This is the first of our two Grand Union Canal races in 2020, the second taking place on Sunday 8 November 2020. Whilst we welcome runners who only wish to participate in a single race, please note that discounted entry for both races is available here (prior to the first race in the series only).
When: Sunday 5 April 2020 at 10:00. To avoid congestion, runners will be released in waves several minutes apart. Your wave will be communicated to you in the week leading up to the race.
START: Cowley Recreation Ground, Uxbridge. UB8 2JW.
FINISH: Cassiobury Park, Watford. WD18 7HY.
Pricing: £25 Unaffiliated, £23 Affiliated, £0 Gold Members.
Entry on the Day: Subject to a £3 surcharge (cash only, subject to availability).
Series Pricing (for both Spring/Autumn races): £45 Unaffiliated, £41 Affiliated, £0 Gold Members.
Age Requirements: Participants must be aged 17 or over on the day of the race.
Registration: From 08:30 to 09:45.
Race Numbers: For collection at registration on the day only, numbers will not be posted. To be fastened to the front of your top using safety pins provided at registration, your number should be visible at all times. Your timing chip is attached to the back of your number and should not be removed.
Route: A multi-terrain route using mainly canal towpaths. Suitable for runners of all abilities. Please always be vigilant of other runners, spectators, dogs, cyclists and other users of public footpaths and rights of way.
Coach Transport: Since this is a point-to-point race, you may choose to park at the finish in Cassiobury, Watford and take the coach provided to the start BEFORE the race only (pre-registration required, there will be no availability on the day). On finishing the race your car will be available for collection. The coach transfer is available to book here, or during the order process (please ensure you select the correct date), but must be booked by Sunday 29 March 2020.
Affiliated: GBP 23.0,
Unaffiliated: GBP 25.0
Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
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