, Atlantic Highway, Wadebridge, PL27 7JE Atlantic Highway, Wadebridge, PL27 7JE
16 October 2021
08:00 until 22:30
£ 50

We were super excited to bring you this new running event for 2020 but due to the Coronavirus we have had to push this back to 2021!

Something different and fun...
HOURGLASS is a last person standing, winner takes all, event. There will be a prize for the last remaining male and female runners plus 2nd & 3rd place.
The concept: you will run 2 mile laps of a flat-ish course in and around the Royal Cornwall Events centre.

You will start with 30 minutes on the clock and in this time you will complete lap 1. Each consecutive lap will reduce by 1 minute, so you'll have 29 minutes to complete the next lap and so on.

If you don't manage to finish a lap within the allocated time you will be eliminated from the race. If you can get down to 18 minutes for a lap (9 minute mile pace) - you will have completed 13 laps - which is a marathon! Dare to go longer and you'll be in ultra territory!!

This type of event is all about pacing and strategy. Do you smash the early laps and have a rest before the next one begins? Or do you take it easy and just keep the legs fresh for the later laps? Do you walk/run the first few and mix it up? The choice is yours. But remember; time's running out.

Participating Companies

Royal Cornwall Events Centre

Wadebridge, Cornwall

Event Map Location

2021-10-16 2021-10-16 HOURGLASS