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FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are answers to some frequently asked questions. If your question is not answered below then please do not hesitate to contact us.

When is it?

The whole team must register in person on the evening. You will collect your participant number, receive a full safety briefing and get ready to start.

  • How much does it cost to take part?

    £185pp with discounts available for early entry and complete teams. The registration fee is non-refundable unless the event is cancelled by the Event Organisers in which case you are entitled to a full refund.

  • Where is the event held?

    Starting in Wimbledon, London and finishes at the Eiffel Tower, Paris.

  • Where do I stay?

    Your registration fee includes camping at the event hubs. Tents will be provided and allocated on arrival.

  • When does the campsite open?

    Access to the campsite will be available from 15:00 on each day and pack down will commence at 08:00.

  • Why do I need a vehicle and two drivers?

    The minimum of 2 drivers are also runners in your team of 5. Your car travels down the route carrying the teammates who aren’t running that leg. The changeover points are clearly marked and this is the spot to collect one runner and drop off the next. As every member runs 1 leg each day you need a minimum of 2 of your running team to be able and insured to drive your team car. Each driver must be comfortable driving in France including into the centre of Paris.

  • Can I bring another vehicle?

    Your registration fee includes a return ferry crossing for 1 vehicle, there will be the option to purchase an extra ferry ticket but each car must have a minimum of 2 drivers who are happy to drive in France including into the centre of Paris.

  • What’s included in the registration fee?

    • Incredible route from London 2 Paris
    • Return ferry for vehicle and team
    • Camping with tent set up on arrival
    • Breakfast and dinner each day. Thursday evening- Sunday morning
    • Kit transportation across the route
    • Technical T-Shirt
    • Finishers Medal
  • Can I take part on my own?

    Run2Paris is a team event so people must be in teams of 5 however you can register as an individual, you can use the facebook group to match you up with others of similar abilities. Teams of less than 5 will not be able to take part.

  • Can my company enter a team?

    Yes, you can’t call yourself a proper team until you have Run2Paris together.

  • Is there an age restriction?

    The minimum age 18. There is no upper age limit, as long as you are fit and able we would love to have you!

  • Can we do this with less than 5?

    Each team will need to consist of 5 team members, who will each run a stage each day. You can use the facebook group to match you up fellow runners. Teams of less than 5 will not be able to take part.

  • What do I need to pack?

    A full kit list will be provided ahead of the event but an outline can be provided here.

  • Do all participants need to run each day?

    Yes, each team member will run one leg each day.

  • Can different participants run in the UK and France?

    No the team that starts the event finishes the event.

  • Does each runner needs to run the same stage each day or can we swap about?

    The team can decide who runs each stage each day.

  • What happens if one of us has an injury and can’t run a stage or has to pull out?

    Please speak to the event team on the day to talk through options. Either a teammate will need to run 2 stages in a day or you will need to skip one stage each day.

  • Do we need to sort our own insurance cover?

    Yes, we require each participant to have their own insurance, please speak to your insurance provider and tell them exactly what you are doing.

  • How will Brexit affect this?

    With the Brexit deal agreed the way ahead is becoming clearer for event organisers. Things are still developing and inevitably there are teething troubles but we continue to monitor the situation and will provide participants with all the information required well ahead of the event.

  • How will we navigate on the route?

    Each team will be provided with a live tracking device and access to our route map. We require runners to download the RunGo App and we will send across the running route for you to download. RunGo acts as a SatNav for runners and will provide turn by turn directions for each runner – a headphone is recommended. Team mates, friends and family will be able to follow runners progress on the live tracking device and this will act as your baton to pass between teammate at the changeover points and handed into basecamp HQ each evening for recharging.

  • Route information

  • What is the route?

    Starting in Wimbledon, London and finishing under the Eiffel Tower.

  • How far is it?

    225 miles, team of 5, 4 days = 12 miles per person per day. Some days are longer and some shorter, not each section will be exactly 12 miles.

  • How do we cross into France?

    All of the teams are on the same ferry from Newhaven to Dieppe. A return ferry ticket is given to each team to get them home.