Holcombe Howler Trail Half Marathon
January 4, 2020 @ 9:00 am GMT
WELCOME TO THE HOLCOMBE HOWLER
SAT 4 JAN 20 AT 0900hrs
START/FINISH: Hare & Hounds Pub, BL09RY
A stunning 1 and 2 lap course taking you up to the Iconic Peel Tower before heading towards the Historic Pilgrims Cross. The trail offers panoramic views over picturesque Ramsbottom and onwards across the West Pennines.
When you get back to the finishline, you will be awarded your hardearned bling and of course the bar will be open and the BBQ will be ripping!
The route starts and ends at the Hare & Hounds Pub. Although the trail will be signed and marshalled for your safety, please be aware signage may be removed by farmers and members of the public, moreover, if the fog drops, you will lose the signage. It is your responsibility to learn the route. GPX of the route is also given on request.
There is plenty of free parking in and around the area of the start line. Please be at the start line at 8.40am for a race brief.
COMPULSORY KIT LIST
- Pack / Belt able to carry atleast 500ml water
- Hat and Gloves
- Waterproof Jacket
- Clothing to suit the weather conditions
- Fully Charged Mobile
- Map of Route or GPX
- Medication (if required)
ARRIVAL & REGISTRATION
Registration will take place within the Hare and Hounds. There will also be a bag drop available at this location free of charge. Registration will be open from 7am.
If there is an emergency situation with a runner on the fells, Mountain Rescue is on standby to extract.
If you decide to pull out of the race, you must let a marshal or a member of the Howler team know so we do not task Bolton Mountain Rescue unnecessarily.
Trail or Fell Trainers are advised for this event.
Runners are permitted to listen to music but we ask you only have 1 earbud in so you are able to hear any instructions from marshalling staff.
FOOD & DRINK
There will be checkpoints on the route. We also cater to Vegans!
TOILETS & CHANGING
There are toilets at the start line. There will be no change facilities.
TRANSFER & REFUNDS
Unfortunately, we do not offer refunds however, runners may transfer there number to someone else up to 15 Dec 19