Hell Down South

naturally, the UK’s toughest running challenge

Saturday 24th November 2018 – LONGMOOR CAMP, HAMPSHIRE

TOUGHER THAN TOUGH MUDDER

Longmoor Camp- home of the original HellRunner event. Much copied but never equalled. And now wilder and wetter, hillier and hellier than ever. A heady mixture of hills, water features and sand-sapping ascents… served ice-cold if you please.

It’s tougher than Tough Mudder and grimmer than the Grim. Oh yes. If running was an animal it would be a dog. Let’s just say HellRunner is part of the dog’s undercarriage. It really is that good!

2000 lost souls will face an epic endurance challenge of 10+ miles laced with theatre, music and pyromania. Naturally devilishly good fun.

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SOLO
£35HEAVEN - Ends 31st March
TEAM (6-9 PEOPLE)
£32.50HEAVEN - Ends 31st March
TEAM (10 + PEOPLE)
£30Heaven - Ends 31st March

Additional online booking fee applies

VALHALLA

If taking on the full might of the devil’s wrath in HellRunner is a bit too far, a bit too mucky and a bit too much to consider, we’ve got the perfect solution. Valhalla. We’ll take you half way to hell (well, not really)

At approximately 6.66km in length you might think you’ve got the devil’s number. But we’ll still give you a little taste of Hell all right. Off road and off-piste you’ll go but not without the iconic experience and memorable finish to your journey offered up by the legendary Bog of Doom.

A rewarding experience in every way as you’ll be greeted at the finish line with a special Valhalla tee shirt and medal, along with our de- luxe goody bag, regarded by many as the best in the business. They say a little bit of what you fancy does you no harm. Hell, yes!

PRICING

Heaven: Up to 31st March = £27.50
Purgatory: up to 21st October = £30.00
Hell: 21st October until race day = £32.50

 

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PARAS 10 AT HELLRUNNER

Based on The Parachute Regiment’s 10-miler selection / training protocols. the Paras 10 march is traditionally conducted over undulating terrain with each man ‘tabbing’ carrying a bergen weighing 35lbs plus water and a weapon. The march must be completed in 1 hour 50 minutes!

It was therefore very fitting that Longmoor Military Training Camp played host to an even harder test — The Paras’ 10 at HellRunner! Billed as the ultimate 10 Mile Endurance Race: entrants chose to either tab (no weapon!) or run ‘clean fatigue’ in shorts and trainers.

Do you know that TAB stands for Tactical Advance to Battle.The origins are in airborne troops landing on a drop-zone which could be miles from the enemy or even behind enemy lines. Without support vehicles, Paras must carry all their equipment, rations and weapons. The tab is a fast march with weight which can be doubled to a run at intervals. Paras do NOT ‘yomp’.

We hope to announce news about the 2018 Paras10@HellRunner early in 2018.

 

The Devil's in the Details

Start Times

The Start times for Hell Down South are as follows:

Little Devils Fun Run – 09:30am

Paras 10 TAB – 9:45am

Paras 10 Run – 9:50am

HellRunner Wave 1 – 10:00am

HellRunner Wave 2 – 10:20am

HellRunner Wave 3 – 10:40am

Valhalla – 10:45am

If you have your runner number with timing chip then you don’t need to register.

Mandatory Vehicle Pass

All vehicles, irrespective of their size or number of passengers, shall be required to display a valid Vehicle Access Pass upon entry to the military training area, HellRunner venue.  Passes can be purchased online via the HellRunner entry process either at the time of entry or separately at a later date.

If pre-purchased prior to midnight on Monday 5th November, the cost will be £5 plus a small online booking fee.  Vehicle passes purchased after this time or on the day shall be charged at £10.

Pre-paid Vehicle Access Passes will be posted out along with your personal race number and event information pack approximately 7-14 days ahead of the event.  If you require any further assistance please call us on 03332 400 616 or email info@trailplus.com.

Travel

On November 24th we have two entry points for vehicles arriving before 9am.

If travelling from the Southampton direction, come off the A3 at the Longmoor Camp junction and turn onto the A325, Woolmer Road.  Head towards Bordon and then turn back on yourself at the first roundabout.  Just before the A3 junction you will see the steward controlled entry point.  THIS ENTRY POINT WILL CLOSE AT 9AM SHARP.

From 0715am the usual Grigg’s Green entrance will be open and will remain so throughout the day to all bona fide HellRunner participants and spectators.  NO ACCESS INTO/THROUGH LONGMOOR MILITARY CAMP WILL BE ALLOWED.  There will be a 20mph speed limit in force.  Please respect this at all times.

Vehicle Access Passes: All participant and/or spectator vehicles entering the military training area for HellRunner shall be required to prominently display their pass at the point of entry.

Taxis

If coming by taxi, you shall be required to be dropped off at either of the two entry points highlighted above. Thereafter stewards will assist in encouraging another vehicle to take you to the event hub.

Disabled Parking

Bona fide disabled spectators (with their vehicles) shall be required to enter via the Griggs Green access point but will be allowed access to a parking area as close to the event hub as possible. Please ensure that a valid Blue Badge is on display.

There will be a race clock at the start / finish line. Provisional results will appear at the results page immediately following the event, but remember NO NUMBER / CHIP = NO TIME.

Your Race Number With Integrated Timing Device
These will be posted out no earlier than two weeks before the race and sent to the address you provided at the time of entry.

IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO ENSURE THAT WE HAVE YOUR CORRECT ADDRESS. IF REQUIRED, REPLACEMENT NUMBERS AND TIMING DEVICES WILL BE CHARGED AT £10.00 AND MADE AVAILABLE FOR COLLECTION ON THE MORNING OF THE RACE.

Your timing chip is on the back of your race number – a white strip on the back. Just attach your number as usual, taking care not to pierce the white strip with the pins.

Baggage
There will be a manned baggage area close to the Start / Finish. Please note that we cannot guarantee the safety of any item(s) left in this area. You should ensure that all items of left baggage are clearly marked with your race number.

Changing
There will be a small changing area situated alongside the signed Left Baggage marquee and close to the start/finish area. A lot of people will choose to use this though so we strongly recommend that you arrive in your running clothes and bring additional warm and dry items to put on for your return journey. We regret that there are NO SHOWER facilities on site at the venue.

First Aid
Medical support will be present on the course and at the finish. You should be relatively fit and have no known medical conditions. Please note – do not run with a cold or flu. This can be extremely dangerous.

Toilets
Toilet facilities will be available (especially for those of a nervous disposition!) but we encourage all competitors to make use of any alternative toilet facilities en route to the event. May we ask all competitors to be respectful of the local environment, facilities and other competitors in all sanitary matters!

Water
For the main HellRunner event there will be two opportunities en-route where bottled water will be made available in addition to that provided at the finish.

For those taking part in Valhalla, there will be a minimum of one drinks station in addition to the bottled water provided at the finish.

Refreshments
Hot food and drinks will be available for purchase at the venue.

HellRunner Merchandise
A range of bespoke HellRunner merchandise items will be available for sale at the event. Additionally, these are available now online at myeventstore.co.uk.

Goody Bag & Survivor’s Medal
An event goody bag will be handed out close to the finish funnel. This will include your special souvenir HellRunner T-shirt and some other goodies! You will also receive your HellRunner survivor’s medal.

RUNNERS WHO DO NOT WEAR THEIR RACE NUMBER AND TIMING CHIP WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO COLLECT A GOODY BAG.

Please check your t-shirt size immediately upon collection as we are unable to guarantee that we can exchange t-shirts after the event.

Prizes
Awards will be made as follows:

The fastest 3 men & first 3 women from Wave 1 runners. There will be NO age-group prizes. Prize winners will be issued with their prize on the day and if they are not present will be notified by email within one week of the event.  A prize award will be made to the first male and first female in the Valhalla wave

START TIME – 09:30AM

The Little Devils Fun Run is open to people of all ages that fancy getting a taste of HellRunner action before the main event gets underway.

The run is approximately 1.5 miles in length and starts and finishes in the same place as the main event.

Entry costs £7.00 in advance of the day.  You can enter by clicking on the main Enter Now button above.

You will need to register on arrival to be provided with your runner number.  Entries will also be available on the day priced at £8 per runner.

If taking on the full might of the devil’s wrath in HellRunner is a bit too far, a bit too mucky and a bit too much to consider, we’ve got the perfect solution. Valhalla.

We’ll take you half way to hell (well, not really)!

At approximately 6.66km in length you might think you’ve got the devil’s number. But we’ll still give you a little taste of Hell all right.

Off road and off-piste you’ll go but not without the iconic experience and memorable finish to your journey offered up by the legendary Bog of Doom.

A rewarding experience in every way as you’ll be greeted at the finish line with a special Valhalla tee shirt and medal, along with our de- luxe goody bag, regarded by many as the best in the business.

They say a little bit of what you fancy does you no harm. Hell, yes!

Valhalla is open to runners aged 14 or over. Please note that the course route will include sections of the main HellRunner route including the Bog of Doom . It is recommended that all participants are able to swim at least 25 metres.

Valhalla participants will be set off in a separate wave to other HellRunners at 10:45am.  Packs for this event will be posted out in advance.

We will be happy to offer a refund minus an admin fee of £7.50 for anyone wishing to withdraw from Hell DOWN SOUTH until SUNDAY 21ST OCTOBER 2018.

After SUNDAY 21ST OCTOBER we regret that we will not be able to provide any refund or credit transfer or credit either in full or in part whatever the circumstances of the entrants’ non-attendance.

Booking Protect

Missing HellRunner as a result of a last minute injury or illness or any other cause is frustrating enough. Facing the loss of 100% of your entry ticket would make things even worse. Why not consider Booking Protect?

Our online entry provider, The Active Network, has teamed up with Booking Protect. The aim is to deliver peace of mind to you and all HellRunner participants, by offering an optional and comprehensive Registration Protection service when you enter HellRunner.

If you not being able to take part, you will be able to claim back both the ticket price and processing fee paid for entry. Simply enter HellRunner and choose to add Booking Protect to your purchase.

Booking Protect cannot be added after your purchase.

Examples of the cover offered include;

+ Death, Accident, Illness or Injury

+ Pre-Existing Medical Conditions and Pregnancy

+ Adverse Weather Conditions

+ Court Summons and Jury Service

+ Transportation Failure and Disruption

+ Redundancy

+ Relocation

+ Home Emergency

You can find out more about this service here: https://bookingprotect.com/booking-protect/

Tougher than tough mudder

Hell Down South

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