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317 runners already booked in. 44 running clubs represented!  Check below to see if your club is involved? I  am looking for runners who will run for Brainstrust and raise at least £100 in sponsorship. If you fancy doing this email me at - in return you will get reduced race entry and a Brainstrust tec tee shirt. Please note the race will start at the earlier time of 930am. - GET BOOKED IN NOW BY CLICKING ON THE BOOKINGS TAB ABOVE!   Please read terms and conditions document below before entering. Check your spam emails if you do not receive an email in your in-box within 48 hours!






Sunday 2nd July is the date for the fourth  Bassingbourn 'Brainstrust' Half Marathon and the seventh  event of Fit4thechallenge.   If you have ran any of those races then you will know what to expect.  If not, here is the low down - my courses always include off road sections, beautiful scenery, sometimes a bit of mud and also the odd hill, which remember goes up as well as down.  The course consists of 12.1 miles on road and 1 mile off road along a grass track.  The course has been measured by GPS only.


All of the headings below, give more information about the Bassingbourn  Half 2017 but in summary:


Race Date - Sunday 2nd July 2017  - Race Starts at 930am (please note the earlier start time for the event in 2017)


Race Start /Finish - Bassingbourn Village College,

South End, Bassingbourn, SG8 5NJ


Entry - Race limit 475/ Closing date for postal /online entry

is Monday 19th June




Race Packs - Race packs which will include race number with race chip sticker attached and race baggage tag will be posted out to all runners in advance of the race.  These will be posted first class on Monday 26th June to all race entrants. Race packs will not be handed out on race day nor will entry be available on race day.


Race Details - Chip timing / category prizes / medals for all finishers / % of race profit to  Brainstrust our official race charity.  £25 cash prize for beating the male or female course record. Male record is 1h 14min and 09 seconds and the female record is 1h 16 mins and 13 seconds. Race held under ARC rules. Permit Number 17/219.


Race Facilities - Onsite parking * onsite changing, toilets and showers * onsite baggage drop * post race massage * bbq &   refreshments * mobile toilets *new for 2017 free digital download of race photos


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