Dublin 2 Belfast
23rd April 2021
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
Friday 23rd April 2021
Start - 12 noon St James Gate
Finish - Europa Hotel Belfast
Cut Off - 36 hrs time limit
Distance - 173km
Limited - open
Event Fee -
£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.
Because of Covid -19 this year we will be not allowed to hand out food or water, so there will not be any food check points along the way.this race will be fully self sufficient .
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Any competitor not reaching these checkpoints before the cut off will be withdrawn from the event.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 will need from everyone that's running, crewing ,buddie running, or helps you out along the way telephone number and Name , reason for this is that ,if anyone taking part or helping out contracts Covid -19 we will be able to track everyone down and inform them .so we can get everyone tested.
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 allowed , only after the first 26 mile and not in the 10 mile
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
All tracker numbers can be seen on our facebook page ,and on the link below.