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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
5km ?

5.00KM

Run

Nov. 16, 2019
10km ?

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.



What athletes are saying

The characteristics which best describe Chessington Running Wild, as voted on by past participants.


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The Event

Useful pre-race info 3
Family friendly 3
Spectator friendly 3
Exciting event village 2
Great medal 2
Ideal for beginners 2
PB potential 1
Festival atmosphere 1


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Course Profile

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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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4.72
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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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Jake Le Brun
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Reviewed 5 months ago

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The course was well planned and well marked, you got to see a large variety of the park. It was a good balance of flat land and hills making it a good course for beginners. 

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Emma Foster
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Reviewed 5 months ago

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A very well organised event with regular updates leading up to the event providing timing and course updates. Course was well laid out, with marshals at regular intervals pointing you in the right direction and providing support! The drinks provided along the way and at the end a...Read full review

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Awards & Accolades

Racecheck Badge Award

Bronze Award - 2019

Racecheck Badge Award

Silver Award - 2018



Reviews (98)

All Time Average
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2019 Average
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Natural Beauty
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Ease of Navigation
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Safety
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Organiser Updates

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Posted 7 months 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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