The Endurancelife Classic Quarter is a 44 mile Ultra Marathon along the south Cornish coast in the UK.
First hosted in 2007 each year the event grows in global reputation.
The task is brutally simple: to run non-stop from the southern most point of England (Lizard Point), to the western most tip (Land's End), along the legendary South West Coast Path. This translates to running 90 degrees of the compass, hence the name, Classic Quarter.
The challenge can be undertaken as a solo, relay team of two, or relay of four. The atmosphere is of keen and friendly rivalry.
Following 44 miles of the mesmerising South West Coast Path there are innumerable steep climbs and descents. This is the ultimate trail runner's rush, with spectacular exposure and challenging terrain all just a stones throw away from the potentially pounding Atlantic swells. There is also the unpredictable weather to contend with along the way and every runner must be well prepared, both mentally and physically.
How to enter the Endurancelife Classic Quarter
- Run 44mi
Endurancelife Classic Quarter route
Course changes & cancellations, weather, climate and other circumstances beyond our control can make course changes necessary although this is unlikely. The event organisers reserve the right to change, shorten or cancel the event at any time.
Checkpoints (aka Transitions for Relays) will be positioned strategically along the course approximately every 11 miles.
Timing: There will be a mass start. Participants will be required to “DIB IN” using their SPORTident timing tag at all Checkpoints (not H2O stations) and at the Finish.
Participants are responsible for managing their nutritional requirements. They must also carry enough water with them at all times to cover a minimum of 12 miles on foot.
Endurancelife Classic Quarter weather forecast
Rain throughout the day.
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