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Green Chain Challenges

£22.00 - £32.00Free injury protection
Event summary

An epic challenge awaits in this multi-distance run along London's Green Chain. Enjoy riverbanks, woodlands, and local landmarks as you tackle a 10k, Half Marathon, or full Marathon this autumn. Perfect for runners from all walks of life, everyone takes home a finisher's medal.

Your organiser

We provide runners with the ability to run marathons in beautiful and safe surroundings supported by enthusiastic volunteers who ensure all runners receive much needed encouragement as they navigate the ups and downs of the various courses. We welcome runners of all abilities.

We are extremely excited with our NEW half marathon in Richmond Park, which will appeal to all runners who are either training for London Marathon, or just simply want to take part in a well-organised event.

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We’re always looking for volunteers to help make these events epic.
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How to enter

Tickets available until Sat Sep 04 2021

What's included:

  • Bespoke Finisher's Medal
  • Bag drop
  • Chip-timed results
  • Marked and marshalled course
  • Aid stations
  • First aid support
  • Toilets
  • Goody bag including mugs, pens, magazines
10k
9:30am Sun 5th Sep 2021

Run 10km

£22.00
Half Marathon
9:30am Sun 5th Sep 2021

Run 13.1mi

£27.00
Marathon
9:30am Sun 5th Sep 2021

Run 26.2mi

£32.00
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Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Is there a cut-off time at the Green Chain Challenges?
Yes, a strict cut-off time of 6.5 hours will be followed so please ensure you can finish your chosen distance in this time.… read more
FAQ
Will there be toilets at the Green Chain Challenges?
Yes, there will be toilets at Race HQ and potentially also portable toilets if required. … read more
FAQ
Is there somewhere I can park at the Green Chain Challenges?
Yes, there is plenty of parking at the Mottingham Sports Club as well as in the surrounding roads. … read more
Route description
Route description

See all that South London has to offer as you follow a leafy oasis along the Green Chain.

Runners will start and finish at Mottingham Sports Ground and head off along grassy footpaths on the Green Chain. Following Court Farm Road, and Oaks Farm Road along to Eltham College Junior School, the route then turns sharply onto the first section of the Green Chain.

Next its river views as you follow the small Quaggy River to Chinbrook Meadows. Here, runners will enjoy woodland scenes before some quick urban sections along a railway line and over a bridge.

The path eventually comes out onto Burnt Ash Lane where runners will follow Ridgeway Drive back onto and over the railway bridge.

Finally its across Charminster Road and Castle Road through some scenic woods back to Mottingham Sports Ground.

Runners completing in the 10k will complete 1 full lap, those in the Half Marathon will complete 2 laps and a little extra, and those in the Half Marathon will complete 4 and a little extra.

Logistics and schedule

09:30 All routes start

16:00 Cut-off time

Race Packs

Runners will collect their race packs from registration on the day.

Cut-Off Time

There will be a cut-off time of 6.5 hours which will be strictly adhered to. Any runners running slower than this time will be asked to head back to Race HQ.

Toilets

There will be toilets at the Sports Club and, if required, portable toilets may also be available.

Aid Stations

Aid stations will be situated roughly every 3 miles along the course.

How to get there

Mottingham Sports Ground, 35 Grove Park Rd, Grove Park Rd, London SE9 4NP, UK

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Parking

There will be plenty of parking at Mottingham Sports ground as well as in the roads surrounding the club.

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Is there a cut-off time at the Green Chain Challenges?
Yes, a strict cut-off time of 6.5 hours will be followed so please ensure you can finish your chosen distance in this time.
FAQ
Will there be toilets at the Green Chain Challenges?
Yes, there will be toilets at Race HQ and potentially also portable toilets if required.
FAQ
Is there somewhere I can park at the Green Chain Challenges?
Yes, there is plenty of parking at the Mottingham Sports Club as well as in the surrounding roads.
FAQ
Is there somewhere I can leave my bag while I run at the Green Chain Challenges?
Yes, there will be a bag drop at Race HQ for runners to leave their belongings.
Booking related questionsDo you have a question about bookings, cancellations, or refunds?
10k
9:30am Sun 5th Sep 2021
£22.00
Half Marathon
9:30am Sun 5th Sep 2021
£27.00
Marathon
9:30am Sun 5th Sep 2021
£32.00

Interested in volunteering at this event?

Organisers are always looking for an extra pair of hands and there are plenty of roles to fill!

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£22.00 - £32.00Free injury protection

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