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The Nottingham CheckPoint Run Challenge Race 5
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Get involved in the fifth edition of this fun, orienteering style interactive run. You'll have your choice of 3 starting locations and its up to you how much distance you cover, just check in at the checkpoints to earn your medal and Checkpoint Challenge armband.
Sun 10th Oct 2021
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Perks of booking with Let's Do This
The event experience
5 to 20m elevation gain per km
Where and when
The Nottingham CheckPoint Challenge is a superb way to run the city, to take on a unique running event in Nottingham where you scan in at each location and as you check in at other locations your run times go live to your profile page within our Fix Website.
For this unique challenge you have the choice of where you start and finish, how far you choose to run and how you make your way to other locations. There will be a member of the event crew at each CheckPoint be ready to welcome you, help you scan in and set your on to your next checkpoint. There are 3 starting options for your challenge:
- Nottingham Castle
- Nottingham Racecourse
- Meadows Recreation Ground
This unique course structure has 3 checkpoints around Nottingham and participants have a maximum of three and a half hours to run. Participants can choose to start their event at any checkpoint and can either follow the checkpoints recommended order or make up their own route.
The course is a mix of path, road, and trail running. With both flat and undulating sections this challenge is as hard as you make it.
Live results will available during the race as each runner will scan a QR code on their phone at each checkpoint. Times and distances will then be uploaded so you can check out how you're doing on the live leaderboard.
- Finisher's Medal
- CheckPoint Challenger armband
- Live leaderboard
- Marshal support
How to get there
Nottingham, UKGet full directions
Nottingham is accessed from the M1 if coming from the South or North, the A46 if coming from the East or the A42 if coming from the West.
There are Car Parks close to each starting location but please bear in mind that these may be busy and will most likely be Pay and Display.
Nottingham Station will be comfortable walking distances from at least one of the checkpoints.
Event day logistics
08:00-10:00 Challenge Start Window
11:30 Event Finishes
Entry confirmation will be sent out via email, or within your user profile. This will include all the relevant event information. You will need access to this on challenge day so please use your phone to check in and please have your phone with you on the day. Each runner will receive a CheckPoint armband to identify you, so please wear this during the event.
CheckPoint Check In
There will be a marshal at every CheckPoint. The team will have the CheckPoint Challenge signs with QR codes and will be wearing either a marshal jacket or CheckPoint Challenge armband. Exact locations will be sent out prior to the event.
The Fix Events
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Fix Events have over a decades worth of experience within the endurance events space, and organise over 70 events per year, varying from running to triathlons to charity events. Their events are well-known for their friendly atmosphere, which makes them great for participants of all abilities and they’re also hosted throughout all of the UK’s major cities - making them easily accessible to everyone. On top of their staple events calendar, the Fix have partnered with charities such as the Movember Foundation, where they delivered over 20 MoRuns throughout the month to thousands of runners.
How far do I have to run during the The Nottingham CheckPoint Run Challenge Race 5?
You can choose how far to run and how many CheckPoints you want to reach. Distances will be approximately 5k, 10k or 15k.
Will there be results for The Nottingham CheckPoint Run Challenge Race 5?
Yes there will be a live leaderboard, which will be updated when competitors scan the QR code at each CheckPoint.
How do I complete each CheckPoint at The Nottingham CheckPoint Run Challenge Race 5?
There will be an event marshal clearly located at each CheckPoint where you are required to scan the QR code.
Is there a set route for The Nottingham CheckPoint Run Challenge Race 5?
There is a guideline route but you can choose any route you wish to get between CheckPoints.
What will I need to run The Nottingham CheckPoint Run Challenge Race 5?
You'll need your phone to register and to scan the QR code at the checkpoints as well as your usual running gear.
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