£37.76 – £48.38

Dartmoor Prison Break - Ultra Running Event

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HMP Dartmoor

Tavistock Road

Princetown

PL20 6RR

United Kingdom

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This major new fundraising event is an ultra running race, whereby the entrants determine their own route from the start point with the aim to achieve the furthest distance (as the crow flies) in a given time.

There are 2 categories, a 12 hour 'Delinquent' and 24 hour 'Felon' cut off. Whilst individual route choice is very much a part of the event it will be controlled in terms of restricted to only using public rights of way so no tunnelling or building gliders!

The participants will be monitored for the full duration of the event by a GPS tracker device and associated software for the Race Director. This system allows continuous participant tracking and location and the facility for participants to operate an emergency button.

Although this fantastic event will naturally attract experience ultra race runners from across the UK, we invite individuals and teams to take part as a personal challenge. Maybe you can run (or walk very quickly) home to Plymouth, Bodmin or Exeter, or handcuff yourself to your best friend and make good your escape in unison!

Medals for all participants will be given, as will a custom 'Buff' type neck tube. Prizes will be offered to the individual or team who make it the furthest distance. Other fun prizes will also be offered, more details to come!

Safety

The runners are responsible for their own support and are encouraged to arrange their own support crew (this is common for these event types and the participants will be expecting to do this.)

Race Control will maintain a constant watch utilising the GPS trackers and will monitor progress and be able to interrogate any issues raised by the GPS tracking system. Each entrant will have to carry a mobile phone and provide the number to race control along with contact numbers for support crew and a further number for a remote contact not at the event. This will allow race control to take any swift action and contact support teams to verify runner situations or assist with any problems.

DSRTP will provide a medical team from race control who will be able to respond to incidents close to the start. For any emergency incidents beyond the immediate vicinity Race control will ensure appropriate emergency service resources (Possibly with DSRTP team support) are mobilised to the runner location. Runners will ned to pre-declare any medical conditions.

Minimum age for participants is 18 years.

There will be a mandatory kit list for all entrants;

  1. Waterproof jacket with taped seams
  2. Waterproof trousers with taped seams
  3. Head torch with spare batteries
  4. Mobile phone
  5. Compass and relevant maps
  6. Whistle
  7. Water bottles or bladder
  8. Hat
  9. Gloves
  10. Spare base layer long sleeve top
  11. Emergency food
  12. Emergency foil blanket
  13. First aid kit

There will be a mandatory pre-race equipment check.

Teams

Teams are welcome to sign up and of course this is encouraged! Due to the booking system and to keep things simple, we ask that team members sign up individually. Later we will provide further documentation including a questionnaire at which time your intention to run as a team, and with whom you will be running will be asked. This can be further clarified on the event day itself at checkin.

Cost

Competitively priced with other similar Ultra Events, there are substantial costs to the team for event management, and insurance. Costs also include individual trackers assigned to each participant (to be mailed back to the 3rd party issuer of the trackers on completion) as well as neck tubes, medals and prizes. All remaining surplus monies raised will be used by Dartmoor Search & Rescue Team Plymouth to support their life-saving work.

Registered Charity Number: 1106095

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HMP Dartmoor

Tavistock Road

Princetown

PL20 6RR

United Kingdom

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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