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The Fugitive

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Event summary

Celebrate summer by taking part in this fantastic weekend of endurance sports events. Great for athletes of all levels, the courses make full use of the awesome beauty of the River Thames. Come for the physical challenge or to experience the wonderful race day atmosphere.

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Offering fun, friendly, family, fast and focused events across the South. F3 Events was set up in 2006 and has been one of the leading sporting event organisers along the Thames Valley for the past 10 years.

Our mission is to organise, deliver and provide first class sporting events along the Thames Valley to aspiring athletes from complete beginners to elites athletes.

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What's included

Featured swag
2019 Finisher's Medal
  • Marshalled Course
  • Chip-timed, live results
  • Race photography
  • Distance marked
  • Finisher's medal
  • Refreshment stations
  • Medical cover
  • Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd of men and women
  • Prizes for winners of Veteran categories (V40, V50, V60, V70)
  • Post-race snacks and refreshments

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Tickets available until Fri Jul 02 2021

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Triathlon - Middle
6:30am Sun 4th Jul 2021

Swim 1.9km, Bike 85.6km, Run 20km

Triathlon - Standard
7:30am Sun 4th Jul 2021

Swim 1.5km, Bike 37km, Run 10km

Triathlon - Sprint
8:30am Sun 4th Jul 2021

Swim 0.75km, Bike 24.5km, Run 5km

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Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Where can I find my results?
The results will be posted on F3 events website directly after the race. You will also receive a results email which will be sent to your email address after the event.… read more
FAQ
Is there an age limit?
Participants must be 18 years and over to enter all Middle distances, 17 years and over to enter all Standard distances, and 15 years and over to enter all Sprint distances.… read more
FAQ
Do I have to wear a wetsuit?
Wetsuits are encouraged. Not only will it keep you warm but it will also help you swim faster. It is compulsory to wear a wetsuit if the water temperature is less than 14 degrees celsius.… read more
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Route description
Route description

Duathlon

Bike Course:

  • The course is fairly flat with only a couple of hills. These are offset by the stunning scenery
  • The course is out and back but there is a very popular three lap course at the far end of the route

Run Course:

  • The middle distance run course is a 5km loop along tarmac and grass footpaths
  • The course winds its way back towards Marlow and finishes at Higginson Park

Aqua Bike

Swim Course:

  • The swim course is in the River Thames, which should help those split times
  • Middle Distance competitors will swim a 1900m lap course in the Thames, Standard 1500m course, and Sprint 750m

Bike Course:

  • The route is undulating but mostly it is a fast and flat course
  • The Middle Distance cycle is 85.6km and features a popular three lap course at the far end of the route

River Swim

  • There are three distances available catering to all levels of swimmers 750m, 1.5km, and 3km
  • The course is a single out and back lap swim in the River Thames
  • Generally the flow of the river is calm and steady

Triathlon

Swim Course:

  • The swim takes place in the River Thames
  • Sprint competitors will swim 750m, Standard competitors 1.5km and Middle Distance Competitors 1.9km

Bike Course:

  • The bike course is out and back
  • It features two mid level hills but otherwise it is flat and fast
  • Sprint competitors will complete 24.5km and Standard competitors 37km
  • Middle Distance Competitors will cycle 85.6km due to the additional three lap course at the far end of the Standard route

Run Course:

  • The run course is a 5km loop along tarmac and grass footpaths
  • The course winds its way back towards Marlow and finishes at Higginson Park
  • Sprint Distance Competitors will complete 1 lap, Standard distance competitors will need to complete 2 laps and Middle Distance triathletes will run 4 laps of the course
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Logistics and schedule

Schedule

05:30 Enquiries open

06:30 - 10:30 Race start

15:00 Event finish

Participants will be set off individually at approximately 15 second intervals to ensure sufficient distance between runners.

Your 15-30 minute start wave will be communicated to you before the event.

Spectators

In order to keep staff and participants as safe as possible, spectators are strongly discouraged from attending.

How to get there

Higginson Park, Marlow, High St, Marlow SL7 1AW, UK

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**Address: Higginson Park, Lower Pound Lane, Marlow, SL7 2AE
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Car Parking:

  • There will be car parking available on the football pitch behind the sports centre
  • Alternative parking is available in the public car park, next to Higginson Park Leisure Centre
  • Please note that it will be cash only. Please bring the correct £5 change
Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Where can I find my results?
The results will be posted on F3 events website directly after the race. You will also receive a results email which will be sent to your email address after the event.
FAQ
Is there an age limit?
Participants must be 18 years and over to enter all Middle distances, 17 years and over to enter all Standard distances, and 15 years and over to enter all Sprint distances.
FAQ
Do I have to wear a wetsuit?
Wetsuits are encouraged. Not only will it keep you warm but it will also help you swim faster. It is compulsory to wear a wetsuit if the water temperature is less than 14 degrees celsius.
FAQ
Will there be a bag drop or changing facilities?
No, there will be no bag drop or facilities at the event. Please arrive ready to race.
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Triathlon - Middle
6:30am Sun 4th Jul 2021
Triathlon - Standard
7:30am Sun 4th Jul 2021
Triathlon - Sprint
8:30am Sun 4th Jul 2021
River Swim - Middle
9:45am Sun 4th Jul 2021
River Swim - Standard
10:00am Sun 4th Jul 2021
Duathlon - Middle Distance
6:30am Sun 4th Jul 2021
River Swim - Sprint
10:15am Sun 4th Jul 2021
Duathlon - Standard
7:30am Sun 4th Jul 2021
Duathlon - Sprint
8:30am Sun 4th Jul 2021
Aquabike - Middle
6:30am Sun 4th Jul 2021
Aquabike - Standard
7:30am Sun 4th Jul 2021
Aquabike - Sprint
8:30am Sun 4th Jul 2021
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