The Drop - Doncaster

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Looking for something a bit different? This Army-style race separates participants from their modern comforts and gets them back into nature. After being blind-folded and driven into the countryside runners must race back to HQ before their competitors to win a prize.
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Where and when
Location
Barnby Dun, Doncaster DN3 1HQ, UK
Start times
Sun 24th May 2020
10M:
10:00am |
15M:
10:00am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for The Drop - Doncaster
10M
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10mi
£30.00
15M
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15mi
£30.00
Route information
A military style race where runners are blind-folded and tossed in the back of a bus, driven into the wilds and have to find their way back to HQ before their competitors. The terrain could be anything, so prepare for anything. You might find yourself crossing rivers, jumping over streams, or wading through marshlands - it all depends on the route you decide to take.
The Rules of the Race:
- No phones
- No money
- No maps
- No assistance
What's included
  • Race entry
  • Transport to the starting location
  • Blind-fold
  • Glow sticks and foil blankets available for purchase
  • Online race results
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How to get there
Barnby Dun, Doncaster DN3 1HQ, UK
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Address: Glass Park Sports Ground, Doncaster Road, Kirk Sandall, Doncaster DN3 1HQ
Parking: Parking is available in the city centre, but please abide by the city's regulations and restrictions.
Public Transport: Kirk Sandall Train station is a brief 6 minute walk from the Race HQ and the nearest Bus service is from Doncaster Bus station, which is right outside HQ.
Event day logistics
Schedule:
08:00 - Registration opens
10:00 - Bus leaves
Please make sure you to arrive with enough time to get parked, registered and warmed up before going full "Bird Box" on Doncaster.
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Backpack
Kit List
There is a mandatory kit list regardless of weather that all competitors should ensure they have. If racers do not appear prepared the organisers have the right to refuse them entry:
1. Waterproof jacket & trousers
2. Long sleeve top
3. Hat and gloves
4. Torch with spare batteries or glow sticks
5. Foil blanket
6. Whistle
Please note that the organiser will be doing spot checks on the day, and glow sticks and foil blankets will be available for purchase for £2.50 each.
FAQ's
Will there be any support on The Drop, Doncaster?
No, thats the point. There is no support after you have been dropped at the starting location.
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Will there be race results of The Drop, Doncaster, and how do I find them?
Yes, if you finish the race then your results will be published online within 2 hours of the race ending.
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Will I be dropped off with anyone else at The Drop, Doncaster?
Only your teammates if you have signed up to be in a team. Otherwise participants are dropped at 2 minute intervals to each other and must find their way back by themselves.
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What are the rules of The Drop, Doncaster?
No phones, no money and no assistance. You are given emergency items in a sealed bag in case you really need them, but you will be disqualified if the seal is broken.
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