Race details

A timed challenge along the iconic section of The Ridgeway between Aldbury & Ivinghoe Beacon.

Join us for a special Time Trial to celebrate our 5th birthday!

The challenge is simple, run the iconic section of The Ridgeway from Aldbury to Ivinghoe Beacon (and back) as fast as you can.

The run is hosted from Aldbury Memorial Hall where there will be refreshments available before and after the run, including some celebratory birthday cake.

IMPORTANT CHANGES

1. NEW START TIME
Due to the hot conditions we have decided to bring the start window forward. You may now start anytime from 0830 onwards. We'll be at the hall from 0800.

2. TRAINS
Unfortunately there are no trains running on the Tring line due to strike action. Those arriving by train can travel to Wendover on the 0757 arriving at 0845. We will arrange transport to and from the station for you. Please let us know via email/text if you are on this train so we know numbers.

3. TWO DISTANCE OPTIONS
There will be two turn around points for those that would prefer a shorter challenge - Ivinghoe Beacon (12.8km total) or Pitstone Hill Car Park at (8.2km total)

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Key Information

Date
Saturday 13th August 2022
Start Window
0830-1130
Event base
Aldbury Memorial Hall, HP23 5RR
Distance / Elevation
12.8km / 420m+
Navigation
Permanent Ridgeway Signage
Terrain
Trail
Price
£8

Please scroll down to find a list of resources, such as GPX files, maps, videos and more.

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Route Description

The route starts at Aldbury Memorial Hall follows The Ridgeway National Trail to Ivinghoe Beacon.

This is a classic section of the trail that gives panoramic views throughout along with some tough climbs and descents.

The route is 6.4km in each direction, how fast can you complete it?

CP 1 - Start
0km
WC
CP 2 - Finish
12.8k
WC

Event resources

Last updated - 10th Aug - PDF map added

GPX File
OS Maps
Garmin
TBC
Google Maps
TBC
Printable map
Essential info doc (PDF)
TBC
Route Fly-through video
TBC
Race briefing video
TBC

Latest Updates

Important event updates
10 August 22

1. NEW START TIME
Due to the hot conditions we have decided to bring the start window forward. You may now start anytime from 0830 onwards. We'll be at the hall from 0800.

2 TRAINS
Unfortunately there are no trains running on the Tring line due to strike action. Those arriving by train can travel to Wendover on the 0757 arriving at 0845. We will arrange transport to and from the station for you. Please let us know via email/text if you are on this train so we know numbers.

3. TWO DISTANCE OPTIONS
There will be two turn around points for those that would prefer a shorter challenge - Ivinghoe Beacon (12.8km total) or Pitstone Hill Car Park at (8.2km total)

Open for registration
15 July 22

This event is now open for registration.

Route Map

Race Navigation

Route Navigation

This race will not be marked with Runaway signage, it is however marked throughout with permanant 'Ridgeway' waymarkers.

The suggested GPS track is also available to download and we recommend having that, or a map with you if you are not familiar with the area.

Race checkpoints

Aid stations

There is no aid on the route. Refreshments will be available at Aldbury Memorial hall before and after the run.

Event base

Event base

The event is hosted from Aldbury Memorial Hall.

There is on-road parking available around the green or on Stocks Road and Trooper Road - Please park considerately.

Parking is also available at Aldbury Sports Ground and there is a large car park at Tring Train Station, a 15-20 minute walk away.

There are regular trains from London to Tring taking around 30-35 minutes.

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Required Gear

Required gear

All runners will be required to carry the following items for the entirety of the run:

  • GPX/Route map (recommended)
  • Water (recommended)
  • Strong legs (recommended)

Entry details

Registration is £8, this includes:

  • Entry to the time trial
  • Refreshments
  • Birthday Cake

Entry details

Withdrawal options

By entering our race, you agree to the following withdrawal policy. This policy applies to all runners and no exceptions can be made.

Withdrawal date
Race Credits
More than 12 weeks before race day
75%
4-12 weeks before race day
50%
2-4 weeks before race day
25%
Less than two weeks to race day
0%

To make a withdrawal request, please follow the button below and fill in the form.

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Event partners

The Ridgeway National Trail
Ugoku Projects
Mountain Fuel
Tribe
National Trust

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