Tie Fighters at Christmas Enigma
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A perfect warm-up to the Christmas festivities, this themed event at Caldecotte lake is great for runners of all levels. Come for the beautiful, waterfront views, and the bespoke finisher's medal.
Marathon , Half Marathon and Anti-Clockwise Marathon
Sat, 11 Dec 2021 - Sun, 12 Dec 2021
Caldecotte, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Bletcham Way, Caldecotte, Milton Keynes MK7 8HP, UK
Sat, 11 Dec 2021
Marathon :8:30am |
Sun, 12 Dec 2021
Here's what races are available for Tie Fighters at Christmas Enigma
Runners will be taken on the lakefront paths around Caldecotte Lake. to complete their chosen distances. A mix of hard gravel, some sections of concrete, and a few yards of mud and grass, this is a great trail run for new and experienced runners alike.
Marathon runners will complete the course 7 times. Those running in the Anti-Clockwise Marathon will, as expected, run the course in reverse.
- Bespoke Finisher's Medal
How to get there
Bletcham Way, Caldecotte, Milton Keynes MK7 8HP, UKGet full directions
There is a large car park at the pub the Caldecotte Arms and Furzton which is located near the event site.
Bow Brickhill is the closest train station from the event site, which is just 2 miles from Bletchley and 4.5 miles from Milton Keynes Central. Bow Brickhill is serviced by the Bedford line which runs hourly, so please leave plenty of time to travel.
Bow Brickhill is 150 years from the number 8 bus stop, which is approximately 10 minutes from the event site.
Event day logistics
08:30 Marathon & Half Marathon starts
08:30 Anti-Clockwise Marathon starts
There will be a mandatory race briefing 10 minutes before the races which all entrants must attend.
There is a strict 6 hour cut-off time for this event. Runners must be inside the final lap 5 hours and 45 minutes after the start time.
All entrants must be 18 and older to take part in the event.
Race numbers are to be collected from Race HQ at the Caldecotte Arms. Please leave at least 20 minutes to complete this process.
While there is no secure baggage drop at the event, the lapped-nature of the course means entrants are free to leave their bags at the start/finish as there will always be someone around.
Virtually all runners wear road shoes at the event as the route takes runners along the lake paths which are mostly wide, hard gravel bike/walking surfaces. There are some small short concrete parts as well as a few metres of grass/mud trail.
There will be an area for entrants to leave their own nutrition, but please note no energy gels or drinks will be provided by the organiser so it is up to the entrant to bring their own.
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How old do I have to be to enter the Tie Fighters at Christmas Enigma?
Entrants must be 18 and older to enter the event.
Is there parking at the Tie Fighters at Christmas Enigma?
Yes, there is parking available at the event site.
Can I wear headphones at the Tie Fighters at Christmas Enigma?
Yes, because the course is not run on open roads headphones are permitted. However the paths are open to the public so please ensure you can hear your surroundings.
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