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Leicestershire Round Series - Leg 3

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Saturday 10th October 2020

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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: Cossington parish church car park.  

Registration: 7.00am at Cossington Village Hall, race starts at 8.00am.  Event Closes at 6.00pm.

Distance: 56km (34 Miles)

Climb: 734 metres (2400ft)

Basic route details: From Cossington Village, Leicestershire you will pass through a number of small villages and towns to include Woodhouse Eaves, Newtown Linford, Markfield, Thornton, Bagworth, Nailstone, Shackerstone, Carlton, Market Bosworth, Sutton Cheney, Barwell, Burbage Common, Finish is at Hollywell Inn pub, London Road Hinckley LE10 1HL.

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: Mile 8 - Benscliffe Road, Newtown Linford, Loughborough LE6 0AL

  • Checkpoint 2: Mile 15 - Thornton primary school Main St, Thornton, Coalville LE67 1AH

  • Checkpoint 3: Mile 21.5 - Shackerstone Station, Shackerstone, Leicestershire. CV13 6NW

  • Checkpoint 4: Mile 27 - TBC

  • Finish: Hollywell Inn pub, London Road Hinckley LE10 1HL

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.

Covered by Refund Protect

This event offers the option to purchase Refund Protect. Participants can choose to cover their inability to attend with Refund Protect.

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