Jurassic Coast Challenge

16 May 2020 - 17 May 2020
Poole Harbour/Bridport, UK (England)
YOUR RATING:
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trail race
100 KM
2 days
Runners
ALTERNATE DISTANCES: 56KM / 25KM
Difficulty:    Advanced

The Challenge

A Poole Harbour start, then along the spectacular Jurassic Coast – a World Heritage Site since 2001. It’s up and down through Lulworth Cove to the Weymouth half way point, then past Portland Bill and the unique Chesil Beach to West Bay’s famous sandstone cliffs (of TV’s Broadchurch fame) – before a welcome finsh line celebration in the vibrant town of Bridport. You’ll get full support and great hospitality all the way – leaving you to focus on your challenge!

Whether you’re an occasional marathon runner, a regular Ultra competitor, or just up for a real challenge – join one of the UK’s premier Ultra Run events and really push yourself! It’s a fantastic challenging route, and when combined with our full support, tailored runners food, baggage transfers and first class signage – it sets it above other events in its category.

All runners receive …

  • Dedicated start for runners

  • FREE food & drink at Rest Stops

  • FREE energy gels / drinks

  • FREE meal at the finish line

  • FREE baggage tarnsfer (10kg max)

  • Medics & doctors on hand at all stops

  • Massages available from halfway

  • Warm up at the start line

  • Medal, t-shirt & glass of bubbly

  • Shuttle service – finish to train station

  • Optional coaches – up to London

  • Support vehicles throughout

  • Timing chips & live timing website

  • Participant Area – kits lists & more

  • Optional training runs

Registration

You pay an initial registration fee to sign up to the challenge – the fee is paid per person for individuals and members of a team, the fee secures your place on the challenge & is non-refundable.

Self-funding

  • Full Challenge – £185 / person 

  • Half Challenge – £125 / person 

  • Quarter Challenge – £75 / person

Fundraise for charity

By registering & signing up you are committing to a minimum fundraising target for the charity of your choice, which depends upon the distance that you’ve selected.

  • Full Challenge – From £60 Reg Fee  (normally £80) + £425 minimum fundraising

  • Half Challenge – £45 Reg Fee (normally £60) + £275 minimum fundraising 

  • Quarter Challenge – £30 Reg Fee (normally £40) + £175 minimum fundraising

It’s your challenge your way!

We also organise:

  • Thames Path Challenge
  • South Coast Challenge
  • Thames Bridge Trek
  • London to Brighton Challenge
  • Henley 10K Challenge
  • Jurassic Coast Challenge
  • Wye Valley Challenge
  • Cotswold Way Challenge

Event Organiser

Nicola Smith

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For runners from beginners to experienced as you choose your own course and challenge based on the guidelines and options set by the virtual race organiser.

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An ultra distance race including at least two of the following activities such as running, swimming, cycling, kayaking, skiing and climbing. It may also include different climatic conditions (eg ice, snow, humidity, cold water, mud or heat).

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Experienced multi-skilled athletes who have trained for the different activities included in this event. Admission to these races may be subject to receipt of a recent medical examination certificate. Check with the race organiser regarding entry requirements and any specialist equipment required such as a wetsuit, skis or a mountain bike.

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Elevation

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

Suitable for

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.

Expert

Elevation

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

Suitable for

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.

Advanced

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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.

Intermediate

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Increase of up to 1000 metres

Suitable for

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

Beginner

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Very little change < 500 metres

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