Discover the magical North Chilterns on a unique 50k loop, covering the best views and countryside in the area east of Luton.
The 1st edition will take place on Sunday 16th October 2022.
Starting from our event base within Putteridge Bury, runners will explore the surrounding trails on our intricately designed course.
This is a delightful course to run, with several stunning viewpoints including Warden Hill, Barton Hills, Pegsdon Hills.
In total, there is 813m+/- of hill-climbing, which allows a nice balance of challenging terrain and faster trail running.
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We are pleased to announce that booking in now open for the first North Chilterns 50k, taking place on 16th October 2022.
From our event base, runners follow the Chiltern Way towards Lilley and out to Warden and Barton Hills.
After leaving CP1, the first big climb awaits, but once successfully navigated, a lovely undulating section to CP2 awaits.
Out of CP2 runners explore Pegsdon Hills and along to Offley.
The last 12k to the finish is a mini rollercoaster with three small hills to get up and down.
Overall the terrain keeps the running varied and doesn't ever feel like your doing too much of one thing. We are fascinated to see what the course record will be!
This race will be fully marked, with our orange arrow markers and ribbons.
Additionally, marshals are positioned on the route, in locations we deem difficult to manoeuvre yourself.
We do ask all runners to carry a digital version of the route, either on a watch or phone, just in-case you find yourself off course.
Our three checkpoints will act as timing points and feed stations. These will contain the following items:
- Mountain fuel electrolyte drink (pre-mixed)
- Mountain fuel energy gels
- Selection of crisps and sweets
- Tribe energy bars
- Fresh fruit
Our event base is held at the beautiful Putteridge Bury Country House.
There will be indoor facilities for registration and toilets. Coffee and other hot drinks will be available.
Our start/finish area will be situated at the back of the property, with direct access to trails.
All runners will be required to carry the following items for the entirety of the run:
- Mobile phone (emergency number saved)
- Route map on watch/phone or paper map (provided)
- Windproof or light jacket (subject to weather conditions)
- Refillable water/hydration system (0.5L min)
- Cash or bank card
Registration is £65 (or £67 to affiliated runners), runners must be aged 20 years or older.
- Entry to the 50km race
- Event permitted by the TRA
- Finishers medal
- Chip timing with live results
- Three on-route aid station
- Course wide medical support
- Bag drop
By entering our race, you agree to the following withdrawal policy. This policy applies to all runners and no exceptions can be made.
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