Bauble Bimble 2024

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£30 - £35
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Take on the Bauble Bimble for a fantastic pre-Christmas running extravaganza. Run as much or as little as you wish, and complete a 5k, 10k, Half-marathon, Marathon, or Ultra in either the 6-hour or 4-hour event. Come to enjoy the Christmas spirit and earn your medal.
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Ultra , Marathon , Half Marathon , and 2 more
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Calendar
Sun, 15 Dec 2024
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Ferry Meadows in Nene Park, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Ln, Peterborough PE2 5UU, UK
Start times
Sunday, 15 Dec 2024
Ultra : 9:00 amMarathon : 9:00 amHalf Marathon : 9:00 am10k: 9:00 am5k: 9:00 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Bauble Bimble 2024
Ultra
Distance
360min
£30 - £35
Marathon
Distance
26.2mi
£30 - £35
Half Marathon
Distance
13.1mi
£30 - £35
10k
Distance
10km
£30 - £35
Route information
Terrain: Trail / Gravel paths
Ferry Meadows is one of the largest country parks in the region. Situated less than three miles from Peterborough City Centre, at the heart of Nene Park, its varied landscapes make it the favourite destination for thousands of visitors throughout the year.
The Bauble Bimble is a 6 hour event (if you a 9am start) or a 4 hour event (if you 11am start), run as far as you can during the six hours and a little bit more if you're lucky, as long as you are leaving the Base Camp by 5:59:59 you get to run another lap, the route will be a 5.3k lap throughout the forest consisting of gravel footpaths and some grass areas - a multi-terrain course.
You can run as much or little as you want to, you can rest between laps if you like and head out for some more.
What's included
  • Medal (Lucky-Dip Medal or Event Medal)
  • Coffee and Cake for all finishers
  • Event marshals
  • Water/aid stations
  • Chip-timed results
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How to get there
Ferry Meadows in Nene Park, Ferry Meadows Country Park, Ham Ln, Peterborough PE2 5UU, UK
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By Car
Ferry Meadows lies three miles west of Peterborough and just two miles east of the A1. On all major routes into the city, look for and follow the brown tourist attraction signs for NENE PARK or the country park symbol. Ferry Meadows is signed on Oundle Road (A605).
If using navigation, enter "Ham Lane, Peterborough" or the postcode PE2 5UU.
Event day logistics
09:00 Wave 1 starts
11:00 Wave 2 starts
15:00 Event ends
Waves
Participants have the choice to start their race at 9 am or 11 am. Please note that both waves will end at 3 pm, meaning those in the second wave will have a shorter time limit than those in the first wave.
Race packs
You must collect your race pack from the registration area. To find the registration area look out for the main toilet block. To the left of the block, you will see the race arch and gazebos. You will also see a sign for race registration.
Age Requirements
Entrants must be 18 years of age or older to take part.
Cut-off time
There will be a cut-off time of 6:00:00 (6 hours)but if you are leaving the Base Camp by 5:59:59 you get to run another lap.
Race Briefing
This will take place around 10 minutes before your race wave starts.
Aid stations
There will be an aid station every 5.3k lap.
Cupless Event
Please note the event has gone cupless, so please bring your own water bottle to the event.
FAQs
Will there be an aid station at The Bauble Bimble?
Yes there will be an aid station supplying water and sugary snacks. It will be at the event Base Camp situated at the lap point of the 5.3k course.
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Do I need trail running shoes for The Bauble Bimble?
Normal running trainers should be plenty for this event. If there has been wet weather trail shoes may be helpful, but running trainers should still be fine.
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Will there be a bag drop at The Bauble Bimble?
No, but you won't be far from the car park each lap
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Reviews
4.7
69 reviews
£30 - £35
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