HEINEKEN Race to the Castle

26 June 2021 - 27 June 2021
Bamburgh, Northumberland , UK (England)
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100 KM
2 days
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ALTERNATE DISTANCES: 50KM
Difficulty:    Intermediate

This is a 100km fully supported race along the least populated of the UK’s National Parks, Northumberland national park, which boasts the cleanest rivers and clearest air along with some of the most breathtaking scenery in England.

It has two categories: non-stop and 1 or 2-day stages. The 100km non-stop has a cut-off time of 36 hours.

The route winds across stunning moorland and through ancient woodland to the coast, where you will be greeted by charming seaside towns on your way to the iconic Bamburgh Castle.

The registration pack includes: race number, luggage label, wristband and timing chip. The route is mapped and signposted, and pit stops can be found approximately every 10km.

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Increase of up to 2000 metres with very challenging climatic conditions (e.g. ice, snow, humidity, heat or at high altitude)

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Very experienced long distance ultra runners (min 3 years’ experience) or are doing regular long distance running (>50 miles) with elevation and conditions shown (where possible). Admission to these races is often subject to receipt of a recent medical examination certificate. Purchase of specialist kit is often recommended for these races.

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Increase of up to 2000 metres with some challenging climatic conditions (e.g. ice, snow, humidity or heat)

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Experienced runners who have completed at least 4 ultras in last 12 months, or are doing regular long distance running (>50 miles) with elevation and conditions shown (where possible). Admission to these races may be subject to receipt of a recent medical examination certificate. Check with the race organiser regarding entry requirements.

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Increase of up to 1500 metres

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Runners who have completed several ultra distances or similar events, or are doing long distance running regularly, with elevation shown.

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Increase of up to 1000 metres

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Runners who have completed at least one ultra in last 6 months or are doing long distance running (>26 miles) regularly, with elevation shown.

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First ultra event. Runners completing a marathon or doing regular long distance running (>26 miles) in the last 6 months.