Effingham Adventure Race: Winter Edition

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Set yourself a new challenge and test out your strategic and navigational skills with an off-road adventure. Find each checkpoint on off-road trail routes or by mountain biking. There are a range of events so anybody can get involved and experience something new.
Participants
Long, Short, Trail, and 2 more
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Calendar
Sun 10th Nov 2019
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LocationPin
Effingham, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Effingham, UK
Start times
Long:
10:00am |
Short:
10:00am |
Trail:
10:00am |
Mini Trail :
9:15am |
MTBO:
10:00am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Effingham Adventure Race: Winter Edition
Long
£35.00 - £40.00
Short
£22.00 - £25.00
Trail
£20.00 - £23.00
Mini Trail
£10.00
Route information
The Long Event:
  • This event is designed for experienced Adventure Racers wanting an endurance test
  • You are allowed to start the event on foot or on bike
  • Only one transition is allowed from foot to bike or vice versa. You decide how long you spend running or on your mountain bike.
  • Using the waterproof map provided, you have 4 hours to find as many checkpoints as you can.
  • The map you receive at registration will be marked with 30 checkpoints.
  • You will be told the values of each checkpoint when you start.
  • If you are late back, you will be penalised 1 point for every 30 seconds.
The Short Event
  • You start on foot, and only one transition to Mountain Bikes is permitted.
  • Using the waterproof map provided, you have 2 hours to find as many checkpoints as you can.
  • There will be a maximum of 20 checkpoints to find. You decide how long to spend running or on your mountain bike.
  • You will be told the values of each checkpoint when you start.
  • If you are late back, you will be penalised 1 point for every 30 seconds.
Trail Adventure Event
  • This event is running only.
  • Using the waterproof map provided, you have 2 hours to find as many checkpoints as you can.
  • There will be a maximum of 15 checkpoints to find. You will be told the values of each checkpoint when you start.
  • If you are late back, you will be penalised 1 point for every 30 seconds.
MTBO Adventure Event
  • This event takes place entirely on mountain bikes.
  • You will be released individually every 30 seconds.
  • Using the map provided, you have 2 hours to find as many checkpoints as you can.
  • There will be 20 checkpoints to find. You will be told the values of each checkpoint when you start.
  • If you are late back, you will be penalised 1 point for every 30 seconds.
Mini-Trail Adventure Event
The Mini Trail gives a taster to adventure events and is a great first experience of off-road navigation events. Families with young children (aged 8-16) can take part together, as the distances between the checkpoints are relatively short. You have the choice of navigating solo or in groups, and you have 1 hour to collect as many as possible of the 10 check points available.
What's included
  • 1:25,000 OS Waterproof marked map
  • SPORTident Dibber
  • Race number
  • On-site support
  • Tea/ coffee and cake at finish
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How to get there
Effingham, UK
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Address: Howard of Effingham School, Lower Road, Effingham, Surrey, KT24 5JR
By Train:
The nearest train station is Effingham Junction.
Event day logistics
Location: Howard of Effingham School, Lower Road, Effingham, Surrey, KT24 5JR
Please remember to collect your race pack, including your map, race number and dibber from the registration desk.
Timings:
  • 07:30 - Registration Opens for the Long race
  • 08:30 - Registration Opens for all other races
  • 08:30 - Long race starts
  • 09:15 - Mini Trail and 2 hour events can start
  • 10:00 - All other races start together
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Backpack
Kit List
For all races, you are recommended to have:
  • Your waterproof map (this is your most valuable possession in the race)
  • A Compass for navigation
  • First aid kit in case of emergency
  • Phone or money
  • Waterproof jacket (weather dependent)
  • Hydration and nutrition (including energy gels)
  • For bike stages, a certified bike helmet must be worn at all times
  • Map board or some other means of carrying your map on the bike stage (you can buy this at registration for £9.00)
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Recent Questions
Steve Loveday
10/22/2019
Hi, What is the entry cost for a 1Hr race if I also bring my 2 under 16's with me? Thanks
Steph Ede
10/23/2019
Hi there. Thanks for getting in touch. It will cost £10 each online or £15 each on the day of the event! If you have any further questions please get in contact with our customer support team - [email protected]! Many thanks :)
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