What: The Heb – Race On The Edge – is a new and truly engaging two-day, multi-sport challenge for solos and pairs. It is a tough but achievable 150km journey, made up of mainly off-road running and mountain biking with a bit of kayaking and basic navigation, through the most incredible, culture-steeped, wild, beautiful and remote landscape off the west coast of Scotland.
Where: Through the Hebridean island chain of Benbecula, North Uist and South Uist,
When: Saturday 03 and Sunday 04 September 2016 – with travel days on 02 and 05 September
Who is it aimed at: Designed to suit everyone from experienced multi-sport racers and enthusiastic and fit newcomers, to groups of friends and works and office teams ready to take on an active challenge at the next level.
The Heb Website: http://www.theheb.org/
Entries: Entries are now open. Entry fees are £250 for solos and £500 for pairs. To enter go to Entry Central: https://www.entrycentral.com/festival/742
Organisers will utilise the latest GPS tracking technology making it possible to follow the athletes live online as they progress around course – a great service for friends, families and other supporters.
Discounts available for Hebrides residents – please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Heb on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hebchallenge
Paul McGreal from Durty Events, organisers of The Heb – Race On The Edge, said: “The Heb – Race On The Edge is a tough but achievable multi-sport challenge, staged in the ultimate outdoor playground of the Hebrides off the west coast of Scotland. This action packed adventure will be extremely easy to take part in. With an overnight stay in a single location on day one, race logistics sorted by the event team and time adjusted route, checkpoint and navigation options to suit all skill and fitness levels we have placed the emphasis firmly on participation, enjoyment and fun for all.”