Tips from seasoned HellRunners!

We asked some seasoned HellRunners what advice they would give to victims that were taking on the hellish course for the first time.

Here is a selection of the best responses, which may (or may not) make your date with the devil a little bit easier!

Anthony Howe

Remember the first law of Hellrunner – what goes down must go up (usually almost immediately and very steeply)

Sarah Jeory

Ideally grow some claws, but failing that Grippy grippy shoes and some upper body strength required.

Lucy Wilson

Laugh and smile…even when you feel like crying, it gets you through .

Rob Hammond 

Wear merino wool socks! They’ll still keep your feet warm when wet. (and even though I know this I still forget every time!!!!!)

Claire Dalton-Weber

Don’t under estimate it!! Hardest race I’ve ever done!!

Andy Richman

Definitely train for it , don’t just turn up and hope for the best

Shane Kirrane

Practice swimming. Train and be prepared for a little cramp. But enjoy it’s a blast.

Charlotte Cook

Jump two footed into every puddle and splash as many people as you can. They love it ;-)

Take Charlottes advice at your peril!

Steven Napalm Parish 

Practice your swim stroke

Lesley Nilsson Perry 

You must have a huge sense of humour

Caz Bishop

Trail trainers. dry robe and train for it

Natty Dredd 

Embrace the pain!

And Finally

Crispy Gaskin