Near, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6
- Distance13.1 miles
point to point
- Water stations
- Traffic free
- Wheelchair accessible
- Minimum age17
- Distance MarkersEvery Mile
- Cheques payable to Nice Work
- Postal closing date30th Sep 2012
- Size of field250
- Entrants last year1st time race
- Event website
- Event AffiliationUK Athletics
- Universal entry form (pdf)Yes
- Available from race websiteYes
- Online entry availableYes
- Postal entry availableYes
- On the day entryYes
Please note that the event is now full. We will take requests to be placed on the reserve list - please email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are successful in securing a reserve place you will receive a confirmation email 14 days prior to the event.
The Tissington Trail, the site of a former railway line from Ashbourne to Buxton, runs along a 13 mile route from Ashbourne in Derbyshire. Surrounded by beautiful countryside the traffic-free trail is ideal for a cracking half marathon.
Running one way is slightly downhill – the other is slightly uphill. Running one way is slightly downhill - the other is slightly uphill. And the decision has been taken to run the race ... down rather than up! That means you've got gravity on your side virtually the whole way down the course!
This will be a rare opportunity to run a half marathon in Derbyshire without hills!
The race will be a point to point race with runners having the opportunity to either make their own arrangements for transport to the start/from the finish; alternatively a bus service will take participants to the start of the race and you then are able to finish where you park.
This is a rare opportunity to run on the Tissington Trail and numbers are strictly limited to 250 runners.
The race is a fundraiser for The Children’s Trust which provides care, education, therapy and rehabilitation to children with multiple disabilities, complex health needs and acquired brain injury.
Finish Line Goodies
Supervised bag storage
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