The Twilight Friday Ultra, Marathon & Half Marathon

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Nice Work is happy to present a Friday edition of their popular Twilight Ultra event series held at Redbridge Cycle Centre in East London. With three distances to choose from and a secure, traffic-free tarmac circuit, this event promises a safe and sunny summer day of running for all abilities.
Marathon, 50K Ultra, and Half Marathon
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Fri 31st Jul 2020
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Ilford, United Kingdom
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The event experience
Rolling Hills

5 to 20m elevation gain per km

Where and when
Redbridge Cycling Centre, Forest Rd, Ilford, Romford IG6 3HP, UK
Start times
Half Marathon:
5:00pm |
2:00pm |
50K Ultra:
Races summary
Here's what races are available for The Twilight Friday Ultra, Marathon & Half Marathon
Half Marathon
£18.00 - £25.00
£28.00 - £40.00
50K Ultra
£38.00 - £50.00
Route information
The Redbridge Cycle Centre in East London presents a secure, traffic-free, undulating circuit for this longer distance running event.
With each lap being just over 2km, this event will be both an awesome physical and mental challenge. To keep your head in the game, there will be well-stocked aid stations on each lap with lots of hot and cold food and drink, and plenty of places for your spectators to cheer you on.
Ultra runners will run 24.5 laps
Marathon runners will run 20.5 laps
Half Marathon runners will run 10.5 laps
Aim high, as you can always drop down to a shorter distance on the day.
What's included
  • Well-stocked aid stations with hot and cold food & drink
  • Chip timing
  • Souvenir tech t-shirt for ultra & marathon finishers
  • Bespoke finisher's medal for all distances
How to get there
Redbridge Cycling Centre, Forest Rd, Ilford, Romford IG6 3HP, UK
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Address: Redbridge Cycle Centre, Forest Road, Hainault, Ilford, IG6 3HP
Headquarters will be located at the main reception. The finish will be located adjacent to Race HQ.
Parking is available at the main car park which is clearly signposted upon entry.
The closest tube station is Fairlop which is approximately 1.5 miles from the Race HQ.
Event day logistics
10:00: 50K Ultra Start
14:00: Marathon Start
17:00: Half Marathon Start
21:00: Cut off for all races
Please arrive at least 45 mins before your start time so that you have enough time to both register and prep for the race start.
Half Marathon: Min age - 17
Marathon: Min age - 18
Ultra: Min age - 21
  • Free parking
  • Toilets
  • Bag drop
  • Change rooms
  • Refreshments
Your individual time and position will be recorded by the chip timing. These will be displayed in the race centre as soon as possible after you finish. They will also be uploaded to the event website and emailed to participants.
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Nice Work
Nice Work are an event organiser based out of Rye in Sussex, who offer one of the most comprehensive inventory of running events in the UK. From coastal 10ks, to trail marathons, to inner-city fun runs, these events have an ever-growing and loyal community of runners who are in it for the love of the sport. If you’ve ever sat on the fence or been unsure about taking on your first running event, then checking out Nice Work’s offering is the perfect place to start.
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Spectator Info
This course is fantastic for spectators as it is open and looped, promising lots of opportunities to see your runners go by.
Is there a cutoff time for the Twilight Friday Ultra?
Yes, the cutoff time is 21:00 for all races. This gives 11 hours to run the 50K ultra, 7 hours for the Marathon, and 4 hours for the half marathon.
What happens if I no longer want to run the longer distance in the Twilight Friday Ultra?
If you are running and decide you want to run a shorter distance, you are able to step down to either the half or the marathon on the day.
Can I run with a stroller in the Twilight Friday Ultra?
Due to the length of the distances, strollers will not be allowed on this course.
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Lynne D
Did the Half Marathon in 2019
I was looking forward to the novelty of running in the dark. Bought a head torch especially for the event and finished before it was even needed. A 6pm start was ridiculous for a 'twilight' event. Then they didn't have enough medals for everyone! Beautiful scenery but didn't deliver what was advertised.
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