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The Meridian Meander Challenge Event

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Sunday 10th May 2020

Entries Open
Monday 10th June 2019
Entries Close
Sunday 29th March 2020
26 Miles; 18 Miles
Entry Fees
Entry Fee   £15.00   
Event Organiser
07972 912022

The Meridian Meander event offers two circular routes of 18 or 26 miles following the valley of the River Great Ouse, passing through historic St. Ives and its picturesque surrounding villages. This is a charity walk/run with all proceeds to support The Over Day Centre. There are checkpoints en route with free refreshments provided. Both routes start at The Over Day Centre, and finish at The Over Community Centre (a short walk from the start ).

  • Start: Between 8.00am & 9.00am (Registration opens at 7.45am) 
  • Finish: By 6.00pm
  • Route descriptionsPlease be aware that these walks will not be way-marked, you must download and print your own route which will be emailed to you during w/c 4th May 2020. Limited copies will be available on teh day.
  • Food/Drink: Entry Fee includes cold drinks and snacks at all three checkpoints with a slice of cake at the finish. Last checkpoint will close at 4.30pm. Hot drinks are available for purchase at start and there are also opportunities to buy refreshments along the walk/run route.Tea & Coffee at the finish. Refreshments provided are prepared & served under uncontrolled condition; although, naturally, all practical efforts will be taken to maintain food safety.
  • Recommended Equipment: We recommend you wear suitable footwear & clothing, also to have maps Landranger 153 & 154 or Explorer 225, waterproof jacket and trousers, your own drinking mug (no mugs will be supplied at checkpoints) & a compass.
  • Awards: This is a charity event and not a race and there are no prizes. However, a certificate will be awarded to all who finish their chosen route. The course is not timed.
  • Free car parking & showers available at the end
  • Dogs are allowed on this event
  • Please bring your own mug!
  • Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult.

Event Start: The Over Day Centre, Dring’s Close, Over, Cambridge CB24 5NZ (Grid Ref: TL373704)
Event Finish: The Over Community Centre, The Doles, Over, Cambridge  CB24 5NW (a short walk from the start)

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