About Cockbain Events Ltd
I have completed ultramarathons all over the world www.markcockbain.com and I wanted to create some 'extremely hard to achieve' challenges here in the UK. Low key, tough, back to basics events designed for the 'hardened' experienced ultra runner, or those willing to push that bit further.............Mark Cockbain.
Pre-requisite for ALL events is a 100 mile non-stop finish. ALL RACES £99 (Lon Las Cymru £199)
A 147 mile non stop race from Hull to Oakham along the Viking Way trail
40 Hours with internal cut-offs
Minimal. CPs every 18-20 miles, self navigation, no pacers, no GPS
7+ (20% finish rate)
April 1ST 2017 (7.00am) ENTRIES NOW OPEN....
A 140 mile non stop race from Whitehaven to Tynemouth along the C2C route.
38 Hours with internal cut-offs
None. Runners must supply their own vehicled crew (Badwater style)
6 (43% finish rate)
August 4th 2018 ENTRIES OPEN
The Hard Stuff
8+ (6% finish rate-only one person in 2013, and 3 in 2014)
December 4,5,6th 2015 ENTRIES CLOSED (EVENT ON HOLD)
I intend to create more events, but one thing is for sure......they wont be easy!
The Chained Ultra
130 miles non-stop, chained to another runner of similar ability.
A basic CP's with water, snacks. Toilet/hot food half way.
10 (0% finish rate)
A VERSION WILL BE A CATEGORY IN NOVEMBER 17 ESCAPE FROM MERIDEN BEYOND MARATHON EVENT SIMILAR TO ABOVE
250 miles non-stop, maily road, coast to coast of Wales, Holyhead to Cardiff (the UK's longest non-stop road race)
88-90 Hours TBA
Water ONLY every 25 miles. Drop bag access every 50. Minimal shelter
Oct 12-15 2017