The Beacon to Beacon

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Switch up your Bonfire Night plans this year by taking part in a 12k point to point run on this cold, crisp night. Travel from one beacon to another, navigating your own route along the way. Signal the end of your race by launching your rocket from the top of Castle Hill.
The Beacon to Beacon
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Fri 5th Nov 2021
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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Hall Bower Ln, Huddersfield HD4 6RN, UK
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The Beacon to Beacon
£25.00 - £35.00
Route information
Beginning in Halifax, you will navigate yourself through the country paths of Huddersfield to end at the finishing beacon - the top of Castle Hill. This autumnal night run is a great way to get outside and keep active during the colder months. Launch your rocket from the top of Castle Hill to create a moment you won't ever forget.
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What's included
  • Chip-timed results
  • Memento and certificate for all finisher's
  • Water & aid stations
  • Bag drop
  • Coach transfer
  • Event permits
  • Insurance
  • Free official event photography
How to get there
Hall Bower Ln, Huddersfield HD4 6RN, UK
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By Car
It is encouraged to car share to this event to minimise your impact on the environment and also ensure there is enough parking for everyone.
Event day logistics
18:00 Registration opens
18:30 Registration closes and coach leaves
19:00 12k Beacon to Beacon race starts
21:00 Podium presentations
You register in Huddersfield below Castle Hill. You then take a short coach ride to the start line in Halifax.
Race Pack
You must collect your race pack on the day of the event. You will not receive anything in the post. Your race pack includes your rocket, which you can set off once you have reached the top of Castle Hill (the finish line). Your chip timing will not end until you have launched your rocket.
Start List
The start list will be available 2 days before event day.
Finish Line
The Top of Castle Hill at the beacon, Huddersfield HD4 6TA
Cut-off Times
There will be a 2 hour cut-off for this event.
Bag Drop
You can leave bags etc at registration and as you leave the bus in Halifax.
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Kit List
This is a winter event so we will be full kit, all of the following: ​
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Torch
  • High-viz jacket or similar.
  • Mobile phone (make sure this is fully charged) we will issue you our emergency number at registration
  • Foil blanket
You must carry all your own kit at all times.
Am I allowed to wear headphones for The Beacon to Beacon event?
No, headphones/earphones are strictly prohibited as it puts you at risk when running on busy, dangerous main roads. If you are caught wearing headphones you will be disqualified. Please note that bone conductive headphones are allowed.
Can I enter The Beacon to Beacon race on the day of the event?
No, you must prebook in order to take part in this event. This event is limited to 50 spaces so book today to confirm your place.
Is there a cut-off time for The Beacon to Beacon event?
Yes, there is a 2 hour cut-off time for participants to complete the 12k distance.
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