The Virtual Green Man Challenge
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Take on this exciting virtual running event along the community forest path of Ashton. Run with friends, family, neighbours, dogs to make the experience even more fun. Complete the impressive 45 mile of 30 mile distance to earn a Green Man designed medal.
45 Mile , 30 Mile, 45 Mile + T-Shirt, and 1 more
Sat, 31 Dec 2022
Long Ashton, United Kingdom
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The event experience
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Invite friends, earn credit
After booking your event, invite your friends to join you and you'll get $10 credit if they make it their first Let's Do This booking.
Where and when
Arts Mansion, Ashton Court Estate, Long Ashton, Bristol BS41 9JN, UK
Sat, 31 Dec 2022
45 Mile :TBC |
30 Mile:TBC |
45 Mile + T-Shirt:TBC |
30 Mile + T-Shirt:TBC
You can complete this virtual race at any time throughout the year that suits you. You must, however, complete it all in one go. For those who wish to make it into the Book of Woodwoses, you must complete the distance within 12 hours.
45 Mile - Green Man Challenge
This looped course will see runners reach an elevation of up to 3100ft. You can start and end at any point
30 Mile - Green Boy Challenge
This route can be completed clockwise or anti-clockwise, starting either at The Brassmills at Keynsham or The White Horse at Hambrook, with both ending at Ashton Mansion. This route will see runners reach an elevation of 1900ft. There is no cut off for this event, but, like the Green Man, it must be completed in one go.
- Finisher's Medal
- Personalised Bib (emailed)
- Finisher's certificate (emailed)
- Finisher's t-shirt (optional)
How to get there
Arts Mansion, Ashton Court Estate, Long Ashton, Bristol BS41 9JN, UKGet full directions
Exact travel will be dependent on where you decide to begin the loop.
Parson Street is the closest train station to the route.
Event day logistics
You can complete this run on any day of 2022.
Confirm Your Run
Once you have completed your run, you will need to provide evidence to the event organiser in one of two ways:
- Join the Ultra Running Strava group
- Email Ultra Running your run proof (the minimum requirement is a photo of your Garmin or similar device).
Once your run is verified, your medal will be posted to you.
What to bring
- Details and directions (booklet downloadable from this website)
- Backpack or equivalent
- Head Torch with spare batteries if you are likely to be running in the dark
- Ordnance Survey Maps 155 & 167 (a printed version of our downloadable direction booklet is fine)
- Compass or GPS device
- Mobile phone
- Emergency food consisting of a chocolate bar, Mars or similar
- First Aid Kit
When can I run the Green Man Challenge?
On any day of 2022.
How can I verify my run for the Green Man Challenge?
Either join the Ultra Running Strava group, or email Ultra Running your run proof (the minimum requirement is a photo of your Garmin or similar device).
How quickly will I need to run the Green Man Challenge in order to make it into the Book of Woodwoses?
You must complete the entire 45 miles within 12 hours in order to make it into the Book of Woodwoses.
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