Catherine Wheel Canter - Guy Fawkes Gallop Double

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Embrace the true grit and determination of the running community by trying out a double-day. Run in both 6 hour morning and afternoon events for some firework-themed fun. Race as far as you like to over both 6 hour periods to achieve your finisher's medal.
5k, 10k, Half Marathon, and 2 more
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Sat, 5 Nov 2022
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Ware, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Wodson Park Leisure Centre, Wadesmill Rd, Ware SG12 0UQ, UK
Start times
Sat, 5 Nov 2022
9:00am |
9:00am |
Half Marathon:
9:00am |
9:00am |
Ultra :
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Catherine Wheel Canter - Guy Fawkes Gallop Double
13 Loops
£58.00 - £60.00
25 Loops
£58.00 - £60.00
Half Marathon
53 Loops
£58.00 - £60.00
106 Loops
£58.00 - £60.00
Route information
You will have two lots of 6 hours to complete this event, you are not tied to any distance and you may run as far or as little as you wish.
Run around this flat course to see if you could be the next track star by taking on two 6-hour running events back-to-back. All entrants will be running around a 400m athletics track for the duration of the event. Therefore, you will be testing your physical fitness and your mental ability to conquer this rather unique challenge.
With local fireworks lighting up the evening sky, there will be plenty of opportunities for participants to get a PB no matter what distance they race. The number of laps for each distance is outlined below:
  • 5k: 12.5
  • 10k: 25
  • Half Marathon: 52.75
  • Marathon: 105.5
  • 50k Ultra: 125
  • 6-hour challenge: unlimited
What's included
  • Bespoke Medal
  • Free Parking
  • Race Photographs
  • Chip-timed results
  • Music
  • Toilets and Changing facilities
  • Aid stations
  • Free tea, coffee, and cake for runners
How to get there
Wodson Park Leisure Centre, Wadesmill Rd, Ware SG12 0UQ, UK
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There will be plenty of free onsite parking for entrants.
By Train
If taking a train the closest train station is Ware, from there you can take a bus to Amberley Green which is only a short walk to the race venue.
Event day logistics
08:00 Venue and registration opens
09:00 Catherine Wheel Canter starts
15:00 Catherine Wheel Canter cut-off time and Guy Fawkes Gallop starts
21:00 Guy Fawkes Gallop cut-off time
Entering this double event will sign you up for both morning and afternoon sessions. You are not tied to the distance that you sign up for it is just a guideline. For example, if you sign up for the 5k runs but fancy running further, feel free to do so.
Age Requirements
All entrants must be 18 years or above to participate.
Please arrive 30 minutes before the start time to collect your race number and receive the race briefing.
  • Overtake on the right-hand side
  • If you are going to walk some parts of the event, please stay in the outer lanes of the track
  • As it gets dark all participants will be required to wear a headtorch for the remainder of the event
  • All entrants can run for as long or as little as you like over the 6 hour period and there is no set pace you must run at
Firework Festival
This event is a part of a larger series of running events taking place at the Wodson Park Leisure Centre on bonfire night hosted by Zig Zag Running. If this event isn't for you, here is a selection of races taking place that you may like to try out:
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What do I get with my race entry to the Catherine Wheel Canter - Guy Fawkes Gallop Double?
All entrants will receive entry to both morning and afternoon sessions, 2 bespoke medals, free tea, coffee and cake, race photograph. Most importantly, a chance to get a new PB on this completely flat athletics track.
Is there a fitness requirement for the Catherine Wheel Canter - Guy Fawkes Gallop Double?
No, there is no fitness requirement but if you would like to walk some of the event please stick to the outer lanes of the track.
Will there be parking available at the Catherine Wheel Canter - Guy Fawkes Gallop Double?
Yes, there will be plenty of free onsite parking for all entrants.
I have entered the Catherine Wheel Canter - Guy Fawkes Gallop Double can I run two different distances in both races?
Yes, you are completely welcome to run any distance in the morning and then another distance in the afternoon. For example you may run a Half Marathon in the morning and then a full marathon in the afternoon.
I have signed up for the 5k in the Catherine Wheel Canter - Guy Fawkes Gallop Double, what if I fancy running further afterwards?
Your entry is just a guideline, you are welcome to run as far as you wish.
Did the race in 2022
Very good organisation and friendly people
Did the race in 2022
Awesome day.
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