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Sunday 8th September 2019

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Entries Open
Wednesday 1st May 2019
Entries Close
Monday 2nd September 2019
Entries so Far
259 Participants
Waiting List Entries
18 Participants
Entry Fees

£11 for EA or ARC affiliated, £13 for unaffiliated.

Phil Aldis

Bude Pirate Run - 8ish miles of outstanding trails and coastal scenery and lots of hills.  Starting and finishing outside Tommy Jacks Beach Hotel in Bude.  Race 2 of the Cornwall Multi Terrain Series.

Parking - Public Parking is available adjacent to Tommy Jacks Beach Hotel in the Crooklets Beach Car Park.  Parking charges will apply.   There is also some parking at Rosies Café. Please don't park on the race route.

Registration will take place in the bar area of Tommy Jacks Beach Hotel (Postcode EX23 8NF) from 09:00 until 10:15.
Pre-entered runners will collect their numbers here.  No further pre-race details will be issued.

Toilets - There are some toilet facilities at Tommy Jacks, portaloos adjacent to Tommy Jacks and public toilets at the Crooklets Beach Car Park which should also be open.

Showers - There are no shower facilities in the hotel.   Outdoor showers are available at the rear of the Toilet block at Crooklets Car Park.  These currently cost 20p.

Baggage - An area will be set aside next to Tommy Jacks to store your baggage while you are out enjoying the scenery.

Start and Finish - The Start and Finish areas will be on the road directly outside Tommy Jacks Beach Hotel. The start will be at 10:30am, with the race heading away from the beach.

Route – The route is mostly off road with a couple of short sections of road.  If it has been wet the route will be slippery and muddy. A copy of the race route can be found on the Bude Rats Website (

Important Information - No headphones can be worn during this event. Use of headphones will lead to disqualification. No runners with dogs. 

Prizes - The presentation of Prizes will take place either on the Terrace at Tommy Jacks or in the Bar area depending on the weather.  Prizes will be awarded for the following:

First 3 Males / First 3 Females.   First Male Affilaited Team / First Female Affiliated Team (4 to count).
First Male under 35 / 35-39 / 40-44 / 45-49 / 50-54 / 55-59 / 60-64 / 65-70 / over 70
First Female under 35 / 35-39 / 40-44 / 45-49 / 50-54 / 55-59 / 60-64 / over 65

Note that only 1 prize will be awarded per winner – overall prize winners will not be eligible for age category prizes. We are hoping to do the prize ceremony at 13:00pm.

Results - A full set of results will be available on the Bude Rats Website ( as soon as possible after the race.

ARC Race Permit - ARC licence applied for

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