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Chessington Running Wild

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World of Adventures Resort, Leatherhead Road, Chessington, KT9 2NE, United Kingdom

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Distance Date
5 km ?

5.00KM

Run

Nov. 16, 2019
10 km ?

10.00KM

Run

Nov. 16, 2019
2.00KM (Junior) ?

2.00KM

Run

Nov. 16, 2019

Overview

WHEN 

16 November 2019 - 08:00

All Chessington Running Wild participants will get FREE ENTRY to Chessington Zoo on 16 November 2019. There may be a limited number of rides open on the day, but the theme park is officially closed.

Participants can also get 50% off of full price, standard admission Chessington Zoo tickets for spectating friends and family. BUY NOW and use promo code: V91022. Please refer to the T&Cs.

Please consider raising money for our official charity partner Chessington Conservation Fund.
Start raising money for the charity of your choice today. Visit the official Chessington Running Wild fundraising page and click "start fundraising". Download Fundraising Pack.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

 WHAT

Your exclusive opportunity to race through the world-famous Chessington World of Adventures. Starting at the Adventure Tree in the heart of the park, enjoy 2km, 5km or 10km of traffic-free running through the park's animal enclosures and past the theme park rides. The course is mostly on smooth tarmac, but there are some gravel sections and hills. Those wishing to run with buggies should enter the 2km Family Fun Run.

 REGISTRATION

You won't be sent anything in the post in advance of the event. Registration will be opening time is 06:30. Take a look at the start list boards, remember the number against your name, and then tell our friendly registration team and they will provide your race number and timing chip.

 PARKING

Parking is available at the venue. Please share lifts where possible!

 BAGGAGE

Bag storage will be available. Please do not bring any valuables to the event.

 WHAT TO WEAR

Shoes for road running.

 COURSE

One 5km loop mostly on smooth tarmac, but there are some gravel sections and tough hills! 10km runners will run this loop twice. The Family Fun Run is a separate 2km loop.

 FIRST AID

Team Medic will be on hand.

 TIMING

Chip timing will be provided.

 WATER

Will be available at the 5km point and on the finish line.

 OTHER INFORMATION

When competing in this event you will not only be participating in the event but you will also be raising money for charity.



Course & Event Features

RUN feature-icon Mostly Flat
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Review Highlights

Below are the top three aspects of the Chessington Running Wild, as determined by athlete reviews.

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4.93
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Registration Process
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4.83
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Uniqueness
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4.72
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All Time Average
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2019 Average
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Latest Reviews

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Ian Hines
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Reviewed 4 hours ago

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Hi overall the event was fine.  A couple of points the pre race briefing via the PA could have been clearer and the lack of warning or marshals where the paths were flooded near the start would have helped the bottleneck. Overall good and a very unique medal many thanks &n...Read full review

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Richard Wall
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Reviewed 1 day ago

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Running through a zoo is a unique experience! Having an indoor space to register and wait for the start was particularly important on a cold November day. However, it would have been nice if the fact that it was a zoo-only day had been better advertised as part of the 50% off ent...Read full review

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Awards & Accolades

Racecheck Badge Award

Silver Award - 2018



Reviews (75)

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2019 Average
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Organiser Updates

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Posted 4 weeks ago

Hello Chessington Running Wild runners! 🐆 Don't forget to grab your discounted admission tickets to Chessington Zoo for your spectating friends and family here. 👉https://www.chessington.com/booking/day-tickets.aspx. Simply use the promo code: V91022.

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