RUN : HELVELLYN, ROAD AND OPEN MOUNTAIN

DISTANCE : 27.3 MILES (44km)           

ELEVATION GAIN : 8,854 ft (2699 m)

 

START : T1 WATERHEAD, AMBLESIDE 

FINISH : T2 WATERHEAD, AMBLESIDE

 

EXTREME X RUN MAP

 

27 MILE RUN PREDOMINANTLY OVER OPEN MOUNTAIN, WITH A TOTAL ELEVATION GAIN OVER 8,000 ft. SUMMITING ENGLAND'S SECOND HIGHEST MOUNTAIN HELVELLYN, TWICE, THE RUN LEG OF TRIATHLON X EXTREME - THE WORLD'S TOUGHEST ULTRA - IS THE PUNISHING FINALE TO THIS GREAT RACE.

 

Run 27.6 Miles (44.5 km) with 8,854 ft(2699m) from T2 to Stanah in Thirlmere via Fairfield, Dolly Waggon Pike and Helvellyn and back

 

The EXTREME run is 95% off-road with a serious mountain section to the summit of Helvellyn. Suitable footwear is essential. There are mandatory clothing requirements listed in the Athletics Equipment Requirements List in the race manual.

 

Run Start T2 is located at the Race HQ at Waterhead Ambleside (44m) and follows ‘Under Loughrigg’ a secondary paved road to Rydal (75m). From Rydal the run follows unpaved trails and open mountain paths via the western footpath to the summit of Fairfield (858m) F1.

 

From Fairfield take the steep and rocky descend to Grisedale Tarn (550m) GT1 and ascend to Dollywaggon Pike (795m). Follow the high mountain summit line across Nethermost Pike (891m), Helvellyn (949m) HV1, White Side (863m) and Raise (883) before descending to Sticks Pass summit (728m) and turning West to descend via Sticks Pass (West) to T2A at Stanah in Therlmere (177m).

 

Return to Finish retracing the same route via Sticks Pass, Raise, Helvellyn HV2; Nethermost Pike, Dollywaggon Pike; Grisedale Tarn GT2; Fairfield F2 and Rydal to Waterhead Ambleside FINISH.

 

Total Distance 27.6 miles 2699m ascent.

 

FAIRFIELD (858m)

DOLLYWAGGON (795m)

HELVELLYN (949m)

RAISE (883m)

THIRLMERE T2A (177m)

RAISE (883m)

HELVELLYN (949m)

DOLLYWAGGON (795m)

FAIRFIELD (858m)

 

 

 

EXTREME X RUN MAP

 

 

 

 

04/07/2020

TRIATHLON X - EXTREME   'THE WORLD'S TOUGHEST TRIATHLON' TRIATHLON 220 MAG AUGUST 2019. THE TOUGHEST JUST GOT TOUGHER.  140 miles (225 km) - ELEVATION 24,114 ft (7350 m) THE BIKE SECTION CLIMBS 12 MOUNTAIN PASSES, ALL OVER 20%, HARKNOTT, THE STEEPEST PASS IN THE UK AT 33% IS CLIMBED 4 TIMES. THE RUN ASCENDS OVER 8,800 ft, TWICE SUMMITING HELVELLYN (3100 FT)

 

EXTREME X ENTRIES OPEN 2020

 

TOTAL ENTRIES 100
Image result for enter PNG


 

 

 

 

PROUD OFFICIAL ENERGY SUPPLIERS