Q: What age qualifies as Vet category
Vet categories are shown on the event Overview section. The categories are calculated and are based on the combined age of both competitors as 90 or more. The winners will be based on a handicapped time which is adjusted by deducting 30 seconds per hour of running time for each year the combined age of the team exceeds 90. This is in line with other mountain marathons
Q: Is there a lower age limit for the event
Yes, the minimum age on the day of the event is 18yrs in the Elite and B Classes and 16yrs in the C and D classes N.B.Juniors must be partnered by their parent/gaurdian and other conditions apply. See Rules of the event
Q: Can we have a late/early start time?
If anyone has a burning need for a particular Start Time please let us know by email and we will try to slot you in as desired.
Q: How will I know that you have received my entry.
Online entries are automatically posted on the Entries List page. Paper entries are processed and should be posted onto the Entries List within about 14 days. If you are concerned about your entry status AFTER August 1st please contact us.
Q: My partner has selfishly let me down. Do you know anyone else looking to team up.
Use our facebook page to find partners (for this event only.!!) . If you are unsuccessful please note the rules about refunds. Good Luck.
Q: If one or both of us are unable to compete, can we get a refund.
Yes. See “Withdrawing your entry” on the Entries page.
Q: What’s a “mass start”.
Everyone starts at the same time. On the second morning each class is started en masse with a gap of 10-15 min between classes. Please be sure to be ready to run and in the “corral” area before the start on time. The class WILL be started on time with or without you