Hell of a Hill Marathon Day 1
Choose to run 1, 2, 3, 4 or all 5 of the 5 toughest marathons in 5 days - 4,000+ft of elevation gain each day, 26.2 miles of tough stone and muddy trails. Starting and finishing in Heath Charnock, Chorley, you will complete a 3.5 mile trail/country road run to the feed station, then 5 x 3.85 mile laps over the mighty Rivington Pike, then back along the 3.5 mile route to the finish. Strict 9 hour time limit!
Your entry includes a unique Hell of a Hill Medal for each marathon completed (different each day), and an additional award for all 5 day marathon runners. Free refreshments before and after the race at race HQ - Bibbys Farm Activity Centre. 11-15 November.
Marathon Must be 18 years or over£38 CLOSED
1st 5 in 5 Male/Female £100 cash
Male/Female each day £25 Time2Run cash
A bespoke Medal each day
Chip timed race/split lap timing
All 5 in 5 runners get an Award on completing
Hot soup/beans on toast & drinks after Race in Race HQ
Personal baggage taken to feed station
Fully signposted route
Showers/toilets at Race HQ
Free cake/electrolyte/water & sweets at feed station
Showers/toilets are available to all runners
Hell of a Hill merchandise will be available to purchase on the day - hoodies & tech shirts
Bibbys Farm Activity Centre, Charnock Back Lane, Heath Charnock, Chorley, Lancashire PR6 9DL
Directions from M61 – Junction 8
Exit M61 Junction 8 and head East towards Blackburn At traffic lights, turn right heading towards Chorley. Carry on over several roundabouts for a couple of miles to the end of Eaves Lane. At the roundabout, bear left down the hill at Cowling Brow. At the next mini roundabout, bear left, over the canal and past the Spinners Pub. At the bottom of the hill, the road bends sharply to the left, keep going and then just before the bridge and the Black Horse at Limbrick, turn left onto Back Lane Go under the motorway bridge and keep on to the top of the hill, where the site is easily spotted at the next bend.
Caution: If using SatNav use PR6 9DL as the destination but only switch it on when you have exited the M61 and are on the A roads, otherwise, it is likely to tell you that you have arrived at your destination when you’re between junctions.
Also, some SatNavs don’t recognise our post code so try the next nearest one which is PR6 9EE
Car park is free to runners/support crew (£2.50 to spectators which includes access to site/facilities)
Please pay for car parking at Race HQ
Accommodation inside the buildings is available
Tent camping per person £5.50 per night
Caravan/motorhome £5.50 per night
Sorry no electric hook up, hard standing is on the Farm car park approach
All campers have access to showers/toilets & washing up facilities 24hours a day
Sorry no dogs allowed on site
Race HQ will be located in the kitchen/canteen
No vehicles on the grass - after tent unloading please return your car to the car parks
The nearest pub/restaurant is only 0.5 miles from Race HQ
Starting and finishing on the road at the back of Race HQ
A 3.50 mile trail/country road run to the feed station
Complete 5 x 3.85 mile laps over Rivington Pike
Then back along the 3.50 mile route to the finish outside Race HQ
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