How to enter the Rat Race – Coast to Coast
- Run 105mi
Rat Race – Coast to Coast route
Traversing forest, trails and lakes, competitors should underestimate that physical test this event represents. This is an extremely hilly route, often entirely at the mercy of weather conditions - especially what can be relatively high winds.
This event takes place on ‘Live’ public roads, private roads, and shared access trails. There are no closed roads. Always exercise caution.
Average finishing times is 12 hours on the one day Expert, and 14 on the Challenge, split over the 2 days. A good level of fitness is absolutely necessary for this, as is a decent nutrition strategy to keep you going throughout. The route will be clearly signed, with professional safety teams operating throughout. With the the right planning, the route is more than achievable.
RULES & FACTS
Do not receive support from friends & family spectating en route. You may use the public facilities immediately en route but do not deviate from the route to seek these. Come prepared.
Bike Transition Areas will be fenced, and you will be able to get your bike out ONLY if you have your security wristband attached to your wrist.
We will provide you with a safety procedure to follow in case of emergency.
Dogs are not allowed at Challenger Fort Augustus Campsite unless they are on a lead, cleaned up after, and do not disturb participants sleep.
We recommend that participants have insurance to cover damage, loss, theft, injury and non-attendance. Rat Race accepts no responsibility for the loss of, theft, or damage to any Participant property or the circumstances of Participant non-attendance.
- Trek/Run – 7 miles
- Road Cycle – 48 miles
- Optional Mini Run and Kayak (Challengers only) – 1/2 mile
- Off Road Cycle – 21 miles
- Road Cycle – 13.5 miles
- Trek/Run – 14 miles
- Flat Water Kayak – 1 mile
Frequently Asked Questions
Rat Race – Coast to Coast weather forecast
Partly cloudy throughout the day.
Rat Race – Coast to Coast reviews
5 out of 5 stars
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