Event starts
15:00 Event ends
Age Requirements
Entrants must be 17 and over on race day to enter.
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The majority of our events are challenge events - multi-lap races with a time limit rather than a set distance. This means people can run all different distances on the same day, making for a great atmosphere. Lapped events can get some negative feedback but our laps are around beautiful locations. We avoid out and back laps and coming back to the wonderful aid station (full of your requests) can be a good motivator. Whether it's your A race, you need to do some long training runs, you have a 100-mile ultra in a few weeks or you want to hammer out a quick 10k, our races allow everyone to get involved together. We’re also expanding our mid-week evening 10K series too. Keep an eye out for updates on these as we are continually adding more. Expect the same care and attention and in the same great locations!
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FAQ's
Is there an age cut off for Badger Challenge?
Yes, entrants must be at least 17 years of age to enter the event.
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Can I race with my dog at the Badger Challenge?
Unfortunately, the event is not set up for dogs so please do not bring your furry friends.
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Can I run with headphones at the Badger Challenge?
Your welcome to run with headphones but please be aware of your surroundings while you race.
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Is the Badger Challenge cupless?
Yes, this is cupless event. Disposable cups will not be supplied by the organiser.
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