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The Richmond SUPER 6 CheckPoint Run Challenge

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The CheckPoint challenge is a fun and interesting orienteering style running event. There are 6 starting locations and you can run anywhere between 5k and a Half Marathon. This fun event has something for everyone so run and scan your way around Richmond to earn your CheckPoint Challenge medal.
Participants
CheckPoint Challenge
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Calendar
Sat 17th Jul 2021
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Richmond, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Richmond, UK
Start times
CheckPoint Challenge:
8:00am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for The Richmond SUPER 6 CheckPoint Run Challenge
CheckPoint Challenge
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5km
£20.00
Route information
For this unique challenge you have the choice of where you start, how far you choose to run and how you make your way to other locations. There are 6 starting options for your challenge:
  • CheckPoint 1: Ham Street Riverside
  • CheckPoint 2: Kingston Bridge
  • CheckPoint 3: Teddington Bridge
  • CheckPoint 4: Twickenham
  • CheckPoint 5: Richmond Green
  • CheckPoint 6: Richmond Park East Sheen
This unique course structure has 6 checkpoints around Richmond and participants have a maximum of 5 hours to run. Participants can choose to start and finish their event at any checkpoint and can run to one, two or all of the checkpoints.
Distances completed will range between 5k and a Half Marathon, depending on how many checkpoints you reach, and that is completely up to you! If you complete all the full loop and all the checkpoints it will be approximately a Half Marathon.
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 be 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.
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What's included
  • Finisher's medal
  • Chip timing
  • Live leaderboard
  • Marshall support
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How to get there
Richmond, UK
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There are 6 CheckPoints for this event and you can start at any of them:
  • CheckPoint 1: Ham Street Riverside
  • CheckPoint 2: Kingston Bridge
  • CheckPoint 3: Teddington Bridge
  • CheckPoint 4: Twickenham
  • CheckPoint 5: Richmond Green
  • CheckPoint 6: Richmond Park East Sheen
By Car
Richmond can be accessed from the A316 or the A205, and within comfortable range for anyone coming from London.
Parking
Parking is available around all checkpoints. Please not that some of these is free parking and some is Pay and Display.
By Train
There are various train and tube stations in and around Richmond, allowing runners to start and finish at a variety of CheckPoints if they wish.
Event day logistics
08:00-10:00 Challenge Start Window
13:00 Event Finishes
Registration
Entry confirmation will be sent out via email, or within your user profile. This will include all relevant event information and exact locations for the Checkpoints.
You will need access to this on challenge day so please use your phone to check in. 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.
Medals
Every runner receives a medal and a challenger armband at each location. You can collect the full set by completing all 6 CheckPoints.
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The Fix Events
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.
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FAQ's
How far do I have to run during The Richmond SUPER 6 CheckPoint Run Challenge?
You can choose how far to run and how many CheckPoints you want to reach. Distances will be approximately 5k, 10k, 15k or 20k.
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Is there a set route for The Richmond SUPER 6 CheckPoint Run Challenge?
There is a guideline route but you can choose any route you wish to get between CheckPoints.
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Will there be results for The Richmond SUPER 6 CheckPoint Run Challenge?
Yes there will be a live leaderboard, which will be updated when competitors scan the QR code at each CheckPoint.
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How do I complete each CheckPoint in The Richmond SUPER 6 CheckPoint Run Challenge?
There will be an event marshal clearly located at each CheckPoint where you are required to scan the QR code.
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Do I get a medal for running in The Richmond SUPER 6 CheckPoint Run Challenge?
Every runner receives a medal and a challenger armband at each location. You can collect the full set by completing all 6 CheckPoints.
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