Hell of a Hill Marathon Day 3

Bibbys Farm Activity Centre, Heath Charnock, Lancashire
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Organiser's Description

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.

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  • 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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  • Marathon Must be 18 years or over
    £38 CLOSED

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