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Fox Challenge

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Event summary

The Fox Challenge is based at the beautiful Sywell Country Park. The lap is once around the reservoir with areas through woodland and others where you can look at the expanse of the water, amazing views for the majority of the route.

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6hr Challenge
Thu 7th Oct 2021
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Route description
Route description

Sywell Country Park is a great venue with good ground underfoot all the way round the reservoir. The overall elevation is only around 150ft with a good chunk of that the climb up the damn wall at the start of each lap! The rest of the lap is gently rolling places. The time of year means the woodland sections might be “grubby” underfoot but road or light trail shoes would suffice. there are areas with relatively new stone pathways that may be uncomfortable with minimal shoes.

Logistics and schedule

What’s a 6 hour event? It is an event that enables all abilities of runner to run together (or hike/walk!). Ultimately you can run as many 5k laps as you wish in the time limit. You can run one lap in 20 minutes, pick up your medal, flapjack and beer and go home! Alternatively you can head out on your 15th lap at 14:55 and finish in 6hr30 having covered over 50 miles! It’s completely up to you. There is no pressure from us, but we’ll also see if you want one more lap! The format is great for people looking to run further than they’ve ever done before, do a long training run for future events or to enjoy a sociable event with your mates.

How to get there

Sywell Country Park, Washbrook Ln, Ecton, Northampton NN6 0QX, UK

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6hr Challenge
Thu 7th Oct 2021

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