RDS 40 MIle Ultra Marathon

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RDS 40 Mile Ultra Marathon 

Enter Event £50
  • Date 8th May
  • Time 0800hrs

We are trying not to get too excited after so many false dawns, but it’s looking pretty good for us to get our first event in over 12 months up and running. And what better way to do it than,

A 40 Mile Ultra Marathon (RDS40). A 40 mile Ultra and like all the other RDS distances it will be predominately on the Coast Path and the surrounding trails of St Davids, and of course taking you up the infamous Cathedral Steps x 2 and finishing off in Britain’s smallest city.

To combat Covid-19 and ensure we are safe and within the guidelines, numbers will be restricted and social distancing measures will be in place to ensure the event is run as safely as possible.

The route has been altered from the original that was posted. This is to ensure we can manage any restrictions, such as not using transport to bus people to the start line.

However the course is still full of beauty and challenges and has a good mix of road and trails just to confuse the legs!!!!

What is expected of you

40 Miles with the majority on the Coast Path is a challenge for anyone, so respect the distance, conditions and course. Finishing within the Cut off is Part of the Challenge.

The event will be capped at 25 persons and will have a mass start

The starting time will be 0800hrs. And there will be a strict finish time of 1800hrs. Therefore realistically you will have to be able to maintain a pace of approximately 15 min miles to complete within the cut off. In addition to this there will be 2 other cut offs along the course to ensure all runners are on track to complete within the allocated time. These cut offs are for safety of the runners and support staff.

Cut Off 1 – 20 miles at St Davids (Location TBC) to be passed by – 13.00hrs

Cut off 2 –  32 miles at Whitesands Beach by – 15.30hrs

Cut off 3 – 41 miles at Finish Line St Davids by 18.00hrs

It is to be noted that the Coast Path is a tough terrain and exposed to the elements that is why we have a compulsory kit list and want runners to be experienced and have the ability of looking after their own welfare whilst on the course. List of Kit to follow.

What you Get from Us! 

  • Each Runner will be issued with a Tracker, That will be live for all to see your progress.
  • Marked out Course
  • Event T-shirt
  • Event Medal
  • Aid Stations
  • Event Safety Cover
  • Awards – 1st, 2nd and 3rd in Female and Male Categories.

Due to the limited numbers  that are entered no age group categories are rewarded with trophies or prizes.

But most of all the chance to run in an organised event once more!!

THE ROUTE

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