401 VIRTUAL CHALLENGE AT 9a.m. Saturday 8th OCTOBER 2016

To celebrate the successful completion of the 401 Challenge, raising awareness and £250,000 for two anti-bullying charities, the West Kent 401 Virtual Challenge is hosting a run for any distance, including a 1 mile Fun Run, 10k, Half Marathon up to a Marathon.  Come and join us

Are you coming?  Please let us know here

 

Locations and timings for the event

 

08:50  Arrive at Sevenoaks Leisure Centre TN13 1LW 

09:00  401 Virtual Challenge runners leave Sevenoaks Leisure Centre TN13 1LW and run up Sevenoaks High Street, entering Knole Park at the main entrance.

Timings are approximate from this point, so please bear with us as we run at the pace of the steadiest runner. We may run a little later on each meeting point but we will be there!

09:20   Re-group at  Knole House  and pick up any joiners at this point and briefly explain health and safety and route of the fun run

09:25  401 Virtual Challenge runs a 1 mile Fun Run circuit of Knole House for runners, parents and kids.  (Knole Park is closed to vehicles until 10:00am, so participants and supporters will have to get to the house, on foot.).  

09:40 Photos of all runners at Knole House for posting on Ben’s challenge page. Medals given to all children that participated in the fun run

09:50 Run from Knole House continues in Knole Park heading out towards the south end of the park where the 10K runners will separate from the group  heading out of the park to Café 1809 (10k details in blue below)

10:2010k runners separate from the Hildenborough group to complete the final 1.5 miles downhill and along the gallops stopping before the main entrance road

10:40All 10k runners to make their way back to the Leisure Centre

10:20 Run continues in park after separating from 10k runners before heading out of the south end of the park at the intersection of Chestnut Walk and Broad Walk and on to Hildenborough.

11:00  Arrive at Cafe 1809, TN11 9HW (8.2 miles from the start to this point) to pick up more runners for a 5 mile circuit, returning to Cafe 1809 and to drop off any runners that wish to finish at this point (please note you will need to make your own transport arrangements to get back to Sevenoaks)

12:00  Run stops for refreshments at Cafe 1809.  (Distance from start – Half Marathon). Anyone welcome to join us for refreshments

12:45 Run commences from Café 1809 with any new runners that wish to join us and heads towards Tonbridge Castle and onwards to Haysden Country Park

13:40  Arrive Haysden Country Park TN11 9BB, starting a 6 mile there and back run.

15:00  From Haysden Country Park, run last stage back to Cafe 1809, Hildenborough.

15:45  Arrive at Cafe 1809 for completion of the run (Distance from start – Full Marathon)

 

 

 

 

401 Virtual Challenge Sevenoaks - Entire marathon route (click map for expanded view)

401 Virtual Challenge Sevenoaks - Entire marathon route (click map for expanded view)

Sevenoaks and Knole Park stage - 5 miles (click map for expanded view)

Sevenoaks and Knole Park stage - 5 miles (click map for expanded view)

Hildenborough stage - 5 mile circuit (click map for expanded view)

Hildenborough stage - 5 mile circuit (click map for expanded view)

Tonbridge Stage - 13 mile stage, with a 6 mile there and back section from Haysden (click map for expanded view)

Tonbridge Stage - 13 mile stage, with a 6 mile there and back section from Haysden (click map for expanded view)

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