The Lucky Horseshoe Challenge

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£20.50 - £35
Explore the Suffolk scenery in The Lucky Horseshoe Challenge. Starting and finishing at Suffolk Running Centre, this challenge will have you running as many laps as you can in the 7 hour time limit as you can. Come to spot racehorses at the Gallops or a fun finisher's medal.
5k, 10k, Half Marathon, and 2 more
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Sat, 21 Sept 2024
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Bury Saint Edmunds, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Church Rd, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29, UK, UK
Start times
Saturday, 21 Sept 2024
5k: 9:00 am10k: 9:00 amHalf Marathon: 9:00 amMarathon: 9:00 amUltra: 9:00 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for The Lucky Horseshoe Challenge
£20.50 - £22.50
£22.50 - £24.50
Half Marathon
£24 - £29.50
£30 - £35
Route information
The Lucky Horseshoe
Come and join Zig Zag at their exclusive venue at Suffolk Running Centre, Church Road, Bury St Edmunds, IP29 5AX
It's a seven-hour cut off and a mass start at 9am.
Your race, your pace, your distance!
This race offers you a number of distance choices - 5k, 10k, Half, Full or Ultra
This route is an out and back, making it a very social route.
The marathon will be one full loop (out and back), and all other distances will have turnaround points. 
The race will be utilising the Gallops Route.
This is a fairly new route to the SRC, it takes you through to Newmarket to the Gallops, so you may get to see the race horses in training.
There will be an aid station with drinks and nibbles every 10k.
The Race HQ/Base Camp is located at the start and Lap point and at the base camp, where there will be the water/aid station.
Upon entry you will receive an email confirmation from your entry portal and Zig Zag Running.  This will also contain the link to the race briefing information pack.
What's included
  • Medal (Lucky-Dip or Event Medal)
  • Coffee and Cake for all finishers
  • Event marshals
  • Water/aid stations
  • Free Parking
  • Chip-timed results
How to get there
Church Rd, Bury Saint Edmunds IP29, UK, UK
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There will be free parking available on site. Please use the postcode IP29 5AX to find where to park.
Event day logistics
08:50 Runners to start line
09:00 Mass start
16:00 Event ends
Race Packs
Race bibs will be collected on the day from registration.
Age Restrictions
All entrants must be 18 and older to enter the event.
Water/Aid Station
There will be a water/aid station at Race HQ, which will be situated at the start and lap point of the route.
Lucky Dip Medal
The lucky dip medal (where available as an option) 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.
Cupless Event
Please note the event has gone cupless, so please bring your own water bottle to the event.
How long do I have to run my chosen distance at The Lucky Horseshoe Challenge?
The entire race lasts 7 hours.
Is there somewhere to leave my bag in the Lucky Horseshoe Challenge?
The car park will be very close to the start/finish so participants are more than welcome to leave their items in their cars. For those who don't come by car, there will be attendants at the event site to help you find somewhere to leave your items.
What qualifies me to run as an affiliated candidate at The Lucky Horseshoe Challenge?
Participants must be affiliated with a EA/UKA club and have an EA/UKA number to qualify as an affiliated candidate.
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£20.50 - £35

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