|Date: 11 Sep 2021||Registration Fee: £20/25|
Chepstow Racecourse, NP16 6BE
|Min. fundraising pledge: £250|
|Distance: 13/26 mile||Terrain:Hilly|
|Registration Fee: £20/25||Min. fundraising pledge: £250|
|Distance: 13/26 mile||Terrain: Hilly|
Hike a marathon or half marathon through the glorious Wye Valley, bordering England and Wales, and get fantastic views of historic Chepstow Castle and Tintern Abbey.View hike map
Free Macmillan walking top
A clearly marked route
Regular refuelling stops with snacks and drinks
Free buffet lunch and hot food at the finish
Finisher's medal and bubbly
Need help with fundraising and training? We’ve got you covered.
What an amazing day, fantastic organisation and support. Tough but rewarding and after surgery for PMP (a rare abdominal cancer) last year not something I ever thought I’d do. Feeling proud and thankful.
Vicky Piggott, Wye Valley Mighty Hike 2019
Meet your fellow Mighty Hikers in the Wye Valley Facebook Group
The registration fee for the full marathon is £25, and for the half marathon is £20. You pay your registration fee online upon completing the registration form. The registration fee is non-refundable.
We ask you to pledge to raise £250 to support people living with cancer. Click on Your Hike in the navigation bar where we have lots of useful information and resources to help you get started.
The deadline to register for the Wye Valley Mighty Hike half and full marathon is midnight on Friday 27 August or when the event sells out.
It is only possible to transfer from the full marathon to the half marathon event. Please know that if you request to transfer to the lower distance the £5 difference in registration fees will not be refunded.
Transferring to the half marathon distance is not possible if the request is made less than 2 weeks before the event as registration will be closed or if the half marathon event is full.
If you wish to change from the half marathon to the full marathon you will need cancel your place and re-register for the full marathon and pay the full registration fee.
There is a 10% discount on the registration fee for teams of 5+. The discount code is generated when you complete the registration form which you need to enter in the promotional code box before proceeding to payment.
The Team Captain will receive a unique registration link in their confirmation email which can be forwarded on to any new individual who wants to join the team. Please note that the team start time may not be available if all places have been filled.
Yes, you will need to raise the minimum fundraising amount of £250 for each member of your team. You can, however, choose to split the total in any way you like between the team if some people are comfortable raising more than others.
The full and half marathon starts at Chepstow Racecourse, St Lawrence Road, Chepstow, NP16 6BE. See it on this Google map.
The full marathon finishes at Monmouthshire Showground, Redbrook Road, Monmouth, NP25 4LG.
The half marathon finishes at St Briavels Playing field, Lydney, GL15 6TH
Parking is available at the start at Chepstow Racecourse and at the finish at Monmouthshire Showground, and you can book this through the registration form.
If you park at the finish at Monmouthshire Showground, complimentary shuttles will be running to the start from 5.15am until 8am. It’s a 30-minute drive so leave in plenty of time for your start wave. If you park at the start at Chepstow Racecourse, complimentary shuttles will be running from the finish back to the start from 4.30pm until 10pm.
It is a 10-minute taxi ride from Chepstow Station to the start at Chepstow Racecourse.
Parking is available at the start at Chepstow Racecourse, and you can book this through the registration form.
If you park at the start at Chepstow Racecourse, complimentary shuttles will be running from the finish back to the start from 1.00pm until 5pm.
The full marathon will set off in waves 20 minutes apart, between 6.50am and 9.50am.
The half marathon will set off in waves 20 minutes apart, between 10.10am and 10.30am.
Registration will be open between 5pm and 8pm on Friday 10 September and will re-open between 5.50am and 9.20am on Saturday 11 September.
We ask everyone to arrive one hour before their start time and no earlier.
We estimate that the fastest full marathon walkers will finish in 7.5 hours while the slowest walkers could take around 12.5 hours. Due to venue restrictions we have to start closing our finish area at 10pm.
We estimate that the fastest half marathon walkers will finish in 4 hours while the slowest walkers could take around 6 hours. Due to venue restrictions we have to start closing our finish area at 6pm.
Therefore, when you choose your start time, please select an earlier wave if you consider yourself a slower walker and a later wave if you consider yourself a faster walker.
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