Questions

Are there any minimum requirements to enter?

For the 100 miler,  the minimum requirement is off-road 50 mile finish (you can evidence with a link to the original results) within 15 hours

How easy is it to navigate?

We will provide a participation guide with information about the route, but you will answer to bring your own map and will be responsible for your own navigation. GPS can be used as a backup – gpx files will be made available.

Are there cut-off times?

Yes.  36hrs for the 100, 22hrs for the 50, No cut off for the 33 (within reason!)

Are places limited?

Yes, there are only 120 on each event distance. There is no waitlist.

Will I have to carry all my kit? Are there drop bags?

You will have to carry mandatory kit (which will be checked).

100 mile runners will also get access to a drop bag  mile 50 (which is the event HQ)

Will there be medical support?

Yes, there will be paramedic support

Can my family and friends support me on the course?

Yes certainly. However, there are restrictions on vehicle access and parking in some areas. Details will be provided in the participation guide.

What happens if I retire?

If you retire injured at a checkpoint, you will be transported back to HQ when the checkpoint closes

What is on the kit list?

Mandatory:

  • Whistle
  • Foil blanket (foil bag preferable)
  • Compass
  • OS Maps or Harvey Maps to cover the entire route
  • Dressed in appropriate clothing for the challenge and weather conditions
  • Appropriate footwear (trail shoes recommended)
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Additional warm layer
  • Basic first aid kit
  • Hat and gloves
  • Emergency food (at least 400 calories)
  • Head torch, plus spare batteries (At least set in backpack. Additional sets in drop bags)
  • Drinks bottles and/or platypus to carry 1 litres.
  • Fully charged mobile phone

Recommended:

  • GPS device for backup navigation
  • Spare clothing/shoes
  • Thermarest or roll mat
  • Mobile charger
  • spare socks

Does the race give out ITRA points ?

No.