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Next edition - 8th December 2024

An end of season invite-only 10K trail running race in Great Missenden.

The 2024 edition of the Chiltern Hills Invitational will take place in late November or early December.

The race will be open to all athletes who finish in the top 10 positions at Runaway Racing event in 2024.

More details will be shared closer to the event.

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10K Trail

£18/£16 (UKA Affiliated)

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Key Information

Novemver/December 2024
Start Time
Event base
Great Missenden Memorial Centre
Distance / Elevation
9.75km / 120m+
Max Runners
Arrow markers and orange ribbons
Nearist station
Great Missenden
£18/£16 (UKA affiliated)
Minimum Age
TRA Permit No.TBC - Race held under UKA rules.

Image Highlights

A selection of photos from our 2023 events featuring some of our invited runners.

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Route Map

Event Downloads

Last updated - 27th Nov - Preview Video

GPX File
A raw GPX track of the route.
OS Maps
Route trace via Ordnance survey maps, subscription required to view OS map layer.
Route via Garmin Connect.
Google Maps
Interactive route viewable using the Google Maps app
Printable Map
An A4 map of the route to print at home.
Info document
A downloadable PDF with all key race information.

Route Description

Our race follows a trail route around Abbey Park and surrounding woodland to the east of Great Missenden.

The first half of the route is flat, but on quite uneven grassland that will prove challenging at speed.The second half is undulating with a couple of steady climbs.

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Event base

Event base

The event is hosted at Great Missenden Memorial Hall.

Great Missenden Memorial Hall, Link Rd, Great Missenden HP16 9AE

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Entry details

Registration is £18 (or £16 to affiliated runners). Runners must be aged 16 years or older.

  • Entry to the 10K competition race
  • Event permitted by the TRA/UKA
  • Chip timing with live results
  • Marked/marshalled route
  • Bag drop

Entry details

Event FAQs

We've answered some common questions below. Please contact us if you have any further queries.

How do I qualify for this race?

See the top of the page for entry criteria.

I'm worried about getting lost?

The route will be marked throughout with our signage, along with marshals at all the key turning points.

Are there changing facilities available?

Yes, there are areas within the Memorial Hall that you can use for changing.

How can I attend this event without a car?

Great Missenden station is a 5-min walk from the start/finish.

What footwear should I wear at this race?

The route will be muddy, trail running shoes are essential.

What prizes are awarded at this event?

There will be an overall trophy for the first male and female along with awards for 2nd, 3rd and age category winners.

Withdrawal options

By entering our race, you agree to the following withdrawal policy. This policy applies to all runners with the exception of women of cannot compete due to pregnancy.

Withdrawal date
Credits issued
More than 4 weeks before race day

Credits can be used on future race entries, any time during the following 2 years.

Withdrawal requests must be completed online via our manage booking functionality.

Manage Booking
Event withdrawal

Event partners

Ugoku Projects
Mountain Fuel
She Races
Trail Running Association
Runaway Racing Trig Point Illustration

Our trail running races

Tewinbury Trail 10K 10km -7th April 2024
Hughenden Trail 10K 10K -13th April 2024
Chiltern Ridge Ultra 50K 50km -27th April 2024
Greensand Country 50K 50km -26th May 2024
Chiltern Ridge Half Marathon 21.2km -16th June 2024
Dunstable Downs Half Marathon 21.2km -14th July 2024
Suffolk Coastal Path 50K 50km -14th September 2024
North Chilterns 50K 50km -13th October 2024
Chiltern Hills Invitational 10km -8th December 2024
Chiltern Hills 100K 100K -26th April 2025

Past results & photos

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Results & photos