When
September 24, 2016 10:00:00 AM British Summer Time
Where
SN6 8LS
Distance
5M and 10M

Below is the race information for the Ridgeway Run on 5 & 10 mile trail run on Saturday 24 September 2016.

Please pick up your race number from the event HQ situated in Ashbury Village Hall, Ashbury Village Hall enjoys a central location in Chapel Lane, close to the War Memorial. The postcode is SN6 8LS.

Remember to bring safety pins and race belt. It is a challenging course please ensure that you are fit enough to run it. 


MEDICAL INFORMATION
St John‘s Ambulance services will be there and marshals on the course. Runners are recommended to put personal/ medical details on the reverse of their race numbers. It is the runner’s responsibility to check any health issues.


INFORMATION ON THE AREA
http://www.ashbury.org.uk
http://www.nationaltrail.co.uk/ridgeway
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/ashdown-house
http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/white-horse-hill

There are many local pubs offering good food and accommodation some are listed below:
www.roseandcrownashbury.com
www.whitehorsewoolstone.co.uk
http://helenbrowningsorganic.co.uk/pub/our-glorious-pub.html
http://www.longcotkingandqueen.com

If the weather is good there is camping at campsite@britchcombefarm.co.uk 


PARKING AND FACILITIES
The event car park is near the Ashbury Village Shop it will be clearly sign posted and there will be marshals to assist, for sat nave use SN6 8DB. Please be respectful of the village community and park only where allowed. The event car park will be open from 8am.

Toilets are available in Ashbury Village Hall.

The Village Shop and cafe will be open for refreshments. http://www.ashburyshop.co.uk/home.html

There is no secure bag drop area, please make sure that you do not leave anything of value unattended. 


PRICE AND CATEGORIES:

RUNNING 5 MILES
INDIVIDUAL                    

  • Price: GBP £14.00 
  • AGES 13 – 75 AS OF 24/09/2016

TEAM                        

  • (MINIMUM 3 PEOPLE MAX 6 PEOPLE PER TEAM)
  • Price: GBP £12.00 PER PERSON
  • AGES 13 - 75 AS OF 24/09/2016
  • Use the promotion code: TEAM, at registration.

RUNNING 10 MILES
INDIVIDUAL                   

  • Price: GBP £20.00
  • AGES 18 – 75 AS OF 24/09/2016 

TEAM                        

  • (MINIMUM 3 PEOPLE MAX 6 PEOPLE PER TEAM)
  • Price: GBP £18.00 PER PERSON
  • AGES 18 – 75 AS OF 24/09/2016
  • Use the promotion code: TEAM, at registration.

TEAMS
A great way to run and have fun, get a team together, train together, support eachother, run for yourselves or perhaps for a charity. There will be a prize for the first team; based on overall best cumulative time.


THE START/ FINISH OF THE RACE

Before the start of the race, all runners are required to attend the race briefing in the village hall.  This will be held at approximately 9.30am.

The 10 mile run will start at 10 am and the 5 mile run will start at 10.15 am. All runners are asked to allow plenty of time to reach the start of the race. At the start and finish please take care of other runners, spectators and traffic that may be using the road. 


THE COURSE

The Ridgeway is a National Trail and surrounding footpaths are open to all the public please be considerate of other users not taking part in the event. You will be running over agricultural land we ask you to respect this and keep to the footpaths.

Water Stations will be at approximately 3 miles intervals along the course. At registration you will receive your Ridgeway Run water bottle; please fill this before the start, top ups will be available at water stations. Please do not litter the course.

Markers will clearly sign the course. 

It is asked that spectators keep dogs on leads at all times and remain clear of the course. 


CLOTHING
The course is predominately trail and grass footpaths, trail shoes are advisable and spikes are banned. Please ensure that you have enough warm clothing for before and after the event. 

Headphones and other similar listening devices are not allowed.

You must wear your race number on your front with safety pins or race belt. Please ensure that it is fully visible and secure, as without it we will be unable to provide you with an official/ accurate finish time. 


FIND US ON THE MAP

Sat Nav SN6 8LS.  Ashbury can be accessed by way of the B4000 or the B4507 it is about 9.5 miles from Swindon, 27 miles from Oxford and driving distance of 77 miles form London.
 

TIMING
The Ridgeway Run is using Lapio Mobile Timing Solution for managing the results on the day. This means there will be no chip at the event. When you cross the finish line, there will be volunteers who are responsible for the timing. They will type your number into the Lapio Mobile App and your time will be launched to the resultpage right away. This means that it is really important that you wear your racenumber on the front.
 

RESULTS
The results will be shown here. If you type in your mobile number at the registration, your results will be sent to you in a text message as you cross the finish line.
 

GOODY BAGS AND PRIZES! 
On registration participants will receive their number in a goody bag along with a water bottle to be used on the course if required. Finishers will be greeted with cake and cheers!

Looking forward to see you at the 24th of September!