Strive at Shuttleworth

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Run within the 875 acres of parkland at Old Warden Park this summer. This immersive run is the perfect escape from the city that you need. With marshals on route to guide you, a stunning location and local food and drink at the finish, this family-friendly event is one you won't want to miss.
Participants
5k, 10k, Half Marathon, and 1 more
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Calendar
Sun, 21 Aug 2022
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Biggleswade, United Kingdom
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4.2
(81 Reviews)
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Where and when
Location
Shuttleworth, Old Warden Aerodrome, Hill Ln, Biggleswade SG18 9DX, UK
Start times
Sun, 21 Aug 2022
5k:
9:30am |
10k:
9:30am |
Half Marathon:
9:00am |
Marathon:
8:00am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Strive at Shuttleworth
5k
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5km
£15.00
10k
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10km
£25.00
Half Marathon
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13.1mi
£35.00
Marathon
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26.2mi
£45.00
Route information
  • 5k: 1 lap of 5k course
  • 10k: 2 lap of 5k course
  • Half Marathon: 3 laps of 7k course
  • Marathon: 6 laps of 7k course
Runners will run along the wide open pathways within the 875 acres of parkland at Old Warden Park.
The route will be fully way-marked with signs, arrows and distance markers. There will also be marshals stationed throughout the course to guide and support you along the way.
The 5k & 10k races have a 5k loop they will be using for their course. The Half marathon and marathon are on the same 5k but have a 2k extension (so 7k lap total).
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What's included
  • Bespoke Finisher's Medal
  • Fully marked and marshalled course
  • Family-friendly event
  • Prizes
  • Chip-timed results
Train
How to get there
Shuttleworth, Old Warden Aerodrome, Hill Ln, Biggleswade SG18 9DX, UK
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By Train and Bus
Biggleswade station is the closest train station to Shuttleworth in Old Warden Park, situated 3 miles away.
From here, ride the number 74 bus (towards Bedford), from stop Bus Station (Stop A), alighting at GM Growers. The start location is a short 18 minute walk from here.
Event day logistics
06:30 Registration & grounds open
08:00 Marathon starts
09:00 Half Marathon starts
09:30 10k and 5k start
14:00 Cut off for all distances
*Please arrive with plenty of time to register, attach your race number and warm up.
Age Restrictions
All entrants must be aged 18 and over in order to participate.
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FAQ's
Are there any age restrictions for the Strive at Shuttleworth event?
Yes, all entrants must be aged 18 and over in order to participate.
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What time does registration for the Strive at Shuttleworth event open?
Registration is due to open at 06:30am.
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Will I get a medal for the Strive at Shuttleworth event?
Yes, all finisher's will receive a medal at the finish line.
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Reviews
4.2
81 reviews
matthew
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2.3
Did the Marathon in 2022
The actual route was not described sufficiently. All posts prior to run stated running along the Shuttleworth paths, making most runners believe it would be actually around the beautiful Shuttleworth estate grounds paths. Instead it was 100% cross country across fields with no connection to the Shuttleworth estate grounds. I feel like I was sold a false route.
rajesh
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2.3
Did the Marathon in 2022
Poor organisation. Only one water station. Inspite of assurance that I can do the half marathon distance instead of the booked marathon distance, the results came as dnf. Inspite of numerous emails nothing happened. I guess same with this feedback. Check out for facts if you are really keen to improve the organisation. Rajesh Logasundaram.
david
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4.7
Did the Half Marathon in 2022
Route was good and challenging. A number of people commented that it was tough, but I really enjoyed it. All was well organised and it felt a very relaxed event.I would definitely do this again.
nikki
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4.3
Did the 5k in 2022
Being able to see the race photos would be nice??
heidi
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5.0
Did the Half Marathon in 2022
Location awesome! Toilet facilities were clean and I liked the women only toilet! Registration was straight forward! Fantastic course! Stunning grounds to enjoy! Water station was in a good location on the course but it would of been nice to have a cheeky sweet option other than water especially for the longer distance runners. Marshals… although there to do a job in keeping us safe there wasn’t many shout outs to runners other than a guy in the woods with his cute dog. Having ran many events it’s really key to keeping runners motivated with supportive shoutouts and I felt this was lacking. At the marshal point where the 5k and 10k separate off I think the signage could have been clearer for the runners in advance of approach, given the marshal didn’t direct anyone and I know a few people went wrong. For those doing more than 5k it wasn’t very clear which direction to run if you weren’t finishing, so maybe next time there could be better signage. Medals were fab and I liked the nice buff touch too. Upon crossing the finish line I was hoping for a finish line photo but upon approach the marshal walk in front of me to hand another runner their medal which was disappointing. Maybe next time the marshal can be aware of the photographers presence. Upon crossing the line after 13 miles in the heat it was nice to catch my breath but I felt it a little overwhelming when the medal was thrust in front of me - usually at sn event your congratulated and the medal is placed over your head for you.
shena
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5.0
Did the 10k in 2022
A great event and well organised
adam
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4.0
Did the 10k in 2022
signage could have been better especially at the water station and the finish. music would have been nice at the start area
eva-maria
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4.7
Did the 10k in 2022
Great experience, would have been good to know the route in advance t though as for a first 10k race it was challenging with the slopes. Overall brilliant though and would do it again!
robin
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4.3
Did the Marathon in 2022
A great day out with a fairly tough course. Good luck for next year!
susan
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4.0
Did the 10k in 2022
Great course as long as well advertised as 100% cross country/trail route. Fab medals, beautiful location.Mobile coffee van at location (spectators didn’t want to pay £19 to get access to the cafe!) More water stations along the route10km & 5km separate start times as it got bottle necked at the start of the first loop.
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