ARCHIVED RACE: Cross Bay Challenge @ Cark Airfield, Flookburgh, Cumbria, 12th August 2012

Race Info & Description

Race Information:

  • Event Name: Cross Bay Challenge 2012
  • Distance (Miles): 13.1
  • Date: 12 August 2012
  • Start Time: 14:00
  • Venue: Cark Airfield
  • Best Time (Men): 01:18.25
  • Best Time (Women): 01:27.07
  • Organised By: Jen Horsburgh
  • Race Website: Click Here.

Race Facilities

  • Has Toilets? Yes (at start and finish)
  • Has Changing Facilities? Showers at finish
  • Has Water Stations? Yes
  • Has Prizes / Awards? Winner prizes, goody bags

Race Description

This unique race leads runners through 2 counties & 2 rivers and is the only known race in the world to cross a tidal bay. It has been one of the UK’s highest rated races for several years. Runners arrive and park at Hest Bank to be transported by coach to the race start at Flookburgh, Cumbria (journey takes approx. 1 hour). The race then crosses the sands of Morecambe Bay, finishing at Hest Bank, Lancashire where runners have parked their cars. As this is a fundraising event for charity, participants are kindly requested to try to raise sponsorship or to donate during the registration process. For further info, pictures, etc. please see

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