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Race to the Stones 9-10 July 2022
The Race to the Stones from Lewknor to Avebury follows the Ridgeway celebrated as Britain’s oldest path, your 100km route follows the historic trail past Wayland’s Smithy, Uffington White Horse and Barbury Castle before reaching the iconic ancient Stone Circle at Avebury. Follow in the footsteps of the Romans and write your name into the history books!
The Friends of the Ridgeway (FoR) are now a Participating Charity for the 2022 Race to the Stones and we hope you will consider taking part and nominating the FoR as your charity. All funds raised will be used solely to preserve the spirit of the Ridgeway and maintain the trail within the World Heritage Site at Avebury.
The details are:
Location: Lewknor, Oxon, OX49 5RR – Rutland Farm, Avebury, SN8 1RH
Registration: £50 (non stop) / £70 (weekender, inc. camping)
Minimum fundraising: £450
Wanna be a 100km heroine or hero? Join our award-winning Ultra Marathon and tackle the oldest path in Britain – the iconic Ridgeway. Walk, jog or run to the historic Avebury Stone Circle. From sign up to the finish line, we will support you every step of the way along this incredible journey!
With a completion rate of over 90% this is the perfect 1st ultra.
Enjoy the stunning British countryside from the Chilterns to the North Wessex Downs, passing Bronze Age hill forts and Roman river crossings.
This is a challenge for all, inclusive of all ages, experience and fitness levels. Whether you’re a seasoned runner, patient plodder or weekend walker – choose to camp over the weekend or take on 100km in one go.
• Training programme tailored to all levels
• Fully signposted route, with regular rest stops
• Hot meals, showers, drinks and sports nutrition
• Bag transport to the finish
• Medical support at pit stops and en route
• Finisher’s medal
As you complete your registration for the event to support a participating charity you will be asked from a drop down menu which charity you wish to support. Please select the Friends of the Ridgeway.