The Easter Challenge
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Start your Easter weekend right with this festive running event at Hinchingbrooke Country Park. Runners will have 6 hours to complete as many laps as they can, but don't be alarmed by the time, this is for runners of all abilities.
5k, 10k, Half Marathon, and 2 more
Fri 15th Apr 2022
Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Hinchingbrooke Country Park, Brampton Rd, Huntingdon PE29 6DB, UK
Fri 15th Apr 2022
Half Marathon:9:00am |
Competitors will complete laps of a 5.3k lap throughout Hinchingbrooke Country Park. The course itself will be flat over mixed terrain, with a combination of gravel footpaths and grass sections. You will have 6 hours to complete as many laps as you can, and if you're lucky maybe a little bit more because if you leave the base camp before 5:59:59, you can complete one more lap!
But don't be alarmed by this long time limit, this event is for runners of all abilities. This could be a great opportunity to run your first 5k, 10k, Half Marathon, Marathon or even Ultra Marathon. You can run as few or as many laps as you wish, resting between laps or pushing yourself through the whole 6 hours.
For those more experienced athletes looking to really push themselves, this is a brilliant opportunity to run a long distance with no other complications, no navigation, no kit required and with feed stations every lap.
Whether you are looking to run your 1st 10k, or your 50th Marathon, the brilliant Zig Zag Running team will cheer you all the way around.
- Medal (Lucky-Dip Medal or Event Medal)
- Event marshals
- Water/aid stations
- Bag drop
- Parking (small fee)
How to get there
Hinchingbrooke Country Park, Brampton Rd, Huntingdon PE29 6DB, UKGet full directions
Hinchingbrooke Country Park is situated 20 miles north-west of Cambridge, in the town of Huntingdon. It can be accessed from the A1, A14 or the A141.
Parking will be available at the Hinchingbrooke Hospital, which is just a short walk from the Country Park. A marshal will be present to assist you with parking and direct you to the venue.
There will be an additional fee for parking, which has been reflected in the reduced entry price.
Huntingdon Train Station is just a short distance from the Country Park.
Event day logistics
09:00 Challenge Starts
15:00 Challenge Ends
You will receive a confirmation email upon entering the race.
And approximately a week before the race you will receive a detailed race briefing pack explaining all the logistics for the day.
You will collect your bib number on the day when you register at the event base camp.
Please note the event has gone cupless, so please bring your own water bottle to the event.
You must be at least 18 years old to take part.
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.
Zig Zag Running
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Since 2000, Zoe of Zig Zag Running started running, starting from scratch with the feat of trying to get to complete a 5k, taking the couch to 5k training plan. It just didn't stop there, over the years pushing herself, this self motivation eventually evolved into marathon running. Zoe has completed Marathons, Ultra Marathons, 5 Marathons in 5 Days, 52 marathons in 52 weeks, 10 marathons in 10 days, 100 marathons in 100 weeks, a 50k & a 50 mile Ultra marathon, with her target next of completing a 100 mile race. Stephens background is in Hypnosis, therapy, sports coaching and Entertainment. During this time we have both gained valuable experience in what it takes to organise a good marathon, we have also both met and made friends with some wonderful people who are such fun to be around, with useful advice, assistance and encouragement throughout the country and even in other corners of the world Our mission is to give our runners the best experience and encourage others to achieve their goals and dreams and to also impart the ideals of good sportsmanship, community and health.
Will there be a bag drop at The Easter Challenge?
There will be a space for baggage to be left (subject to COVID restrictions being lifted) but these are left at your own risk and should not contain valuables.
Do I need trail running shoes for The Easter Challenge?
Normal running trainers should be plenty for this event. If there has been wet weather trail shoes may be helpful, but running trainers should still be fine.
Will there be an aid station at The Easter Challenge?
Yes there will be an aid station supplying water and sugary snacks. It will be at the event Base Camp situated at the lap point of the 5.3k course.
Will there be parking at The Easter Challenge?
Yes there will be parking at Hinchingbrooke Hospital. There will be a cost for parking but this has been reflected in the reduced entry fee.
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