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Devon Coast Challenge

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Location:
United Kingdom
Event type:
Run Stage
Entries open:
Entries open: 1 Dec 2017
Event dates:
10 May 2019 - 3 day event
± 28 weeks until event
Race Organiser:
Votwo
Race Director:
Steph Olliff
Email:
steph@votwo.co.uk
Website:

Devon Coast Challenge

Inspired by the Atlantic and Jurassic Coast Challenges the Devon Coast Challenge is the latest new event in Votwo’s original 3 marathons in 3 days format.

The route starts near Hartland Point and finishes Porlock Bay. Complete up to 78.6 miles (3 marathons) over 3 days by walking, running or crawling along the South West Coast Path. The route passes over simply stunning coastal areas and passes famous towns and villages such as Croyde Bay, Lynton and Lynmouth, Ilfracombe, Woolacombe and The Valley of the Rocks.

Weather conditions

Season: Spring

Route Information

Distance:
126km
Ascent:

Terrain

Wild. Steep climbs.

Technical Rating:

Stage details

Day
Distance
Ascent
Route
1:
42km
Hartland Quay - Appledore
2:
42km
Crow Point - Combe Martin
3:
42km
Combe Martin - Porlock Bay

Entry Fee details

Entry pp R2676 to 3011 / GBP160-180

Transportation: Each day you will be instructed to meet at the event HQ and then be transported to the start. Once you join Votwo on the event you can leave your car at the event HQ and take advantage of the Votwo minibusses. On completion of the days run you will be transported back to the event HQ. Medical assistance: Event medics are available on the route during the course of the day. Every morning at race registration the medics will be available to sort out any blisters, tape feet up etc. Votwo's sports massage staff will also be available at the end of each day to advise on dealing with strains and injuries. Kit list: Whilst taking part in the challenge it is compulsory for you to carry the following equipment. Each day at challenge registration you will be asked to prove you have certain pieces of kit on the list. If you don’t have this kit you will not be allowed to participate in the event. We will be enforcing the policy of: NO KIT, NO RUN. If the worst happens to you any of the below kit could really make the difference to your survival and wellbeing. There will be random spot checks. Essential kit (to be carried on your person or in your rucksack): Issued maps for that day in an easily accessible place. Make sure these maps are tied in some way to your kit, one gust of wind and they're gone! Useful numbers, checkpoint timings, and lost procedure (issued at registration) Whistle Compass (make sure your compass is attached to you or your kit) Waterproof top Long trousers or tights Gloves (waterproofed in plastic freezer bag) Hat (waterproofed in plastic freezer bag) Chocolate bar or similar Small torch with spare batteries More than 400ml of water or other drink A lightweight piece of warm clothing (waterproofed) A fully charged working mobile phone (waterproofed) A notepad and pencil with your name and your mobile number written on it (waterproofed) You must carry all the kit on the kit list. No exceptions. Accommodation and catering: Sandaway Beach Holiday Park provides the perfect accommodation solution for entrants to the DCC 2018. All caravans are of good standard and are on site very close to the HQ tent. Free on site parking. Accommodation is booked online as an additional cost on top of your entry fee. You can book when you enter the event on-line or by visiting the accommodation shop link below. Accommodation is booked as your own sole use for yourself and friends. Single rooms in a shared caravan are also available All accommodation is for up to 4 nights Thur - Monday morning

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