Christmas Canter


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Christmas Canter
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£20.50 - £35
Kick off advent with this brilliant Christmas running event. Keep your eyes peeled for views of the windmill and Dalham Hall as you take on a 5k, 10k, Half Marathon, Marathon or Ultra. You're bound to love the friendly and exciting race atmosphere too.
5k, 10k, Half Marathon, and 2 more
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Sun, 1 Dec 2024
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Bury Saint Edmunds, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Suffolk Running Centre, Church Rd, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29, UK, UK
Start times
Sunday, 1 Dec 2024
5k: 9:00 am10k: 9:00 amHalf Marathon: 9:00 amMarathon: 9:00 amUltra: 9:00 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Christmas Canter
£20.50 - £22.50
£22.50 - £24.50
Half Marathon
£24 - £29.50
£30 - £35
Route information
Terrain: Road Elevation: Undulating - 600ft Route Type: Loop - Windmill Way Route
This route will be entirely on Suffolk roads and have some good views of the windmill and Dalham Hall.
Those doing under a half marathon distance will travel along an out and back route, with a turnaround point, making it a very social route.
The half marathon will be one loop, 2 loops for the full marathon and then the run to the 5k turnaround point for an ultra.
Each lap there will be an aid station stocked full of cold drinks and nibbles.
Whether you are looking to run your 1st 10k, or your 50th Marathon, the brilliant Zig Zag Running team will cheer you all the way around.
What's included
  • Medal (Lucky-Dip or Event Medal)
  • Coffee and Cake for all finishers
  • Event marshals
  • Water/aid stations
  • Free Parking
  • Chip-timed results
How to get there
Suffolk Running Centre, Church Rd, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29, UK, UK
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There will be free parking available on site. The parking fee is included in the cost of entry.
Event day logistics
09:00 Wave 1 starts
11:00 Wave 2 starts
16:00 Event ends
Participants have the choice to start their race at 9 am or 11 am. Please note that both waves will end at 4pm, meaning those in the second wave will have a shorter time limit than those in the first wave.
Race Information
You will receive a confirmation email upon entering the race which contains your race briefing pack.
You will collect your bib number on the day when you register at the event base camp, which is located at Suffolk Running Centre.
Age Restrictions
You must be at least 18 years old to take part.
Race Start
10 minutes before your wave start the race director will call participants together for a race briefing before you progress to the start line for a mass start.
Lucky Dip Medal
The lucky dip medal gives runners a chance of receiving a previous Zig Zag Events medal for a slightly reduced cost. This can be chosen when registering and ensures a little surprise on event day.
Cupless Event
Please note the event has gone cupless, so please bring your own water bottle to the event.
Will there be a bag drop at the Christmas Canter?
No, but you will be a very short distance from your cars - so it is suggested that personal items remain in the part cars.
Do I need to wear trail running shoes at the Christmas Canter?
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.
Will there be a food and drink station at the Christmas Canter?
Yes there will be an aid station supplying water and sugary snacks at the event Base Camp situated at the lap point of the 10k loop.
25 reviews
£20.50 - £35

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