Thursday, 25 August 2011

Terrex C2C Adventure Race

This bank holiday weekend is the Terrex C2C Adventure Race . My preparation hasn't been ideal with a full week at Outward Bound Ullswater but it's shaping up to be a great race if a wee bit wet and windy!

Each team carries a tracker and their progress can be followed here
. I'm racing as Solo 19.

Day 1 (Friday, 10am start)
  • Sea kayak from Whitehaven to St Bees
  • Cycle to Loweswater
  • Kayak Crummock Water & Buttermere
  • Fell run along Robinson & Cat Bells
  • Swim across Derwent Water

Day 2 (Saturday)

  • Cycle to Thirlmere
  • Kayak the length of Thirlmere
  • Fell run over Helvellyn via Swirral Edge to Patterdale
  • Kayak the length of Ullswater
  • Cycle to Kirkby Stephen

Day 3 (Sunday)

  • Fell run over Nine Standards Rigg
  • Mountain bike through Swaledale
  • Cycle through the Vale of York to Northallerton

Day 4 (Monday)

  • Continue to cycle through the Vale of York
  • Fell run over Carlton Bank
  • Mountain bike over the North York Moors
  • Cycle through the Esk Valley to Robin Hood's Bay
A few other links which will have updates and photos are below;

James Cracknell Blog

Big thanks to everyone who's got me to the start line - Sarah, Ian, Anna, Carrie, Tim, Craig, Carl & Jo