Questions

Are there any minimum requirements to enter?

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

There are no specific entry requirements for the 50 miler, but we recommend you have some previous experience of off-road running.

Is there an award  finishers?

Yes a 100 mile buckle will be awarded to 100 mile runners. A medal is awarded to 50 mile runners.

How easy is it to navigate?

We will provide a participation guide.  You will need 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. 16 hours for the 50

Will I have to carry all my kit?

Yes, You will be expected to carry the mandatory kit

Are there drop bags?

100 mile runners will also get access to a drop bag  mile 50

Will there be paramedic support?

Yes, there will be paramedic support from TrailMed

Can I have a pacer/support runner with me ?

Guide-runners only.  For 2021 onwards pacing will not be permitted to ensure a level-playing field for all.

Can my family and friends meet me on the course?

Yes certainly. However, there are restrictions on vehicle access and parking in some areas. Supporter 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
  • 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
  • Head torch, plus spare batteries
  • Drinks bottles and/or platypus to carry 1 litres.
  • Fully charged mobile phone

Recommended:

  • GPS device for backup navigation
  • Spare clothing/shoes
  • Mobile charger

Can I use walking poles ?

Yes.

Does the race give our ITRA points?

No.