The Nut-tickler 2019

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Portelet Beach Guernsey

Torteval

Guernsey

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This race is the little sister to the ITRA evaluated race "The Nutcracker"

The 2nd year for the little sister to the Nutcracker our 30 mile cliff race, the Nut-tickler also starts at Portelet kiosk racing to La Vallette but NOT back again so ONLY 15Miles


This is probably the one of the toughest races on Guernsey today and is certainly one of the prettiest
You will be looked after with 3 aid stations enroute and plenty of support
The course is tough with plenty of ascent but you have an acheivable cut off to realise your goal

ALL THIS IS ABSOLUTELY FREE (Well they do say the best things in life are free right?)

The 2019 Nut-tickler will take place on Sunday 27th October starting at 9am

Registration from 08:15am (GMT)

Race briefing at 08:45am (GMT)

  • There will be 3 fully stocked aid stations / checkpoints and several water stops along the route
  • The course is fully marked
  • We are a cupless event

Race Rules

  • The race cut off is 5 hours
  • We do not tolerate litter and we ask participants to respect the environment and other trails users
  • If you litter the trails you will be disqualified from the event
  • If you fail to assist a fellow participant in need if required, you will be disqualified from the event**
  • When overtaking another participant, please let then know you are approaching and overtake on the inside (furthest away from the cliff edges)
  • Please try and make room for faster runners when they are passing
  • And most importantly SMILE :) This is a race and you should be having fun !!

**If you assist a runner in need, the event director will take this into consideration and your official time may be adjusted to account for the time you volunteered

This event does not have any mandatory kit, however we do stongly advise runners to carry sufficient water with them for upto 2 hours between checkpoints. We would also advise trail shoes. The course at this time of year is normally still hard packed dirt, but there are some rocky sections and can be muddy in wet conditions. Also few tarmac sections

Whilst the event is free, we would appreciate that advanced notification is given if you are unable to make the race. This is out of respect to your fellow trail running family who would also like the opportunity you requested

Any questions or feedback please email racedirector@distance.gg

Best of luck with your training

The distance.gg team and the Guernsey community




We (distance.gg) reserve the right to refuse entry to any participant

By entering the race you are agreeing to having your name publicised on the starters lists. You are also agreeing to have your photo taken by event photographers which may be used on the club's website and social media

There is no pre-requisite to entering this race, but we do expect each participant to have some trail running experience and a reasonable level of fitness. Please ask us if you are uncertain.

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Portelet Beach Guernsey

Torteval

Guernsey

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