Guernsey Ultra GUN31

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A challenging trail race, out and back at night on the beautiful and rugged cliffs of Guernsey in the Channel Islands. An ideal race if you are looking to gain experience of challenging night trail running or as a training race for a longer ultra. It is a tough race though so be prepared . . .
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Sat 20th Nov 2021
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Guernsey, Guernsey
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Fort Pezeries, Guernsey
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This race is a different bag of nails to the Guernsey Ultra. In that race competitors get 5 hours to run the cliffs. Once. In daylight. In May . . . In this race the overall cut-off for the race is 7.5 hours (back before dawn) which makes it suitable only for experienced runners. The turnaround point has a 3.5 hour cut-off. It also includes some climbs and paths that are bypassed on the GU36 - to give you the full cliff experience! Around 2,300 metres ascent/descent. qualifying races and experience will be taken into consideration before entry is accepted. At a minimum with no ultra experience, this will be 3.5 hours for a flat marathon plus trail experience and training. Any ultra distance race will qualify but please consider the night-time trail aspect - you should at least have trained on trail extensively in the dark. Entry will be refunded (minus booking cost) if your entry is not accepted. If you are in doubt, please email us to check before entering. You will be expected to be self-reliant. There are no checkpoints apart from the turnaround point so you must carry all the hydration and nutrition you require for 15 miles. At the turnaround there will be shelter, water and minimal food. If you choose to retire here (or are timed out) there is a walk of approximately one mile required to get to our transport. There will be hot food and drinks at the finish and a tent should you wish to sleep after the race (bring your own sleeping kit).
What's included
Start Midnight Saturday 20th November - Cut-off 07:30 Sunday 21st November Registration and kit check opens 2230hrs Saturday 20th November, closes 2330hrs. Race briefing at 2345hrs.
How to get there
Fort Pezeries, Guernsey
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