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The Arc of Attrition

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Do you think you've got what it takes to run 100 miles through two nights in the depths of Winter, along Cornwall's stunning and dramatic coastal pathäó_? The Arc of Attrition is the South West's toughest ever non stop footrace - a fantastic and complete Arc around the entire SW foot of Cornwall.

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James M
"If you have someone meeting you at the checkpoints. Let them worry about the..."

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Nick S
"Of course appropriate footwear is vital. Check expected conditions. Likely to..."

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harry m
"Special in every way train as hard as you can. Then train some more...."
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The Arc of Attrition weather forecast

Possible light rain in the morning and afternoon.

12°C
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9°C
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Icon60% chance of rain
IconModerate breeze possible, up to 20mph

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The Arc of Attrition reviews (7)

5 out of 5 stars

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  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere
  • Did the Arc Of Attrition in 2018

    If you have someone meeting you at the checkpoints. Let them worry about the details of the run, ie charging your watch/phone filling your water up, while you just worry about eating.
  • Did the Arc Of Attrition in 2018

    Of course appropriate footwear is vital. Check expected conditions. Likely to be muddy in winter.
  • Did the Arc Of Attrition in 2018

    Special in every way train as hard as you can. Then train some more.
  • Did the Arc Of Attrition in 2018

    I felt the info provided in advance of the race and the availability via social media groups was excellent. In addition, replies to messages were incredibly prompt. I never got a chance to recce the course due to logistics but would highly recommend. I only managed to checkpoint 2 this year but from what I saw would definitely recommend poles - I didnt use any but would in future.
  • Did the Arc Of Attrition in 2018

    I ran unsupported and neglected to sort my feet out when had the chance due to not wanting to loose my position. Big mistake as caused me to get sorted at St Ives and me slowing down in pain. Apart from that, be prepared for the roller coaster ride of terain and instant change in weather. Fantastic event which I said never again! 24hrs later yer lets go again!
  • Did the Arc Of Attrition in 2018

    Be prepared for Cornish coastline in winter conditions. Expect mud, rocky scrambles, amazing scenery and fantastic support from MudCrew on one of the UKs toughest and most rewarding races.
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