When
March 14, 2020 10:00:00 AM Europe/London
Where
Furness Academy, Park Drive, Barrow-in-Furness, LA13 9BB
Distance
Up to 6 hours
Web
https://app.lap.io/event/2020-brathay-track-challenge

This event consists of the following;

  • A six hour track challenge - complete as many laps as you can in six hours
  • A two hour track challenge (for children) - there are maximum distances that can be done by one child depending on age, see below
  • A timed mile

The six hour/two hour events can be done individually or as part of a team.

All profits will be donated to the Brathay Trust which is a charity aiming "to improve the life chances of children, young people and families by inspiring them to engage positively in their communities".  There is some more details on Brathay here - https://www.brathay.org.uk/

There will be prizes for the furthest distances for the six hour and two hour races and for the fastest mile times (both male and female)

Entry fees;

  • Mile - £5.00 (plus booking fee)
  • Six Hour Challenge - £15.00 (plus booking fee)
  • Two Hour Challenge - £10.00 (plus booking fee)

The race is being organised by Sonja Farish.  There is some more information on Sonja's achievements for the Brathay Trust here - https://www.brathaychallenges.com/events/running/10in10/10in10-athletes/sonja-farish

Maximum distances for children in the two hour challenge

In line with UKA guidelines there will be a maximum distance that can be completed by any one child in the two hour challenge which are below.  It's no problem for a number of children to make up a team to do the full two hours as a relay;

  • 8 years - 2km (5 laps)
  • 9/10 years - 3.6km (9 laps)
  • 11-14 years - 5.2km (13 laps)
  • 15-16 years - 10km (25 laps)
  • 17 years (55 laps)