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Taking place at Brooks Farm, this 50 mile endurance run will challenge all Ultra lovers or people looking to push their mileage up. In the spirit of inclusivity, even if you drop out you will be credited with your milage and will receive your medal. There's nothing to lose!
Sat, 1 Apr 2023
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Brook Ln, Herne Bay CT6, UK
Sat, 1 Apr 2023
Here's what races are available for Kent 50
This mixed-terrain course includes tarmac roads, decent trails, high-quality concrete and tarmac farm roads as well as bike paths. This is a nice runnable surface with amazing views of the countryside.
This event will be an 50 mile endurance run on 6.25 mile loops. With a 14 hour time limit this hopefully will be very achievable for a lot of runners. Embrace the camaraderie of the day and maybe head to the seaside after the race for some fish and chips!
- Finisher's medal
- Finisher's Goody bag
- Well stocked base camp
- On-site parking
How to get there
Brook Ln, Herne Bay CT6, UKGet full directions
There will be onsite parking available for participants.
The nearest train station is Herne Bay which is 3 miles away from the start line.
Event day logistics
07:00 50 mile starts
21:00 Cut-off time
You'll pick up your race number on the morning of the event from the registration desk at the race base camp.
Anyone caught littering will be disqualified from the event
In your race pack you'll be handed a lap count card, this will be punched at the end of each lap.
Children over the age of 11 are permitted to take part in this event so long as they are accompanied by an adult at all times and do not exceed the following distances.
- Aged 11-12 can run a maximum of 5k
- Aged 13-14 can run a maximum of 6k
- Aged 15 can run a maximum of 10k
- Aged 16 can run a maximum of 15k
- Aged 17 can run a maximum of 25k
It's really not a hugely good venue for spectators, especially children, being a working farm there are lots of hazards such as rat poison, pesticides and lots of sharp metal machinery. All children must be kept under supervision throughout the event. It is also requested to not bring dogs due to, local sheep, rat traps, and harmful chemicals being on site.
Lights: if you are likely to be out on a loop in darkness
What shoes do I need to bring to the Kent 50 mile?
Road shoes should be fine if it is dry, Hokas or Hybrid running shoes would be wise too.
Is there a bag drop at the Kent 50 mile?
There will not be an official bag drop at the start/finish line, there will be someone around near the start so you can leave your bag there but the organiser cannot guarantee security. You can also leave your belongings in your car if you wish as the race HQ will be right at each lap mark.
Is the Kent 50 mile course closed to the public?
No, but most of the route is on private land as well as including public footpaths, but these are generally quiet.
Will there be hot food available at the Kent 50 mile?
There will be hot water, tea, coffee, hot chocolate but no hot food available.
Can I bring my own food and drink to the Kent 50 mile?
Yes, you can bring your own food and drink and leave it at the aid station, there will be a dedicated table for runners own supplies.
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