Queens of the Castle II
Thursday 5th December 2019
6 hour timed challenge, where you can run for as long as you want (up to 6 hours) and complete as many 3.75 mile laps as you choose on the day. 1 or more to be a finisher and get a medal and a pick your own goody bag of treats, 7 laps for a marathon, 8+ for an ultra, there will also be a half marathon option with a shorter 4th lap and a 50km option with a shorter 9th lap.
A flat route with each lap starting at Eton Wick and following the Thames Path towards Windsor. Once in full view of the castle, you turn back passing Boveney Lock and Windsor Racecourse. On reaching the Church of St Mary Magdalene, you head back to the start / finish.
The race will start at 9:00 am and you must have started your final lap within the 6 hour limit, you will then be able to complete that lap even if your finish time is a little over the 6 hours.
The medals from the Queens and Kings series can be stacked together, this one shows Queen Anne who was born at Windsor Castle and was the 2nd Queen to live there.
Eton Wick Scout Hut, Hayward's Mead, Eton Wick, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 6JN - 4 miles from M4 junction 7 (5 miles from Junction 5)
Free parking is available in the Football club car park (150 metres away) and in bays along Eton Wick Road (5 mins walk)
By train nearest stations are
Slough 3m, Burnham 3m, or Windsor (1.7m on foot)
What do I get?
A traffic free, flat, scenic route along the Thames Path.
Toilets located near the start finish area
Tea / Coffee at registration.
An aid station at the end of each lap (water/squash and a wide range of sweet and savoury nibbles to help you go the distance)
A pick your own goody bag of treats
Timekeeper and published results.
Where do I get my race number?
Registration will be in the Scout Hut from 08:15. You will get your race number then - nothing will be posted out in advance of the race.
There will be a mandatory race briefing at 08:55
Trail or Road shoes?
Generally road shoes - most of this section of the Thames Path is firm and of a good quality, however there is a very short section that can get muddy after heavy rain.
Can I run with my dog?
Sorry no dogs are allowed due to permit / insurance conditions
TRA Race Permit 3120
Event is held under UKA rules
Date: Thursday 5th December 2019 at 9:00am
Venue: Eton Wick Scout Hut, Hayward's Mead, Eton Wick, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 6JN
Race: 6 hour timed challenge
Price £33 UKA affiliated (+£2 unattached)