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Race to the Castle

OVERVIEW

Head off from the start line into the hilly woodlands and stunning moorlands of the famous Northumberland National Park. Abundant with wildlife, see if you can spot the renowned red squirrel before following the trail along the River Coquet all the way to basecamp. 

Carrying on your Ultra Marathon journey, you'll soon hit the coastline which will accompany you for the rest of the day. Navigate the sandy trails before finishing in Bamburgh where celebration and jubilation await you!

This is a challenge for all, inclusive of all ages, experience and fitness levels. Whether you're a seasoned runner, patient plodder or weekend walker - choose to camp over the weekend or take on 100km in one go. 

What’s included?

• Training programme tailored to all levels
• Fully signposted route, with regular rest stops
• Hot meals, showers, drinks and sports nutrition
• Bag transport to the finish
• Medical support at pit stops and en route
• Finisher’s medal

FUNDRAISING OPTIONS AND REGISTRATION FEES

Help for Heroes is an official Partner on this great challenge, and can offer you up to 70% discount on your charity registration fee!

  • Double marathon: non-stop - £40 registration fee + £450 fundraising

  • Weekender: 2 days, camping, dinner and breakfast - £60 registration fee + £450 fundraising

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SUPPORT AND CONTACT

The Events Team is on hand to answer all your questions from Monday to Friday, 9am —5pm. Whether you’re after event specifics, training tips or fundraising advice, we’d love to hear from you.

Email: events@helpforheroes.org.uk