Bath Marches

Bath, United Kingdom
3 Oct, 2020 - 3 Oct, 2020

About this event

The Bath March will take place on Saturday 3rd October, 2020. Starting and finishing at Bath Recreation Ground in the beautiful Georgian city of Bath, the event comprises of 2 challenge walks or March of 9 and 15 miles including snack stops.

Whilst the route follows established footpaths, the terrain presents plenty of challenges and good levels of fitness will be required by all those taking part. The event will be managed by an experienced team of outdoor experts and the event aims to appeal to all ages. Along the route, the support team will encourage Marchers and share details of the local, natural and military history. The support team will also manage the optional “Team Challenges” for groups.

The event aims to appeal to a number of audiences including:

  • Serving or former services personnel
  • Corporate teams
  • Groups of friends or individuals keen to take on the challenge School teams
  • Raise awareness and encourage fundraising towards our Supported Charities

Marches Challenge - Trophy and prizes for winning team - Sponsored by Begbies Traynor

For over 100 years the military and intelligence services have been solving problems. They have done so in the pursuit of their mission, to keep the United Kingdom safe.

We have revised our checkpoint challenges to satisfy Covid-19 guidelines so these questions replace our original challenges.

Simply, text all your answers at the end of the March to the event Control number 0752 8055110

Team name, check point, question number…and your answers.

Circle consulting, the Bath based business, help innovative and high growth organisations find leaders and managers that they can rely on to keep the business thriving. We are grateful to them for their input into the Team Challenges at the Bath Marches.


Check point 1 (assuming clear visibility) - Lansdown

Estimating distance From Solsbury Hill trig point

How far in metres is it to

1. Brown’s Folly (above Bathford) - 3250m

2. Beckford Tower (Landsdown ridge) 3125m

3. Royal High School steeple (North side of Bath) 2500m

4. Woolley Church (Swainswick Valley) 1900m

5. Communication tower – Claverton Down (University) 2500m

Check point 2 - Woolley Church

De-code the Following Bath landmarks

1. YXQE XYYBV Bath Abbey

2. VSCEP GVIWGRX Royal Crescent

3. FQDZS OTKSDMDX RSQDDS Great Pulteney Street

4. NJKTPN TUSFFU Milsom Street

5.  7, 19, 22, 9, 22, 24  The Rec

Check Point 3 - Pipley Barn

1. Which number completes this sequence

42, 12, 21, 24, 56, 73, 37      Answer 65

2. Put a different word in the brackets that completes the first word and starts the second

o Work (  ) rial   MATE

o Advo (  ) gory CATE

o Kick (  ) bone BACK

3. If you write from 1-100 how many times do you write the digit 9   ANSWER 20

4. Can you think of a 3 letter word that can be prefixed by all these letters

w, st, c,  mir,  dam  AGE

5. What can you add to a bucket of water to make it weigh less? HOLES


Check Point 4 - Lansdown Ridge

1. What do these words have in common?  3 CONSECUTIVE LETTERS IN THE ALPHABET

   calmness, canopy, deft, first, sighing, stun

2. What is the next letter in this series?

   o,t,t,f,f,s,s ANSWER E (One Two Three etc first letter)

3. At midnight it is raining hard, how probable is it that it will sunny in 72 Hours? ANSWER Zero as it will be midnight

4. In its wrapper a bar of chocolate costs £1.00, the chocolate costs 99p more than the wrapper. How much does the wrapper cost? .5p

5. Which English word do Australians always pronounce incorrectly? INCORRECTLY

6. Which number completes this sequence

42, 12, 21, 24, 56, 73, 37  ANSWER 65

7. Put a different word in the brackets that completes the first word and starts the second

Work (  ) rial   MATE

Advo (  ) gory CATE

Kick (  ) bone   BACK

8. If you write from 1-100 how many times do you write the digit 9 ANSWER 20

9. Can you think of a 3 letter word that can be prefixed by all these letters

w, st, c,  mir,  dam  ANSWER AGE

10. What can you add to a bucket of water to make it weigh less? HOLES


Check Point 5 - Kelston Round Hill

1. What do these words have in common?

calmness, canopy, deft, first, sighing, stun 3 consecutive letters of the alphabet

2. What is the next letter in this series?

o,t,t,f,f,s,s   ANSWER E (for eight)

3. At midnight it is raining hard, how probable is it that it will sunny in 72 Hours? ANSWER ZERO as its midnight

4. In its wrapper a bar of chocolate costs £1.00, the chocolate costs 99p more than the wrapper. How much does the wrapper cost? .5p

5. Which English word do Australians always pronounce incorrectly? INCORRECTLY

 

EVENT PROFILE

Bath Marches

15 miles
25km 16mi
 
+ -
3 Oct 2020 08:00
Ascent
357m
1171ft
Elevation (max)
231m
757ft
Grade (max)
20%
Difficulty
1
Participants in this event
9 miles
16km 10mi
 
+ -
3 Oct 2020 09:00
Ascent
320m
1050ft
Elevation (max)
221m
725ft
Grade (max)
32%
Difficulty
1
Participants in this event
15 miles
25km 16mi
 
+ -
3 Oct 2020 08:00
Ascent
357m
1171ft
Elevation (max)
231m
757ft
Grade (max)
20%
Difficulty
1
Participants in this event
9 miles
16km 10mi
 
+ -
3 Oct 2020 09:00
Ascent
320m
1050ft
Elevation (max)
221m
725ft
Grade (max)
32%
Difficulty
1
Participants in this event

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Iconic
Iconic Cycling and Iconic Walking Events specialise in designing, developing and delivering high quality, professionally managed cycling and walking events in the UK and overseas. We organise mass participation cycling sportives and on or off road bespoke corporate events. Our walking projects include mass participation walks, including the Bath Marches and bespoke 1 day walks.
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