The Barrow Bimble


The Barrow Bimble
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Join ZigZag Running for this fantastic six hour event at the exclusive Suffolk Running Club. Whether you're looking to tackle your first 5k or 1000th Ultra Marathon, this event provides the perfect setting. Come for the bespoke finisher's medal and supportive atmosphere.
5k, 10k, Half Marathon, and 2 more
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Sun, 26 Nov 2023
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Bury Saint Edmunds, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Suffolk Running Centre, Church Rd, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29, UK, UK
Start times
Sunday, 26 Nov 2023
5k: 9:00 am10k: 9:00 amHalf Marathon: 9:00 amMarathon: 9:00 amUltra Marathon: 9:00 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for The Barrow Bimble
£30 - £35
£30 - £35
Half Marathon
£30 - £35
£30 - £35
Route information
This is a six hour event, meaning you can run as far as you want during the six hours. You may even be able to run a little bit more if you're lucky, as long as you are leaving the Base Camp by 5:59:59 you get to run another lap. If you start at 11:am then this a four hour cut off, which means as long as the clock and if you start at 09:00am then you have the full 6 hours.
This race is ideal for those who want to try and achieve a new distance, but with the added bonus of no navigation, no kit required, an aid station every lap and straightforward logistics.
The course will be utilising the Mount Barrow (road route) which is a 6.55 mile out and back sociable Road Route. This is a lovely route with fantastic views across Suffolk.
The Race HQ/Base Camp is located at the start and Lap point and at the base camp we will have our water/aid station.
What's included
  • Medal(Lucky-Dip or Event Medal)
  • Coffee and Cake for all finishers
  • Event marshals
  • Water/aid stations
  • Bag drop area (not secure)
  • Free Parking
  • Chip-timed results
How to get there
Suffolk Running Centre, Church Rd, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29, UK, UK
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There will be free parking available at the Suffolk Running Centre.
Event day logistics
08:50 Runners called to the start line 09:00 Wave 1 starts 11:00 Wave 2 starts 15:00 Event ends
Participants have the choice to start their race at 9 am or 11 am. Please note that both waves will end at 3 pm, meaning those in the second wave will have a shorter time limit than those in the first wave.
Race Packs
Race bibs will be collected on the day from registration.
Age Restrictions
All entrants must be 18 and older to enter the event.
Water/Aid Station
There will be a water/aid station at Race HQ, which will be situated at the start and lap point of the route.
Bag Drop
There will be a space for runners to leave their bags and belongings, however they are left at your own risk and should not contain valuables. It is advised by the organiser to leave your belongings in your car, keeping valuables out of sight.
Lucky Dip Medal
The lucky dip medal gives runners a chance of receiving a previous Zig Zag Events medal for a slightly reduced cost. This can be chosen when registering and ensures a little surprise on event day.
Cupless Event
Please note the event has gone cupless, so please bring your own water bottle to the event.
When should I arrive at The Barrow Bimble?
You should aim to arrive at least 45 minutes before the start of the race to allow time to park, register and get warmed up.
How old must I be to enter The Barrow Bimble?
All runners must be aged 18 or older on the day of the event.
Will there be a bag drop at The Barrow Bimble?
There will be a space to leave belongings but you are recommended to leave valuables in your car.
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