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Exmoor to Drogo

29-Sep-2022 Lynmouth, Devon, UK (England)

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1 Day - 150 Runners

DIFFICULTY Race Difficulty Intermediate  

Entry From £60 GBP

Exmoor To Drogo: 60 miles/stop over for TMU (20 Hours cut off)

Exmoor to Drogo 60 miles

ITRA certified. This race offers 5 UTMB points

NB: Includes a relay option of up to 6 people, 

Starts in Lynmouth and finishes at Drogo Castle on the northern edge of Dartmoor National Park.

We have booked Bowbeer farm close to Castle Drogo for camping and parking. It is also a stone throw away from one of our favourite pubs!

It is a challenging self navigation ultra, following the recently relaunched Two Moors Way.

Despite the minimal ascent (just over 7,000 ft) you still should have a reasonable level of navigation skills to enter.

What’s included

  • Laminated maps containing full course descriptions.
  • Gpx files optimised for all the leading watches and devices
  • Well-provisioned check-points (3 in total) and 6 fuel stations fully stocked with food and drink.
  • Bag drop in Knowstone.
  • Live event monitoring for friends and family following our event tracking devices
  • Mandatory kit checks (for your own safety and well being)
  • Finisher’s mug and/or technical t shirt
  • Bespoke first aid team
  • Overnight stopping points in Drewsteignton and Widdecombe
  • Baggage drops at 2 main checkpoints
  • Transport from the finish in Ivybridge to the start on the morning of the race (with opional transport at the end)
  • The chance to partake in pre event recces
  • Finishers meal
  • Prizes: bespoke glass cased 3D maps of the route

Surface: Mixed

Difficulty: Tough
Ascent: 7,000 feet

Cut off: 20 hours

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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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