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In Brief Q & A's

Who does the Lido Lap benefit?

All profits from the entry fees will be donated to the Royal British Legion. Just by entering your donation has made a difference to serving and ex-service personnel,

Can I get my lap sponsored?

Yes. Sponsorship forms are available to download here

When do I get my t shirt?

Your commemorative T- shirt will be issued at the registration tent on 10th September along with your race number.

Where is the event to be held?

The Lido Lap will start on Willow Lawn (next to the Waters Edge public house)Reservoir Road, Ruislip HA4 7TY.

How long is the lap?

One circuit of the Lido is 1.4 miles.

Do I have to race?

No! Laps can be walked, jogged or run. There will be spot prizes for the best dressed lapper, the fastest one lapper and the most laps undertaken by an individual.

What time is the event?

Time Event 12:00 Registration tent opens 12:30 First Mass start and “quickest lap” start 13:00 Second Mass start 15:30 Official counting stops, so you will have a maximum of three hours to complete your lap (s)

I would like my lap time officially recorded

For those that would like their lap timed the first start will be at 12:30. You will need to collect a number from the registration tent. Please note that the fastest lap will be taken from the 12:30 start only .

Can I start my lap later during the afternoon?

Yes you can start whenever you are ready from 12.30 through to 3.30 pm.

What else will be happening on the day? Ruislip Lido is a great location for a day out, adjacent to ancient woodland, home to West London’s only beach and has a miniature railway on site. On the day there will also be other activities and displays on Willow Lawn including face painting, children’s craft activities, stalls, bouncy castles, displays and live music.

Where can I get more information?

If you have any further queries please contact a member of the Special Events Team on 01895 556072/01895 556640 or email

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Ruislip Lido Lap

The Lido Lap will start on Willow Lawn (next to the Waters Edge public house) Reservoir Road, Ruislip HA4 7TY

Contact Us

If you would like to find out more about this event or have any questions please contact The Special Events Team

Address: Civic Centre, Uxbridge
Telephone: 01895 556072/01895 556640