Atlantic Coast Ultra - 40 Miler

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Atlantic Coast Ultra - 40 Miler
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Conquer this 40 mile ultramarathon, taking in the incredible scenery of the South West Coast Path. Beginning in Newquay and heading to Hayle and St Ives Bay, you'll tackle steep climbs and rugged terrain. Come for the amazing views and finisher's medal to commemorate your achievement.
40 Mile
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Sat, 5 Oct 2024
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Upton Towans, United Kingdom
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Where and when
St Ives Bay Holiday Park, 73 Loggans Rd, Upton Towans, Hayle TR27 5BH, UK
Start times
Saturday, 5 Oct 2024
40 Mile: 8:30 am
Event summary
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40 Mile
Route information
Take on this 40-mile ultra marathon from Fistral Beach in Newquay to St Ives Bay, which is back for its fifth year. Packed with wild, rugged terrain and featuring steep ascents and sharp descents, this route is sure to push you to your limits as you move your way along the South West Coast Path in Cornwall. Keeping the sea on your left and the land on your right, expect amazing scenery of the sea and Cornish coastline.
Walk, run or crawl your way to the finish line equipped with a personal GPS tracker and mobile phone app which will allow you to accurately navigate the course.
What's included
  • Finisher's medal
  • Event branded T-shirt
  • Free parking at the event HQ
  • GPS tracker, supplied by Geo Tracks
  • Live view GPS tracking course maps
  • Food and drink on the course
  • Transport to the start from the event HQ
  • Medical cover
  • On course support and minibus pick up for retired participants
  • Event briefing pack
  • Hot food (can be purchased from the cafe)
How to get there
St Ives Bay Holiday Park, 73 Loggans Rd, Upton Towans, Hayle TR27 5BH, UK
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There will be free parking at the event site.
Participants will be transported to the start by bus from Event HQ.
Accommodation is not included in your race entry but can be selected at the checkout.
Event day logistics
07:00 Registration at the event HQ
07:30 Board buses to start
08:30 (approx.) Arrive and start
21:30 Event cut-off time
Age Requirements
There is a minimum age of 20 to enter this event.
There will be checkpoints approximately every 10 miles along the route.
Essential kit (to be carried on your person or in your rucksack):
  • 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
  • Minimum of 400ml spare water
  • Issued 'bib number'
  • 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)
You must carry all the kit on the kit list - there are no exceptions.
Is there parking at the Atlantic Coast Ultra?
Yes there will be free parking at Event HQ.
Is there a cut-off time for the Atlantic Coast Ultra?
All entrants must be able to complete the course by 21:30.
Is accommodation included in my entry to the Atlantic Coast Ultra?
No, accommodation is not included in your race entry but can be selected at the checkout.
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