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23Sep 2017

Humanity Direct Tring Ultra

23rd September 2017, Tring, Herts

31 miles, 1 day

Donate to Race!  A Unique Opportunity with XNRG's Humanity Direct Tring Ultra


Donate £48 or pledge to raise as much as you can instead of paying to enter an ultra marathon - saving & changing the lives of children in developing countries who desperately need surgery.

The XNRG Tring Ultra is a unique chance to get a place on an amazing one day ultra for FREE if you fundraise for a Humanity Direct patient, or donate £48. 

After a successful Humanity Direct Ultra in 2016, XNRG are partnering with the charity funding vital operations for little children again on 23rd September 2017.

So How does it Work? 
It's simple. Instead of charging an entry fee for the one day ultra marathon, XNRG ask you to donate £48 pounds to fund a vital operation, or if you prefer, you can start a fundraising page instead - and raise the amount that you feel you can.

Places for this event go fast! We give people a special opportunity to enter to run or walk 31 stunning miles of Chiltern Hills for FREE if you sign up to raise some money for patients. Alternatively, donate £48 to register – all the money will go to an operation to save or vitally improve a little child’s life, and you will have the opportunity to challenge yourself to do something amazing in 2017.

2016’s Humanity Direct Ultra raised £8000 and helped fund life saving & life changing operation’s for 34 children and we’re hoping to raise even more in 2017. 

100% of donations go to children’s operations in Africa with Humanity Direct

“October 2016’s HD & XNRG Ultra was a great success, funding operations including skin grafts and neurosurgery for children in Somaliland and Uganda. Without surgery, birth defects go unrepaired, treatable injuries result in lifelong disabilities and children die of easily correctable surgical problems such as incarcerated hernias. Your support means this doesn’t happen.” Nick Swift, Humanity Direct’s Founder

The full event details are below 

Navigation and Support
Start and finish at The Tring Cricket Club, HP23 5NG, the 31 mile route takes in many areas of natural beauty in the Chilterns, including Ashridge Forest, the Grand Union Canal and Wendover Woods. The "Humanity Direct 50Km Challenge" is run on National Trails and Footpaths and has some excellent markings in the form of signposts or post discs. However, since it's made up of sections of these trails and paths the route will be comprehensively marked with signs and confidence tape.  The event is supported by a course manager to maintain event safety and to manage any serious incidents. A fully qualified medical crew are in attendance, to give first aid and to manage any serious medical problems in cooperation with the emergency services.

What's included
Transport to and from Tring station
Free parking at Tring Cricket Club. HP23 5NG
A fully recced and marked route to make the event special and challenging for all
Full medical cover throughout
A quality finishers Technical T Shirt and medal.
Toilets/showers and changing facilities
Checkpoint food and water throughout
Free tea, coffee and cake at the finish
Prizes and trophies for overall winners and category winners
A great atmosphere and a fun, but challenging day out
Action photos en-route, free to download

Transport
Trains to Tring leave from London Euston about every half hour with a duration of between 30 and 40 minutes. Trains from Birmingham leave about every 30 minutes and take about 1h 30 min. Mini-bus shuttle to and from station.
By Road - Tring is about a 20 minute drive on the A41 from Junction 20 of the M25 (Aylesbury) or 40 minutes from Junction 8a of the M40 . HP23 5NG
Prizes at the event
We are pleased to announce that Hoko Sport clothing company will be providing prizes for the event! To find out more about them, visit their website.

Full event instructions
These can be downloaded from the link in the header of the event. If you have any questions please email brian@xnrg.co.uk or say hello on twitter

 

To download Humanity .gpx file click here.

To download map (2 pages) Page 1 click here    Page 2 click here.

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