Dark Peaks 30 Ultra Trail in association with Raidlight

October 6th 2018

9:00am Start

£45.00 Solo  £70.00 Pairs

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Location

Hope Sports Club

64 Castleton Road

Hope

Hope Valley

S33 6RD

 

Terrain

Grass

Rock

Mud

Road

 

Difficulty

Challenging

Entry fee includes:

Bespoke finishers medal

Goody bag

Fully stocked aid station

 

With great success from lasts year inaugural Dark Peaks 30 Ultra Trail, and some fantastic feedback from competitors.

Being described by the elite field of runners as one of the best but hardest 30 mile ultras they have ever raced and truly a classic in the making.  We where excited to bring this event back!!!

 

Starting from the village of Hope, This Ultra will take you into the heart of the Peak District national park, where the total elevation will be well over 7000ft!!

 

Starting off on the iconic Pennine way you will soon be greeted with some brutal climbs, high ridge lines and fast technical descending, with the time of year and the nature of this course this one will surely push you to your limits!!

 

Registration

Registration will be open from 7am till 8am Saturday morning in the hall, where numbers and maps of the route will be handed out.

 

Race briefing will be at 8.15 am inside the main hall.

 

Race start time

Race will start at 9:00am.

 

Facilities

Warm and comfortable registration venue with toilets and warm showers, camping will be available on the Friday night at a charge of £10 per tent, payable on the night.

 

There will be hot drinks available on the Friday night from 8.30pm onwards and the following day hot drinks and hot food will be available at the finish

 

Parking

Parking will be available free of charge at the Sports club.

 

Check points

There will be various check points on route were you must check into.

 

Checkpoint 1:

Stanage Carpark 8KM water only

 

Checkpoint 2:

Bottom of Parkin Clough 24KM

Food, water, coke, mountain fuel

 

Checkpoint 3:

Upper Booth

Food and water

 

Kit list

Full waterproof cover with taped seams

Hat

Gloves

Spare thermal top

Foil/Emergency blanket

Whistle

Compass

Fully charged mobile phone

Map (which we will supply)

500ml liquid (minimum)

High energy snacks

Head torch (optional)

Personal cup

 

A final email will be sent out prior to the race with final instructions.

 

I think this covers everything however, should you have any further questions about the race or any concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me by either email or phone.

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