The Nutcracker

October 27, 2019
The event starts at 08:00.

This race is a 3 point UTMB Qualifying Race

This is probably the toughest race on Guernsey today and is certainly one of the prettiest
You will be looked after with 3 aid stations enroute and plenty of support
The course is tough with plenty of ascent but you have an acheivable cut off to realise your goal and attain the ITRA points based on your performance. Your legs will forgive you eventually

This race is an official qualifier for international races which require completion of an ITRA race of 3 points
The 2019 Nutcracker will take place on Sunday 27th October starting at 8am GMT
Registration from 07:00am (GMT)
Race briefing at 07:45am (GMT)
There will be 3 fully stocked aid stations / checkpoints and several water stops along the route
The course is fully marked
drop bags at half way
We are a cupless event
Race Rules
The race cut off is 9 hours. All runners who do not complete the race within this time will not be eligible for an official time
We do not tolerate litter and we ask participants to respect the environment and other trails users
If you litter the trails you will be disqualified from the event
If you fail to assist a fellow participant in need if required, you will be disqualified from the event**
If the trails are congested the runners on the ascent should be given priority
When overtaking another participant, please let then know you are approaching and overtake on the inside (furthest away from the cliff edges)
Please try and make room for faster runners when they are passing
And most importantly SMILE :) This is a race and you should be having fun !!
**If you assist a runner in need, the event director will take this into consideration and your official time may be adjusted to account for the time you volunteered
This event does not have any mandatory kit, however we do stongly advise runners to carry sufficient water with them for upto 2 hours between checkpoints. We would also advise trail shoes. The course at this time of year is normally still hard packed dirt, but there are some rocky sections and can be muddy in wet conditions. Also few tarmac sections
Race listings:

We would appreciate that advanced notification is given if you are unable to make the race. This is out of respect to your fellow trail running family who would also like the opportunity you requested. Refunds available up to 30days before the event start.
Any questions or feedback please email [email protected]
Best of luck with your training
The team and the Guernsey community


Official website

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Information about the event is available in : English

The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]
Last checked on 2020-07-06



The Nutcracker

October 27, 2019 (Sunday) - 08:00
Cut off: 09:00 hours
30 miles
1,800 meters
3 ITRA Points
Island Mixed Out & back Rolling Scenic Seaside / Lakeside
3 Aid Stations
The number for participants for the race is capped to 100.

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