Personalise your fantastic medal with an iTaB. If you ordered your iTaB whilst entering the race, just collect your medal at the finish line and your iTaB will arrive in the post a few days later engraved with your Name and Finish Time. The iTaB fits perfectly onto the ribbon of your medal and is a great way to celebrate your achievement.
If you still need to order your iTaB, engraved with your name and finish time, just CLICK HERE any time to personalise your medal.
Mitchell Green from MG Performance will be providing pre- and post-race massages. A 15 minute massage costs £10.00. Simply visit the massage tent either before or following your race.
For further information or to contact Mitchell direct, please choose any of the following:-
call: 07413 680028
facebook page: MG Performance
If you are interested in treatment outside of the event, Mitchell is available for sports massage and is based in High Wycombe but also provides ‘mobile sports massage’ at your home*.
Whether it is for general muscle maintenance as part of your training regime, injury prevention, injury rehab, pre- and/or post-competition maintenance, etc.
Prices: 1 hour - £40, 30 mins - £25, 1 hour (mobile) - £50
If interested, get in touch now for £5 off your first session!**
*Within 15 miles of High Wycombe
**All first sessions must be 1 hour to allow time for consultation and postural assessment
BEFORE THE RACE
How can I enter the event? Please go to the online registration
When will entries close? One week before event day
Can I enter over the phone? Yes - we can usually take payments over the phone
Are there entries on the day? Perhaps, although this race normally sells out before race day – please check the website or call us to check a couple of days before. A surcharge of £3 will be charged on the day
How do I know if my online entry worked? You will receive an automated confirmation by email
Can spectators use the bus transport? Yes, spectators are welcome to book the bus, however this must be booked and paid for at least 3 weeks in advance
How much is it to book the bus? £8 per seat
How do I know when/where/how to catch the bus? Once you have booked your place, you will be advised. Details can also be found on the ‘Details’ tab on the website one week prior to race day
What are the withdrawal and refund details? Please see terms and conditions on the event website
Can I transfer my entry to another athlete? Yes – up until 3 weeks before event day. Please see the terms and conditions on the event website
How/when will I receive my race pack? No race packs will be sent out in the post – you can pick up your race pack from registration on event day. Please see the COMPETITOR INFORMATION PACK for details
Can I give my race number to someone else? No sorry – this is absolutely not allowed. If there should be a medical emergency it is vital that we know who is taking part under each event number
Are there any age restrictions? You must be at least 17 years of age on event day
I am ill, injured or unable to take part - what do I do? Please see the Terms and Conditions on the Event Website
I can't take part in the event, can I get a refund? Please see the Terms and Conditions on the Event Website
Am I allowed to raise money for charity? Yes,you are welcome to raise money for whichever charity you choose
ON THE DAY
What is a 'Point-to-Point' race? This means that the race starts and finishes at different points. The 'Grand Union Canal HM’ follows the canal towpath between Cowley (Uxbridge) & Cassiobury Park (Watford)
Where are the start & finish venues? Please see the COMPETITOR INFORMATION PACK for details of both start & finish
How do I get there? Please see the COMPETITOR INFORMATION PACK for details
Can you get to either/both by public transport? Yes, Uxbridge tube is approx 1.5M from the start / Watford station is approx 5 mins walk from the finish
Is there parking? There is parking at both ends of the route. Please see the ‘Details’ tab on the website for maps/parking info
What time should I arrive on the day? Registration opens at 08:00 and the event starts at 10am. We recommend that you arrive as early as possible to avoid last minute panics
What will I be given on the day? You will receive your race number and your chip. Your race number should be pinned with four safety pins to the FRONT of your running top. Please do not obscure it at any time. If you don’t have safety pins, there will be some at registration. Your chip will be on the back of your number - please do not remove or tamper with it in any way. Your chip number may or may not tally with your race number - do not worry about this!
Is there anywhere I can leave my bag while I'm competing? Yes, there will be a baggage van at the start where you can leave a small bag - this will then be taken to the finish for you free of charge
Are there toilets available? Yes, there will be toilet provision on-site
Are there showers at the finish? Sorry, no showers
What other facilities are there? There will be toilets, a catering outlet for both before and after your race and a massage tent at the finish
Are there toilets along the route of the course? There are no event toilets along the course
Can I wear headphones? We never advise wearing anything that can affect your hearing marshals instructions or other towpath users, however we do not ban them
Is there any first aid on the course? There is full medical back-up for the event
Are there any water stations on the course? Yes, there will be at least 4 water stations along the route
How does the 'WAVE' start work? You will have already been given your wave Red/Blue/Green according to your estimated time. Each wave will be called to the start, with Red going first, then Blue, then Green. It is not possible to change waves on race day - if you want to change waves, please let us know immediately after receiving your wave
Is there a time limit on finishing the race? There is no cut-off time to complete the course. However, the marshals will be stood down after 3 hours; if you are still running by that time, please be aware that there will be no marshals at junctions and you will need to follow the signage
AFTER THE RACE
When and where will the results be published? Results will be published on the 'Results/Photos' tab on the event website as soon as possible after the event
Where can I find photos afterwards? Photos will be published on the 'Results/Photos' tab on the event website as soon as possible after the event
Are there food or refreshments at the event? Yes, you will be able to buy coffee, tea, food, etc, before and after the race
Are there any prizes? Yes – prizes are awarded to the first three male & female finishers plus first male and female veteran in each race distance
Will I get a medal at the finish? Yes all finishers will receive a fantastic GUCHM medal!