6 hour endurance
pairs and relay team discounts
Be part of something Epic and take up the Medal Chaser Challenge! This is a great solo or team experience to share with friends, family and supporters. This 6-hour endurance trail run will test your resolve, stamina and grit! Offering you the chance to keep pushing on for the next medal. If you can complete the Ultra distance you will get all 5 medals. All 5 medals fit together to complete a final trophy disc. Here's what you need to know:
Lap event. Course distance 5.27KM
Venue - High Lodge, Thetford. Discounted Parking Fee. Lots for friends and family to do
High quality trails, Pine Forest
6 Hour Endurance Run
Solo or Relay Teams - Pairs, teams of 3,4 and 5+
Relay Team runners can run any number of laps, however only one team member on the course at any one time.
Runners Zone for refueling and hydration. Only accessed by runners support crew and team members
Bring your own fuel and hydration requirements
The dedicated Runners Zone accessed from the course during the run means you can stop, rest, refuel and hydrate at any time. In the Runners Zone you can safely store your kit meet support crew and team members, relax and go again. Gazebos and tents are allowed. 1 per person or team.
This event will require you to bring fuel and hydration for the duration of the event. You will be allocated a dedicated area to set up your kit in the Runners Zone. Toilets will be supplied! If COVID Restrictions allow we will also have hot food and entertainment for family and friends. We're working hard to reduce, reuse and recycle.
5 MEDALS AVAILABLE
Medal 1 - 1 Lap - 5.27KM
Medal 2 - 2 Laps - 10.54KM
Medal 3 - 4 Laps - Half Marathon
Medal 4 - 8 Laps - Marathon
Medal 5 - 9 Laps + Ultra
Relay team members each receive medals for the combined team distance
The Venue – High Lodge, Thetford
Leaving the tarmac and traffic behind and hit the beautiful trails of Thetford Forest. The course takes you through the forest, along winding trails on great quality tracks. This atmospheric location, with its tall pines, brings each runner a little closer to nature.
The race starts and finishes at High Lodge, which is a recreational site set in the heart of Thetford Forest offering extensive play areas, walking and cycling trails. There's a café, bike hire, as well as additional attractions for the whole family to enjoy. Headphones are allowed.
Venue:Thetford Forest, High Lodge, Brandon IP27 0AF
WHAT TO EXPECT
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1 lap = 5.27k
2 laps = 10.54k
4 laps = 1/2 Marathon
8 laps = Marathon
9+ laps = Ultra
Thetford Forest, High Lodge, Brandon IP27 0AF
Parking fee is charged by The Forestry Commission
This race is organised by WR Events Limited trading, as Inspire Races. None of its staff, sponsors, suppliers or agents will be liable for any injury, loss or expense which may arise as a consequence of your participation in this event.
Entry to this race is personal to each applicant and once issued, race numbers may not be sold or transferred unless through the active online registration software.
Any runner who passes their race number to another runner is liable for sanctions and any runner who competes while wearing another runner’s race number will be disqualified and is liable for sanctions.
Once you have paid for your entry there can be no refund if you are subsequently unable to take part in this race. However, you may defer your place to next year’s race, this needs to be done before 5 days prior to the event, Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
We reserve the right to refuse or cancel applications, including duplicate applications, or alter the date of the event, the course route or distance. Entrants to this race undertake not to take part unless they are medically fit to run the distance.
All runners are required to complete the contact and medical details on the back of their race number. This is a requirement of participation and may be checked by race officials prior to the start.
Race numbers must be pinned securely to the front of your running top using a safety pin in each corner.
Timing chips much be secured firmly to the laces of one of your running shoes using the ties provided by us on race day.
Race marshals and medical team members have the authority to disqualify and remove any runner they consider to be acting dangerously, or to be unfit to compete.
Runners are required to report any casualties immediately to the nearest first aid post or race marshal.
In the event of any dispute the decision of the Race Referee shall be final.
The course is a 5.27k course with good solid tracks tracks finishes in the start field.
The course will be well signed with highly visible arrows and marshalled.
You will be required to to be self sufficient for the duration of the event. We will not supplying any refreshments or water.
You will be a 2 metre squared area off the side of the course where you can place a tub or a small tent for your necessary items.
Your area will be marked with a number that corresponds to your bib.
The race map will be available from the Inspire Races website two weeks prior to the race
This is a trail event and as such the terrain will be uneven, and could contain hazards such as tree roots, fallen branches etc.
The route is all on private estate land and we therefore ask you to refrain from dropping any litter.
Please make sure you are prepared for the weather.
All finishers will receive a medal!
We may record your race number at various points along the route so please keep it visible on your front and shout it out if asked.
Marshals will be situated along the route and will summon first aid if required.
Please let a marshal or race official know if you decide to withdraw from the event at any point after registering on the day.
Please treat all marshals, race officials, organisers, volunteers and other competitors with respect and follow their instructions.
Spectators are not advised to attend.
08:30 REGISTRATION OPENS
09:50 RACE BRIEFING AT THE START AREA
10:00 MEDAL CHASER STARTS
What’s the last date for entries?
The last date for entries is the Friday before the event.
How do I get my Race number?
Please bring your entry confirmation email.You will collect your race number on the day at registration.
I am ill injured or unable to run, what can I do?
You can defer your entry to any other Inspire Races event of a similar price. Please email Info@inspireraces.co.uk with the race details you would like to defer to.
Can I swap my place with a friend?
You can transfer your place up to two weeks prior to the event.
Do you have a waiting list?
Can I wear earphones or use an ipod?
You can wear headphones to any event that does not use public roads.
How do I enter a Corporate Team?
Please contact email@example.com to arrange a group discount booking.
Is there a cut-off time for your events?
How do I enter Inspire races events?
Enter via the links on the Inspire Races website.
What is the last date for deferrals and category transfers?
Deferrals and category changes can be done up to two weeks prior to the event.
Where do I pick up my t-shirt?
T-shirts are collected from the shop at registration.
Where can I put my bag and/or clothing I don’t want during the race?
There is NO bag drop available at any Inspire Races events in line with our COVID 19 safetly policy
What time does my Race start?
Please visit the event website page to review the race schedule for up-to-date information.
What time do I need to get there?
Please get there one hour before race start time.
Are there any refreshments?
Where are the drinks stations?
No Drinks Station. This event is self-suffiecient. You will have a designated pod to store your food and drinks which you will pass everytime you complete a lap.
Where can I collect my race pack?
Race packs to be collected from race registration on the day. Or posted out if you have selected that option.
Are there any entries on the day?
What happens if I arrive late and miss the start of the race?
Where is the Chip in the Race Pack?
The timing tag is in the race pack. This will need to go on your shoe or it will already be attached to your bib.
Is parking available near the start?
Parking is available near the start.
Where should I go when I arrive?
Go registration pick up your race pack, you are then ready to run.
Do you have a bag drop area?
Yes, bag-drop will be situated near registration.
Do I get a medal?
Yes, you will get a medal.
Can I park nearby?
Yes, you can.
Will there be an award ceremony?
Yes, once the results have come in.