Bath Two Tunnels Half Marathon ‘Return Ticket’ (Date 3 of 4)

** Collect the interlocking medals by running mulitple events with us over the year. Custom medals, LIVE results and a buffet of fresh fruit and tasty treats after the race ** A truly special race that not only takes in many of Bath’s beautiful attractions but also has the longest underground sections of any running race in the UK! Cutting right under the city of Bath, the two tunnels offer a truly unique running experience. The Somerset & Dorset Railway closed in 1966 and until April 2013 the tunnels have been sealed and inaccessible. Thanks to the hard work and dedication of the Two Tunnels Group and Sustrans over 7 years, the two tunnels now have a new lease of life as a shared use path. The first tunnel; The Devonshire Tunnel is 408m long and the second Combe Down Tunnel is 1672m long. Both tunnels are well lit and well surfaced, and have recently been converted into a shared use path for the enjoyments of runners, walkers and cyclists looking to make the most of the city whilst remaining a flatter ground. The ‘Return Ticket’ is a 2 lap out and back half marathon course within the Two Tunnels and surrounding countryside. It is a fast and flat course with a total of 8km+ underground! Definitely a PB potential course! The Two Tunnels ‘Return Ticket’ 10km is a UK Athletics certified accurately measured course, reference number 236/2201b Awards/mementos: Medal Spot prizes Winners’ prizes Memento Goody bag Venue facilities: Toilets Refreshments Supervised bag storage

  • Listing categories 20k
  • Location / Region Bath
  • Date 9th July 2017
  • Time 10:00 AM
  • Distance 21 km
  • Address Brickfields Park Bath, Bath and NE Somerset, BA2 1LX
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