Blue Light
Stair Run

The Blue Light Stair Run is an annual stair climb event at Broadgate Tower for uniformed emergency services personel.

The event taking place on 16th April 2022 has been postponed until Autumn 2022 due to covid restrictions for events at Broadgate Tower – all existing entries will be carried over and we hope to release a new date soon.

KEY FACTS


You’ll climb 877 steps (35 floors). Broadgate Tower is 541ft!


You’ll register in a pair. Results are based on the 2nd to finish.


You’ll race in your full uniform. Breathing apparatus provided.


The event is chip-timed. Average times are 10mins, fastest is 4!


Awards for services, male, female & mixed gender categories.


You can run again indivually after the teams in regular clothes.

ABOUT

The Blue Light Stair Run is a sporting competition that will competitors to their limits. All frontline emergency services personel can apply, including: ambulance and air ambulance, coastguard, firefighters, police, prison guard and search & rescue. The event raises funds for charities that support emergency services and is organised by the the British Firefighter Challenge and Total Motion Events.

*In order to register you must be frontline operational personnel, wearing National standard issue PPE.

HOW TALL?

Broadgate Tower is 4 times taller than Tower Bridge!
That’s about 1.5 times bigger than Big Ben, the London Eye or St Paul’s Cathedral!

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

By entering you are agreeing to wearing national standard issue PPE*, failure to do so may result in disqualification. Participants are expected to wear their full official uniforms:

AIR AMBULANCE
Flight Overalls
Helmet
Boots

AMBULANCE
Hi-Vis Jacket
Helmet
Boots

COASTGUARD
Overalls
Helmet
Boots

FIREFIGHTERS
Tunic & Trousers
Helmet
Boots
Breathing Apparatus Set

POLICE
Stab Vest
Helmet
Boots
Service Belt inc asp & cuffs

PRISON GUARD
Single Status Uniform
Boots
Full Riot Suit
Shield (if available)

*All Personal Protective Equipment is subject to checks prior to your race as per the Rules and Regulations.

LOCATION

The Blue Light Stair Run will take place at the iconic Broadgate Tower in the City of London.

  • Broadgate Tower, 20 Primrose Street, London
  • Liverpool Street Station, 5 min walk
  • London City Airport, 40 mins away by public transport
  • London Heathrow Airport, 1 hr away by public transport

CONTACT US

If you have a question or comment then we’d love to hear from you.
Just fill in this short form and a member of the team will be in touch, usually within 5 working days.

You will receive a response directly from a member of the British Firefighter
Challenge Team. We treat your personal information with the strictest confidentiality
and will never share your details with 3rd parties.

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