Last One Standing ultra marathon.
Castle Ward 18th February 2017
The last one standing starts at 12 noon, runners will have 1 hour to complete the first 4.2 mile loop and be at the start line ready to go again at 1pm, then again at 2pm and so on. Any runner not finished inside the time limit and at the start ready to start again will be disqualified. This will happen every hour until there is only one runner at the start line, this runner will be the last one standing. This runner must complete a solo loop inside the time limit to be crowned the winner. All runners with the exception of the winner will be an official DNF(did not finish) and will get a medal to prove it. Any competitor still in the race at 24hrs 100.8 mile will receive an atlasrunning 100mile medal.
This race is not about being the fastest! Remember at the start of each loop/race all surviving runners are on a equal standing.
Pacing is everything!
Though the course is not flat ,it can easily be completed inside the 1 hour time limit, but you must finish every loop inside the time limit to stay in the race.
There will be two food and drinks tables, one at the start and finish area and one at the 2 mile marker.
There will be a qualified medical team on site to deal with medical emergencies for the duration of the event. The first aid point will be at the start/finish area. If you have any medical conditions or on medication at the time of the event please write your details on the back of your race number.
Night time running ..... you will need a torch/headtorch.
Friday 17th February 2017 , between 6pm and 9pm at the Cuan Bar and Restaurant, Strangford.
OR Saturday 18th February 2017 , between 8am and 11.40am at the Farm Yard , Castleward.
Start area is at the Farm Yard and times are as follows:
last one standing ultra 12 noon
Pricing: Ultra, last one standing £75.00
Starting at the farmyard turn left past Strangford yacht club, along Audleys quay keeping Audleys castle on your left. Through Audleys wood . across the road and follow the path all the way before you turn right and go under the bridge right up to Castle Ward's main house. There will be a food and drinks table.
Keeping between the taped area follow the road down towards the main gate, turn left and follow the trail past the caravan park, shore car park and disused gas works. Finish at the farmyard.
ultra 1x loop 4.2 miles every hour until you DNF or WIN .
Race day contacts
SAMMY DAYE 07425623164
ADRIAN DAYE 07876560015
camping.... there is a campsite and caravan park and camping pods at Castle Ward .
Registration opens on the 11TH March 2016
All runners in the last one standing ultra will get a t-shirt and a DNF medal. The last female and male runner standing, will get a Last One Standing Trophy.
If there are more than one competitor still standing at the 48hr finishing time, all will receive a winner trophy.
54 Castleward Road, Strangford, Downpatrick, BT30 7JT
tel: 028 44881690
Accommodation near Castle Ward
Last One Standing
The Square, Strangford, Downpatrick
tel: 028 44881222
Guillaume Arthus' vlog of the Last One Standing race, 2016 on Youtube