What Came Before 5.00pm 10km and 5:15pm 5km,
Nightjar 7.40 pm 9 1/4 miles and 7:55pm 5 miler
RACE HQ IS AT BICTON ARENA WHICH IS AN EQUESTRIAN CENTRE LOCATED IN THE VILLAGE OF YETTINGTON IN EAST DEVON EX9 7BL. The race starts and finishes at Bicton Arena. With a short run through the cross country course and onto a country lane before reaching the start of the Commons which comprise the Pebbled Heaths. A similar route is used to return to the Arena towards the end of the race once the sections on the Pebbled Heaths are complete.
Food & Drink
Kenniford Farm is onsite for the evening cooking fresh food for runners and spectators 🙂 They’re the regular caterer at Bicton Arena and you can find out more about them here. Keep an eye on social media as hopefully we’ll have menu details closer to the time.
We also have a bar for the night situated in the marquet just metres away from the race finish.
We’re luck to be running from the amazing surroundings of Bicton Arena. It has ample parking, lots of toilets and showers which at last check were 50p for 5 minutes.
You will need to wear a head torch to race and carry spare batteries or a backup torch, a limited number of which will be available to hire or buy on the night. We recommend emailing to book. All finishers will receive a finishers medal for the 5 or 9 1/4 miles. Food and drink is available at the end, not just on aid stations on the course.
What Came Before – The ascent on the 5k course according to Ordance Survey mapping is 97m and on the 10k is . You can see the planned courses here for the 5k course and here for the 10k course. Distances are approximate and courses may change.
Nightjar – The ascent on 9 mile course according to the Ordance Suvery mapping app we use to plan the course is 350m and on the 5 mile course is 200m. You can see the courses on the OS website 9 mile here and 5 mile here. These distances are approx and the long course may be slightly over and the short course slightly under.
What Came Before – There will be at least one aid station on the 10km course but none planned for the 5k.
Nightjar – The 5 mile course will have one aid station and the 9 mile course will have 2 aid station stops.
All races will have an aid station at the end. The aid stations will have at least at least water and sweets. Plus normally fruit and savoury bits to.
13 and above for 5km, 16 and above for the 5 mile and 10km, 17 and above for 9 1/4 miles.
What Came Before 1h 45 for 10km, 1h 35 for 5km, Nightjar 1h 45 for 5 miles, 2h 15 for 9 1/4 miles
What Came Before 250, Nightjar 350 (totals are combined across each distance)
What Came Before 10km is £18 affiliated or £20 unaffiliated, 5km £16 affiliated or £18 unaffiliated
Nightjar 5 miles is £18 affiliated or £20 unaffiliated, 9 1/4 miles £20 affiliated or £22 unaffiliated
Discounts there is a £4 discount for entering both races and we hope to add a discounted no medal option
Canicross is possible on the shorter races but needs to be booked. 16 places are available per race.
ARC Race Permit number: 19/416