Due to coronavirus event information may be out of date - please confirm details with events organisers.


Race Date: 5th Sep 2021 - (TBC)

Race Start Time: 09:00
Running Surface: Mixed
Route Undulation: Hilly
Timing Method:
Number Collection: -
Race Distance Markers: Unknown
Entry On Day: Unknown
Race Cut Off Time: 6:00 hours
Headphones Allowed: -
Race Location: Bedfordshire
Entry Cost: £19.00
Race Status: TBC

Race Description:

A running festival with the Hilly Billy Challenge 50km Ultra, marathon, 20 miler and half marathon.  Winding it's way over the scenic Dunstable Downs, through Whipsnade and Studham, a truly stunning course.

Our half marathon event takes you up over the scenic Dunstable Downs, through Whipsnade and Studham before bring you back home over the Downs again. With 3 checkpoints, 2 of which include water stations, it’s the shortest of our 3 distances, but no less stunning! Everyone that completes the race receives a medal tailored to the half marathon distance.

Taking place on rural trails, public footpaths and bridle ways with small sections on quiet county lanes.  This course is a self-navigated route and you must be aware of the map and instructions before the race commences. 



Entry Cost

Unaffiliated: £19.00 / Affiliated: £17.00

Race Information / Entry Website


Where is the race?

The race is located in Dunstable, United Kingdom.

Can I wear headphones at the Dunstable Downs Challenge Half?

- by the organisers.

Is the race still going ahead despite coronavirus (covid-19) concerns?

There could be changes made to the race due to covid-19, therefore please contact the race organiser to confirm this at http://www.dunstabledownschallenge.co.uk/

Maximum number of entrants:

Maximum time allowed : 6:00 hours