Henley River Trail Run - September

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Join in this fast trail run this autumn, perfect for new and seasoned runners alike. Take the trail around Henley-on-Thames and take in the scenery while you race towards a PB. Come for bespoke medal, great views, and a great trail run!
10k, and Half Marathon
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Sun 26th Sep 2021
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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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<5m elevation gain per km

Where and when
Temple Island Meadows, Temple Island Meadows, Remenham Lane, Remenham, Henley-on-Thames RG9 3DB, UK
Start times
Half Marathon:
9:00am |
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Henley River Trail Run - September
Half Marathon
Route information
This could be the perfect opportunity to see Henley at its best. Take part in these scenic trail runs that start and finish by the Temple Island Meadows - the official start line for the Royal Henley Rowing Regatta.
Each route will be fun and fast trails along one of England's most historic courses.
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What's included
  • Chip-timed event
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Race photography
  • Marshalled course
  • Distance markers
  • Water stations
  • Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd of men and women
  • Prizes for winners of Veteran categories (V40, V50, V60, V70)
  • Post-race snacks and refreshments (available for purchase)
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2019 Finisher's Medal
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How to get there
Temple Island Meadows, Temple Island Meadows, Remenham Lane, Remenham, Henley-on-Thames RG9 3DB, UK
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Address: Temple Island Meadows, Remenham Lane, Remenham, Henley-on-Thames, RG9 3DB
Car Parking:
The official Car park is within the Temple Island grounds. Please follow the large arrows and Car Park signs to get to the car park.
Event day logistics
08:00 Enquiries open
09:00 Half Marathon start
10:00 10k start
13:00 Event finishes
Participants will be set off individually at approximately 15 second intervals to ensure sufficient distance between runners. Your 15-30 minute start wave will be communicated to you before the event.
Rule and Restrictions
  • This course is not suitable for wheelchair users or people wanting to run with buggies.
  • Wearing headphones/ earphones is discouraged. Participants should be able to hear marshals or event officials.
  • There is no official time limit but the event will be finishing at 13:00, so runners should aim to complete their race by this time.
On Site Facilities
There will be toilets at the start/finish area. There won't be any on the route. There won't be a bag drop area, please leave any belongings in your car.
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Spectator Info
In order to keep staff and participants as safe as possible, spectators are strongly discouraged from attending.
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.
Is there an age requirement?
Competitors will need to be at least 17 years old on the day of the event to enter the Half Marathon and 15 on the day to enter the 10k.
Is there a cut-off time?
While there is no strict time limit, the organiser will start to deconstruct the registration/finish area at approximately 1:30pm. Participants must complete their race by this time.
Can I wear headphones to run?
Noise-cancelling Earphones/Headphones are prohibited and the organisers discourage the use of other earphones/headphones at this event, participants choosing to use them should ensure they are set to a minimum volume such that instructions from marshals or other event officials can be clearly understood.
Will there be changing rooms or showers at the event?
No, no changing or shower facilities will be available. Please arrive ready to run.
21 reviews
SceneryStunning scenery
FamilyFamily friendly
BicepFlexChallenging course
Did the Half Marathon in 2019
My first half ,marathon and I loved it, friendly and very scenic, and an interesting town. I have done others since but this was the best
Andrew F
Did the 10km in 2019
Well organised and good off road route. good amount of hills and flat and decent parking. Even managed to get prize!
Did the Half Marathon in 2019
great course with good views and a couple of hills, Henley a nice place for the day. really enjoyed.
Jemima P
Did the 10km in 2019
This was a well organised run in a stunning location. Will definitely run again next year!! Great to receive a mescal on completion and felt very cheered on by all the marshals along the way.
Did the Half Marathon in 2019
I very much the run. I was dreading it because this is the first time I am part of a race alone and hadn't done for 13 years. But I loved it and despite the achy legs, I was already thinking about doing another one. lol
Did the Half Marathon in 2019
Beautiful location. Easy to get to although signage was not great once you got to the key places in Henley. Easy to get race numbers and really useful pre race talk. The route itself was enjoyable. It was a nice mix of path, trail, grass and stone which made it challenging but not overly hard. The hills and inclines from mile 9 were quite hard and maybe could have been incorporated more evenly for the half route. Not keen on the double back as this meant runners going both out and back which led to a need to stop at times. Brilliant water and fuel stops and an abundance of gels available. It seems that every half has the longest last 2 miles that seems to go on forever! Very nice post race water and snacks in good amounts. Simplistic beverage service that meant a quick turnaround post race which was great. WellOrganised and marshalled. There was a potential to take a wrong turn at some points but not a significant issue. I really enjoyed this and would recommend if you want a small challenge but not a beast of a half of 10k.
Did the 10km in 2019
Good hot run ! Well managed and fun, lovely scenery and setting. Efficient set up on day ... maybe start at 9am next year ?
Did the Half Marathon in 2019
Henley is a nice place to run but generally wasnt impressed with the following elements of the race:That the 10k race started just behind the half marathon so 1.5 miles in they all came charging past on a narrow path and we were told to keep out of their way.That there was an out and back section and again the quicker runners had to try to get past us on a narrow path (probably more annoying for them than us)Sign posting was a bit irregularSome of the sections of road werent properly marshalled (I.e. Marshall not helping us across the road through fairly heavy traffic)Part at the end on the path along the river - too busy, race would have been better going in the opposite direction - had to contend with many cyclists, dog walkers, families etcUnfortunately would not do it again for these reasons.
Did the 10km in 2019
The postcode given didnt take you to the event, took you 10mins past it. The course was advertised to me as A mostly flat 10K course there were some very steep hills and it was on mixed terrain too, which there was no pre warning of. No sign posts to get to the event, lots down other roads for 20mins trying to find parking?? It seemed very unorganised when we arrived with children directing cars where to park (Unsafe). Meant to start at 9:35 and we spent from 9:30 to about 9:40 watching th start of the Half Marathon? We were also walked away from the start and just left all standing around and for somebody who hasnt done this event before I had no idea what was going on. Quite a few people thought something was wrong? The race briefing was pointless.. talking about signposts, this is a 10k event, saying we are waiting for the half marathon runners to go through the red barrier before we can start, drinks meant to be at 4K and 6k, were at about 2k and 4K then nothing. I asked at the first station how far Please? She said this is 4K well done Then next drinks station there was a small sign saying 4K, 10K event. ?!Left the event feeling frustrated and fed up. Sorry but, I wouldnt run this event again and wouldnt recommend it to a friend.
Did the 10km in 2019
Lovely route with a few small hills to make it interesting. Great scenery and views along the river Thames. Well marshalled and organisation was all good.
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Angie Dailly
Have you got a course profile? i.e how much ascent/descent
Steph Ede
Hi there. Unfortunately we don't have a profile, but I can confirm that there's 136m elevation on the course.
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