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New Balance Ultra Tour of the Peak District – recce days
July 16, 2012, 1:37 pm
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We are pleased to release the NB – UTPD race preparation/recce dates and details – see below:

NEW BALANCE ULTRA TOUR of the PEAK DISTRICT and 12.12 Trail Race
Recce Day 5th August 2012
Venue: Whirlow Hall Farm
Cost: FREE to all race entrants, £6 otherwise.

10am Arrive and split into race groups
10.15 Introduction to the Event and weekend (Ian Loombe ULTRA, Stuart 12.12)
– What to expect, registration etc
– Tour of the Site – where is everything?

The Route
– Detailed description of both routes (Ian Loombe ULTRA, Stuart 12.12)
– CP’s, marshal points and using Si Dibbers etc.

Preparing for an ULTRA or a Trail Race (Stuart Hale)
– Final Training Weeks
– Carbo Loading and Race Day Nutrition
– Running an ULTRA and Race Day Planning
– What’s happening Race Day (Ian)
– What to expect at the Feed Stations/Changeover points.

Route check – 12.12 course and start/finish of the NBUTPD (15 miles of running loop).
NBUTPD should mimic ultra running pace and walk the ups.

NOTES: please bring a pack lunch, Tea and coffee provided.
Don’t forget running snacks and hydration.
Full waterproof cover will be needed.

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