Belfast to Dublin Ultra
27th March 2020
This years route can be found here
and you can follow the runners by tracking them .all you need is their number ,then follow the number on the map.
It can also be found on our Facebook page, just click on the link ,then enlarge it and follow everyone.
this years medal
27th March 2020
Start - 12 noon Belfast Europa Hotel
Finish - St James gate Dublin
Cut Off - 36 hrs time limit
Distance - 173km
Limited - open
Event Fee - £90.00 with no crew
£75.00 with own crew
Trackers must not be turned off. The SOS button should only be pressed in the case of an emergency. in the case of retirement trackers must be handed in or sent back to atlasrunning at 27 Lough road ,Ballywollen, Crossgar Downpatrick BT30 9dt N.Ireland . If you lose the tracker you will have to pay the company we hire them from to replace it.
We are hoping to have a check points every 10 miles . along the route.so we are looking for people to man check points along the way , if you are able to we will donate money to a charity of your choice ,or give you it, to do what ever with it.
competitors are aloud 2 drop bags. bags must be marked with your name and race number
Drop bag 1 is at 40 miles
Drop bag 2 is at 70 miles
Please do not keep valuables in drop bag.
Drop bag can only be reclaimed at these points and at the finish.
There is 2 cut offs
40 miles - 12 midnight
70 miles - 12 noon
Finish - 36 hrs
Any competitor not reaching these checkpoints before the cut off will be withdrawn from the event.
There is medical cover for this event. In the case of an emergency press the SOS button on the tracker and phone 999. Someone from race HQ will come and find you.
We welcome supporters and race crews. If your crew is in a vehicle the competitor can only get in the vehicle for warmth rest and nourishment. But if the vehicle moves you will be disqualified. If a crew member gets out of a vehicle they must wear a hi viz top.
Pacers are not allowed , only people that can pace you are those that are competitors themselves.
It is the competitors and their crews own responsible to stay visible at night time - hi viz / head torch etc must be used.
Race numbers must be worn on front at all times as you will be marked off as you pass each check Point.
All competitors must notify race HQ immediately on retiring.or if you drop behind a schedule in line with a cut off time. Which will mean automatic retirement.
In the case of retirement try and get to a checkpoint where we can try and give you left to the nearest station or the finish.
All competitors must carry a foil 'space' blanket, a mobile phone fully charged with all race HQ contact numbers and full waterproofs
Carry enough money in case on an emergency or retirement.
All competitors must carry a map and our GPX of the route.
Final information you will find all the info in the pdf file below, as soon as we put it up.
race numbers and tracker numbers will be announced as soon as i get them back from the company tracking the race
We are hoping to fit in more check points ,depending on how many more mobile marshals we can get.