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Old Spanish Mill Events: Last One Standing - Seron

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Saturday 7th March 2020

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Monday 6th January 2020
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Friday 28th February 2020
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Entry Fee   €93.00   
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The Last One Standing starts at 10.00, runners will have 1 hour to complete the first 4.2 mile loop and be at the start line ready to go again at 1100, then again at 1200 and so on. Any runner not finished inside the time limit and at the start ready to start again will be disqualified. This will happen every hour until there is only one runner at the start line, this runner will be The Last One Standing. This runner must complete a solo loop inside the time limit to be crowned the winner. All runners with the exception of the winner will be an official DNF(did not finish) and will get a medal to prove it.  

This race is not about being the fastest! Remember at the start of each loop/race all surviving runners are on a equal standing.

Pacing is everything!

Though the course is not flat, it can easily be completed inside the 1 hour time limit, but you must finish every loop inside the time limit to stay in the race.

Savoury food will be available for runners during the day, pasta and soup at night and porridge in the morning(s). If you want to bring your own food/drink of course you can and you can set up your own tent/gazebo at the start finish free of charge for the duration of the race. 

There will be a qualified medical team on site to deal with medical emergencies for the duration of the event. The first aid point will be at the start/finish area. If you have any medical conditions or on medication at the time of the event please write your details on the back of your race number. The nearest hospital is less that 1 mile away.

There will be plenty of water at the start/finish area, if you need water on the course please bring your own container.

​Night time running..... you will need a torch/headtorch.

All runners in The Last One Standing ultra will get a Goody bag and a DNF medal. The last female and male runner standing, will get a Last One Standing Trophy..

BBQ at the Old Spanish Mill

On the Friday evening you are invited to come to a BBQ at the Old Spanish Mill owned by the organisers and at La Jauca, Nr. Hijate 16 km from Seron. It cost 18 Euros per person for food and a large glass of wine, couple cans of beer or soft drinks. There will be a minibus from Seron at 1800 and 1845 and back again at 2045 and 2115 (please book in advance unless you are staying at the old Mill). If you would like to make your own way there follow the minibus, but the address is: Molino Viejo, Jauca Baja, Hijate. 04899


Old Spanish Mill – e-mail: owned by a runner and one of the organisers of this event. Three triple rooms available at 45 Euros per person per night and one double at 65 Euros for the room (for both people) per night including breakfast. The accommodation has it’s own dining room, lounge, kitchen and mountain bikes you can use, it might be a little 'cool for the pool'.

There is limited space for 5 small tents at 12 Euros per person including breakfast.

Casa Tranquila – also recommended  Tel: 34 639 846 575 owned by another organiser of this event and our translator on the ground! Two bedroomed apartment (that can sleep up to 5 people) 40 Euros per person and a one bedroomed apartment (can sleep up to 3 people) also 40 Euros per person both including buffet breakfast. 

There is camping at Las Menas 12km up in the mountain but its a bit nippy up there this time of year Tel: 950 091 065

La Poseda del Candil  Tel: 675 987 242 From 65 Euros per night

Casa Rural Mirador del Almanzora Tel 615 236 215

Hostal Restaurante Cuadrado  Tel: 950 426 081 Prices from 40 Euros 

Getting there

Almeria is the nearest airport, and you can get a bus to Seron for about 12 Euros. If you are staying at The Old Mill or casa Tranquila we can provide a free transfer from Seron on request, just let us know what time your bus gets in.

Murcia/Alicante/Malaga. You can get a bus (ALSA is a good service with free wifi and only about 24 Euros) to Baza – we will provide a free transfer at Baza on Thursday the 5th March at 1645 and 1800 to accommodation at The Old Mill, Casa Tranquila and the town of Seron. If this does not suit if you can get a bus to el Hijate if you are staying at the Old Spanish Mill or Seron if staying at Casa Tranquila we will pick you up free, just e-mail me at and let me know what time your bus gets in. 

There will be a massage couch at race HQ, but no masseur so if this is something you need at the end of each lap bring your own!



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