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Saturday 12th to Sunday 13th February 2022

Entries Open
Thursday 28th October 2021
Entries Close
Wednesday 9th February 2022
Entries so Far
168 Participants
Waiting List Entries
15 Participants
Entry Fees
LDWA Member   £38.00   
Non Member   £42.00   
Jayne Cook


50 miles in 22 hours. A challenge as on previous events through the undulating countryside of North Norfolk. The event format is simple. Checkpoint facilities are minimal, but plenty of food and hot and cold drinks provided. There will be 5 checkpoints. Hot food at the halfway checkpoint and at the finish. Approximately half the event will be in darkness. This is a winter event so be prepared for the weather to be inclement. Previous experience of night navigation will be advantageous. Please be aware this event requires a good level of fitness and stamina . Good preparation for those entering the TP 100.


Entry Limit 160 When full a waiting list is added.

There will be no entries on the day.

VENUE : Aylsham High School Sir Williams Lane Aylsham Norwich NR11 6AN

Grid reference: TG198271

Start: Hall opens at 07.00 for registration for Walkers/slow runners  starting at 07.30. 08.30 registration for runners for a 09.00 start. Please do not turn up earlier than 30 minutes before your planned start time. When choosing a start time please take into account the opening /closing times of checkpoints. Anyone arriving outside those times will have to wait (if early), or will be retired from the event (if late).

Checkpoint open and closing times will be strictly adhered to.

Everyone should have completed the event by 06.00 on the Sunday 13th.Showers will be available at finish.  Quiet hall will be available for those wishing to have a sleep before heading home. School to be vacated by 10.00 Sunday.


Please adhere to all the Government & LDWA guidelines at all times. It is now a personal choice,  you have to manage your own risks. This includes wearing of a face mask. We ask please that you wear your face covering in all communal areas and that you respect those who may wish to take a more cautious approach as we try to return to normality.

Please use the hand gels provided at the checkpoints and any hand contact areas.

Entry fees reflect the increased costs of professional medical cover provided, based at HQ.

ESSENTIAL EQUIPMENT : Route description and /or electronical mapping device. (if using an electronical device back up is required in case of failure). Route descriptions to be downloaded before the event, as they will not be available on the day.

Maps Explorer 252/251 Land ranger 133

Torch/spare batteries, Mug, Warm clothing (likely to be cold at night) waterproof jacket & trousers. Trousers/leggings to be carried if wearing shorts during the day. Water bottle 500ml. Emergency food(snacks) First aid kit.


We will provide hot/cold drinks and snacks throughout the event. A warm meal will be provided at Sheringham,  Checkpoint 3 and at the finish. We will try to cater for meat eaters/vegetarians/vegans but I’m sorry we cannot cater for those with special dietary requirements. If you have a special dietary requirement and wish to bring your own food in a sealed named container, we will endeavour to get it to the checkpoint of your choice.

We cannot guarantee the food we provide will be allergen and intolerant free. So please ask if in doubt.


You must inform an event marshal that you are withdrawing from the event. Retirees will be taken back to the HQ.


A £2.00 admin fee will be charged on cancellation refunds advised before 29th Jan 2022 after this date no refunds will be given.

If the event is cancelled for any reason (severe weather/Government restrictions) the organisers will endeavour to update all entrants accordingly. The organisers will put a notice on the event and main LDWA websites and entrants are strongly advised to check this before departure.

Cancellation will be at the discretion of the organisers and entry fee will be refunded, less a proportional amount for the unavoidable costs.



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