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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.

How to enter the Effingham Adventure Race: Winter Edition

  1. Long

    4h
    £35–£40
    Event passed
  2. Short

    2h
    £22–£25
    Event passed
  3. Trail

    2h
    £20–£23
    Event passed
  4. Mini Trail

    1h
    £10
    Event passed
  5. MTBO

    2h
    £20–£25
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Effingham Adventure Race: Winter Edition routes

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.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • 1:25,000 OS Waterproof marked map
  • SPORTident Dibber
  • Race number
  • On-site support
  • Tea/ coffee and cake at finish
Raceday 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
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)
FAQs

Can I hire a bike?

The event's bike partner is B1KE. You can hire a bike which will be delivered for £30, including a helmet and a water bottle. You must email the event organiser at least 4 days before the event in order to hire your bike.

Can I enter on the day?

You are allowed to enter on the day, but at an extra cost of £5.

Where am I allowed to run/bike?

Runners are restricted to public footpaths, bridleways, and certain tracks. Cycling is restricted to bridleways, rights of way, and roads (no footpaths). These are all marked on your map.

Do I have to close all gates?

Yes, it is essential to close all gates behind you even if you can see another participant approaching.

How do they decide the winner?

The winner is the competitor who has scored the highest number of points. If there are two or more competitors with the highest score, the fastest competitor wins.

Can I purchase merchandise on the day?

Yes, there will be a Tri-Adventure shop with merchandise and some other essential items, so bring your cash or card.

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    Steve L
    Hi, What is the entry cost for a 1Hr race if I also bring my 2 under 16's with me? Thanks

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    Steph E
    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 :)

Effingham Adventure Race: Winter Edition weather forecast

Light rain in the morning and overnight.

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