The Start and Checkpoints 1 to 4

5000 years in 86 miles,

the R86

The Start and Checkpoints 1 to 4

This page contains the more detailed information about the event. Familiarise yourself with this information as it will make your event more enjoyable and help your support crews too if you have one.

 

Ensure you check the postcode positions on your satnav as they will only bring you close to the checkpoint.

Registration and the Start, LU6 2EG

 

Mini buses will take runners from Tring Train Station to the registration point from 08:30 to 11:20 on Saturday. Should you need a lift from your hotel email racedirector@ridgewaychallenge.com and ensure you receive an email confirming your collection time.

 

Collect your number and t-shirt from this location. Leave your drop bag at this location.

 

Support crews can park here. No food at this location, only water.

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Checkpoint 1, Wendover, HP22 6NJ

 

Checkpoint 1 is at 10.5 miles. Normal checkpoint food is available here. Cold cordial and water at this station. Ensure your number is visible at all times especially if you pass through this checkpoint without stopping.

 

Support crews cannot park at this location. Parking on the high street is limited.

 

Open 11:15 to 14:30

 

Checkpoint 2, Whiteleaf, HP27 0RP

 

Checkpoint 2 is at 16.8 miles and 6.3 miles past checkpoint 1. Normal checkpoint food is available here. Cold cordial and water at this station. Ensure your number is visible at all times especially if you pass through this checkpoint without stopping.

 

Support crews can park at this location. Parking may be limited due to bank holiday visitors to the park.

 

Open 12:45 to 16:00

 

Checkpoint 3, Hill Road Lewknor, OX49 5TS

 

Checkpoint 3 is at 26.2 miles and 9.4 miles past checkpoint 2. Normal checkpoint food is available here. Cold cordial and water at this station. Ensure your number is visible at all times especially if you pass through this checkpoint without stopping.

 

Support crews can park near this location but parking is limited. Park at the end of the road and walk up to the checkpoint.

 

Open 14:30 to 18:10

 

Checkpoint 4, Nuffield Church, RG9 5SN

 

Checkpoint 4 is at 34.2 miles and 8 miles past checkpoint 3. Normal checkpoint food is available here. Cold cordial and water at this station. Ensure your number is visible at all times especially if you pass through this checkpoint without stopping. Toilets and food for support crews in the church.

 

Support crews can park at this location however parking is restricted to about 15 cars. Leave space for official race vehicles and seating for runners. You will be asked to move off if there is insufficient space - park carefully.

 

Open 16:00 to 20:30

 

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