The Drop - 15 or 10 Mile York

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The Drop - 15 or 10 Mile York
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Looking for something different? Why not try this challenge starting in York, where you'll make your way back to the city from a mystery drop-off location. With 10 and 15 mile options and the choice to compete alone or in a team, this is the perfect opportunity to try something new.
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Sun, 12 May 2024
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New Earswick, United Kingdom
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Where and when
The Hound Lounge, 26 Station Ave, New Earswick, Huntington, York YO32 4BN, UK
Start times
Sunday, 12 May 2024
15 Miles: 9:30 am10 Miles: 9:30 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for The Drop - 15 or 10 Mile York
15 Miles
10 Miles
Route information
This unique event will take you, blindfolded, to a mystery location, setting you the challenge of covering the 15 or 10 miles back to the event HQ in York unaided.
With no GPS devices, maps, or watches, it's completely up to you if you make it back within the time limit. Choose your own route and take on this incredible adventure!
What's included
  • Finisher's memento
  • Refreshments and snacks at the finish
  • Same-day race results
  • Bag drop
How to get there
The Hound Lounge, 26 Station Ave, New Earswick, Huntington, York YO32 4BN, UK
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Parking is extremely limited in the city centre, so please park sensibly or arrange to car share.
By Public Transport
The nearest railway station is York Station, which is a 25-minute bus ride from the Hound Lounge.
Event day logistics
08:15 Registration opens
09:00 Bus leaves from event HQ
09:30 - 10:15 Approximate start time
Cut-Off Times
15 Mile entrants will have to make their way back within 5 hours, and 10 Mile entrants will have 4 hours to get back.
Age Restrictions
All entrants must be 18 years old or older.
Mandatory Kit
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Waterproof trousers
  • Foil blanket
  • Whistle
  • GPS tracker - this will be supplied at registration to be returned when you finish
If you are found doing any of the following, you will be disqualified:
  • Using a GPS device
  • Using a map other than any that the organiser chooses or (doesn't choose) to give you
  • Using anything except your own two legs to get you to the finish
  • Breaking the seal on the emergency kit bag
How old do I have to be to enter The Drop - 15 or 10 Mile York?
All entrants must be 18 years old or above to participate.
What support is available along the route for The Drop - 15 or 10 Mile York?
There is no support available after the start - this includes First Aid, physio, toilets and water. There will also be no sweeper vehicle, as you have to make your own way back.
Can I take a drop bag with me for The Drop - 15 or 10 Mile York?
You can leave a drop bag at registration for you to collect when you finish. Your drop bag can be no bigger than 75 X 48 X 104 cm (the same size as a shoe box).
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