PHOENIX - Battle of Britain - Military Series Run


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£37.95 - £39.95
Number three in the military series runs, Battle of Britain is not an event to be missed. Held at the lovely Denbies Wine Estate, you can run as much or as little as you like within the 7 hour time limit. Come for the special medal and poignant atmosphere.
7hr timed event - 5k, 10k, Half Marathon, Marathon or Ultra Marathon
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Sun, 7 Jul 2024
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Dorking, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Dorking RH5 6AA, UK
Start times
Sunday, 7 Jul 2024
7hr timed event - 5k, 10k, Half Marathon, Marathon or Ultra Marathon: 8:30 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for PHOENIX - Battle of Britain - Military Series Run
7hr timed event - 5k, 10k, Half Marathon, Marathon or Ultra Marathon
£37.95 - £39.95
Route information
On Sunday 7th July 2024 we're inviting you to the third in our series of four Military themed running events honouring some of the most influential and critical dates from WWII. We're hosting one of our runs on the nearest weekend to each date and next is our Battle of Britain Run on 7th July 2024 at the lovely Denbies Wine Estate.
Each event is a standalone run with a truly epic 160mm tall medal, but if you complete all 4 events the medals combine into one 320mm wide by 160mm tall mural with a union flag backdrop - that's about the size of my laptop screen!
This event is one of our timed events where you choose - from 5km to 10k, half to marathon to ultra, you can complete as many, or as few, laps as you like of a 5.3km, 3.28 mile, out and back, course along the beautiful river Thames. We welcome all abilities of runner - complete one lap and you're both a finisher and a winner in our eyes, or keep going and see how far you can get in the full 7 hour time limit and everyone gets the fabulous bespoke finishers' medal.
We also operate our uniquely flexible 'rock up and run' start times within a 1 hour start window, so no waiting around if you arrive early and no added pressure if you're running a bit late. If you have any special start time requirements then just get in touch because depending on the distance you are planning to run we can pretty much accommodate all start time requests.
Whilst Phoenix Running is very much about the bling and our medals are second to none, we're also acutely conscious that events can be expensive to enter and times are tough right now. We're now in our 9th year of fixed prices for our standard themed events, but to try and do our bit we're trailing a 'no medal' entry option at a flat £20. We cover our base costs, you get a run with all the usual Phoenix support, epic aid station, same day results published, athletes profiles, Phoenix World, digital BIBs, digital finishers certificates, etc, etc but without a medal we can keep the price low for this entry option.
Not sure? Well the beauty of this format is that you don't even need to decide in advance - simply come and run a lap and see how you feel on the day and keep on going if it feels right.
Places will be strictly limited so don't leave it too late to enter.
Minimum distance is 3.28 miles or as far as you can go in 7 hours. Off road trail, the terrain is riverside towpath. The overall course has no elevation gain / loss making this a flat and fast route.
What's included
  • Bespoke finisher's medal!
  • Epic aid station!
  • Flexible start times
  • Results e-mailed to participants and uploaded to website the same day
  • Digital finishers certificate available on Phoenix World site
  • Athlete profile available on Phoenix World site
How to get there
Dorking RH5 6AA, UK
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By Car
Denbies Estate lies just off the A24 between Dorking and Leatherhead. It is a 33-minute drive from Crawley, and a 25-minute drive from Epsom.
There will be free parking available on site including 8 Tesla Superchargers.
By Public Transport
Dorking Main and Dorking Deepdene Train Stations are both less than a mile walk away.
Event day logistics
08:30 Event starts
Age Requirements
All runners must be aged 18 or older in order to take part.
Aid Station
The aid station will be stocked with a selection of sweets and crisps along with Freddos. There is a good chance of cake, and if the weather is hot then ice lollies as well. Water, variety of squash and cola will be available.
Spectator Info
Spectators are more than welcome. The Denbies Wine Estate offers a number of restaurants, outdoors coffee shop, gift and wine shop, farm shop and guided wine tours. There is even a hotel on site for those wishing to stay over but please book early as it always sells out.
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£37.95 - £39.95

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