Saturday May 11th 2019, 8am
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The Chiltern Ridge Ultra Trail is set for its inaugural event on May 11th 2019.
Our 50km route will combine challenging undulating trails & fast runnable sections, providing a testing but accessible ultra race.
The Chiltern Hills & our event base sit 45 minutes North West of London and form the perfect stage for this event.
Saturday May 11th 2019, 8am
Hill Farm, Wendover
50km (31 miles)
This race will be held under UK Athletics rules, granted through TRA — permit number 2397.
50km (31 miles) 1120m 1120m
The race starts in Wendover Woods and winds its way through the rugged woodland out onto the historic Ridgeway National Trail. You follow this pathway through to its end point at Invinghoe Beacon, 18km into the route.
Ivinghoe is the furthest point east and is surrounded by the National Trust's beautiful Ashridge Estate. Following these paths you complete the outer loop and find yourself in Tring, well over half way through.
We swap from Ridgeway to the Chiltern Way for the second loop, before re-entering Wendover Woods at 46km. Retracing your footsteps in reverse for the final 4km will dispatch you at the finish with a medal around your neck.
06:45 Event base opens for parking & registration
07:45 Safety briefing
08:00 Race start
16:00 Last runner must have passed 44km aid station
17:00 Pack up and go to the pub
Please note - This route map is provisional and subject to minor changes.
The total ascent/descent is 1120m - there are one or two bigger hills but predominately the terrain is undulating and allows for long runnable stretches.
There will be five fully stocked aid stations on route, these are at the approximately - 7.5km, 15.5km, 30km, 38km, 43.5km.
The aid stations will contain the following:
There will be toilets at two of the aid stations and the start/finish
We will not be providing bottles, so it is essential you have a refillable bottle or cup with you.
Entry to the Chiltern Ridge Ultra Trail is £52.
This includes a £2 'Unattached Entry Fee' that will be removed during sign-up if you're a member of a Club affiliated to a National Association, or a registered member of the TRA.
Your registration includes the following:
Unique illustrated finishers T-shirt can be purchased with your registration for £20. These will also be available on race day for £25.
You are welcome to transfer your entry to another runner before April 30th 2019.
If you withdraw from the race before April 11th you will receive 50% a refund. After this date refunds cannot be offered.
The following items are mandatory:
Please bring a reusable cup if you would like some electrolyte drink from the aid stations.
All runners will receive a unique finishers medal.
Additionally the male & female winners will receive a trophy.
To view a list of our race rules please click here.
The start/finish and event base is located at:
Hill Farm, Aston Hill, Halton, Aylesbury, HP22 5NQ.
Hill Farm has camping facilities which can be booked via their website.
The event base is a 10 minutes drive from Wendover itself, where there are hotels, B&B's and a train station.
There are no trains early enough to get there for the start, so it is advised to make arrangements to arrive the day before or drive on the morning on the event.
If you require a taxi to the start from your hotel, please contact Wendover Taxis.
If you have a question please email [email protected]