Wayfarers 100k 2019
22 June 2019
From the Beacons to the Solent
Where: Ink Pen Beacon, Coombe Gibbet
When: Saturday 22nd June 2019 06:00
Finish: Fort Widley, Portsmouth
Cutoff: 9:30 PM (15½ hours)
Entry: £64 (+£2 if not UKA Affiliated)
On the longest Saturday in 2019, you have 15hours 30minutes to cover the 100km from Inkpen Beacon to Fort Widley near Portsmouth.
Starting high up in on the top of the Beacon by Coombe Gibbet with its huge views across the Berkshire countryside, you'll run on trails and road - following the well signposted Wayfarer's Walk all the way to Fort WIdley - high above Portsmouth with views across the Solent to the Isle of Wight - in time to see the setting sun.
Entry is limited to just 100 people, and every finisher will receive a one-off engraved plate and a finishers T-shirt.
You will follow the Wayfarer's Walk which is well signposted with disks and large green post plates. This is mostly trail with some sections of hard gravel, grit, grass, fields, road. The course crosses many roads over its 100km and these are not marshalled.
The aid station checkpoints are located at:
Nuthanger Down 19km Cutoff 08:30
A30 crossing, Dummer 36km Cutoff 11:15
Abbotstone Down 52km Cutoff 13:50
A272 crossing, Hinton 68km Cutoff 16:20
Droxford Village Hall 80km Cutoff 18:00
Denmead Village Hall 90km Cutoff 19:45
At each aid station there will be first aid kit, water, squash, coke, some savouries, sweets, cakes and fruit. Anyone dropping out at an aid station or failing the cutoff will be transported to the finish after the aid station closes.
There is transport available from the finish location to the start - before the race. This will leave Fort Widley by 5AM. You may book this with your race entry for an additional £15.50.
Tracker: You will be provided with a GPS tracker which you must keep with you at all times (so that anyone can follow your progress throughout the race)
Map: Have a copy of the route map (preferably on digital device, but paper is acceptable)
Phone: Fully charged at the start with RD number in memory.
Drinks: Water containers to hold at least 1 litre
Food: Sufficient for you for the 100km run.
Dry top: Waterproof top
Any earpieces/headphones worn must conform to those permitted by the UKA rules for road races.
You may have a support crew who may meet you only at specified locations along the course. You may have a buddy runner join you for the last one or two 10km legs only.
Map of course
The course follows the line shown below:
A google map of the course can be viewed here: Wayfarers 100k
There are prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd male and female.
Medical cover is provided by a roving first-aider who will be moving with the midfield throughout the race in a vehicle.
Permit: TRA permit TBA
Race run under UK Athletics rules. No dogs, minimum age 20.
Registration open from: 05:30:00