The Spitfire Scramble


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Event: The Spitfire Scramble


Billed as the only 24 hour running race in London, this event has only been running for two years, but has great feedback from everyone who has taken part.


Date:  14-15 July 2018

Location: Hornchurch Country Park, London

Competitors:  54 teams, 30 solos (2015)

Team Sizes:  From pairs or teams of eight

Solos:  Yes

Lap Size:  5.9 miles

Terrain:  Mixed Terrain







Race Reports & Tweets:


Mollie Millington (2015): ‘I am so proud of my team for being dedicated and amazing.’


Kat Miller (2015): ‘Well done Teamies, you were amazing!’


Sabine Noebel (2015): ‘When I reached the camp site and had to finish my last 500 meters I saw my team cheering and I did a sprint finish!’


Beki (2014): ‘I would definitely recommend Spitfire Scramble for next year! A weekend of running, eating and chilling with friends sounds like the perfect race right?’


Steve Skinner (2015):  ‘We all ran into the finish line together mimicking a spitfire. That was the only way to finish the event.’


Charlie Brown (2015): ‘There is a fantastic festival atmosphere in the camp site which all adds to the experience.’


Gareth Davies (2015): ‘Never entered a 24 hour team event? You should! They are a bit crazy but in a good way.’


Andrew Gamble (2015): ‘The atmosphere was incredible and inspirational, my team was a truly lovely bunch of people, and the organisation was really good.’









Race video:


Official video:



Video by Trevor Book:




Spitfire flypast at the finish:



Corey’s recap:



From Steve Lennon (2015):





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