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Leicestershire Round Series - Leg 2

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Saturday 15th August 2020

Entries Open
Thursday 13th February 2020
Entries Close
Tuesday 17th March 2020
Entry Fees

£43 affiliated / £45 unaffiliated

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The Leicestershire round route is self navigating and waymarked. The 56km course will also have Sole2Soul markers.

Starting point & car park: Glooston Village Hall, Andrew's Ln, Market Harborough LE16 7SQ.   

Registration: 7.00am at Glooston Village Hall, race starts at 8.00am.  Event Closes at 6pm.

Distance: 56km (34.5 Miles) 

Climb: 921 metres (3021ft)

Basic route details: From Glooston Village Hall you will pass through a number of small villages and towns to include Cranoe, Hallaton, Belton-in-Rutland, Owston, Somerby, through Burrough Hill country park, Thorpe Satchville, Gaddesby, Frisby on the Wreake, Hoby, Thrussington, Rearsby, Cossington and finish at Cossington Village Parish car park.

Age Requirements: Minimum age limit - 20 years old

The scenery on the route is beautiful and well worth taking some photos (which can be showcased on our gallery page)

Please be aware that you will also be running over different terrain and some spots on the route could be quite uneven on the foot and quite boggy at times.

Maps Recommended: OS Explorer Maps 233/246

Checkpoints: There will be 4 check points on the route, each checkpoint will be equipped with Water, Coke, flapjacks, fruit, homemade cakes/biscuits and a selection of sweet and savoury items.

  • Checkpoint 1: College Farm Lane - Belton-in-Rutland - mile 8 - LE15 9AF

  • Checkpoint 2: Manor Lane - Somerby - mile 15 - LE14 2QD

  • Checkpoint 3: Highfield End - Ashby Folville - mile 21.5 - LE14 2TE

  • Checkpoint 4: Brooksby Road (football pitch) - Hoby - mile 27 LE14 3DT

  • Finish: Cossington Village Hall, Main Street, Cossington, Leics LE74UU

Kit list: It is essential that every runner takes all of the below items with them on the race. Unfortunately, if you do not bring the complete kit with you then this will result in disqualification and not being able to take part in the race.

  • 500ml of water
  • Nutrition (energy bars)
  • Waterproof jacket with taped seams
  • Emergency blanket (can get small foil ones)
  • Hat or buff
  • Head torch
  • Whistle
  • Gloves
  • Mobile phone
  • Map route
  • Emergency mobile number of the race organiser/director which is 07856292688 (must be stored in your mobile phone)

This kit is essential and standard for all of the Sole2Soul Running Ultra marathon running events.

If there is a significant change in weather then the list could change so make sure you check this too. Any update will be made via email and social media prior to the event.

Every finisher receives a medal, Sole2Soul Running Ultra marathon Technical T-Shirt and a home cooked hot meal at the end of the race.

A GPX file of the exact route is available on request. The file is provisional and will be confirmed as soon as entries close.

The Leicestershire round book is available to buy at the end of the race at a cost of £10.95. This is worth keeping a souvenir especially if you decide to take part in all 3 series to complete the whole Leicestershire 100mile route.

If the whole 100 mile route is completed over the 3 races then you will also receive the Leicester round badge free of charge.

Covered by Event Protect

This event is covered by Event Protect. If the event is cancelled, you can apply for a refund directly from Event Protect provided the cancellation is covered by their insurance policy.

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