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The Drop – Christmas Special

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Using a little bit of military know how we have come up with possibly the most challenging race in the UK! You will be placed on our bus, blindfolded** and then driven to your drop location (The distances are as the crow flies) from the event centre. Here you will be released at 2 minute intervals, all you have to do is make your way back to the event centre.

Be warned now, the distances are as the crow flies.

How to enter the The Drop – Christmas Special

  1. 30 Mile

    Run 30mi
    £45
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  2. 15 Mile

    Run 15mi
    £30
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  3. 10 Mile

    Run 10mi
    £30
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The Drop – Christmas Special routes

You will be placed on our bus, blindfolded** and then driven to a location X miles away (as the crow flies) from the event centre. Here you will be released at 2 minute intervals, all you have to do is make your way back to the event centre.

What is the terrain?
How the heck do we know, the route is entirely your choice, hills, moors, canals, tracks and road… You decide.

No Map
No GPS
No Route
No Help
No Compass

You are fully self sufficient from the moment you leave the coach, make your own way. So run, walk or crawl your way back.

Event Details

What’s Included

Please Note: At registration you will hand over all electronic devices, phones, watches and money! In return you will be given a GPS tracker, a race number and an emergency bag*.

Catering: Hot drinks and snacks, Jacket potatoes and a whole heap of other foods are available next to the finish line. Its a bust town centre so lots of options.

What do you get:

Transport to the start location

Support vehicles out in the area to collect the... lets be clear, we wont be collecting you!

A hot meal, food & drink's etc are available at the event HQ bring some £

  1. Tracker + Live tracking so us and your friends can monitor all your progress or lack of
  2. Transport to the start location
  3. Support vehicles out in the area to collect the… lets be clear, we wont be collecting you!
    Raceday Logistics

    Times:
    Registration opens 08:00.
    Bus leaves at 10:00. 08:00 for the 30 mile.
    ​Start when we reach the start

    Drop Bag
    Please leave a drop bag at the event centre, you are welcome to find a quiet space on the floor for a few hours recovery!

    Kit List

    Mandatory kit – Mandatory Kit list regardless of the weather for all competitors, this is the minimum we will expect you to have.

    • Waterproof jacket – not a log flume poncho or super market fashion jacket, it has to have a waterproof membrane with taped seams
    • Waterproof trousers see point 1
    • Long sleeve top
    • Hat and gloves (not for August)
    • Torch and spare batteries Back light or Glowstick (advisory 10 – compulsory for the 15 and 30)
    • Foil blanket
    • Whistle

    We will be doing spot checks on the day, anyone who does not have this minimum kit or in OUR opinion is not prepared for the weather / event will NOT be starting.
    Glow sticks / Foil blankets can be purchased on the day £2.50 each

    FAQs

    Can children run?

    We are sorry but due to Child Protection and Insurance restrictions, we do not currently allow any under 18-year olds to enter our events. But keep in touch or drop us an email as this might be changing.

    Can teams run?

    Yes just buy two tickets!

    Is there any support during the race?

    No

    Questions & answers

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      Paul S
      How many are allowed in one team??

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      Steph E
      Hey there, just to let you know that you can do this race in teams of two or solo, just buy two tickets. All the best!
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      Wayne F
      Is there a cut-off time for finishing?

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      Steph E
      Hi there! The the cut off times are; 5 Hours (10 mile) 6.30 (15 mile)! :)

    The Drop – Christmas Special weather forecast

    Mostly cloudy throughout the day.

    7°C
    Predicted highs
    2°C
    Predicted lows
    IconModerate breeze possible, up to 12mph

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