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					Return this entry form by 1st May 2009 to Jane Watkins at                                                        Saturday 16th May 2009
Pickett’s Cottage, Wootton Rivers, Marlborough, Wiltshire SN8 4NH
Tel: 07885 579751 Email: MarlboroughDownsChallenge@googlemail.com

Please include an A5 SAE and cheques made payable to Marlborough Running Club.
Final details of the route, instructions and race numbers will be sent out in March 2009.
No acknowledgements of entry will be sent out before then.


Prizes will be awarded in both 33 and 20 mile trail races to the following:
1st, 2nd & 3rd males and females and 1st in age categories MV50, MV60, LV45 and LV55
Category awards for UK Athletics Trail Running Championship (20-mile event)


Refunds: If you find that, after entering, you are unable to take part in this event, please
advise by email as soon as possible. The following refund policy will apply:
    •    Notification received by 16th April 2009 – entry fee less £5.
    •    Notification received after 16th April 2009 – no refund.
In the event of cancellation of the event, entry fees will not be refunded.                    33 mile Trail Race
                                                                                               incorporating Ultra-Running Championships medium distance
Substitution: You may change from one event to the other by notifying us by email in
advance or at the registration desk on the day. Alternatively, you may transfer your place     20 mile Trail Race
to someone else but the new entrant must complete an entry form at the registration desk       incorporating UK:A Trail Running Championship middle distance
before the race.

                                                                                               20 mile Challenge Walk


                                                                                               A scenic one lap route across the Wiltshire Downs, along
                                                                                               the Wansdyke and through Avebury Stone Circle.


                                                                                               Start and Finish near Marlborough Leisure Centre  Finish closes 5:30pm
                                                                                               Organised by Marlborough Running Club                   Under EA rules
                                                                                               www.MarlboroughRunningClub.co.uk                     Permit applied for
                                                                                               Souvenir to all finishers – Prizes for 33 mile and 20 mile trail race
Route: Two miles of the route are on roads, the remainder is cross country on tracks and                                        ENTRY FORM                             May be photocopied
footpaths. Starting from Marlborough, the route goes through West Woods (CP1) on the
Wansdyke Path, south to Gopher Wood then over Knapp Hill (CP2) to Tan Hill (CP3). Here
                                                                                              First name                           Surname
the routes divide: the 20 mile course heading north to Avebury; the 33 mile course goes
further west along the Wansdyke before turning south-west to join the Kennet & Avon           Address
Canal into Devizes (CP4) then north-east over Roundway Hill and Morgan's Hill (CP5) to
reach Cherhill (CP6) and the White Horse. The long and short routes rejoin at Avebury
Trusloe (CP7) to go through Avebury village and the Stone Circle. Finally the route goes
over Overton & Fyfield Downs (CP8) and back to Marlborough Leisure Centre for shower
                                                                                              Post code                            Telephone
and refreshments.
                                                                                              Email address
Cut off times will be applied where the route divides. Finish closes at 5:30pm.
                                                                                              Date of birth                        Age on race day                 Male          Female

Navigation: Although the start and finish of the Challenge will be marked with direction      Choose from the following events and tick one of these boxes:
arrows, most of the route will not be marked. Every entrant receives a written description
                                                                                              33 mile Trail Race              TRA/EA Affiliated (£14)            Unaffiliated (£16)
of the route. Map and compass recommended – the best map is OS 1:25,000 Explorer
Sheet 157.                                                                                    20 mile Trail Race              TRA/EA Affiliated (£14)            Unaffiliated (£16)

                                                                                              20 mile Challenge Walk          TRA/EA Affiliated (£14)
Refreshments: All checkpoints will provide cold drinks; some checkpoints may also
provide tea and biscuits. Hot meals and drinks available at the finish, included in fee.      Entries on the day (£18) subject to availability – maximum total field: 350.

Start Times:      9:00am                               33 mile Trail Race
                                                                                              Runner’s Affiliated Club
                  9:15am, 9:30am and 9:45am            20 mile Challenge Walk                 EA Membership No.                    TRA Membership No.
                  10:30am                              20 mile Trail Race
                                                                                              Walker’s preferred start time (please tick one): 9:15                    9:30        9:45
Suitable footwear and clothing must be worn or carried. Parts of the route may be             I declare that I will abide by the UK:A rules and the directions of the organizer's
muddy. If the weather is wet, windy and/or cold at the start then it will be very wet, very   representatives. I meet the minimum age requirements to complete this event:
windy and very cold on the Downs! People have got lost in the mist!! If it is sunny then      i.e. 20 years old for the 33-mile race and 18 for the 20-mile race. I am medically
sunburn may be a problem. Much of the course is remote from public roads.                     fit to participate and understand that I enter at my own risk and that the organisers will
                                                                                              not be held responsible for any loss, damage, action, claim, injury or illness which may
It is your responsibility to ensure your own safety                                           arise as a result of my participation. I understand that the organizers reserve the right to
and look after yourself!                                                                      delay or cancel the event should adverse weather conditions or other circumstances
                                                                                              outside of the organizers control pose an unacceptable risk to the participants.


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