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Take on this 50 mile track race to see if you are cut out for Ultrarunning. This flat course is perfect for all to test their physical and mental endurance entrants will be running 202 laps of the course. With a medal for finisher's up for grabs, come to challenge yourself out on the track.
Sat, 5 Nov 2022
Ware, United Kingdom
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The event experience
<5m elevation gain per km
Where and when
Wodson Park Leisure Centre, Wadesmill Rd, Ware SG12 0UQ, UK
Sat, 5 Nov 2022
This course will challenge runners of all abilities. You will have to cover 50 miles of track, which is just less than 202 laps. The terrain of the course will be flat and fast but this does not mean it will be easy. Race against the 12-hour cut-off time to be crowned yourself with the coveted title of 'Ultra runner.'
All entrants will be running around the 400m athletics track for the duration of the event, therefore not only will your body be tested but your mind will be too. This unique challenge offers a rewarding experience for all wanting to compete in their first Ultra or those looking for a new challenge.
- Bespoke Finisher's Medal
- Free Parking
- Race Photographs
- Chip-timed results
- 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, UKGet full directions
There will be plenty of free onsite parking for entrants.
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 Fireworks fifty starts
21:00 Event cut-off time
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
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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Since 2000, Zoe of Zig Zag Running started running, starting from scratch with the feat of trying to get to complete a 5k, taking the couch to 5k training plan. It just didn't stop there, over the years pushing herself, this self motivation eventually evolved into marathon running. Zoe has completed Marathons, Ultra Marathons, 5 Marathons in 5 Days, 52 marathons in 52 weeks, 10 marathons in 10 days, 100 marathons in 100 weeks, a 50k & a 50 mile Ultra marathon, with her target next of completing a 100 mile race. Stephens background is in Hypnosis, therapy, sports coaching and Entertainment. During this time we have both gained valuable experience in what it takes to organise a good marathon, we have also both met and made friends with some wonderful people who are such fun to be around, with useful advice, assistance and encouragement throughout the country and even in other corners of the world Our mission is to give our runners the best experience and encourage others to achieve their goals and dreams and to also impart the ideals of good sportsmanship, community and health.
Is there a fitness requirement for the Fireworks Fifty?
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 Fireworks Fifty?
Yes, there will be plenty of free onsite parking for all entrants.
What do I get with my race entry to the Fireworks Fifty?
All entrants will receive a bespoke medal, free tea, coffee and cake, race photograph. Most importantly, a chance to get a new PB on this completely flat athletics track.
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