Race Organiser: Mike Quinn: 2 Rook Lane, Norton, Stockton-on-Tees, TS20 1SD
Race Registration/Venue: Village Hall, Chop Gate, Bilsdale TS9 7JN. Grid Reference: SE 559 993.
This event is a fell race is held in accordance with the rules of the Fell Runners Association and is subject to the conditions of a permit issued by them.
The fell race is categorised as an A long, 23km distance and 1300m of ascent.
Registration will open at 09:00 and close at 10:45am.
The start will be a 10 minute walk from the Race Registration
The finish will be at the Village Hall, Chop Gate.
Race Date: Sunday 17th March 2019
Competitor £8.00 Pre-Entry (Online, or by post to the Race Organiser using FRA Entry Form). All pre-entries must be received by the Race Organiser by 10/3/19.
Competitor £10 entry on the day, if places still available.
Entry Limit: total of 200 competitorsTeams of 3
Special race conditions:
Over 18 (on day of race)
NG - GPS not allowed
ER - Fell Running Experience Required
LK - Local Knowledge advantageous
NS - Navigation Skills required, the course will NOT be marked
Kit - FRA Mandatory Minimum Kit required to be worn/carried by ALL competitors: waterproof whole body cover (with taped seams and integrated attached hood) + hat + gloves + map + compass + whistle + emergency food (map must be on paper, compass must be conventional non-electronic type).
Any competitor found not carrying full kit will be disqualified.
The following time cut-off will apply: Checkpoint CP3 will close at 12:30 (90 mins into the race) - any competitor reaching CP3 after the cut-off time will be categorised as DNF and directed back to the Start/Finish venue.