St Albans Stampede – 3rd September 2022

    September 3, 2022 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Heartwood Forest, Sandridge, St Albans AL4 9DQ

    St Albans Stampede

    Organised by St Albans Striders

    JOIN US FOR THE ST ALBANS STAMPEDE ON SATURDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER 2022.

    The St Albans Stampede is an ultra marathon running event, organised by the St Albans Striders running club, held in the beautiful Hertfordshire countryside, covering parts of Heartwood Forest and Nomansland Common.

    The challenge is to cover the most amount of distance (in miles) over a designated time period of 12hrs – this can be undertaken solo, as a pair or as a team relay (up to 4, and up to 8 person options).

    The 12hr duration is simply the maximum allowable time. All entrants, even those that run for just 1 lap, will have successfully participated in the event and be awarded a medal for their efforts. And if participants from the 100 Marathon Club want to stop at marathon distance to record a successful completion, they will need to complete the 8th lap for it to count so will cover a total of 32 miles, this is acceptable.

    • Location: Heartwood Forest, Sandridge, St Albans AL4 9DQ
    • Event time: 9:00am – 9:00pm
    • Distance: Unlimited laps of a 4mile loop within a 12 hour time limit. This is a 12hr duration event and total distance covered vs. time is the main measure.
    • Minimum Age: 18 yrs. Age as at 03/09/2022
    • Activity: Running
    • Open to: Solo participants and relay teams (pairs, 4 people, 8 people)
    • Entry Fee: From £27.50 per person (Details below)
    • Our Charity Partner: 10% of all entry fees will go to our Striders nominated charity, ADD-vance
    • UKA License No: Applied for
    • Event Cancellation Policy: If the event should need to be cancelled, your entry will be transferred to the event in 2023.
    • Refunds, Transfers & Deferrals: Entry fees are non-refundable but places can be transferred to another entrant. If you are unable to attend, you can request a transfer by completing the online form here. The deadline for transfers is 2 weeks before the event.  Deferrals are not permitted.
    • Additional Fees: A 6% booking fee will be added at the checkout
    • Event Organiser: St Albans Striders
    • Organiser Email: stampede@stalbansstriders.com
    • Official Event Website: https://stalbansstampede.com/

    Registration

    Race numbers will not be posted out in advance of the race

    Race numbers can be collected from 7.30am from HQ on the day of the race

    Please see the 2022 Course map below. Please click on the image to enlarge.


    A 4 mile loop on slightly undulating territory

    If you would like to sponsor this race then contact us at

    stampede@stalbansstriders.com 

    Finishers Medal & Selection of Prizes for Category winners

    Category winners will be awarded on distance covered only. In other words, you don’t have to run the full 12hrs to have successfully completed the challenge. The 12hr duration is simply the maximum allowable time. All entrants, even those that run for 1 lap, will have successfully participated in the event and be awarded a medal for their efforts.  And if participants from the 100 Marathon Club want to stop at marathon distance to record a successful completion, this is acceptable.

    The presentation of winners’ prizes will take place at the Race HQ at 9.30pm on Saturday September 3rd, 2022. There will be prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers, male and female, for the solo event. There will be 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes for the finishers of the double and the 4 person relays, and 1st prize only for the 8 person relay team.

    There will also be a “Fastest Overall Lap” individual prize for each male and female competitor. This can come from any of the category options.

    Health
    It is important that you are fit to run and that you are following current government issued guidance with respect to Covid-19.

    Parking
    Parking is at the Forest – marshals will direct you on the day

    Toilets, Changing and Bag Storage
    Toilets, changing are at the Scout Hut

    Dogs allowed?
    No dogs on the course but they are welcome in the village

    Wheelchair suitable?
    No

    Buggies allowed?
    No

    Water Stations
    Water station located at the start and finish point of the 4 mile loop

    Distance Markers
    No

    Traffic Free?
    Yes

    Refunds
    Entry fees are non-refundable but places can be transferred to another entrant.If you are unable to attend, you can request a transfer by completing the online form here. The deadline for transfers is 2 weeks before the event.  Deferrals are not permitted.

    Event Cancellation
    If the event should have to be cancelled due to reasons beyond the organiser’s control your entry will be transferred to the event in 2023.

    The details of the athlete I am entering into this race will be passed onto the event organisers for the administration of the race.

    By entering this event via Active Training World, your data will be kept in accordance with their Privacy Policy. Your name, gender, date of birth and email details will be used by their in house timing company (EventChipTiming) for the purposes of timing the event.

    Where specified on the booking form, any medical information provided will be passed onto the medical team present at the event. 

    AND

    1) I take full responsibility for ensuring the athlete I am entering into this race is medically fit to compete & understand that they compete entirely at their own risk or at the risk of their parent/guardian.

    2) I understand that all athletes who participate in this event, do so at their own risk or the risk of their parent/guardian and that no person(s) or organisation(s) will be held responsible for any accident, injury or loss to the competitor, prior to, during or after the event.

    3) I understand the organisers reserve the right to alter the arrangements and conditions, should circumstances require.

    4) The athlete indicates acceptance of ARC rules. 

    The event is being officially timed by Event Chip Timing and the results will be available on the day at http://results.eventchiptiming.com

    Ticket Details

    • Price displayed is per person.
    • Prices do not include 6% booking fee. This will be added at checkout.
    • Please add your ticket(s) to the cart and press the red button to proceed to registration. You can update the ticket quantity on the next page.
    Ticket Type Price Cart
    Stampede Solo Challenge Unaffiliated £45
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    Stampede Solo Challenge Affiliated £43
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    Stampede 2 Person Relay (Total price £75) £37.50
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    Stampede 4 Person Relay (Total price £130) £32.50
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    Stampede 8 Person Relay (Total price £220) £27.50
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    Learn more about the St Albans Stampede

    Our Nominated Charity

    Click on the image to learn more

    Detailed Race Information

    The detailed race information will be sent to you in the week before the event.