8.00am – 18 September 2021
Please watch this before arriving at the event.
Saturday 18th September 2021
6.00am Coach departs from Craster car park.
6.00am Registration opens
7.45am Registration closes
7.55am Race Brief
8.00am Race Start
4.00pm Course closes
If you pre-booked the coach pickup for transport from Craster to Holy Island on the morning of the race, you need to park in the public car park at Craster Quarry, West End, Craster, NE66 3TW. This is paid parking. Please do not park in the village. The coach will be at the entrance to the car park, next to the Tourist Office, and will depart at 6.00am prompt.
If you are making your own way to the start, please use the Holy Island Visitors Car Park – please do not park in the village. You have to pay for parking. Post Code TD15 2SE will get you to the island.
Registration will take place in the grounds of Pilgrims Coffee House TD15 2SJ and yes they will open for business and yes their coffee is awesome! Registration will open at 6.00am and close at 7.45am. At registration we will issue you with your race number, a waterproof race map and your GPS Tracker which we must tape to the top shoulder strap of your running pack, so make sure you have your pack with you when your register. The tracker is to remain on until you have completed the race.
You can leave a drop bag that will be transported to the finish at Craster. We’ll give you a bag tag that you must attach to your bag. When you are ready to race, deposit your bag at the van outside Registration marked ‘DROP BAGS’.
The race will start at 8.00am on St Cuthbert’s Beach, which is 2 minutes walk from Registration, follow the signs. A detailed race brief will be made available online 7 days prior to the race, but there will be a short race brief at 7.55am which everyone must attend.