19 March 2023
Where is Hinchingbrooke Park? It Huntingdon so we bring you the Huntingdon Challenge With five distances on offer, you can find the perfect challenge for you. Enjoy the atmosphere of the park as you race to the finish to earn either your bespoke event medal or lucky dip finisher's medal.
In this 6-hour/4-hour event, you will run as much and as far as you want during the time. There are two waves for this event, meaning you have the choice to start at 9 am or 11 am. Wave 1 runners will have a 6-hour time limit and wave 2 runners will have a 4-hour time limit. As long as you are leaving base camp by the 05:59:59 time mark, you can get one more lap in.
- Medal(Lucky-Dip or Event Medal)
- Coffee and Cake for all finishers
- Event marshals
- Water/aid stations
- Bag drop
- Parking (small fee)
- Chip-timed results
How to get there
Hinchingbrooke Country Park, Brampton Rd, Huntingdon PE29 6DB, UK
Hinchingbrooke Country Park is situated 20 miles north-west of Cambridge, in the town of Huntingdon. It can be accessed from the A1, A14 or the A141.
Parking will be available at the Hinchingbrooke Hospital, which is just a short walk from the Country Park. A marshal will be present to assist you with parking and direct you to the venue. There will be an additional fee for parking, which has been reflected in the reduced entry price.
Huntingdon Train Station is just a short distance from the Country Park.
Event day logistics
09:00 Wave 1 starts
11:00 Wave 2 starts
15:00 Event ends
Participants have the choice to start their race at 9 am or 11 am. Please note that both waves will end at 3 pm, meaning those in the second wave will have a shorter time limit than those in the first wave. You can select the wave you wish to be part of at the checkout.
The cut of point for this event is 3 pm. As long as you are leaving base camp by the 5:59:59 time mark, you can get one more lap in.
Participants can pick up their race number from Race HQ/Base Camp at the allocated time told to them upon arrival. This will be communicated to registered participants via email.
Lucky Dip Medal
The lucky dip medal gives runners a chance of receiving a previous Zig Zag Events medal for a slightly reduced cost. This can be chosen when registering and ensures a little surprise on event day.