Faccombe Backyard Ultra

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Endurance running at its best, this one-of-a-kind event will only end when you say it ends. This last person standing race is rumoured to be one of the toughest Backyards in the world. Come along for a unique challenge and unbeatable atmosphere.
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6:00pm Fri 7th Jul 2023
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Faccombe, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Faccombe, Andover SP11 0DS, UK
Start times
6:00pm Fri 7th Jul 2023
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Faccombe Backyard Ultra
Route information
Elevation: 750ft per loop
One Lap = 4.12 miles
Every hour, on the hour, participants must start and complete a loop. If you don't start, are late or don't finish a loop within the hour then your race is over. The faster you complete the loop, the more time you will have to rest; although, if you run too fast, then you will burn yourself out. Careful planning is the key to success! The winner must complete one solo lap.
This route is completely off-road, taking place on a private estate. You will race over well-established tracks with a few hills along the way.
What's included
  • Bespoke medal and trophy for winner and £250 donation towards travel costs should you be invited to the Big Backyard in Tennessee.
  • Medals for key ultra distances (50 miles, 100 miles, 150 miles etc)
  • Camping for you and 2 others
  • Hot tea and coffee
  • Free parking
  • Toilets
How to get there
Faccombe, Andover SP11 0DS, UK
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There will be free parking available on site.
Event day logistics
14:00 Campsite and car park opens
15:00 Registration opens
17:00 Race briefing
18:00 Backyard Ultra starts
Aid Stations
This is a self-supported event. You are allowed to bring a crew of up to 2 people with you to support you with aid and food/water.
On-Site Facilities
There will be hot water available with tea and coffee to hand. There will be toilets on site.
Race Rules
You must complete one lap within the hour in order to continue on with the run.
When will the Faccombe Backyard Ultra end?
The Faccombe Backyard Ultra will end with the last person standing.
What refreshments are available at the Faccombe Backyard Ultra?
There will be water, tea and coffee. Anything else you may want, you need to bring yourself.
How many laps have previous winners completed in the Faccombe Backyard Ultra?
In 2021, the winner completed 25 laps.
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