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Saturday 1st February 2020

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Tuesday 5th November 2019
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Sunday 26th January 2020
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219 Participants
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Entry Fee   £10.00   

The Wadsworth Trog; Old Town Cricket Club, Old Town Mill Lane, Hebden Bridge. HX7 8SW

1st February 2020 at 10.00am

Minimum age to enter: 18

Entry limit 200

Also known as 'The Beast', this is a classic winter fell race taking place on the moorland north of Hebden Bridge. Navigational skill is required, runners must negotiate 14 checkpoints over 19 miles (31km) with 3650ft (1110m) of ascent. The terrain is a mixture of technical paths and open fell.

This is a non-GPS race. You are allowed to use a GPS device to record your route and display your distance travelled during the race. However electronic devices cannot be used to aid navigation except In case of emergency. If you choose to use any GPS functions to navigate to safety you must declare yourself as a non-competitive participant at the finish.

The race is licensed by the FRA under UKA rules. FRA mandatory minimum kit is compulsory including waterproof full body cover (with taped seams & integrated attached hood) + hat + gloves + map + compass + whistle + emergency food. Kit check prior to race number allocation on the day.

Changing rooms, refreshments and prizes at the cricket club after the race. Limited parking so car sharing is encouraged.

Records (new route from 2015):
Male – 2:27:24 – Karl Gray, CVFR (2015)
Female – 2:51:26 – Nichola Jackson, Preston Harriers (2017)

If you are unable to take part in the event you can substitute another runner in your place.  Ask them for their SiEntries ID, surname and post code and then edit your entry.  Click on the 'Edit / Substitute' button next to your entry details, 'Substitute', type in the SiEntries ID, surname and post code of the person taking your place, and 'Find'.  You will need to update the emergency contact details.  

Please note that no refunds available.

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