Causeway Crossing 2013 - 2nd Edition
Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 5:00 AM (EDT)
LOST WORLD'S TRAIL SERIES:
A series of non-stop 100k and 50k foot races taking you to the world’s most inspiring World Heritage sites. Endurance events at places of matchless and enduring beauty.
To travel along the Causeway Coastal Route is to experience one of the most dramatic routes in the world. A recent pole placed the Antrim Coast section of the Causeway Coastal Route in 5th place in a list of the world’s most spectacular views. Some eighty miles of stunning coastline will transport you past rugged and windswept cliffs, spectacular scenery and fabulous unspoilt beaches. It’s a coastline sprinkled with historic castles, churches and forts. Many are now just ruins but each holds the memories of a mysterious and heroic past.
The entire route of both events will be fully waymarked with high levels of support along the way.
Ireland is calling you to come and run along the route of this fantastic race. So come race and then raise a pint or two of Guinness among new friends at the post race celebrations.
We'll see you there.
- Lost Worlds Racing
Each race is a qualifier for a final 100 mile race set in one of the most spectacular locations in the world. Only those entered in the full 100k or 50k distance categories as individuals or teams are eligible.
In order to participate in the 100 mile final race you must qualify by either completing two of our 50k or 100k races in the series or by placing in the top 50 percent of the field at any of the qualifying races and categories.
Discounted pricing for UK residents. If you do not need the amenities and are a UK resident the local price is a local price is a "turn up and run price" for the 50k/100k. Must provide proof of UK residency at race bib pick-up. Does not include lodging, meals or transportation to and from race start/finish area. The start in Glen Arm is 45 min by road from the finish in Ballintoy. Price includes event t-shirt OR buff and finishers medal.
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LODGING INCLUDED- 2 nights lodging included in price for 100k or 50k individuals. 1 night lodging included for all other categories.
*basic lodging in comfortable, lodge, hostel or pensione will be single rooms to accommodate couples or shared rooms for groups/teams.*
**Individuals will be assigned a room share.**
Upgraded lodging is available upon request for an additional fee.
5 ways to participate at Lost Worlds Racing: Causeway Crossing
1) Trail Series - Ultra races
2) Trail Series - Relay races
3) Trail Series - Pacer (NEW)
4) Trail Series – Trek (Fast-packing)
Details - Trail Series - Ultras and Relays
Individuals - 100k Ultra/50k Ultra
Teams of 2 – Relay (split 100k or 50k route with teammate - 50k + 50k or 25k + 25k)
Teams of 4 (NEW) – Relay (split 100k - 25 + 25 + 25 + 25)
Details - Pacers (NEW)
In Ireland pacers will be allowed to insert into the race to pace a competitor at either kilometer 50 or kilometer 75 at Dunluce Castle. They will not be ranked, timed or be given big numbers but must both register to be a pacer, check in with race organizers before race begins and check in with course officials at entry point, have signed waivers and have any mandatory gear required to be on route.
Details -Trail Series – Team Trek
Trail Trek (teams of four) - 50k
Event guests of registered competitors must register and can run a 10k category that starts out of Ballitoy and will receive the same access to transportation, lodging and food. Fee is $325.00 per person.
Prizing and Winners:
Winner in male/female of each ultra race receives automatic entry to the next race in the series.
Due to permit restrictions each race will be capped at 200 international participants.
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Post race celebrations will be legend and the thing to remember, whether it's world famous Irish hospitality during a fare-thee-well pub crawl with staff and racers after the Causeway Crossing or relaxing and people watching in a medieval Tuscan piazza after the Tuscany Crossing. We will also be allocating a portion of race fees toward the preservation and responsible stewardship of these areas and their communities.
So please consider joining us on this remarkable journey for runners, trekkers and adventure seekers. We know it will be unforgettable!
See you there.
-Lost Worlds Racing
Lost Worlds Trail Series has a NO REFUND policy. However we do offer partial discount for cancellations during our cancellation periods.
If you cancel up to 60 days before an event a discount code for 50% of your race registration fee can be applied to the next Lost Worlds Race. It is valid for 11 months.
a set of non-stop 100k and 50k foot races taking you to the world’s most inspiring World Heritage sites. Endurance events at places of matchless and enduring beauty.
Many of these places are widely known for their otherworldly beauty and mystery but the rugged and scenic trail selected by our experienced race staff is going to be the main feature of each event. Come join us along the Ireland's world renowned Antrim coast for the Causeway Crossing, in Italy for the Tuscany Crossing or Amalfi Coast Crossing, in Sweden for Vikings Crossing or in Romania for Transylvania Trail, an epic and challenging mountain ultra of 106k.
Some of our races reward UTMB points and the Transylvania Trail 106 awards 5 points for UTMB
The format welcomes individuals or teams. Come spend the weekend, race and then raise a glass to your amazing achievement! You have to check it out and then you have to make a plan, train hard and make it happen!
is simple. Set ambitious travel goals and experience wondrous places. We work with people who are passionate about travel and providing authentic, immersive experiences that are well researched, well executed and difficult to replicate. Our staff and trip guides will be available or with you the entire time to assist you in any way.
Our clients are runners who like travel and travelers who like to run. With Lost Worlds Travel we have gone beyond offering an incredible race and have put together a well tailored, multi-layered and memorable running holiday, nuanced and thought out...and all the while building up to Race Day. Each trip will be 4-5 days in duration, including race day.
Our team has been looking after runners at the destination races we dream up for over 10 years. We believe that this approach of keeping our groups small in size - 10-12 guests each outing - will allow us to prepare and manage a truly remarkable and singularly rewarding experience for each group. As well as having interesting program of daily excursions we will have optional running tours of 5-10k scheduled to keep you legs moving and ready to race. We will also have plenty of free time to allow you to strike out and explore the area on your own.
We invite you to join us for a one of a kind trip with your friends or on your own. You'll find good company here.
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