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 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 Event headquarters will be at Bude Surf Club which is adjacent to Crooklets Car Park. Race numbers will be posted in advance of the race so there will be no need to register on the day to avoid congestion.
Entry information - entrants can adjust and swap their entry up to the closing date for entry on 28th August 2021. This must be done by the competitor on the Sientry system. As numbers are being posted out after the closing date for entries no alterations are allowed and no swaps or entries on the day are permitted. Any runners found to be running on another runner's details will be disqualified.
Toilets - There are some toilet facilities at Bude Surf Club and public toilets at the Crooklets Beach Car Park which should also be open.
Showers - Outdoor showers are available at the rear of the Toilet block at Crooklets Car Park. These charge .
Baggage - There will be no baggage storage facilities to minimise congestion. Please leave any belongings in your vehicle. The car park is between Bude Surf Club and the race start so you can drop things off on the way to the start.
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 (www.buderats.co.uk).
Water - there will be one water station approximately half way around the course at Duckpool. Water will also be available at the finish. If you think that you require more hydration than this, please bring your own supply with you. How the water station is managed will depend on the regulations in force at the time. Runners will be informed before the race.
Important Information - As the event is part of the Cornwall Multi Terrain series rules state that no headphones can be worn during this event. Use of headphones will lead to disqualification. No runners with dogs are allowed.
Prizes - The presentation of prizes will take place outside Bude Surf Club as close to 13:00 as possible
First 3 Males / First 3 Females. First Male Affiliated Team (4 to count) / First Female Affiliated Team (4 to count).
First Male under 35 / 35-39 / 40-44 / 45-49 / 50-54 / 55-59 / 60-64 / 65-69 /70 and over
First Female under 35 / 35-39 / 40-44 / 45-49 / 50-54 / 55-59 / 60-64 /65-69/70 and over
Note that only 1 individual prize will be awarded per winner – overall prize winners will not be eligible for age category prizes.
Results - A full set of results will be available on the Bude Rats Website (www.buderats.co.uk) as soon as possible after the race. We aim to have the results available within 24 hours of the race.
ARC Race Permit - ARC licence applied for
This event offers the option to purchase upgraded refundable terms, so that participants may be able to get a refund if they are unable to attend due to unforeseen circumstances.