The Devon and Cornwall Backyard Ultra

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The Devon and Cornwall Backyard Ultra
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Take on this fantastic Backyard Ultra. You will run 4.167miles every hour, on the hour. See how many laps of the course you can complete whilst you raise money for a fantastic cause. All proceeds go to Bowel Cancer West. Come for the challenge.
25 miles , Family Fun Run , The Ultra (100miles +) , and 3 more
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Fri, 2 Sept 2022 - Sat, 3 Sept 2022
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Newnham Park, Newnham Park Shooting, Newnham Park, Plymouth PL7 5BN, UK
Start times
Friday, 2 Sept 2022
25 miles : 11:00 amFamily Fun Run : 2:30 pmThe Ultra (100miles +) : 6:00 pm100 miles : 6:00 pm
Saturday, 3 Sept 2022
50 miles : 8:00 am12.5 miles : 4:00 pm
Event summary
Here are the distances available for The Devon and Cornwall Backyard Ultra
The Ultra (100miles +)
free - £72
100 miles
50 miles
25 miles
Route information
Backyard Ultra
Laps: More than 24 (last person standing)
100 miles
Laps: 24
50 miles
Laps: 12
25 miles
Laps: 6
12.5 miles
Laps: 3
Family Fun Run
Distance: 1k
Take part in this fantastic Backyard Ultra event, taking place on the private land of Newnham Park come to embrace this 4.167 mile lapped route.
If you're taking part in the Backyard Ultra Event, to win you will have to be the last person standing, all others who give up will receive a DNF medal. Alternatively, if you would like to take part without having to push yourself to beat your competitors, why not take part in one of the shorter events?
There is also a Family Fun Run available for all to take part in, so what's your excuse? Come along and sign up to raise vital funds for the Bowel Cancer West charity.
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What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Free family fun run
  • Camping
  • Toilets
  • Food and drink outlets
  • First Aid
  • Marshals
How to get there
Newnham Park, Newnham Park Shooting, Newnham Park, Plymouth PL7 5BN, UK
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Parking is available at the camp area, there is also parking designated for spectators.
Event day logistics
12:00 Event arena opens
18:00 100 miles starts
08:00 50 miles starts
11:00 25 miles starts
14:20 Family Fun Run starts
16:00 12.5 miles starts
Race Packs
All entrants will be provided with a full race pack with a list of compulsory and recommended equipment to bring to the event.
Fundraise and get a free entry
If you fundraise a minimum of £150 you will receive a free entry to the event. You must show proof to the organiser before starting.
This event offers free camping for all competitors in the Backyard Ultra and 100-mile distance.
First aid and Marshals*
There will be first aid available at all marshal points on the course. The marshals will be wearing hi-vis clothing.
This event follows all national COVID-19 guidelines and best practice design by Run Britain.
Spectator Info
Spectators are more than welcome at The Devon and Cornwall Backyard Ultra. There will be special parking available for all competitors.
How does The Ultra event work at The Devon and Cornwall Backyard Ultra?
The Ultra event is a last-person standing event, competing against other entrants to see who can continue to run the longest period and time and furthest.
Is camping included in my entry to The Devon and Cornwall Backyard Ultra?
The camping for the 100-mile and The Backyard Ultra is included, unfortunately, if you are taking part in any other event you will not be able to camp.
Is there parking for spectators at The Devon and Cornwall Backyard Ultra?
Yes, there will be separate parking for spectators available at the event.
What is the free entry for The Devon and Cornwall Backyard Ultra?
If you enter the free entry for this event you must pledge to raise £150 for BCW (Bowel Cancer West).
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