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Next edition - 19th July 2025

Our half marathon distance is back in 2025! Take on our amazing route around the National Trust's Hughenden Manor and surrounding woodlands.

Situated within the Hughenden Valley, this race features some truly spectacular woodland trails throughout.

With several hills to tackle you will have to work hard, but it's worth it for that finish line feeling.

Hughenden Manor 10K - Looking for something shorter, we are organising a 10K evening event on the same day, kicking off at 6pm. Click here for more info

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Hughenden Half Marathon

£30/£32 (UKA Affiliated)

There's 52 weeks until this race, get your entry in soon!


Key Information

Saturday 19th July 2025
Start Time
Hughenden Manor, HP14 4LA
21.1km / 450m+
Arrow markers and orange ribbons
Public Transport
High Wycombe Train Station - 25 minute walk
£30/£32 (UKA Affiliated)
Minimum Age
Dogs permitted
TRA Permit No. TBC
Race held under UKA rules.

Image Highlights

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Route Map

Event Downloads

Last updated - June 2024 - Race files added

Info document
A downloadable PDF with all key race information.
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.

Route Description

Set in the beautiful countryside surrounding Hughenden Manor, this 10K course follows a mixture of woodland and rural trails.

There are no major road crossings to worry about so you can focus on enjoying the race and tackling the ups and downs.

Some sections will be wet and muddy and trail shoes are essential.


CP1 - Downley Common


Previous editions

Hughenden Half Marathon 2022
Hughenden Half Marathon 2023 - Spring
Hughenden Half Marathon 2023 - Autumn

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Race Navigation
Race checkpoints

Aid stations

There is one checkpoint that you will pass at 14km. The following items will be available at this location:

  • Water
  • Coke
  • Precision Fuel & Hydration - PF 30 Gels
  • Jelly babies
Event base

Event base

Our event base is situated at Hughenden Manor. A National Trust property and previously the home of Benjamin Disraeli, a former British Prime Minister.

There is car parking, toilets and a cafe all available on site.

The start/finish area can be found on the park grounds close to the church.

View on Google Maps

Entry details

Registration is open to runners aged 17 or over. You entry includes:

  • Entry to the race
  • Event permitted by the TRA
  • Finishers souvenir
  • Chip timing with live results
  • Medical support
  • Bag drop
  • Free parking & entry to Hughenden Manor

Entry details

Event FAQs

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

How difficult is this race?

The race takes place over hilly terrain and this represents the main challenge.

We encourage runners to adopt a hike/run approach if necessary, particularly as the majority of climbs are followed by flat or downhill sections.

Where can toilets be found at this event?

There are fixed toilet facilities onsite at Hughenden Manor.

How can I attend this event without a car?

High Wycombe train station is a 25 minute walk from our event base and is served by regular trains to/from London.

What footwear should I wear at this race?

Please wear trail running shoes for this race. The footpaths are generally good quality and should be realtively dry but there are always section of mud in the forest all year road.

What prizes are awarded at this event?

There are awards for the top three male and female finishers overall, along with age category awards for FV40, MV40, FV50, MV50, FV60, MV60, FV70, MV70.

How do I follow the route using my phone or watch?

Most GPS watches allow you to upload a GPX file of the route for you to follow whilst running. Typically this is done by loading the GPX file into the app (i.e Garmin Connect), and then syncing your phone/watch together.

If you don't have a GPS watch we would recommend using OS Maps (£20/year) or Strava Premium (£48/year).

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

*Entrants to The Ridgeway Challenge are entitled to defer their entry for up to 2 years, or receive a 90% entry voucher to use on any Runaway Racing event.

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

A really great event. Well organised, brilliant route with amazing views


Hughenden, 2022

Great race, well signposted, great marshals. Really beautiful route.


Hughenden, 2023

Event partners

National Trust
Ugoku Projects
Precision Fuel & Hydration
She Races
Trail Running Association
Runaway Racing Trig Point Illustration

Our trail running races

Dunstable Downs Half Marathon Sold out 21.2km - 14th July 2024
Suffolk Coastal Path 50K 50km - 14th September 2024
North Chilterns 50K 50km - 13th October 2024
Chiltern Ridge Winter 50K 50km - 16th November 2024
Chiltern Hills Invitational 10km - 8th December 2024
Chiltern Ridge Ultra 50K 50km - 5th April 2025
Chiltern Hills 100K 100k - 26th April 2025
The Ridgeway Challenge 86-miles / 139km - 31st May 2025
Tewinbury Trail 10K 10km - 8th June 2025
Chiltern Ridge Half Marathon 21.2km - 6th July 2025
Hughenden Manor Half Marathon Half Marathon - 19th July 2025
Hughenden Manor 10K 10K - 19th July 2025
Greensand Country 50K 50km - TBC

Past results & photos

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Results & photos