Bath Two Tunnels Railway Races – June

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Bath Two Tunnels Railway Races – June
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Discover Bath's hidden railway tunnels with this unique event. Join other runners are you take on a 5k, 10k or half marathon through the former Somerset & Dorset Railway tunnels. Choose a start wave to suit you and your pace and get ready for a race like no other!
Colourburst Run - 2k, Colourburst Run - 500m, 'Return Ticket' Half Marathon, and 2 more
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Sun, 2 Jun 2024
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Bath, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Brickfields Park, 1A The Hollow, Twerton, Bath BA2 1LX, UK
Start times
Sunday, 2 Jun 2024
Colourburst Run - 2k: 9:20 amColourburst Run - 500m: 9:20 am'Return Ticket' Half Marathon: 10:00 am5k: 10:30 am'Return Ticket' 10k: 10:50 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Bath Two Tunnels Railway Races – June
'Return Ticket' 10k
'Return Ticket' Half Marathon
Colourburst Run - 2k
Colourburst Run - 500m
Route information
Distance: Half Marathon Elevation: Undulating Terrain: Paths Laps: 2
This lapped course will take you on two scenic loops of the course. You will head out along towpaths, through dark, well-lit tunnels and much more. Come to explore the best trails that Bath has to offer.
Distance: 10k
Elevation: Flat
Terrain: Tarmac
Laps: 1
This 10k route is flat and fast with only a 2% gradient. This route is completely on tarmac throughout making it a perfect race to record a PB. Come to race fast along this route.
Distance: 5k
Elevation: Flat
Terrain: Tarmac
Laps: 1
The 5k will run through the 408m long Devonshire Tunnel into Lyncombe Vale. There will be a turnaround point just before the entrance to the Combe Down Tunnel before runners retrace their steps to Brickfield's Park. This is an out and back course, perfect for a PB.
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What's included
  • Finisher's medal
  • Prizes for top finishers
  • Fresh fruit
  • Tasty treats
  • Timed results
  • Drink stations
  • First Aid
How to get there
Brickfields Park, 1A The Hollow, Twerton, Bath BA2 1LX, UK
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By Car
If you are driving to Bath you can park at the Odd Down Park & Ride (BA2 8PA) and catch the Two Tunnels bus to the race site (£4 return for adults and free for U16s).
By Train
Oldfield Park train station is approximately 800m from Brickfields.
Event day logistics
09:20 Colourburst 500m & 2k start
10:00 Half Marathon Wave 1 starts
10:10 Half Marathon Wave 2 starts
10:20 Half Marathon Wave 3 starts
10:30 5k Wave 1 starts
10:40 5k Wave 2 starts
10:50 10k Wave 1 starts
11:00 10k Wave 2 starts
11:10 10k Wave 3 starts
11:20 10k Wave 4 & 5 start
11:20 - 11:40 10k Wave 6 starts
11:30 - 11:50 10k Wave 7 starts
*Please note that these start times are provisional and subject to change. Final start times will be confirmed on the Wednesday of the race week.
You will be informed of your official wave start time on the Wednesday before the date of the event.
In the event of cancellation all entries will be rolled over to the same event the following year or a choice of alternative races will be made available within 12 months of the original race date if you are not able to make the new date.
Age Requirements
  • 5k: Participants must be 12 years of age or older
  • 10k: Participants must be 16 years of age or older
  • Half marathon: Participants must be 17 years of age or older
The race prize categories are as follows:
  • Top 3 male and top 3 female
  • First U20 male and female
  • First 20-39 male and female
  • First 40-49 male and female
  • First 50-59 male and female
  • First 60-69 male and female
  • First 70+ male and female
Drink Stations
Please note that there are no drink stations on the 5k course. The 10k course will have one aid station, and there will be 3-5 checkpoints on the half marathon route.
These stations will offer water, electrolytes and a range of snacks.
Where can I find race photos for the Bath Two Tunnels Railway Races – June?
Race photos will be available on Relish Runnings Facebook page, make sure to head over there after the race.
If I am a top finisher how will I know if I have a prize for the Bath Two Tunnels Railway Races – June?
There is no on the day prize giving because of the multi wave, multi start time format of the events. Prize winners will be contacted mid week via email.
Is there first aid at the Bath Two Tunnels Railway Races – June?
Yes, there will be onsite first aid throughout the event.
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