Teams must register at race control between 20:00-22:00 on the Friday night immediately before the event.
All team members must attend team registration. The team will be assigned its race start time at this registration.
The race itself will begin at 02:30. Start times will be staggered in 5 minute intervals; hence:
Team 1 will depart at 02:30
Team 2 will depart at 02:30
Team 40 will depart at 05:50
The overall event will finish following a free evening meal (beginning 20:00) and prize-giving on the Saturday evening.
Race control monitors each team’s speed around the course and will consider other factors (eg remaining daylight, remaining distance, observed fatigue levels, navigational ability) before instructing a withdrawal.
Any team which, in the opinion of race control, will not complete its course within 12 hours or by 18:00 (whichever is the later), may be withdrawn irrespective of which course that team is attempting to complete.
Any team which is attempting the 30 mile course and fails to reach Checkpoint 2 within 3 hours will be re-routed onto the 30 km course.
As a rule of thumb, teams should aim to average 2.5 miles/4 km an hour although please note that checkpoint staff have the authority to withdraw a team for any reason even, in some circumstances, when the above speed is maintained.