Step Up for Shape Up

The event is organised by Watford FC's CSE Trust.

START TIMES: Participants will be set off in waves from 09:00AM. 

Introducing the innaugural Step Up for Shape Up Stadium stair climb Challenge - 

Take on Vicarage Road Stadium!

Participants are pledging to raise a minimum of £40 sponsorship for Watford FC's CSE Trust. To set up your sponsorship page, click here.

Online entries:Pay by major credit/debit cards



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icon Registration

Event numbers will be collected at the the event venue on the morning of the race. Registration will open at 08:15am and will close at 08:45am. Please arrive in sufficient time to collect your number.

There will be no entries on the day. Your registration and start wave time will be communicated 1 week prior to the event. 

icon Event Profile

Event Name

Step Up for Shape Up

Event Distance

Every staircase in the Vicarage Road Stadium!


1 lap race classed as stair challenge.




Water will be provided on the course and at the end of the race


Every 100 steps






Watford FC's CSE Trust



A £1 transaction fee will be added by ATW.


icon Prizes

Medal for all finishers.

icon Course Information

The event starts on the Rookery concourse before completing each stand in an anticlockwise cicruit of the stadium.

This is a one lap event with 1750 steps to climb up and down.

Other Race Information

Charity Pledge

Participants are pledging to raise a minimum of £40 sponsorship for Watford FC's CSE Trust. To set up your sponsorship page, click here.

Event Numbers

Please wear your number pinned to the front of your vest/tshirt.


A pay and display car park is available at the church carpark in Watford Town centre. THERE IS NO PARKING ON SITE.

Changing and Toilets

Come changed and ready to run if possible. There will be unsupervised storage for bags and belongings but please leave valuables at home as Watford FC and ATW will not be responsible for lost property. Toliets will be provided.

Time Limit

The Step Up for Shape Up challenge has a maximum time restriction of 120 minutes. After which there may not be marshals and time keepers available.

Refunds and place transfers

No refunds. Race entries can be transferred up 5pm on Friday 13th July. See event Terms and Conditions for details.


By entering this event you agree to the below terms and conditions

I hereby declare that (1) I am medically fit to take part and I will do so at my own risk and agree not to hold the organisers responsible in any way for any injury or loss resulting from my participation in the event, prior to, during or after the event. (2) I understand the organisers reserve the right to alter the arrangements and conditions should circumstances require. The course is unsuitable for wheelchairs and prams.

In the unfortunate cancellation of the event through circumstance beyond the control of the race organisers; I understand, and accept, the rules and terms of the entry including that there will be no refund of race fees.

LOCATION: Vicarage Road Stadium, Watford, Herts, WD180ER

Location: Vicarage Road Stadium, Watford FC, Watford, Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, WD180ER