Manx Wilderness Challenge 2019

Fell runners? navigation? who will I have to follow?!

Fell runners? navigation? who will I have to follow?!

The next event in the MFR calendar is the inaugural Manx Wilderness Challenge which takes place on Saturday 31st August in a yet to be disclosed area at 1pm. Registration from 12 noon until 12:45pm at Sulby Reservoir car park.

This is a team event with runners competing in pairs, of which at least one member should have basic navigational skills. To qualify for league points, your team must score 50% of the winning total. Pairs must be aged 18 or above, or if running with a parent/guardian over 21 then a minimum age of 14 applies.

Please review the notes for entrants HERE before entering. You can also view the risk assessment if you wish.

Full safety kit (waterproof full body cover with taped seams, hat, gloves, map, compass and whistle) is required for this event along with the following additional items:

  • Small first aid kit capable of treating minor cuts

  • Mobile phone with sufficient charge to last the duration of the race. Devices must not be used as a navigation aid - GPS navigation is forbidden and any runners using such will be disqualified! It is permitted to record your route using a GPS device (i.e. Garmin watch)

Online pre entries are now being accepted - ONLINE PRE ENTRY HERE

Name changes will be permitted on the day in case of injury/illness, or you can get in touch via our contact form to inform us of any changes..