ARCHIVED RACE: Compton Downland Challenge 40 & 20 @ The Downs School, Compton, Berkshire, United Kingdom on 19 April 2014

Race Info & Description

Race Information:

  • Event Name: Compton Downland Challenge 40 & 20
  • Distance (KMs): 64 K & 32 K
  • Distance (Miles): 40 miles & 20 miles
  • Date: 19 April 2014
  • Start Time: 09:00
  • Venue: The Downs School
  • Organised By: Compton Harriers Running Club
  • Race Website: Click Here.

Race Facilities

  • Has Toilets? Yes
  • Has Changing Facilities? Yes
  • Has Water Stations? Yes - Multiple Water Stations
  • Has Prizes / Awards? Yes - Has Awards or Prizes

Race Description

Two scenic laps of twenty miles. Runners may switch from the forty mile event to the twenty (or vice versa) depending on how they feel after the first lap.

Terrain is mainly footpaths, tracks and bridleways (which can all be fairly muddy) with some short, almost traffic free, road sections linking them.

Course is route marked, but description is available from Compton Harriers website.
(A supporters’/baggers’ route is also available.)

Ascent:-4,400 feet – 40 miles: 2,200 feet – 20 miles..
Start time is 0900 hours, with a time limit of 10 hours, to finish by 1900 hours.
Team entry is by club declared on entry form, of either or mixed sex with first 3 finishers to score on a total time basis.Prizes for 1st 2nd 3rd overall: 1st in age 40, 50, 60, 70 categories (both sexes, both races): 1st team (both races).

There are 8/4 checkpoints at approx 5 mile intervals, all with water and squash, some with hot drinks and snacks.

Changing rooms, toilets and showers. Free hot meal (with vegetarian option) for all entrants post-race. . NO BIKES on the course or DOGS on school site please. Limit 400. Right of entry reserved. UK/A rules apply.

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