SATURN - Operation Overlord - 80 years D-Day Run

Saturday, 08 June 2024 @ 09:00

June 6, 2024 will mark the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings along the Normandy coast during World War II. To honour this anniversary we will be holding our Operation Overlord themed run.

The medal is fantastic and inspired by all those who gave the ultimate sacrifice during World War II.

Location: Lee Valley White Water Centre, Station Road, Waltham Cross, EN9 1AB

Distance & Time: This is a 7 hour Time Challenge event which allows you full control over the distance you want to run, we welcome runners of all abilities (and any walkers too!). The minimum distance is 5km, which is part of a lap. A full lap is 4.37 miles or 7km (this is subject to change to a 3.28 mile loop depending on course conditions) and you can run as many or as few of these laps as you wish in the 7 hour time limit which starts from the official event start time of 9am. It is 3 laps for a half marathon, 6 for a marathon and 7 or over for an ultra, we also have a 50km distance available.

Course: The course is around the Lee Valley Country Park and is classified as a trail run. The course is flat and fast!

Medals: As long as you complete one lap, you will be an official finisher and you will receive our amazing medal!

Distance Pins: We have distance pins available for anyone who runs a half-marathon distance or more. Pins available to collect are our Half-Marathon, Mega-Half, Marathon, 50km and Ultra pins. You will receive one pin on the ribbon of your medal to reflect your achievement.

Goody Bag: Absolutely! You earned the calories after all, so all our finishers get a goody bag. As well as our standard goody bag, with a selection of various goodies to choose from, we also have a fabulous vegan goody bag for our vegan runners.

Aid Table: We have a fantastic aid station located at the start line and therefore available every 4.37 miles, the aid station has an incredible selection of drinks and savoury or sweet snacks such as crisps, cheese, fruit and cookies with vegan options also available.

Special Event: If our event is a special event for you, for instance your 50th, 99th, 100th, 200th, 250th etc., half or full marathon then please let us know. You will receive a special running number with your name on it and the date of the event. Also, if it is your birthday run then again please let us know as we have a fabulous special birthday number for you too.

Toilets & Changing Facilities: The toilets are situated in the White Water Centre which is available for our runners use from 8:30am and for the entire event.

Final Instructions / Number pick up: Final race day instructions will be sent out via email 4 days prior to the event with full race day information. Number pick up is on the day at race registration before the start of the event.

Parking: Parking is included in your entry fee, which is slightly higher than our normal to include your parking.

Other Info: There will be somewhere to leave a bag at the start / finish area. However, this is not a secure bag area and the items cannot be watched at all times so please do not leave anything valuable.

Headphones are allowed.

Our running events are help on public footpaths so we would be grateful if all runners were considerate of other path users.

The details ...

  • When

    Saturday, 08 June 2024 @ 09:00
  • What

    7hr timed event | Flat | Trail
  • Where

    Lee Valley White Water Centre, Station Road, Waltham Cross, EN9 1AB
  • Max' Entrants

    300
  • Close

    07/06/2024
  • Min' Age

    12 yrs

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However, we allow transfers for free online (via EventEntry transfer system) up to 7 days prior to the event.

Thereafter we will allow a deferral to another event for a one off fee of £18 - you will need to have paid your fee and chosen your new event prior to the start of this event.

Full Terms & Conditions can be found at www.saturnrunning.co.uk/terms-conditions.

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