The Richmond Ultra

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Take on the fourth and final leg of one of the toughest runs in the UK. This mile Ultra along the Thames Path is perfect for ambitious trail runners. The epic course is mostly flat and hugs the river for much of its length, taking in the wonderful sites of London.
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The Richmond Ultra
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Calendar
Sun 14th Aug 2022
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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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Elevation

<5m elevation gain per km

Where and when
Location
Albany Outdoors, Albany Mews, Kingston upon Thames KT2 5SL, UK
Start times
The Richmond Ultra:
8:00am
Races summary
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The Richmond Ultra
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32mi
£80.00
Route information
The Thames Challenge is an 184 mile race along the longest riverside path in England. The whole event is split into 4 stages, over 4 days, making it a gruelling event for runners.
If you don't feel like tackling the whole route, you're welcome to take on just 1 stage of the race. Here with the The Richmond Ultra, runners will take on the fourth and final stage of the event.
Stage 4
The Richmond Ultra
Distance 32 miles
The Richmond Ultra starts from Albany Canoe & Sailing Centre. Having set out you will head past Richmond Lock, Kew Palace, before seeing a whole host of famous bridges:
  • Chiswick Bridge
  • Barnes Bridge
  • Hammersmith Bridge
  • Putney Bridges
  • Wandsworth Bridge
  • Battersea Bridge
  • Albert Bridge
  • Westminster Bridge
  • Waterloo Bridge
  • Millennium Bridge
  • London Bridge
  • Tower Bridge
After passing through all of the best London has to offer and the incredible riverside surroundings you will finally head through to the races ultimate finish location, The Thames Barrier.
Checkpoints
Competitors must go through all check points and it is their sole responsibility to ensure that the check point attendant has recorded their race number. Id you do not do this at any check point it will mean you have failed to complete the race and you will be disqualified.
The whole event is split into 4 stages, over 4 days, making it a gruelling event for runners. You can enter the whole Challenge or any of the individual stages.
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What's included
  • Finisher's medal
  • Event t-shirt
  • Trophies for top finishers
  • Checkpoint drinks and nibbles
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Finisher's Medal
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How to get there
Albany Outdoors, Albany Mews, Kingston upon Thames KT2 5SL, UK
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Start & Finish
Competitors must be self-sufficient in their transportation to the start of the race and also at completion of the event.
By Car
The Albony Outdoors Centre is just north of Kingston and can be accessed from the A307.
By Train
Kingston Train Station is just a short walk from the race start.
Event day logistics
07:00 - 07:30 Registration
08:00 Race Starts
Cut-off Times
Runners must complete the race faster than 4mph average. If this isn't achieved you will be withdrawn from the race.
Age Restrictions
Runners must be at least 18 years old to take part.
Mandatory Kit
  • Backpack or equivalent
  • OS Map or the organiser's downloadable maps are acceptable
  • Mobile phone
  • Reusable cup for checkpoints and water stations
Checkpoints
At the checkpoints there will be unlimited water and some nutritional nibbles. Please remember that all Ultra Running events are cup free so you should have a reusable cup with you. Competitors should not rely on the nibbles at the checkpoints to sustain them, they should have some food of their own with them.
All competitors must go through all checkpoints. Please ensure that the checkpoint attendant has recorded your race number or you could be disqualified.
FAQ's
Do I have to enter the whole Thames Challenge?
No absolutely not. Entrants are able to enter each section of the race independently from the whole run, so if you don't fancy the whole run, you're more than welcome to enter a section separately.
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Will I receive food during The Richmond Ultra?
There will be some nutritional nibbles at the 2 checkpoints. You should also bring some food of your own on the course.
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Is there a cut-off time for The Richmond Ultra?
Runners must complete the race faster than 4mph average. If this isn't achieved you will be withdrawn from the race.
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Do all finishers receive a medal at The Richmond Ultra?
Yes all finishers will receive a bespoke medal.
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