The Great Urban Fell Race at Tim Tett's House
Tue 29th Oct 2013 Start Times 19:00
There will be a short version for those that aren’t up to the full distance and also an alternate earlier start for those that want to ensure they are back in time for the BBQ.
Long Course incorporates 3 checkpoints – 1. the infamous Crookes lamp post, 2. Shirecliffe viewpoint as featured in the BBC’s ‘Threads’ nuclear fallout film and 3. Wincobank Roman Hill Fort. Mostly on roads but with some off-road sections.
Short Course will not visit Wincobank.
Starts: 7.00pm for the main race, 6.45pm available for those who want a little more time on either course
Records: Men – Rob Little 66.00 mins (2011)
Rules/Route: Long Course – visit controls 1,2 and 3. Short course – visit controls 1 and 2. Rutland Road and Herries Road must not be used as indicated on the map. You must use crossing point A and either B1 or B2 during the race – you can’t use the same crossing point twice.
Maps – 50p – bring a map case. Don’t forget to bring a Head Light!
A Garage to change in, A Gazebo to eat under, A Chiminea to get warm from, A BBQ to cook on, a convivial atmosphere to get drunk in and a talking shop for tales of woe, exhilaration and acts of stupidity.
Safety & risk
A comprehensive risk assessment will have been carried out by the organiser, but participants take part at their own risk and are responsible for their own safety during the event. If a competitor has a pre-existing medical condition that they think should be declared, please complete a medical form at enquiries. The sealed envelope will only be opened in an emergency.
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