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ArcelorMittal Orbit to host running event with a difference

PUBLISHED: 14:47 13 June 2017 | UPDATED: 14:47 13 June 2017

UpSlideDown at ArcelorMittal Orbit

UpSlideDown at ArcelorMittal Orbit

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Run up the ArcelorMittal Orbit!

Starting with a safety briefing on the ground, you’ll then be guided to the start line for an exclusive starting slot.

Listen out for the horn, as you’ll fly off one challenger at a time, into the staircase chamber, that skirts the 178m to the viewing platform at the top of the iconic ArcelorMittal Orbit.

You’ll orbit the loops and curves of Sir Anish Kapoor’s structure six times before your 455th step to the top across the finish line.

Your climb time will be ready for you to pick up instantly from the UpSlideDown hub, with live individual and team leaderboards showing your ranking amongst your fellow challengers.

The event starts at 6.30pm on Thursday, June 29.

Places are limited and must be booked in advance at a cost of £30 from theraceorganiser.com/listed-races/upslidedown

Entry fees include an exclusive UpSlideDown head band, a medal and a goody bag.


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