Round The Rock 2 Man and 5 Man Relay
Where – Starting at The Steam Clock, St Helier, Jersey
2021 Edition – 7/8/20 6am
UTMB Points (Solo Race): 3
Solo Race – £65
2021 Start List: Here
GPX Course File: Here
2020 Race Final Race Info Here
2 Man Relay – £85
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5 Man Relay – £160
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Marathon – £50
1/2 Marathon – £35
Male – Paul Martelletti – 05:42.59 (2016)
Female – Mel Varvel – 07:15.57(2013)
Relay Team Entries Now Open for 2020!
Are you ready to settle a score and claim a victory over your competitors? Relay Around the Rock is your opportunity!!
Relay Options as follows:
-5 x Relay option – Approx 10 miles each. – £160 per team
-2 x Relay option – Approx 24 miles each. – £85 per team
We challenge you to go head-to-head with competitors over a 48-mile ultra-marathon course.
Entry is now open for the team element of the Round the Rock ultra-marathon that will next year take place on Saturday 7 August 2021 covering 48 miles of Jersey’s coastline.
Previous ultra-marathon experience not necessary – as part of the 5 man relay team you’ll only face one leg of the 48 mile course. A great way to get involved with the event and see what this trail running lark is all about!
Course Information and Info
Check out this great video from filmmyrun.com from 2017 – it perfectly captures the essence of Round the Rock.
Points to Note:
Please note that trail shoes are mandatory for these races as the trails are slippery and with the potential to slip. There will be other mandatory kit items for this race which will be announced in due course. The race is a 48 mile race, however the distance will definitely not be bang on 48 miles, so please mentally prepare yourself for this. The course is marked to ensure that at decision points you will be told where to go, the general principle of these types of races is one of adventure so each twist and turn will not be marked, however as long as you keep the sea on your right all the way round, follow footpaths unless indicated to do otherwise and pay attention to the signage on the course you will be fine.
Water stations are approx 10 miles apart on this course: you are expected to carry water receptacles to carry enough water to sustain yourself between these stations and if it is a hot day whilst we will ensure we have sufficient water at the checkpoints to ensure your safety it is your responsibility to carry enough water to hydrate yourself. We will also be going cupless, therefore if you wish to drink coke or squash at water checkpoints you will be required to carry your own re usable cup. Because the race is in August, it will generally be expected that it will be warm – please train in anticipation of this and take all necessary precautions to ensure your comfort and warmth on the day. On the aid stations there will be supplies such as coke, sweets, some savoury food and some soups on at least one of the stations, however runners are expected to bring enough calories to support themselves, with the food at CP’s being supplementary to this.
If you suffer from any medical conditions please ensure that you place a Red Cross on your race number before race day, and write your medical conditions on the back of the race number with a I.C.E. contact also.