Shere Adventure Race

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Come up with a surefire strategy and then navigate your way around Shere's countryside in this great Winter Adventure Race. Incorporating trail running and mountain biking, this event has lots of variety and challenges, with plenty of options for people of all abilities to take part.
Participants
Long, Short, Trail, and 2 more
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Calendar
Sun, 19 Sept 2021
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Shere, United Kingdom
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4.8
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Where and when
Location
Village Hall, 1 Gomshall Ln, Shere, Guildford GU5 9HB, UK
Start times
Sun, 19 Sept 2021
Long:
8:30am |
Short:
10:00am |
Trail:
10:00am |
MTBO:
10:00am |
Mini Trail:
9:15am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Shere Adventure Race
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Long
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240min
£45.00 - £90.00
Short
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120min
£30.00 - £60.00
Trail
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120min
£30.00 - £60.00
MTBO
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120min
£30.00 - £60.00
Route information
This race will take you through the picturesque countryside of Shere. You will navigate the beautiful Surrey Hills, exploring and searching for as many checkpoints as you can within the applicable time limit.
The long race is an adventure race, a combination of running and mountain biking. You will only be allowed to transition once and will have 4 hours to navigate to as many of the 30 checkpoints as possible.
The short race is also an adventure race, combining running and mountain biking. You must navigate to as many of the 20 checkpoints as possible in 2 hours and may only transition to the bike once in the whole race.
The trail race is completely on foot and you must navigate to 15 checkpoints in 2 hours.
The mini trail will be 1 hour long and you will have to navigate to 10 checkpoints.
Finally, the MTBO will be completely on a mountain bike, you will have 3 hours to get to as many of the 20 checkpoints as possible.
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What's included
  • Map
  • SPORTident dibber
Train
How to get there
Village Hall, 1 Gomshall Ln, Shere, Guildford GU5 9HB, UK
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Parking
There is a free public car park in the centre of Shere Village.
Event day logistics
07:30 Long event registration opens
08:30 - 09:00 Long event starts
08:30 Registration opens for all other races
08:30 - 09:45 1 and 2 hour event start window
Please arrive with enough time to register for the event
Age Requirements
  • 16 years or older may individually enter
  • 8 to 16-year-olds must be accompanied by a paying adult
Kit List
  • Compass
  • Bike (competitors must supply their own bike if in the adventure race or the MTBO)
  • Small first aid kit
  • Phone
  • Money
  • Waterproof Jacket
  • Drink and food
  • Certified Bike Helmet (to be worn on bike stage)
  • Map board or other means to carry your map (available at registration for £9.00)
Rules
  • You may run on marked public footpaths, bridleways, and permissible tracks (green and black dashed lines)
  • You may cycle on bridleways, rights of way, roads (not on footpaths)
  • Close all gates behind you even if another competitor is behind you
  • Be considerate of the local community at all time
  • Dispose of all litter appropriately
  • Keep your dogs under control
  • Wear a certified bike helmet on the bike stage
  • You must be within 10m of your bike at all times
  • Bike must be dismounted as instructed at the transition
  • You are only allowed to transition to bike once throughout the duration of the event
Scoring
  • Checkpoints are valued at 10 points
Time Penalties
  • You will lose one point off of your total points for every 30 seconds you are late to the finish line
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Tri-Adventure
We offer a variety of Adventure Races and Activities, including trail running, mountain biking, and navigation, that challenge people at all levels – all in close proximity to London.
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Backpack
Kit List
For all races, you are recommended to have:
  • Your waterproof map (this is your most valuable possession in the race)
  • A Compass for navigation
  • First aid kit in case of emergency
  • Phone or money
  • Waterproof jacket (weather dependent)
  • Hydration and nutrition (including energy gels)
  • For bike stages, a certified bike helmet must be worn at all times
  • Map board or some other means of carrying your map on the bike stage (you can buy this at registration for £9.00)
FAQ's
Where am I allowed to run and cycle in the Shere Adventure Race?
Runners are restricted to public footpaths, bridleways, and certain tracks. Cycling is restricted to bridleways, rights of way, and roads (no footpaths). These are all marked on your map.
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What are the age requirements for the Shere Adventure Race?
For solo entry, entrants must be 16 years of age or older. Ages 8 - 15 may also participate but they must be accompanied by a full paying adult. The adult will have to sign a waiver form at registration on the day.
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How does the scoring work for the Shere Adventure Race?
Each checkpoint is worth 10 points, each competitor must reach as many checkpoints as possible in the time limit. If you are late to the finish, you will be penalised 1 point for every 30 seconds that you are late.
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Reviews
4.8
4 reviews
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5.0
Did the MTBO in 2019
Great day out navigating around the Surrey countryside using a mixture of minor roads and bridle paths. Controls were well placed so that that too far to the next control.
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4.3
Did the Trail in 2019
Another great events and great to do something a little different than just hitting the trails. I usually go solo but see lots of people doing it together. Organisers are very welcoming and enthusiastic and they do great cakes!
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5.0
Did the Trail in 2019
We completed the Mini trail - a new 1-hr trail run event with our 6 and 8 year old nephews. They absolutely loved it! It was a friendly event in beautiful countryside. A flexible start means you can get going ahead of the mass start. We have done several of the Sprint/Short 2 hour events before and the Mini Trail is a brilliant new addition.
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4.7
Did the Trail in 2019
Shere was our first family experience completing the 1 hour mini trail. Our 6 and 8 year old boys loved reading the maps with us, finding and clicking the checkpoints and running competitively around the trail with us. Tri-Adventure made the well organized event fun, easy to participate, and all with a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. We will be back!
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