If there are new restrictions imposed that force the cancellation of the event, you will be offered one of the following:
1. Deferral to next years race on May 8th 2021
2. Deferral to another Runaway Racing event
3. A voucher to be used at any time in the future on a Runaway event, for 100% value of the entry fee
4. A refund of 75% of your entry fee
We are constantly monitoring the situation and will share a full event safety plan closer to race day.
You can transfer your entry to another runner for free up until September 20th 2020.
As this is a postponed event we are not offering refunds or deferrals.
Please visit our Transfers & Withdrawals page for more details.
You may request to change distance up until September 20th 2020, however this can only be granted if there is space available.
If you are downgrading to the half this is free of charge.
If you are upgrading to the ultra we will charge the difference.
You will receive a confirmation email with a receipt of your booking.
We will send you a digital copy of the event manual prior the race.
No, you will pick up your timing chip and race number at the registration desk on race day.
Yes, it is compulsory to wear trail running shoes. The course is predominately off-road on public footpaths where the ground will be soft and uneven.
Registration for the Ultra is between 07:30-08:30.
Registration for the Half is between 09:15-10:15.
No, unfortunately we are not insured to allow dogs on the course for this event.
Yes, headphones are permitted, however it is essential that you remove them for the start of the race and at any road crossings.
The course will be fully marked with arrows and orange tape.
As a back-up all runners will be required to carry a route map, this will be provided by the organiser at event registration.
To print your own map or download the GPX data, visit the event information page.
The aid stations will contain the following:
There will be toilets available at the event base and at the first two aid stations on the 50km route.
The course is predominately off road on well maintained public footpaths and isn't particularly technical.
Most of the course is undulating but with very few prolonged climbs, making the course tough but very runnable.
The majority of the route is on dirt footpaths or on grass through fields. There are some connecting sections on country lanes.
All busy road crossings will be marked by signage in advance. Each runner is responsible for their own safely while crossing roads, and if necessary runners will need to stop to allow traffic to pass. We will not have right of way.
No, there are no pacers allowed on the course.
Yes, there will be a gazebo at the event base to leave bags. Items are left at the owners risk and we recommend leaving bags in your car if possible.
If you sustain a serious or life threatening injury in the first instance you should contact the emergency services. Once you have done this you should also contact our event medical team using the event mobile number (provided closer to race day).
If you voluntarily withdraw it is essential you alert the race staff and return your timing wristband to event HQ.
Alternatively if you withdraw at or near a aid station you can alert the marshals and we can arrange transport back to the event base.
Under UK Athletics Rules (Rule 3) any Competition Provider granted a Trail Running Licence by UKA must impose, in addition to the basic entry fee, an additional fee of £2 (to be known as the 'Additional Unattached Entry Fee') on every entrant in a Senior Open Trail Running race who is not a member of a Club affiliated to a National Association or is not a registered member of the TRA.
If you have a question please email [email protected]