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.
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.
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 is available at the venue. Please share lifts where possible!
Bag storage will be available. Please do not bring any valuables to the event.
WHAT TO WEAR
Shoes for road running.
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.
Team Medic will be on hand.
Chip timing will be provided.
Will be available at the 5km point and on the finish line.
When competing in this event you will not only be participating in the event but you will also be raising money for charity.
Below are the top three aspects of the Chessington Running Wild, as determined by athlete reviews.View full breakdown
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
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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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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