Bury to Clare Challenge 2017

Challenge

21 May 2017

18 mile run or walk, in aid of St Nicholas Hospice Care. A route over the gently undulating countryside of West Suffolk, through the villages of Hawstead, Whepstead, Somerton and others, with several churches along the way. 

The route will be marked. The challenge is to complete the challenge within 8 hrs. Medals to all finishers. Includes option to complete this as a relay for teams of up to three.

Distance: 18 miles, run or walk.

Suitable for: Anyone.

Places available: 300

Event Details

Start time: Walkers start 9 am, Runners 10:30 am

Results details: We use chip (electronic) timing at our events, and also may be manually recording your race number at checkpoints/finish for safety reasons. Please ensure your race number is clearly visible to marshals at all times. We will endeavour to check & publish results within 48 hours of the event finish.

Entry cost: £20 (£16 of which will go directly to St Nicolas Hospice Care). *individuals are encouraged to raise further sponsorship for St Nicholas Hospice Care, please contact us for sponsor forms.

Refunds: No refunds will be given on this event

Transport: Option to leave your car at the finish in Clare and get the coach back to Nowton Park in time for the start. Cost of coach £10 per person.

Refreshments: Drinks & snacks will be provided at checkpoints.

Contact: Kevin Marshall on 07955 495016

Charity information:

St Nicholas Hospice Care is a local charity supporting people and families in West Suffolk and Thetford who are living with a life-shortening illness.

All of their services are provided completely free of charge so you taking part in this challenge ensures that they can continue to provide vital care to people in your local area.

If you would like more information about the Hospice, its services or its events please visit www.stnicholashospicecare.org.uk, email enquiries@stnh.org.uk or call 01284 766133.

Course Details

Start locations

Nowton Park, Bury Road, Nowton, Bury St Edmunds IP29 5LU
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Clare Castle Country Park, Suffolk CO10 8NW
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Race Rules

The race will be held under UK Athletics rules (permit applied for).

Dogs – England Athletics insurance does NOT allow dogs in events. It is with regret that no dogs will be allowed on this event.