5 TOUGHEST MARATHONS IN 5 DAYS
(Over 4,000 feet of climb each day)
£36 Virtual 1 Day Entry
£160 5 in 5 Virtual Entry
13TH OCTOBER TO 31ST DECEMBER 2020
Please enter Bibbys Farm via Long Lane (Limbrick)
& not from Rivington as the road is very narrow.
Car park is free to runners/support crew (£2.50 to spectators which includes access to site/facilities)
(Please pay for car parking at Race HQ)
All campers have access to showers/toilets & washing up facilities.
No vehicles on the grass (after tent unloading please return your car to the car park).
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1st 5 in 5 Male/Female £100 Cash
Male/Female Each Day £25 Time2Run Cash
All runners must register each day at Race HQ from 7:00am until 8:45am, remember the feed station kit vehicle leaves at 8:45am each morning, if your kit is not in the buckets by then it isn't going! 5 day challenge runners must also register each day at Race HQ (new clean chip each day is given out) . Put all kit for feed station in the RACE SUPPORT VEHICLE VAN for your own drinks/day kit/bags to be put in that you will require for the lap part of the course and can be accessed every 3.80 miles (Vehicle leaves Race HQ at 8:45am so please ensure you have put your stuff in before this time as the vehicle will not wait). Please label your drinks and bags etc. so they can be easily identified from other participants . Head torches must be worn on the course from 3pm onwards so it is advised that these are also placed in the vehicle labelled up. In addition a water/feed station will be available every 3.80 miles stocked with bottled water/Cake/Sweets/electrolyte and other nutritional goods for all runners. Please take into consideration that the van will not leave the course until the last runner finishes (possible 8 hours) so it is advised if you require belonging that have been placed in the van you will need to pick them up at the end. Supporters can park at the public and free car park on the lap route at Lower House Car Park (3.5 miles from the start/finish line) (Car Park Closes at 7pm).If you drop out please leave your chip with a member of T2R staff do not take it home with you.
All runners when crossing the finish line each day will receive that days medal and any prize due, on completing all 5 days runners will in addition be presented with an award at the after race Party at Race HQ on the Sunday (approx 17:00pm) along with having their name placed on the Hell of a Hill Hall of Fame.
Please note that you leave any valuables/clothing and drinks at your own risk, we will not be responsible for any loss of property.The weather in November and on the hill can be unforgiving, although the extreme weather is part of the challenge we have to consider runners safety at all times. In previous years it has been common to see strong winds, snow, floods and extreme cold weather. If the event needs to be cancelled due to bad weather or any other reason then all entries will automatically go into the next staging of the event. Please bring suitable clothing and footwear for what the conditions are likely to be and keep checking the forecast days before the event (weather reports are updated daily at Race HQ along with latest Results).
Please remember from 3pm each day of the marathon it is mandatory to have a head torch!!
Bring some spare warm dry clothes in a bag to change into (the bag can be left at race HQ/at the water station, please don’t forget to label all bags/clothing and nutrition)
The hill can be extremely windy and cold, please dress sensibly as the conditions can be extreme at this time of year and change within minutes (in 2014 we had 70mph winds on the top of the Pike).
Waterproof clothing can be stored at race HQ/water station
Lap Chip System, You will be recorded each lap as you cross the timing mat.
Fastest Male Marathon - Rick Vercoe (100 Marathon Club) Day 1- 2013 - 3:56:41
Fastest - Female Marathon Cecily Shepherd (Kendal AAC) Day 2 - 2015 5:26:18
Oldest 5 Day Finisher - David Brady (100 Marathon Ireland) Age 63 - 2013 29:22:21
Fastest 5 Day Consecutive Time Male - Rick Vercoe (100 Marathon Club) 2013 - 20:03:59
Fastest 5 Day Consecutive Time - Female Cecily Shepherd (Kendal AAC) 2015 - 28:16:33
Youngest 5 Day Finisher Fiona MacSweeney (Prestwich AC) Age 24 -2013 37:10:42
Fastest Male Marathon - Adam Holland (Notfast) Day 4 2016 - 3:27:55
Fastest Female Marathon - Janine Fallon (Darwen Dashers) Day 2 2016 - 4:44:52
Fastest 5 Day Consecutive Time Male - Adam Holland (Notfast) 2016 - 18:06:37
Fastest 5 Day Consecutive Time Female - Janine Fallon (Daren Dashers) 2016 24:39:03
Oldest 5 Day Finisher Nigel Coates - 2016 Age 61 27:18:38
Youngest 5 Day Finisher Hannah Witchalls - (Bishops Stortford RC) 2016 Age 24 - 31:43:09
Fastest Male Marathon - Mark Ryall (Marshall Milton keynes) Day 5 2014 - 3:51:20
Fastest Female Marathon - Catherine O'Dwyer (Bolton Harriers) Day 5 2013 - 4:25:13
Fastest Male Marathon -John Naylor (Red Rose Road Runners) Day 5 - 3:52:01
Fastest Female Marathon - Amy Freeman (Darwen Dashers) Day 2 - 4:18:16
Fastest Male Marathon - Jason Lewis 3Hours 52Mins 21Secs (Day1)
Fastest Female Marathon - Kelly Sullavan - 4 Hours 46Mins :25Secs (Day 2)
5in5 Male Fastest Consecutive Time -Jason Lewis - 20:08:37
5in5 Female Fastest Consecutive Time - Kelly Sullavan - 24:12:47
Fastest Male Marathon -Matthew Smith - 3:42:05 - Day 4 2018
Fastest Female Marathon - Katherine Brougham - 04:01:53 Day 4 2018
SSIC will be open from 13:00 onwards on Friday,Saturday & Sunday located in Race HQ, This service is open to all entrants
(5 day and single day runners)
booking is not required this year and you can pay via card .
15 minutes- £10, 25 minutes- £15, sports massage 15 Mins £10
any rock taping- £5
Due to the nature of this event we strongly recommend you use this service!
To book in please email email@example.com
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