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HEINEKEN Race to the Tower

09-Jun-2018 Stoneridge Farm, Bird in Hand, Whiteshill, Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK (England)

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Trail Race Race Terrain
85KM / 52Miles
1 Day

Alternate Distances: 42KM/264M

DIFFICULTY Race Difficulty Intermediate  

This is a double marathon fully supported race through the Cotswolds. Starting in Gloucestershire and finishing in Worecestershire, in front of the Broadway Tower. 

It has two categories: non-stop and 1 or 2-day stages. 

You'll pass through some of England's most charming stone built villages, via Winchcombe and Painswick. The yellow Jurassic, Cotswold Stone will pave the way for your challenge ahead, look out for landmarks like Hailes Abbey, Sudeley Castle before the epic finish at the foot of Broadway Tower. 

The registration pack includes: race number, luggage label, wristband and timing chip.

The route is mapped and signposted, and pit stops can be found approximately every 10km. 

 

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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.

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Julesb1

09:26 02-08-17

This is a tough race. The scenery is amazing but the hills, oh the hills.... of the three races in the series this is by far the toughest and the last few Kms to the Tower a complete killer. Make sure you don’t forget to count the gates...... 😬

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