£5,250 prize purse for the top 5 male and top 5 female runners
You must be aged 21 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. Failure to do so will result in disqualification.
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 ahead and be prepared.
Follow advice and local signs.
No walking poles at all during the race.
No dogs are allowed to accompany runners on the course.
Runners must carry the Mandatory kit with them at all times. Kit checks will be done before, during and after the event. Anyone not carrying full kit will be disqualified.
Pacers are not permitted at any time during the race.
Earphones must be taken out completely when crossing a road, approaching a checkpoint or passing through Towns or Villages.
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.
Cut off times will be strictly enforced. The race has a cut off time of 16 hours but there will also be cut offs at each aid station. Runners must leave each station before this cut off time or will be disqualified from the race.
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. 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.
Use of Performance enhancing drugs before, during or after the event is prohibited and will result in disqualification.
Runners must comply with any instruction given by a race day member of staff. Failure to do so will result in disqualification
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.
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:
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.
Report the alleged violation with the runner’s name and number to the next available Aid Station staff.
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.