Coombe Hill Run
Time until next race on Sunday 1st June 2014 is
A 6km race organised by the Vale of Aylesbury Athletic Club which includes 190m of climbing up to the monument on Coombe Hill. The main race starts at 11.00 am but shortly before, we are offering a family race starting at 10:40am, which is aimed to younger children ( If under the age of 10 must run with a parent) . Medals are giving out in both races for all finishers, a local team challenge and a prized trophy for the first team of four.
FOR 2013 RESULTS CLICK HERE
The start will be by the Shoulder of Mutton on Pound Street in Wendover. The route heads up Ellesborough Road before joining the Ridgeway path towards Coombe Hill.
Having climbed up close to the monument, the route drops down a bridleway towards Ellesborough Golf Club and then swings back up again towards the monument. This is the killer hill locally known as ‘The Front’.
The good news is that, once you reach the monument, it is downhill from there. Firstly, across the common to pick up a path taking you down towards Wendover. Then, before reaching the bottom, climb over a style, cross a field, over another style, along Bacombe Lane for approx 200m, over another style and then across a field to the finish, which is located at the far end of the field where it meets Ellesborough Road.
No refunds can be given if a runner withdraws due to injury, illness or other reasons .
Minimum age on day of entry is 13 years. Closing date for postal entries is 27th May 2013.
UK Athletics license is 2013-105737
Entries cost is £11 (affiliated), £13 (unaffiliated) in advance and an extra £2 for entries on the day.
Note that the course is not suitable for wheelchairs and, of course, everyone must compete on foot!
Refreshments are available to runners after race.
10.40 am Fun Run,11.00 AM Main Race
Shoulder of Mutton
None available at the start, but plenty available in the village, including a public car park next to the library.
No changing facilities are available.
There will be a baggage tent at the Shoulder of Mutton. Any baggage left will be at owner's risk only.
Available at the start and at the library car park.
Available on the route and at the start/finish area.
Under the race permit, the minimum age for the main race is 13 years old on the day.
If children younger than this want to run as part of a family or organised group, that's fine as long as they are accompanied by an adult who is responsible for them as they are not covered by the permit.
There will be a Fun Run for the under 13s but note that under 10s must run with Mum or Dad.
The Fun Run starts at 10:40am from The Shoulder of Mutton.
Entry is on the day and costs £3.00.
Men: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, First Vet 40, Vet 50, Vet 60, U20, U17
Ladies: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, First Vet 35, Vet 45, Vet 55, U20, U17
First non affiliated Wendover resident, male and female
First Men’s team (of 4), First Ladies team (of 4)
First Wendover team (of 4)