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Dirt Half Challenge

Dirt Running

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Cedars Upper School, Mentmore Road, Leighton Buzzard, LU7 2AE,, United Kingdom

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Distance Date
Half Marathon ?

21.00KM

Run

Nov. 16, 2019

Overview

The award winning Dirt Half Challenge will take place on Saturday 16th November 2019. The race starts in Leighton Buzzard and follows the canal towpath north to Stoke Hammond with stunning views, climbs through beautiful countryside to Great Brickhill then passes through the scenic Rushmere Country Park before following the Greensand Ridge back to the start via the canal towpath. 2019 will see the 10th staging of this popular trail race which sells out every year. The route will be clearly marked and marshaled.This is a very popular trail race which sells out every year.



Course & Event Features

RUN feature-icon Hilly
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feature-icon Spectator Friendly


Review Highlights

Below are the top three aspects of the Dirt Half Challenge, as determined by athlete reviews.

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4.92
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Registration Process
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4.83
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Logistics
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4.83
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Natural Beauty
All Time Average
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2018 Average
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Latest Reviews

Richard Dutton
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Reviewed 9 months ago

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### Training This was planned to be my last event of 2018, my first proper trail run and only two months after [the Loch Ness Marathon](https://www.reddit.com/r/running/comments/9ivxza/race_report_baxters_loch_ness_marathon_an_amazing) I was pretty confident that if I just kept u...Read full review

Alun Watkins
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Reviewed 1 year ago

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My first half marathon what a great route with plenty support from Marshall and spectators can't wait for next year to beat my time of 2'52'48

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Awards & Accolades

Racecheck Badge Award

Gold Award - 2018



Attachments

Reviews (78)

All Time Average
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2018 Average
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Value For Money
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Quality of Aid Stations
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Course Rating
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Uniqueness
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Ease of Navigation
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Local Support
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Safety
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Marshal Supervision
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 average for this event is 

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78

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