City Scramble UK

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Join in this festive 5k and 10k run through your choice of 19 cities this Christmas. This event will have you following a Christmas star for clues, give you a chance to top the official leaderboard, and all will receive their present of a medal dropped down the chimney.
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Sat 12th Dec 2020
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Sat 12th Dec 2020
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Races summary
Here's what races are available for City Scramble UK
Route information
Join in this festive fun 5k and 10k through your favourite cities. Choose one of the 19 cities listed below and tackle a 5k or 10k.
But wait, this isn't just any run. This virtual and seasonal hunt will have you looking for clues as you run. This looped circuit will have between 6 and 10 clue stops, with each clue you find forming an anagram that will reveal a close by location, and will eventually lead to the finish.
This is the perfect socially-distanced activity for the Christmas time, so grab a running buddy and sign up!
City Scramble 5k and 10k is available in these cities:
  • Birmingham
  • Bristol
  • Cambridge
  • Chelmsford
  • Coventry
  • Edinburgh
  • Glasgow
  • Guildford
  • London City
  • London South
  • London West End
  • Manchester
  • Newcastle
  • Norwich
  • Swindon
  • Windsor
  • York
What's included
  • Finisher's medal
  • Fun and festive clues
  • Unique tour of city sights
How to get there
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Address: Start at any point along the route that is most convenient to you!
Event day logistics
09:00 First clue is texted to participants
09:00 - 12:00 Start anytime in this gap
13:00 Race over
The first clue will be sent to participants at 09:00, and they can choose whichever start point is most convenient to them.
*Don't forget to time yourself and submit it to the official results page. Participants must visit all the clue sites before reaching the finish or their result won't count.
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Kit List
Come in your most festive gear. Spread some Christmas cheer as you run through your favourite cities.
Who can I run with in the City Scramble?
You can run solo, with members of the same household, or socially distanced with friends and family.
When do we get our clues?
Clues will be texted on race morning at 9am. You will need a smartphone to view the clues.
When do we get the medal?
Medals will be posted out shortly after the event to the address you provide at registration. Each clue will only be solvable by reaching the clue spot.
Where do we run?
Choose from any one of the 19 UK towns and cities – either the one you live in, or any that you can get to easily on foot, by bicycle or by car. Each borough and route has a set of 6-10 clue spots that you must connect with your run.
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