Race name – Dunstable Downs Challenge Event

Dunstable challenge

Distance – 20.8 miles

Runner – Lesley Muggeridge

Approx # Competitors – max 250 I think across all 3 distances (half, 20 mile and marathon)

Price – less than £15

What you have show for it – medal

Course Description – Scenic, rural trail run, mainly on public footpaths and bridleways with occasional sections on quiet country lanes. The course is partially marked however you will be provided with a written route description via email.

Marathon, 20 mile & Half Marathon options
Post event refreshments included in entry fee.
Medal for all finishers.

Reality of Course Description – Accurate description but doesn’t mention ‘undulating/hilly’

Water and Fuel Stations – approx every 6 miles (I think)

Time of year – September

Why I chose this race – Excellent local event, great scenery and well priced

Organisation – well organised by a local friendly club

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Will I be back – yes

Tips for next time – don’t get lost in the last mile!


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