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Grizzly Bear Challenge

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About
Find your limits in this 6 hour event where you decide how far you run. Your race can be as short as 5k or up to a full marathon so runners of all levels are welcome to join. The route entails a flat 3.3mile lap of Ryton Pools Country Park. Come to see how far you can go!
Participants
6 Hour Challenge
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Calendar
Tue 13th Oct 2020
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Ryton-on-Dunsmore, United Kingdom
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The event experience
Rolling Hills

5 to 20m elevation gain per km

Where and when
Location
Ryton Pools Country Park, Ryton Rd, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Coventry CV8 3BH, UK
Start times
6 Hour Challenge:
9:00am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Grizzly Bear Challenge
6 Hour Challenge
£21.00 - £33.00
Route information
The course is relatively flat with a few little rises that you might not notice much on the first lap, but you might do at the end of 6 hours! Underfoot is crushed stone with a very small section of single track and a few areas that are a little looser than others. It is a very runnable course.
What's included
  • Finisher's medal
  • Full-stocked aid stations
  • Toilets
  • Chip-timing
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How to get there
Ryton Pools Country Park, Ryton Rd, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Coventry CV8 3BH, UK
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Address: Ryton Pools Country Park, Ryton Rd, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Coventry CV8 3BH, UK
By Car: To get to Ryton Pools Country Park, use the post code CV8 3BG for Sat Navs. It's 15 minutes south of Coventry and 15 minutes from Junction 16 of the M1.
By Train: The closest train stations are Rugby and Coventry.
Rugby has services to London, New Birmingham Street, Glasgow, Manchester, Chester, Liverpool, Blackpool, Preston, Carlisle, Wolverhampton, Crewe, and Lancaster.
Coventry has regular services between London Euston and Birmingham New Street. Other services include Wolverhampton, Shrewsbury, Preston, Glasgow and Edinburgh Waverley, Manchester, Oxford, and Bournemouth.
Parking: You do have to pay to park (£3 at the time of writing). This money goes directly to the country parks, they are great spaces that do need money and this is their main revenue stream. That said, be a hero and car share, save money and the world!
Event day logistics
08:15 Race Registration Opens
08:50 Race Briefing
09:00 Race Start
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The majority of our events are challenge events - multi-lap races with a time limit rather than a set distance. This means people can run all different distances on the same day, making for a great atmosphere. Lapped events can get some negative feedback but our laps are around beautiful locations. We avoid out and back laps and coming back to the wonderful aid station (full of your requests) can be a good motivator. Whether it's your A race, you need to do some long training runs, you have a 100-mile ultra in a few weeks or you want to hammer out a quick 10k, our races allow everyone to get involved together. We’re also expanding our mid-week evening 10K series too. Keep an eye out for updates on these as we are continually adding more. Expect the same care and attention and in the same great locations!
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FAQ's
Are there entries on the day?
There are no entries on the day.
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Is there parking at the Grizzly Bear Challenge?
You do have to pay to park (£3.00 at the time of writing). This money goes directly to the country parks, they are great spaces that do need money and this is their main revenue stream. That said, be a hero and car share, save money and the world!
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Where is it?
Ryton Pools Country Park, Ryton Rd, Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Coventry, CV8 3BH It is 15 minutes south of Coventry and 15 minutes from Junction 16 of the M1. The closest train stations are Rugby and Coventry.
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