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Night Nav GPS Marathon
Salisbury, WiltshireMoot Ln, Downton, Salisbury SP5 3JP
Sat 22nd January 2022
Starting at 18:00 - 19:00 you have until 02:00 to make it to the finish point. Using the supplied GPX file, runners will navigate along the Avon Valley footpath during the night.
Finishers will be awarded a bespoke wooden medal.
Self-supported, self-navigated, and self-reliant.
Finishers will be awarded a bespoke wooden medal
GPS Tracker Hire
Finish: Christchurch Priory Car Park, BH23 1BY
The route is on public rights of way which are predominantly on tracks and footpaths following the Avon Valley Path. There are some short road sections and crossings. Due to the nature of the course following the Avon Valley and the proximity of the river Avon a few short sections of the route are boggy and wet underfoot.
18:00 - 19:00 Start window
02:00 Cut off time (7hrs total to complete)
Runners must have an electronic navigational device capable of uploading the GPX route to and navigating from
Runners need a support crew to drop them to the start point, pick them up at the finish and offer assistance on route
Runners must wear an item of visible refective material whilst navigating the route
A high visibility reflective vest or similar, to be worn at all times whilst on the course
Means of navigation, preferably a GPS watch
Compass (make sure your compass is attached to you or your kit)
Long trousers or tights
Gloves (waterproofed in a plastic freezer bag)
Hat (waterproofed in a plastic freezer bag)
Food and water
Small torch with spare batteries
A lightweight piece of warm clothing (waterproofed)
A fully charged working mobile phone (waterproofed)
Posted to participants 1 week before
Issued with a waterproof pouch
Participants to turn the tracker on at the start.
Trackers update their position to the live view GPS Tracking map every 10 seconds
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