20km UTMB Badge
20 mile race
Race Rules
Sunday 26th May 2024
  • You must be aged 20 or over to enter on the day of the race.
  • There will be no unofficial runners.
  • Running numbers must be worn on the front and must be clearly visible at all-times.
  • Runners must check in at each aid station.
  • Absolutely no littering on the course. You will be immediately disqualified If found doing so.
  • We please ask that you follow The Countryside Code at all times:
          Leave gates and property as you find them.
          Protect plants and animals and take you litter home.
          Consider other people that are also using the trail and enjoying the outdoors.
          Plan a-head and be prepared.
          Follow advice and local signs.
  • No dogs are allowed to accompany runners on the course.
  • Runners must carry the Mandatory kit with them at all-times. Kit checks may be done at anytime before, during and after the event. Anyone not carrying full kit will be disqualified.
  • Pacers are not permitted at any time during the race.
  • We please ask that no earphones are worn during the race for Health and Safety reasons.
  • Runners must complete the course entirely under their own power.
  • Runners must follow the marked course at all-times. Any runner found cutting the course will be disqualified.
  • The race has a cutoff time of 10 hours. There are no cutoffs at aid stations along the route.
  • If you decide to withdraw from the race, you must do so at the closest aid station. You must inform one of the volunteers and hand over your race number, GPS tracker and timing chip.
  • Runners that leave the course without informing a volunteer or race day member of staff will be classified as lost. This will result in the initiation of search and rescue for which you the runner will be charged.
  • Runners must comply with any instruction given by a race day member of staff/volunteer.
  • There are a number of road crossings during the race. Runners must abide by The Highway Code when passing next to or crossing these roads and do so with caution. It is essentially the runners responsibility to navigate these roads successfully.
  • Runners must not store supplies of any kind along the route and will be disqualified if caught doing so.

Rule Violation Procedure

Any protests to a ruling or of a runner to runner violation must be submitted by a registered entrant and must be logged using the following procedure:

  1. Report the alleged violation to the runner of his/her crew as the incident occurs. Enlist a fellow witness to the alleged violation if possible.
  2. Report the alleged violation with the runner’s name and number to the next available Aid Station staff.
  3. Report the alleged violation in writing at the finish line to the race director. All protests must be submitted by 6pm on Monday following the race. Written protest must include the name of the person who lodged the complaint.