Returning with a bang for 2020! A brand new name from its previous debuts (Ashbourne10) and a new distance - 13.1 miles (half marathon!)
Starting and finishing in Ashbourne Lesiure Centre car park, the race is an out-and-back route along the Tissington Trail. Ashbourne is known as the gateway to The Peak District. This is a beautiful route with amazing views from the former train line across the Derbyshire Dales. Enjoy the stunning scenery & abundance of wildlife.
Turn points are set up along the route at 2.5k, 5k, 5mile, 6.5 miles & waterstations will be along the route.
The route isn't flat as your outward section is a very gradual incline, but for every uphill there is a downhill! The 2nd half of your race is all set on a gradual decline which should feel fantastic once the legs have warmed up & you can get those feet flying!
The 5k run / walk is for all levels. This event can be a gentle stroll with the family or a race to get your 5km PB.
Collect race numbers & timing chips (& t-shirts if pre-paid) ON RACE DAY at Registration
A pre-race email will be sent to all participants 1 week before the event
For prices & more information go to www.sbrevents.co.uk
Event details and schedule
Full details are on the website. Race start is 9:30am (staggered starts) with registration opening at 08:00am. The course is an out and back along Tissington Trail starting and finishing at Ashbourne Leisure Centre.
Car parking - there will be NO car parking available at Ashbourne Leisure Centre as the finish line & race village are held in the car park. Please use free parking at Halfords just 10 minutes walk away at Waterside Retail Park, Ashbourne, DE6 1DU or other local car parks in Ashbourne. Please car share to save our environment.
ID is not required, but you must sign the waiver. We do recommend you bring some layers as the weather can be temperamental in early March. As for shoes, the trail is made of compacted stone so you should be good to run in road shoes.
Below are the top three aspects of the Ashbourne Seesaw, as determined by athlete reviews.View full breakdown
Another very well-organised event by SBR Events, lovely volunteers and marshals, free massage and amazing medals! The course was up and down the Tissington Trail, which is a beautiful place to be and great to run up hill when you're nice and fresh and then down hill to the fi...Read full review
Well organised in terms of signs for parking, helpfulness of volunteers and facilities available. Was a little confused at the start line, as timings didn't seem to correlate with earlier information provided to us. Nevertheless, did not impact on my running. Plenty of on site ...Read full review
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