Compton 20 Mile Challenge – Saturday 8th April 2017

The 21st running of the Compton 20 mile Downland Challenge multi-terrain/trail race starts at 10:00 a.m on Saturday 8th April 2017.  The race follows a circular route around the Berkshire Downs, starting and finishing at The Downs School.Runners who have previously completed the course enjoy the scenic and demanding trails, especially the hills around Streatley, with spectacular views across the Thames Valley, Goring and the distant Chiltern Hills. There is still time to enter the event, but with a race limit 300 it’s best not to leave it too late by entering online now.  If preferred, postal entries are also accepted (Form below).
Entry and race information links are on the Compton Harriers website  http://www.comptonharriers.org.uk  or go direct to the dedicated Compton 20 race website at http://chrcwebmaster.wixsite.com/compton20  for full details.

Here is a summary of the main features, which includes the ‘Legendary’ post-race hot meal (also included in the modest entry fee):

  • Fully marked course with marshals at strategic points
  • Chip timing
  • Stunning scenery
  • Changing & showers
  • Drinks & food at checkpoints (every 5 miles)
  • Long-sleeved cotton T-shirt for all finishers
  • Prizes for 10yr age categories
  • Post-race hot meal

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