July 16, 2017 9:00:00 AM British Summer Time
Cliff Lakes Tamworth, B78 2DL
Distance: 6K, 8K, 16K & Kids

The Ram7series  2017

Trail and Obstacle Course Running events with options for serious racers and fun runners of all ages

Spectator friendly, family friendly, great fun for fun runners, very tough for racers

* challenging natural running environments * rivers/lakes * loops back to race centre * Wild Ram’s challenge, the central obstacle area * great for runners, loved by spectators


Sunday July 16 at Cliff Lakes Watersports Centre, Tamworth B78 2DL.



IRONRAM is an intensive obstacle sprint (1.6km) plus a real strength test. You may be a tough OCR runner, a PT, a Crossfitter, even a Ninja warrior. Be ready for what may be the toughest morning of your life.

A great challenge for the ultra competitive racer but also a great personal challenge for someone just ready to give it a go!

3 rounds of 1.6km heats to get you to the FINAL

4 RACE CATEGORIES – male and female under and over 40
SPECIAL RAM RUN TOTALFIT TROPHY for each category – for the best combined finish position in both races

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL IRON RAM ENTRANTS  - you have personal free entry code to the afternoon Ram Run AND free entry to the Autumn Ram Run October 7th

All entrants receive IRON RAM leisure t-shirt

The course is 1.6km of intensive effort testing strength, speed, endurance, agility and stamina – total fitness

Round 1 – Starting 9am heats of 12 runners. Going through to round 2 will be the 120 fastest times (position in each heat does not matter)
Round 2 – Starting 11am 10 heats of 12 runners starting every 5 minutes. Going through to round 3 will be the 60 fastest times (position in each heat does not matter)
Round 3 – Semi finals – starting 12pm 5 heats of 12 runners. 12 fastest times go into Final. 13 – 24 go into small final
FINALS - Small final at 12.45pm.  IRON RAM FINAL – 1pm

The 1.6km IRON RAM challenge to show if you have Iron in your body

1/- 100m Triple carry
25m there / 25m back with single 25kg weight (20kg ladies)
50m there / back with 2 x 20kg in slings (2 x 15kg ladies)
50m beer keg carry

2/- Prowler – The Long Haul
50m heavy sledge pull
50m push back

3/- Punch drunk  100m punch bag carry

4/- Cliff Lakes Obstacle hell – selected walls and rigs from the excellent Cliff Lakes OCR range

5/- Steeplechase – run down the lines of Yellow Perils and loosen up back and shoulders before 6/-

6/- The Ram’s water walk – approx. 70m, 25kg (15kg ladies) overhead carry through the water by the beach of the LIDO Lake

7/- The Ram’s INFERNO – 250m – the final intensive multifunction challenge where the lead can easily change hands several times – win or lose time!

Tactics - things to think about:
– Do I want to be an early qualifier by blasting Round 1 early heat and getting a longer rest
– Round 2 and on – heats will progress by selecting runners in the timing list order, fastest 12 heat 1 and so on



The SUMMER RAM RUN at the Lido is a typical Ram Run
8km and 16km options over trails, river, lake, marsh, mud, natural obstacles, man made obstacles and the Bridge of Despair

It is a serious challenge for OCR racers and serious fun for Fun Runners. A great run for Juniors (12 –U16)

8km (1 lap) or 16km (2 laps).
Racer waves (chip timed) and Funrunners waves

4 RACE CATEGORIES – male and female under and over 40
SPECIAL RAM RUN TOTALFIT TROPHY for each category – for the best combined finish position in both races

RAM RUN ENTRY (if you do not compete in IRON RAM)
Racers 16 km waves £40 Funrunners 16 km waves £30
Racers 8 km waves £40 Funrunners 8 km waves £30
Juniors 12 – 15 years use code JUNIOR25 for 25% discount
Wild Lambs and Rampagers £14

Earlybird entries (before May 15) – free Ram Run high tech Racers Tee shirt

1.30pm – WILD LAMBS RAMPAGE – see the kids and parents take on their own Iron Ram and Lido Ram combo
2.30pm – LIDO RAM 16km Racer and Fun Runner waves
3.00pm – LIDO RAM 8km Racer and Fun Runner waves