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Torch Challenge

Next Challenge: 20/02/2016

Location: Dodd Wood, Keswick, Head torch race.

The Dodd Wood head torch race will be the forth in our Winter series for 2015/2016.  

Pure trail running returns. in the dark !!

Dodd wood is a little known gem on the banks of Bassenthwaite Lake and just 10 minutes from Keswick

                     Start time 6:15pm. Registration opens at 5:15 pm

The 5 mile course takes place on the tracks and trails through Dodd Wood. This race will be on gravel trucking roads and footpath trails through the forest.

 Some of the trails are not used by the public, but add a great dimension to this fantastic location.

Please Download the DODD WOOD Poster to stick up at work, gym etc or on your FB page.

Head torch racing is fun and challenging; don't forget your sense of humour. You will get dirty, so be prepared. This is not an obstacle race, apart from ducking to miss branches, avoiding tree roots and running down steep decents. If you don't have a head torch a decent one can be purchased from around £20.00 or just use a hand held torch.

Head Torches  WILL NOT be available to purchase on the night.

 

 The minimum age for this event is 16 years old.


The start and finish of this head torch race will be from the main car parking area opposite Mirehouse on the A591, beside the cafe and information point    http://goo.gl/maps/mR8Ub

  OS Grid ref: NY240275
Address: Dodd Wood, Bassenthwaite, Keswick CA12 4QE  

By Road:, From Keswick take the A591 towards Bothel. The forest entrance and car park are on the right opposite Mirehouse

This event will be restricted in numbers, due to parking resrictions in the car park. The course will be marked with reflective directional arrows.You must not just follow the runner in front; No Ego staff are not responsible for any wrong turns taken, but staff will try to keep you on the right track.

Head Torches  WILL NOT be available to purchase on the night.

Registration opens at 5.30pm

Pre race briefing 6.05pm

Race start 6.15pm

This will be a mass start event. There will be no waves.

 

Entry for this event will be  £13.00 or  £16.00 on the night.

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