Atlantic Coast Challenge

Fri 4th Oct 2019
Unnamed Road, Hayle TR27 5BH, UK

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Tickets £60–£180

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The more windswept and, some might say, interesting younger sibling of the Jurassic Coast Challenge. The route starts near Padstow and finishes at Lands End. Complete up to 78.6 miles (3 marathons) over 3 days by walking, running or crawling, putting your mental and physical prowess against some of the wildest coastlines in Britain.

Dare to complete 1, 2 or 3 days. Every Atlantic Coast Challenge starter receives an event T-shirt and every finisher receives a classic challenge medal and Cornish Pasty. Monday morning proof to your work colleagues or family that you completed the toughest 3-day Votwo challenge!

Distances in this event

  1. Ultramarathon

    Run 78mi
    Fri 4th Oct 2019
    £165–£180
    Tickets available
  2. Day 1

    Run 26mi
    Fri 4th Oct 2019
    £65
    Tickets available
  3. Day 2

    Run 26mi
    Sat 5th Oct 2019
    £60–£65
    Tickets available
  4. Race 3

    Run 26mi
    Sun 6th Oct 2019
    £60–£65
    Tickets available
Course Details

The course features wild and rugged terrain. Steep climbs and descents that test your concentration as well as your strength. Each day is unique with its own individual challenges and famous landmarks to add to the experience. The course follows the South West Coast path which is marked by the Acorn sign. It's a very obvious well-worn route. You will be issued with course maps and the emphasis is on self-navigation. In most cases, it's as easy as keeping the sea on your right and the land on your left.

Kit List

Essential kit (to be carried on your person or in your rucksack)

    Issued maps for that day in an easily accessible place.
    Make sure these maps are tied in some way to your kit, one gust of wind and they're gone!
    Useful numbers, checkpoint timings, and lost procedure.
    Whistle
    Compass (make sure your compass is attached to you or your kit)
    Waterproof top
    Long trousers or tights
    Gloves (waterproofed in a plastic freezer bag)
    Hat (waterproofed in a plastic freezer bag)
    A chocolate bar or similar
    Small torch with spare batteries
    More than 400ml of water or other drink
    A lightweight piece of warm clothing (waterproofed)
    A fully charged working mobile phone (waterproofed)
    A notepad and pencil with your name and your mobile number written on it (waterproofed)
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