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Hard as Snails

3 July 2019

Shalford Park, Shalford Road, Guildford, GU4 8AA

  Add to Calendar 2019-07-03 2019-07-03 Europe/London Hard as Snails> This event is a 10k or 5k cross-country run or walk on a single 10k loop with a cut back for those completing 5k. This epic course takes in the Pilgrims' Way over the North Downs in central Surrey. Shalford Park, Shalford Road, Guildford, GU4 8AA
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When

3 July 2019 - Runners (5km, 10km, 15km) - 19:00; 2km Kids Race 18:30

The Latest Info:

Hard as Snails is returning for 2019. Registration will be open soon. Support your running with strength training. Check out the official training plan HERE.

This epic course takes in the Pilgrims' Way over the North Downs in central Surrey. You'll encounter rolling hills, lofty summits and low off-road tracks weaving through the woodland. Complete the course and you'll receive a snail-shaped medal! Rated 93% on Runnersworld. This is an awesome venue for one of the finest cross-country events on the calendar, but you'll need to be hardassnails! 15km distance also available, as well a Kid's Race. You can expect: Professional event organisation team, Manned water station, Chip timing, complimentary post-race refreshments, Free parking for runners and spectators and Cafe 2U catering on site. If you like the look of this race, check out more races by aat-events.

Event List

Bag Drop
Chip Timing
Free Parking
Hilly
Kids Races
Marshalled Route
Medal
On Site Catering
Route Marking
Water Station

General Information

What

Hard as Snails is a 15k, 10k or 5k plus a 2k route for kids. This epic course takes in the Pilgrims' Way over the North Downs in central Surrey. You'll encounter rolling hills, lofty summits and low off-road tracks weaving through the woodland. 

We are unfortunately not able to offer canicross entry in 2019. 

Entry Age Criteria

5km - must be 10 or older on race day.

10km - must be 13 or older on race day.

15km - must be 16 or older on race day.

2km kids race - must be 6 or older on race day. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration

Please collect your race number and timing chip from Shalford Park on the day. Nothing will be sent to you in the post.

Travel

Guildford train station is a brisk 10-minute jog.

What to wear

Buy your run kit from Fitstuff Run Shop based in Guildford, Surrey. Running specialists. Fitstuff

Course

The Hard as Snails cross country course takes in hilly woodland tracks through pine forests and open paths across the fields of the North Downs, Surrey. Check out the 10km route and/or the 5km route. 


First Aid

Medics will be on standby during the event.

Timing

Chip timing.

Toilets

Public loos in Shalford Park will be made available to the athletes and spectators.

Water

Water will be available at designated water stations and at the finish line.

Refreshment

Water and bananas.