Dulux London Revolution Trails event launched

A new trail series of trail races in London will combine scenic views along the Thames Path and the leafy walkways of the Chilterns.

The new trail running races will be held alongside the established cycle event

The new trail running races will be held alongside the established cycle event

Trio of races will take place in conjunction with existing cycling event

The Dulux London Revolution Trails on the outskirts of the capital on May 11 will offer half-marathon, marathon and 51.8km options. They will be held alongside the established two-day cycling event Dulux London Revolution.

All three trails will start at Marlow Rugby Club and finish at Windsor Racecourse. The half-marathon will run along the banks of the River Thames for a flat 22.1km. The 43.4km marathon and the 51.8km ultra-marathon will take participants into The Chilterns woodland, allowing runners, joggers and walkers alike the opportunity to explore the leafy trails before joining the winding Thames Path.

Each trail is fully supported and signposted, with pit stops along the routes packed with snacks, drinks and sports nutrition products.

All participants taking part in the half marathon, marathon and ultra-marathon will have the option to relax and spend the night of May 11 at the at the Windsor Racecourse festival basecamp, alongside cyclists who have opted to complete the 300km cycling route over two days.

At the legendary basecamp cyclists and runners alike can meet up with their supporters and enjoy delicious food, hot showers, massages, bars and live music. A kids’ zone can also be found in the festival basecamp for those whose families want to come along and show their support.

Cara da Silva, Director at Threshold Sports said: “We are delighted to be able to announce the launch of the Dulux London Revolution Trails. Each trail is spectacular and offers a variety of sites and scenery for everyone to soak up.

“We want to encourage anyone who signs up to take on the trails at their own pace and to enjoy the unique experience!”

A range of packages are on offer over the weekend including: Ultra-marathon excluding camping £55; marathon excluding camping £45; half marathon excluding camping £35.

For £80 extra, participants can add a two-course dinner, breakfast and overnight tented accommodation at the festival basecamp to their package.

For more information or to sign up, visit: london-revolution.com/trails