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Journey from the Chilterns to the mystical North Wessex Downs past mighty Iron Age forts, ancient monuments and through some of Britain’s most stunning landscapes as you trek 100km along The Ridgeway, recognised as the oldest path in the UK. Along its length you will find traces of generations stretching back over 5,000 years. You can race non-stop for the course record, walk through the night or stay in our legendary basecamp and complete the challenge over two days.

Race to the Stones was voted Best Endurance Event UK at Running Awards 2016.

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Race to the Stones

Journey from the Chilterns to the mystical North Wessex Downs past mighty Iron Age forts, ancient monuments and through some of Britain’s most stunning landscapes as you trek 100km along The Ridgeway.

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Itinerary and Additional Information

The route passes up and along the high ground South West, from Lewknor in Oxfordshire to the Thames crossing at Goring. From this point, the route rises up onto the North Wessex Downs, passing golden fields before the iconic finish where you’ll walk between the towering stones of Avebury.

Route Highlights

  • ‘Field of Dreams’
  • Grim’s Ditch
  • Moulsford Railway Bridge
  • Dragon Hill
  • The White Horse at Uffington
  • Wayland’s Smithy
  • Barbury Castle
  • Liddington Castle
  • Avebury Stone Circle

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If you’re interested in taking part, or have any questions about ways to support the International Rescue Committee, get in touch with our dedicated team on 020 7692 2764 or email [email protected].

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