Thames Path, Windsor
Thursday 9th July 2020
6 hour timed challenge
6 hour timed challenge to complete as many 3.75 mile laps as you choose on the day. 1 or more to be a finisher, receive your medal and a serving of ice cream, along with a selection of sauces and toppings you can create and enjoy your Sundae within view of Windsor Castle. Completing 7 laps is a marathon, 8+ an ultra, a half marathon is 3 plus a shorter 4th lap or 50km is 8 plus a mini 9th lap.
The route is flat 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 Windsor Racecourse and Boveney Lock. 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.
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
A serving of ice cream and selection of sauces and toppings to create your Sundae.
Tea / Coffee at registration.
Toilets near the start/finish of each lap.
An aid station at the start/finish of each lap (water/squash and a wide range of sweet and savoury nibbles to help you go the distance)
Chip timing 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?
Road shoes, this section of the Thames Path has a firm surface and very little mud.
Can I run with my dog?
Sorry no dogs are allowed due to permit / insurance conditions
Is it official?
Yes it is held under UK Athletics rules and has a TRA race permit has been applied for
Date: Thursday 9th July 2020 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)