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Causeway Coast Challenge

12-Sep-2020 Causeway Coast, Ballintoy, UK (N. Ireland)

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Mixed Race Race Terrain
44KM / 27Miles
1 Day - 200 Runners

DIFFICULTY Race Difficulty Intermediate  

Entry From £55 GBP

Parkinson's UK's Causeway Coast Challenge

Choose from a 27.5, 19 or 13-mile scenic coastal trail run organised by Parkinson's UK. 

You'll enjoy a variety of terrain from sandy beaches to rocky cliff top paths while taking in the unique natural beauty and breathtaking views of this infamous coastline. Landscapes you'll pass include the legendary Carrick-a-Rede rope bridge, Dunluce Castle and the world famous Giants Causeway

What's included?

All participants will receive:

  • Parkinson's UK breathable top

  • transport to the start line from Ulster University

  • transport from the finish line back to Ulster University

  • support on the course, including first aid, signage and checkpoints with refreshments, and a stop with a hot lunch included

  • finish venue with showers, changing facilities, including hot food and free massages

  • Chip timing

  • bespoke medal to all finishers

For more information please get in touch. Email events@parkinsons.org.uk or call 020 7963 9305. 

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Beginner

Elevation: Very little change < 500 metres. Benign running terrain, not technical.

Suitable for: First ultra runners completing a marathon or doing regular long distance running in the last six months.

Intermediate

Elevation: Increase of up to 1000 metres

Suitable for: Runners who have completed at least one ultra distance race (or similar event) or are doing long distance running (>26 miles) regularly, with elevation shown.

Advanced

Elevation: Increase of up to 1500 metres

Suitable for: Runners who have completed several ultra distances or similar events, or are doing long distance running regularly, with elevation shown.

Expert

Elevation: Increase of up to 2000 metres with some challenging climatic conditions (e.g. ice, snow, humidity or heat) and or technical terrain

Suitable for: Experienced runners who have completed at least regular ultra distances in last 12 months, or are doing regular long distance running (>50 miles) with elevation and conditions shown (where possible). Admission to these races may be subject to evidence of recent qualifying race participation and recent medical examination certificate. Check with the race organiser regarding entry requirements.

Brutal

Elevation: Increase of up to 2000 metres with very challenging climatic conditions (e.g. ice, snow, humidity, heat or at high altitude) and or technical terrain.

Suitable for: Very experienced long distance ultra runners (min 3 years’ experience) or are doing regular long distance running (>50 miles) with elevation and conditions shown (where possible). Admission to these races is often subject to evidence of recent qualifying race participation and recent medical examination certificate. Purchase of specialist kit is often recommended for these races.

Endurance - Multi-activity

Type: An ultra distance race including at least two of the following activities such as running, swimming, cycling, kayaking, skiing and climbing. It may also include different climatic conditions (eg ice, snow, humidity, cold water, mud or heat).

Suitable for: Experienced multi-skilled athletes who have trained for the different activities included in this event. Admission to these races may be subject to receipt of a recent medical examination certificate. Check with the race organiser regarding entry requirements and any specialist equipment required such as a wetsuit, skis or a mountain bike.

Global - Virtual

Type: A virtual race which can be run at any time shown on the dates shown, on any type of terrain in any country.

Suitable for: For runners from beginners to experienced as you choose your own course and challenge based on the guidelines and options set by the virtual race organiser.

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