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The Race With No Name 2021

National Trust - Castle Drogo, Castle Drogo Drive, Drewsteignton, Exeter, UK

Date


Saturday 9th October 2021
at 09:00 (UTC +00:00) Europe/London

End: Saturday 9th October 2021
at 21:00 (UTC +00:00) Europe/London

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Ticket sales for this event close: 6th October 2021
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About the event

The Race With No Name is back for its fourth year, having won rave reviews this year and last. 

See some of the testimonials about this event (below)


Why No Name?

This is a self-nav Dartmoor Crossing with a difference. The Race With No Name follows the Two Moors Way route (western route).

Who is it for?

This event will appeal to people with a sense of adventure, who are looking for a scenic and runnable way to cross Dartmoor at any time of year. It’s also ideal for the first time ultra runner and those of you who want to do a Dartmoor Crossing with excellent. support, safety crews, loads of refreshments on route with either 3 Checkpoints (Ultra) and 24/7 monitoring.That’s because we provide all our runners with trackers. This is for people who can’t remember the name of races because they’ve done so many!

Entrants need to be 20 at least to enter the Ultra.

You can enter the 35 mile Race With No Name, which is a challenging self navigation ultra, crossing Dartmoor National Park, with minimal ascent. At the 8 mile split at Checkpoint 1 near Yardworthy farm (also the first feed station) you must take the western split, where the Two Moors Way splits in two and rejoins at Widecombe at Checkpoint 2. There will be 3 checkpoints at Yardworthy Farm, Widecombe (mile 17) and Scorriton (mile 26). Refreshments will be available at all checkpoints. 

There are UTMB points up for grabs for the race event, which will be fully supported with a bag drop at Scorriton Village Hall (just short of the marathon point).

What’s included:

  •  UTMB points
  • Gpx files optimised for all the leading watches and devices
  • Well-provisioned check-points (3 in total for the Challenge and 4 for the Ultra, all manned) fully stocked with food and drink.
  • Live event monitoring for friends and family following our event tracking devices
  • Mandatory kit checks (for your own safety and well being)
  • Sleepover and registration at Ivybridge Methodist Church (Friday night pre event). Stocked with food and drink
  • Breakfast on Saturday morning in Ivybridge. (£5 booking fee)
  • Challenge event (which splits east where western and eastern Two Moors way divide) marked with coloured stickers at gates and styles between mile 8 and 11
  • Transport to the start from Ivybridge (for a £15 booking fee)
  • 4X4 rapid response pick up
  • Bespoke first aid team
  • Baggage drop at Scorriton Village Hall
  • The chance to take part in pre-event recces
  • Parking in Ivybridge.
  • Registration at Ivybridge Methodist Church.
  • Free places to our other events, will be offered to reams who raise the highest amount for their chosen charity.

Find out more about the route in our Two Moors crossing Blog

Race With No Name (35 mile Ultra): Saturday October  9th. 9am.

REGISTRATION/SLEEPOVER/PRE RACE REFRESHMENTS

We have hired Ivybridge Methodist Church for thew whole day and Drewsteignton Village Hall for pre race briefing which is at 8.30am on Saturday and hot drinks and refreshments will be available at both venues. People travelling long distances can also stay overnight on Friday at Ivybridge Methodst Church if they bring their own ground mats and sleeping bags. Post event food can also be had at the Methodist Church in Ivybridge.

Cut Off 12 hours

Surface: Mixed

Difficulty: Tough

Ascent: 4,000 feet


Location

National Trust - Castle Drogo, Castle Drogo Drive, Drewsteignton, Exeter, UK, EX6 6PB

Organiser

Wild Running Events

Kingsbridge, United Kingdom