Recce Runs are always worth doing.
They can save you time as you will not be continually checking your map and in doing so take away any uncertainty you may have regarding route choice. It is especially worth doing on those areas that you have spotted on the map that could definitely be a little tricky.
With this in mind for the DIG Deep Trail Weekend we have organised a number of Sunday Recce Runs to help make things a little easier come race day.
All we ask is that you can cover the distance described and you do not have to have entered any of the races to come along. Pace will be comfortable and we never leave any one behind, so why not come along for a thoroughly enjoyable morning of running, chat and no doubt a little banter. Cost is £2pp.
June, Sunday 2nd : DIG Deep Recce Run – Stanage. Ideal for those running the Trail Ultra 30 and Trail Ultra 60.
Meet at Upper Burbage Bridge from 9:45 for a 10am start. 13milesish, with sections of rocky and uneven ground.
July, Sunday 28th : DIG Deep Recce Run – Bamford. Ideal for those running the Trail Ultra 30 and Trail Ultra 60.
Meet at Yorkshire Bridge, Bamford from 9:45 for a 10am start to this approximately 18 mile run. Most of the route is on runnable trail, with sections of rocky and uneven ground.
September, Sunday 1st : DIG Deep Recce Run – Trail 12.12 Recce Run.
Meet at Whirlow Hall Farm from 9:45 for a 10am start to this approximately 12 mile run. Most of the route is on runnable trail, with sections of rocky and uneven ground.
We ask all of those joining us to be self sufficient and to consider carrying the following, weather and conditions dependant:
Full Waterproof cover (to be carried if not worn).
Spare warm top layer (at least one).
Hat & gloves if it’s proper chilly
Plus, please wear off Road footwear with sufficient grip for mixed/muddy/wet terrain at incline.
If you have any questions then please feel free to get in touch >>