Chiltern Ultra 214k Checkpoints & Navigation

Route details & Signposts

To view an interactive map of the route, please click here. Note: this map includes the extensions that we do not use. The race uses the shortest full loop without either of the two additional loops on the southern end of the route.

 

Please note you must follow the race route as well as you can throughout the race, cutting out large sections of the course or using roads to simplify navigation is against the rules and the race ethos - It may result in time penalties or disqualification.

We will know the difference between a navigation error and deliberate detours.

200k maps
Copies of the maps you will be supplied with at the start of the 200k race.
Chiltern Way 200k Maps.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [57.4 MB]

Some of the Markers are like this one.

Most signs are like this.

Sometimes there are white arrows on fences or trees through forest sections to identify the correct path.

Elevation profile of the entire 214km route.

Location of the race start

Felden Lodge, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire HP3 0BL, UK.

 

We have our own self contained HQ building at the Boys Brigade Headquarters.

Leg 1 navigation: Race Start to checkpoint 1

First leg of 200k race
The route between the start and checkpoint 1
Leg distance is 15.5 miles
CWLeg1.gpx
GPS eXchange file [21.6 KB]

Checkpoint 1 location

Distance into race: 15.5 miles.

 

Village of Coleshill where Chiltern Way crosses A355 Red Lion Pub car park

 

Basic provisions: Crisps, snacks, coke, squash, water, sweets.

 

Checkpoint opens 11am. Cut off: 1:45pm.

Leg 2 navigation: Checkpoint 1 to 2

Second leg of 200k
The route between check point 1 and 2.
Leg distance is 16 miles.
CWLeg2.gpx
GPS eXchange file [23.7 KB]

Checkpoint 2 location

Distance into race: 31.5 miles.

 

Hambledon Village near the Church in signed car park.

 

Basic provisions: Sweets, crisps, snacks, squash, coke, water.

 

Checkpoint opens 1:30pm / Cut off: 7pm.

Leg 3 navigation: Checkpoint 2 to 3

Third leg of 200k race.
The route between checkpoint 2 and 3.
Leg distance is 15.2 miles.
CWLeg3.gpx
GPS eXchange file [24.0 KB]

Checkpoint 3 location

Distance into race: 46.7 miles.

 

Ewelme Village where Chiltern Way crosses road south of the church at bottom of Parsons Lane in car park.

 

Basic provisions: Water, coke, squash, crisps, snacks, biscuits, sweets.

 

Checkpoint opens: 3:45pm / Cut off: 11:45pm.

Leg 4 navigation: Checkpoint 3 to 4

Fourth leg of 200k race.
The route between checkpoint 3 and 4.
Leg distance is 12 miles.
CWLeg4.gpx
GPS eXchange file [19.8 KB]

Checkpoint 4 location

Distance into race:58.7 miles.

 

Stokenchurch village down road to right of Royal Oak pub near church.

 

Basic provisions: Water, coke, squash, crisps, snacks, biscuits, sweets.

 

Checkpoint opens: 5:45pm / Cut off: 3:30am.

Leg 5 navigation: Checkpoint 4 to 5

Fifth leg of 200k race.
The route between checkpoint 4 and 5.
Leg distance 12.3 miles.
CWLeg5.gpx
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Checkpoint 5 location

Distance into race: 71 miles.

 

Drop bag available for 200k runners.

 

Little Hampden at point where Chiltern Way crosses main road. Very limited parking. Houses nearby, please be quiet.

 

Hot drinks, coke, sqash, water, crisps, snacks, cake, sausage rolls, chicken nuggets, sandwiches.

 

Checkpoint opens: 8pm / Cut off: 7:45am

 

Note: This checkpoint is the location of the 100k race start.

 

Leg 6 navigation: Checkpoint 5 to 6

Sixth leg of 200k race
The route between checkpoint 5 and 6.
Leg distance 15.7 miles.
CWLeg6.gpx
GPS eXchange file [23.1 KB]

Checkpoint 6 location

Distance into race: 86.7 miles.

 

Studham Villlage - Where Chiltern Way crosses Valley Road.

 

Basic provisions: Sweets, crisps, cake, snacks, water, coke, squash.

 

Checkpoint opens 11pm / Cut Off 12:30pm.

Leg 7 navigation: Checkpoint 6 to 7

Seventh leg of 200k race.
The route between checkpoint 6 and 7.
Leg distance 15.4 miles.
CWLeg7.gpx
GPS eXchange file [22.7 KB]

Checkpoint 7 location

Distance into race: 102.1 miles.

 

Sharpenhoe Clappers car park - North of Streatley Village.

 

Basic provisions: Chairs, crisps, snacks, biscuits, water, squash, coke.

 

Checkpoint opens: 2am / Cut Off: 6pm.

Leg 8 navigation: Checkpoint 7 to 8

Eighth leg of 200k race
The route between checkpoint 7 and 8.
Leg distance 15 miles.
CWLeg8.gpx
GPS eXchange file [20.0 KB]

Checkpoint 8 location

Distance into race: 117.1 race.

 

Peters Green where Chiltern Way crosses main road near small village green.

 

Basic provisions: Crisps, sweets, cake, biscuits, water, coke, squash.

 

Checkpoint opens: 5am / Cut Off: 10:30pm.

Leg 9 navigation: Checkpoint 8 to finish

Ninth (and final) leg of 200k race.
The route between checkpoint 8 and finish.
Leg distance 15.9 miles.
CWLeg9.gpx
GPS eXchange file [19.7 KB]

Race finish location

Felden Lodge, Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire HP3 0BL, UK.

 

(This is the same location as the race start.)

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