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Tyndrum 24

18-Jan-2020 Tyndrum, UK (Scotland)

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1 Day - 250 Runners

DIFFICULTY Race Difficulty Intermediate  

Entry From £78 GBP

WayOutside Ltd & By the Way Hostel present a trail lap race based at By The Way Hostel in Tyndrum, Scotland. This is a midwinter race taking place mostly during the dark. The terrain is 100% trail with a mixture of dirt tracks, rocky paths and includes small river crossings. As well as the 24hour race, there are 6hr and 12hr races available. Accommodation is avaible at race HQ including the bunkhouse, posh pods, camping huts and motorhome pitches. Please contact info@tyndrumbytheway.com to book. We have use of the Green Welly Car Park for this event for runners and Spectators.

This trail course covers 5miles with 150m total ascent with competitors being fully self-supported for the duration of the race. All 3 races begin Midday 18th January and the 24hour race ends Midday 19th January 2020. Tickets are on sale via SI entries and cost,

24hr - £78

12 hr - £66

6hr - £38

(+ £2 if not a member of SA or UKA)​

In addition, 24hr entrants may form a pairs team with another 24hr entrant. This competition is more for fun than an official race as teams may be mixed age groups and genders. You may form a team at any time by editing your entry on SI Entries.​

Tyndrum 24 is run Under UKA Rules and scottishathletics Licence is under application. The race will be chip time and the Tyndrum 24 rules will be emailed to runners in due course.​

Tyndrum 24 is proud to support Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance - SCAA, Charity No. SC041845, and will donate the profits from the event to help its life-saving work. SCAA statistics show that they have attended the Tyndrum area 10 times since May 2016, for medical and road traffic incidents (no races thankfully).
 

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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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