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Dorney Lake Christmas Half, 15km, 10km, 5km and Duathlon

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Start the festive period off right with one of these fantastic endurance events. Great for beginners and experienced athletes alike, the courses loop around Dorney Lake, home to the 2012 Olympic rowing events. Come for the stunning scenery or for the physical challenge.

How to enter the Dorney Lake Christmas Half, 15km, 10km, 5km and Duathlon

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    Half Marathon

    Run 13.1mi
    £35
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    5k

    Run 5km
    £20
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    10k

    Run 10km
    £25
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    15k

    Run 15km
    £30
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    Super Sprint

    Duathlon: Run 2.5km, Bike 12km, Run 2.5km
    £45
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    Sprint

    Duathlon: Run 5km, Bike 20km, Run 5km
    £50
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    Olympic

    Duathlon: Run 10km, Bike 40km, Run 5km
    £55
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Dorney Lake Christmas Half, 15km, 10km, 5km and Duathlon routes

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RUN:

This is one of the flattest courses in the UK and perfect for those looking to get a PB.

The course is a 5km lap around the iconic Dorney Lake. Runners will get to feel like an Olympian as they pass over the Olympic Rings near the finish line.

  • Half Marathon: 4.5 laps
  • 15k: 3 laps
  • 10k: 2 laps
  • 5k: 1 lap

DUATHLON:

First Run Course

  • The run will start next to the Main Registration Marquee and will be an out and back course measuring 2.5km.
  • The Super Sprint Duathlon run will be 1 out and back lap, the Sprint Duathlon run will be 2 out and back laps and the Olympic Duathlon run will be 4 out and back laps.
  • Once completed, competitors will proceed into the RUN IN entrance of the transition area.

Bike Course

  • The course consists of approx. 5km laps up and down the side of the famous lake.
  • Super Sprint Duathlon will complete 2 laps, the Sprint Duathlon will complete 4 laps and the Standard Duathlon will complete 8 laps.
  • Please note that it is the competitors responsibility to count the number of laps they have ridden.

Final Run Course

  • The final run course is once again an out and back loop equal to 2.5km.
  • The Super Sprint distance will be 1 lap and the Sprint & the Olympic distances will be 2 laps.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Finisher's medals
  • Chip timed event
  • Secure baggage area
  • Refreshment stations
  • Aid stations
  • Marshalled course
  • Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd overall Male and Female, 1st Vet (40+) Male and Female.
  • Free car parking
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Raceday Logistics

Schedule:

0800 All duathlon distances begin together

0900 Registration opens for 5km,10km,15km & half marathon events

1045 5k, 10k, 15k & Half Marathon start

Registration:
Event Registration is located by the Boat house as you enter the lake on the right hand side. When you arrive at registration, a member of staff will give you your event number.

Duathlon competitors will then receive:
1. Bib number. To be worn on the front when you are running and back when you are biking.
2. Depending on the number of competitors, you may be asked to have your event number written on
your hand. Staff to write your number in permanent marker that washes off skin.
3. Bike number. To be stuck on your bike seat post.
4. Helmet number. To be stuck on the front of your helmet.
5. Timing chip. This is supplied with a Velcro band to secure to your ankle.

5km, 10km, 15km & Half Marathon competitors will receive their race number and timing chip.

Please arrive 60 minutes before the start of your race in order to complete the registration process.

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Kit List

Duathlon competitors are expected to supply their own bike which is in good working order.

Helmets are also compulsory for Duathlon competitors

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Spectators

This is a great event for spectators. The looped structure of the course means spectators should get a good view of runners and there are catering facilities onsite.

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Volunteers

The volunteers are what make this event special. If you would like to join this superb team of people, please email [email protected]

In return F3 events will offer you:

  • Free entries for yourself or a family member
  • Free food and drink provided at the event
  • Event clothing
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FAQs

How do I receive my race number?

Race numbers should be collected on the day as well as your timing chip.

Where can I find my results?

The results will be posted on F3 events website directly after the race. You will also receive a results email which will be sent to your email address after the event.

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Dorney Lake Christmas Half, 15km, 10km, 5km and Duathlon weather forecast

Light rain until morning, starting again in the evening.

9°C
Predicted highs
4°C
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IconModerate breeze possible, up to 16mph

Meet the organizerIcon

Offering fun, friendly, family, fast and focused events across the South. F3 Events was set up in 2006 and has been one of the leading sporting event organisers along the Thames Valley for the past 10 years. Our mission is to organise, deliver and provide first class sporting events along the Thames Valley to aspiring athletes from complete beginners to elites athletes.

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