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7hr races in late 2014??

MrSarcastic's picture

By MrSarcastic - Posted on 02 July 2014

I am wondering whether there is any multi-lap endurance races between 6-8hr in length during November or December later this year and preferably within 3/4hrs drive of Newcastle. Just looking for suggestions because there doesn't seem to be any longer events on.

Ian_A's picture

The RT 24hr is on 29-30th Nov at Mt Annan. You could opt for the 6+6 like I did last year or put a team together and race the whole thing.

MrSarcastic's picture

Do you need lights for the 6+6 or do you finish/start when the sun is up?? I would probably prefer just one 6-8hr race because then I don't have to organise camping and all.

Ian_A's picture

You don't need lights. You start at 12pm with everyone else, whatever time you finish your last lap after 6pm is your start time in the am the next day - i.e. if you finish at 6:14pm, you start at 6:14am the next day and go until 12pm.
It's a tough format but much easier than a solo 24!
Other than that the WSMTB 4hr series will run over summer too:

grantd's picture

Late October there's a 7 hour STM in Orange.

I realise this may be too far and too early for you though....

MrSarcastic's picture

I was already planning to go to Orange for the STM 7hr. Just wanted another longer race in Nov/Dec because after that the longer events don't resume until about March next year.

Lach's picture

You could do the 100 mile version if 100km was bit short.....

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