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Saturn - This is the Greatest Run

£24.00 - £26.00Free injury protection
Route description
Route description

The course is along the Thames River path and classified as a trail run. The course is flat and fast. The aim is to complete as many 4.37 mi loops as you can in 7 hours. The route is fully signed so there is no need for navigation.

If you're aiming for marathon distance, you'll need to complete 6 laps of the 4.37 route.

Logistics and schedule

09:00 7 hour challenge starts

Start times

Due to the lack of light in the winter months, this event will be starting at 9 am.

Aid Station

There will be an aid station at the start line. Therefore you can access the aid station every 4.37 miles.

On Site Facilities

There will be toilets at race HQ at the start/finish area.

Distance Pins

You'll receive a distance pin if you complete either a half marathon, mega half marathon, marathon, 50k or ultra in the 7 hour time limit.

Bag Drop

There will be an area for you to leave your bags. This won't however be supervised so all items are left at their own risk.

Age Requirements

You will need to be aged 16 or over on event day to participate in This is the Greatest Run.

How to get there

Thames Side Brewery & Tap Room, Bridge St, Staines-upon-Thames, Staines TW18 4TG, UK

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There will be some limited free parking spaces on nearby roads. The venue has a large public pay and display car park where you can also park.

By Public Transport

Staines is the nearest train station, and is a 15-minute walk from the start.

Frequently asked questions
Do I need to be an experienced runner to take part in This is the Greatest Run?
Not at all. This event welcomes runners of all abilities. You can choose how far you'd like to run, although the minimum distance to get your Finisher's Medal is one 4.37 mile lap.
Do I have to run for the full seven hours of This is the Greatest Run?
Absolutely not! The minimum distance to cover is 4.37mi, but you're encouraged to go as far as you can in the 7 hours!
What is the terrain like for This is the Greatest Run?
The event is on the Thames Path, which will mostly be trail. It is a nice and flat course.
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7 hour Challenge
9:00am Fri 10th Dec 2021
£24.00 - £26.00

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£24.00 - £26.00Free injury protection

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