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Race to the King 2020

Get ready for the Race

EVENT POSTPONEMENT: YOUR OPTIONS EXPLAINED

We have been pursuing every possible avenue to mitigate the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on your event calendars, whilst protecting the health of everyone involved, including the general public. However, having taken on board all the advice from the UK Government, the World Health Organisation and others, we have made the tough decision to postpone all the of the Threshold Trail Series events to 2021.

The provisional event date for next year is 19th-20th June 2021.

We appreciate this will be very disappointing for many of you who have already put in significant amounts of training, started raising money for charity and potentially committed to additional costs.

CHARITY PARTICIPANTS

We are in contact with all our charity partners, including non-partner charities. We have asked them to let us know by the end of April if they would like to continue their partnership with us and the part-funding of your place into 2021. If your charity decides not to continue with us, we will be in touch directly to let you know your options.

1. Join us in 2021

We will automatically defer all places to the same event in 2021. If you can make it along, we would love to have you there and this will be a massive help for us as a business.

We will be in touch when the 2021 events go on sale later this year for you to claim your free of charge entry.

We will also refund all your extras such as parking, shuttles, trackers, iTabs or merchandise in the next 3 weeks.

2. Transfer to a different event

If you can’t make those dates, we’re waiving any event transfer fees so you can transfer to another one of the Threshold Trail Series at no cost.

If this is the option for you, there is no action needed now. We will be in touch when the 2021 events go on sale later this year for you to claim your free of charge entry into the event of your choice.

We will also refund all your extras such as parking, shuttles, trackers, iTabs or merchandise in the next 3 weeks.

3. Transfer to a friend

If you can’t make those dates, we’re waiving any participant transfer fees so you can transfer your place to a friend, family member, colleague or total stranger you think would benefit from a spell on the trails.

If this is the option for you, there is no action needed now. We will be in touch when the 2021 events go on sale later this year to process the transfer.

We will also refund all your extras such as parking, shuttles, trackers, iTabs or merchandise in the next 3 weeks.

4. Email us

We are doing everything we can to offer you lots of options whilst ensuring the business is able to continue delivering breath-taking challenges in the future. Last year over 35,000 of you took part in our events, raising over £16m for hundreds of good causes. We love what we do and anything which keeps you guys taking part in our events next year is a huge help.

However, we understand that everyone is going through a massive period of disruption and the range of options above might not suit everyone. We always look to be flexible where we can and so if none of the options available above work for you please email our team at info@racetotheking.com.

As we expect to be busier than usual dealing with incoming queries, please allow up to 3 working days for a response.

Essential Event Information (to be updated for 2021)

Shuttles & Parking

Route

NB: routes are subject to change

Fundraising

Set up your Virgin Money Giving page here, and start your fundraising today!

On our events we welcome and encourage any of our participants to raise money for any cause they wish to.

If the idea of a charity part-funded entry appeals to you, but the charity you wish to raise money for isn’t listed on the website, then take a look at our Charity Entry page for more information.

Live Event Page 2020

This will be live nearer the event.

Live Event Trackers

In partnership with Open Tracking, you can now hire a GPS tracker for the duration of the event!

Your tracker will provide accurate location data, available online for your friends and family to view, so they can see how well you’re progressing along the route. This is NOT linked to your event timing, but it does mean your supporters can see more accurately where you are throughout the event and how close you are to the finish line!

Check out these videos for more information:

What is it?

Using a GPS Tracker

Visit Open Tracking now to book.

King by cathedral

Celebrate with medals

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