PERMIT NUMBER: ARC 18/138HELD UNDER THE RULES OF THE ASSOCIATION OF RUNNING CLUBS
First place times in previous years:(M) Tim Robinson (1:54:55)(F) Carly Daniels (2:35:44)
*5/5 RATED EVENT IN 2017*
LIMITED TO ONLY 100 ONLY FOR 2018
*THIS EVENT IS CUPLESS*
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The Smuggler's Scuttler II...Saturday 30th June 2018
Fearless Francis 'The Undead Scalper' of Whitesand Bay has wrecked the almighty ship, 'The Dragon's Strumpet' and has been washed ashore to Skull Island with all the loot!
I will be recruiting a merry band of wreckers with my Quartermaster, 'Swinging Cutlass Sally Mcghee' by my side in the upcoming weeks.
You will be responsible for individually bringing the items back to the end of the land where I shall reward you. Make no mistake...NO LOOT AND YOU WILL TAKE A SHORT WALK OFF A VERY LONG PLANK AND THAT WILL BE THE ONLY REWARD FOR YOU!
There is but another problem...
Customs are protecting said loot against piracy and along the path you will be warned what happens to wreckers who step foot on the island. Will ye dare to rob the dead and have the rum bottle to peg leg it as fast as you can past all the other customs officers en route and not get hung, drawn and quartered in the process?
It's an arduous task and only the strongest of pirate will survive!
(What will be left of it after being half plunged beneath The Brisons!)
Ye be warned my merry band of thieves!!
DISTANCE - 13.1 MILES.
START - FROM 'THE FIRST AND LAST HOUSE', PEAL POINT @ THE LAND'S END LANDMARK TO CAPE CORNWALL AND BACK.
YOU MUST INDIVIDUALLY BRING BACK 3 ITEMS OF CONTRABAND FROM THE CHESTS PLACED AT SKULL ISLAND (THE CAPE).
THESE SMUGGLED AND WASHED UP ITEMS ARE:
.RUM (50ML BESPOKE BOTTLES)
NO CONTRABAND, NO MEMENTO.
IF YOU DON'T PICK UP ITEMS OR HAVE LOST SOME THEN EACH MISSING ITEM WILL RESULT IN A TEN MINUTE TIME PENALTY TO BE ADDED ON TO YOUR OVERALL TIME RESULT.
DRINKING THE RUM WILL RESULT IN DISQUALIFICATION FOR ANY TIME. THAT'S YOUR COMPLETION DRINK.
FOR INSTANCE, IF YOU COME BACK WITHOUT ANY ITEM WHATSOEVER THEN YOU WILL HAVE THIRTY MINUTES ADDED TO YOUR FINISHING TIME AND NO MEMENTO TO SHOW FOR IT.
YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR TAKING ONE OF EACH ITEM AND PLACING IT IN A LACE BAG (PROVIDED) AND SAFELY GETTING IT BACK TO THE END OF ALL THE LAND BYPASSING CUSTOMS AS YOU'RE DOING SO.
CUSTOMS OFFICERS OF COURSE WILL BE YOUR EVENT CREW.
PREPARE FOR SPECIAL 'CUSTOMS ZONES' WHERE OUR CREW WILL BE OUT TO STEAL YOUR ITEMS. ONCE THEY HAVE THEM, YOU CANNOT HAVE THEM BACK.
YOUR MISSION IS TO RUN AS FAST AS YOU CAN PAST CUSTOMS BACK TO THE END OF THE LAND TO TRADE IN YOUR COIN (TEA AND BRANDY ARE YOURS) FOR YOUR EPIC SWASHBUCKLING MEMENTO.
PRIZES FOR 1ST, 2ND AND 3RD MALES AND FEMALES.
PRIZES FROM TRIATHLON STORE FOR 1ST,2ND AND 3RD OVERALL
THE OVERALL WINNER SHALL RECIEVE OUR SPECIAL SPYGLASS TROPHY.
THIS EVENT IS JUST ABOUT HAVING FUN ON A SUNNY SUMMER CORNISH COAST THEREFORE FANCY DRESS ISN'T COMPULSORY BUT IS ENCOURAGED.
PRIZE FOR BEST FANCY DRESS.
SPOT PRIZES AS USUAL TO LUCKY RUNNERS.
ALL PARTICIPANTS SHOULD BE 18+