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CEP Winter BallBuster

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Date of event

Saturday 12th November 2016

Location

Box Hill, Surrey

Category

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Distances & Prices

Duathlon: 8 mile Run, 24 mile Bike, 8 mile Run £69
Duathlon: 8 mile Run, 24 mile Bike, 8 mile Run entry with CEP calf sleeves (inc CEP Calf Sleeve with RRP of £29) £91
Relay Duathlon: 8 mile Run, 24 mile Bike, 8 mile Run (for 2-3 member teams – limited to 20 teams in total)  £120

About the event

The Winter BallBuster was one of the first events ever launched by Human Race in December of 1990. The notoriously tough event concept is now in its 26th year and remains one of the toughest endurance challenges in the UK; a ‘must-do’ race for every competitive multi-sport athlete in the country, it will test your fitness and stamina to the max!

Set in the picturesque setting of the Box Hill National Trust site, the course takes you on five lap course of Box Hill and the undulating hills of the North Downs.

Everyone who finishes the event is awarded with a free event hoodie that you can wear with pride after the event, your badge of honour to show that you took on the infamous BallBuster… and won.

ROAD CLOSURES:

Please note that the roads are not closed for this event.

Event Benefits

  • Take on the infamous Box Hill: 5 times
  • The UK’s original tough event series
  • A major tick on your multi-sport bucket list
  • Wear your finishers hoodie with pride
  • Support and camaraderie between participants to get you to the finish line

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  • Free BallBuster hoodie
  • Drinks station on the run course with energy drinks and water
  • Free Parking
  • Electronic chip timing
  • Results texted to your mobile phone as you cross the line

Timings

START TIME: 8am.

The race will commence from 8am with competitors starting in groups of six pulsed over the start mat every ten seconds. This is to avoid congestion on the first lap. Faster competitors will be called forward to start at the front.

CUT OFF TIME: The cut-off time for the 3-lap bike course is 11.00am. If you have not completed the bike section of the race by this time then you will not be allowed out to do the final run.

Registration
Location: National Trust Centre
Opening times TBC

TO DO: show your Photo ID. BTF members will need to show their license, non members will need to pay the day membership fee of £6. Please bring cash. Find your race number from the board, collect your race pack, security wristband, timing chip & BallBuster Hoodie.

Age Requirements

Minimum Age 18 at 31 December, 2016.

Rules

BRITISH TRIATHLON FEDERATION:

Human Race triathlons and duathlons are governed by the British Triathlon Federation. All entrants are required to abide by all applicable British Triathlon rules and regulations.

The relevant rules and regulations can be read in the BTF Rulebook.

BRITISH TRIATHLON FEDERATION MEMBERSHIP FEE:

If you are not a current member of Triathlon England, Triathlon Scotland or the Welsh Triathlon Association, you will be liable to pay a£6 day membership fee at registration (£3 for Youth & Juniors). Regret cash only, no credit cards. Please show your race licence at registration.

MP3 PLAYERS ETC:

British Triathlon Rule Number 8.1 states “Any equipment that acts as an impediment to hearing or concentration is prohibited from use during an event (including transition). This includes, but is not limited to, mobile telephones (which should be switched off if stored in transition), personal stereos and MP3 players.”

Maps

Results

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Duathlon: 8 mile Run, 24 mile Bike, 8 mile Run

These results are Provisional, please contact the Results Crew with any queries. Queries are compiled and will appear in the final update approximately a week after the event.

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Travel & Accommodation

Box Hill, near Dorking, Surrey, KT20 7LB

BY CAR:

The race will take place at Box Hill in Surrey, KT20 7LB. To get to Box Hill, exit the M25 at Junction 9 and follow the signs to Dorking along the A24. After 3 miles, Box Hill is signposted on your left. You must make your way to the top of Box Hill to the National Trust Centre, which is the race HQ and transition area. There is a large car park at the top for 400 cars, which is free for competitors. However, your car will be blocked in until the event is finished which is normally around midday.

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