Round The RockThe Channel Island's original Ultra Marathon
At approximately 48 miles (77Km) and 1000 metres of ascent this race will circle around the island following the stunning granite cliffs of the North Coast to the golden sands of St. Ouen's Bay and the South Coast.
Can you run 48 miles in under 6 hours?
Dan Doherty ran Round The Rock in 6hours 15 minutes and matched that time in 2012.
In 2011 Dan described Round The Rock,
"This is definitely one for the beginner to ultra running and certainly for someone who wants to make the step up to the 50 mile mark. But it’s also one for the more experienced runner who may want to try and break the 6 hour mark which I know can be achieved. That’s why I’ll be back next year to hit the sub 6 hour :O). See you there."In 2012 Dan matched his previous years blistering run in blistering heat... so the 6 hour target remains.
Do you think that you can beat 6 hours? We will be offering £2000 for the fastest time below 6 hours... can you claim it?
( A GPS tracking record will need to be submitted as means of validation. This will be checked by race organisers and will need to be verified prior to confirmation of award. Final decision rests with organising committee.)
Take a look at Daniel Doherty's write up from his first
Round The Rock record breaking run...
Dan could not return for 2013 and so the race title was up up for grabs....Race History was set once again when First Lady Mel Varvel came in across the line ahead of all runners, both Male and Female.
See race results for full details.
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2014 sees the start of something new... the 5 Islands Ultra and the Guernsey Ultra.
Round the Rock is sponsored by