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The Broads Walk Challenge

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£39.00 - £99.00Free injury protection
Event summary

This event will take you through a beautiful National Park, with stunning country views and fantastic wildlife. Whether you want to run, jog or walk, this fully supported experience has something for everyone. Enjoy the picturesque countryside and winding rivers as you take on this challenge.

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Inspire Races hail from the East of England and have been putting on events for the past 15 years. This team really knows their stuff and not only includes race directors, but sports coaches and nutritionists too. It’s this level of expertise that really makes Inspire Races events tick - making them so much more than a one-off event, but instead an entire experience. From trail runs to challenge events to colour runs, Inspire Races work with a number of organisations to put on a whole host of epic experiences, all within a vibrant and friendly atmosphere.

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How to enter

Tickets available until Fri Jun 11 2021

What's included:

  • Fully supported for 24hrs
  • 50k & 25k will have an optional bus service from Acle to the start line
  • Hot drinks and Snacks to start the day
  • Bag drop service will take your kit to the finish line
  • Live, chip-timed results
  • A fully signed route & route map
  • Manned checkpoints en-route
  • Rest stops every 12-15k, with toilets and event medics
  • Free snacks, drinks and water at rest stops
  • Halfway lunch stop for the 90k and 50k routes
  • Finishers medal and t-shirt
  • Hot meal post challenge
50k
7:30am Sat 12th Jun 2021

Run 50km

£59.00 - £79.00
25k
8:00am Sat 12th Jun 2021

Run 25km

£39.00 - £59.00
90k
8:30am Sat 12th Jun 2021

Run 90km

£79.00 - £99.00
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Frequently asked questions
FAQ
How do I get to the start at The Broads Walk Challenge?
You can make your own way there or there will be a bus service from Acle.… read more
FAQ
Will The Broads Walk Challenge be supported?
Yes it will be supported fully for 24 hours from 07:30 on race day. There will be multiple rest stops with snacks and drinks as well as stops for main meals. There will be toilets and medical staff available.… read more
FAQ
Do I have to run The Broads Walk Challenge?
No you can walk, run or jog your challenge. There is over night camping available if you want to take it steady.… read more
Route description
Route description

90k Challenge

The 90k challenge is a circular route, starting and finishing in Acle, via Aylsham and Hickling. Competitors can also choose to start and finish in Hoveton, Aylsham or Hickling. The route takes you through the beautiful local countryside, walking in grassy meadows and alonside winding rivers.

The terrain will be a mixture of roads, disused railways and solid footpath, as well as a 2 minute ferry crossing 18k in. There will be 7 rest stops along the route, all providing snacks, water and hot drinks.

Main meals will be available at the following checkpoints: Hoveton 24k, Aylsham 38k, Hickling 66k, and the finish 91k.

50k Challenge

The 50k Challenge will go from Aylsham to Acle, via Hickling. Participants will experience much of the same beautiful countryside as the 90k route, and experience very similar terrain. 4 rest stops will be available along the route, all providing snacks, hot drinks and water.

Main meals will be provided at Hickling 29k and the finish 54k.

25k Challenge

The 25k Challenge will go from Hickling to Acle. Still with much beautiful coutryside to enjoy, the terrain on this route will be roads and solid footpaths.

The rest stop on the route will have snacks, hot drinks and water, then a hot meal will be provided at the finish, 25k.

Logistics and schedule

Schedule

Friday

17:00-20:00 Acle Registration

Saturday

90k

06:00 Acle Registration opens

07:30 Race Starts

50k

06:30 Aylsham Registration opens

07:00 Bus leaves Acle for Aylsham

08:00 Race Starts

25k

07:30 Hickling registration opens

07:45 Bus leaves Acle for Hickling

08:30 1st wave race starts

09:15 Bus leaves Acle for Hickling

10:00 2nd wave race starts

Relay

The relay has the same time schedule as individuals competing in the 90k challenge. The relay legs are as follows:

  • Acle to Horning -18k
  • Horning to Aylsham – 20 k
  • Aylsham to Hickling – 28k
  • Hickling to Acle – 25k

Participants will need to make their own way to their respective start points.

Buses

There will be a bus service available from Acle to the start of the respective events. Or you are able to make you own way to the start of your respective event.

Registration

Registration can take place at Acle for all events or at your respective start point if you are making your own way there. Please allow yourself plenty of time to get registered and ensure you have all your essential items for the event. At registration you will collect your route card, lanyard, safety pins, timing/tracking tag and other goodies.

Bag Drop

Bag drop and then bag transfer to the finish will be available at all Start points.

How to get there

Norfolk Karate, Recreation Centre, Bridewell Ln, Acle NR13 3RA, UK

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By Car

There will be plenty of free parking available at the Acle Recreational Centre, with a short walk to race HQ. The venue is easily accessible from the A47.

By Train

The nearest train station is Acle which is approximately 1 mile from the event HQ.

Alternative Starts

You are free to make your own way to any start line and register at the appropriate start.

  • 50k - Aylsham Train Station, NR11 6BW
  • 25k - Hicking Village Hall, NR12 0YU
  • Relay - 2nd runner – Horning Ferry, NR12 8PS
Frequently asked questions
FAQ
How do I get to the start at The Broads Walk Challenge?
You can make your own way there or there will be a bus service from Acle.
FAQ
Will The Broads Walk Challenge be supported?
Yes it will be supported fully for 24 hours from 07:30 on race day. There will be multiple rest stops with snacks and drinks as well as stops for main meals. There will be toilets and medical staff available.
FAQ
Do I have to run The Broads Walk Challenge?
No you can walk, run or jog your challenge. There is over night camping available if you want to take it steady.
FAQ
Can I enter on the day for The Broads Walk Challenge?
No you cannot enter on the day of the race.
Booking related questionsDo you have a question about bookings, cancellations, or refunds?
50k
7:30am Sat 12th Jun 2021
£59.00 - £79.00
25k
8:00am Sat 12th Jun 2021
£39.00 - £59.00
90k
8:30am Sat 12th Jun 2021
£79.00 - £99.00

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Organisers are always looking for an extra pair of hands and there are plenty of roles to fill!

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£39.00 - £99.00Free injury protection

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