Route Maps

SWIM COURSE

1.2 MILES

The swim takes place in the lake on Holkham Estate against the backdrop of the impressive Holkham Hall. A single out and back course makes it easy to navigate and there is just a short run to transition.

BIKE COURSE

56 MILES

Once out of the water, the undulating, single-loop bike course will take you on an unforgettable journey through some of the most beautiful countryside and coastal roads North Norfolk has to offer.

 

RUN COURSE

13.1 MILES

The run course will take you around the spectacular Holkham Estate where the stunning scenery will help combat the lactic acid building up in your legs as you power towards the finish line!

Faqs

Entry Information

Do you have a waiting list?

Once the race is full, we do not have a waiting list and entries will not reopen once they are sold out. The only way to get into the Outlaw Half Holkham once it is sold out is via our official charity Cancer Research UK (CR-UK) or via our national charity partner, Alzheimer’s Research UK.

How do I pay my next instalment?

Once you have paid your initial deposit, your instalments will be taken automatically, using the card details you gave when you originally entered. If you have entered just this event your second payment will be taken on or around 1 April 2020. If you have entered 2 events your payment will be taken on 31 March 2020. If you have entered 3 or 4 Outlaw events the second payment will be taken on 31 January 2020 and the third on 31 March 2020. If your card expires or becomes invalid and the payment cannot be taken you will be sent an email by Active to let you know. You will then need to log in to your Active account at https://myevents.active.com/ and if you click on Billing Management you will be able to add your new card details and make the payment. If you do not complete your payments by 1 June you will forfeit your entry.

I am unable to take part; can I transfer or sell my place to a friend?

Transfers to another athlete are not permitted. If you are unable to take part, please contact us at info@osbevents.com to officially withdraw. We will then organise a refund for you dependant on the date you inform us of your withdrawal. If you withdraw before 5 April 2020 you will receive a £100 refund. Until 31 May 2020 you will receive £75. From 1 June 2020 there will be no refunds possible.

It is possible to transfer your entry to a different Outlaw 2020 event (provided they haven’t sold out), for a fee of £25, plus any additional entry fees payable.  This must be done at least 4 weeks before the date of your original event (1 June for OHH). You can do this by calling the office on 01522 699950.

It is also possible to change your entry to a relay until 31 May 2020. There will be a £30 increase in Entry fee, plus £10 processing fee to pay. You can do this within your Active account, or by calling the office on 01522 699950.

Can I change my relay team members?

Yes, you can. Up to four weeks before the event, this should be done via your Active account at https://myevents.active.com/. Changes after this date  can be made by contacting our office on 01522 699950 up until 14 June 2020, after this date no further changes can be made.

How do I enter the elite wave?

You need to have evidence of being capable of sub 5 hours if you’re a woman or sub 4:30 if you’re male. If the event isn’t sold out, you can enter via the event entry system and select ‘elite wave’ during the process. We will review the names in this entry list to ensure that athletes meet the minimum criteria. If the event is sold out, please contact us via info@osbevents.com and we will do our best to accommodate you if there is space.

Please note, athletes entered in the Elite wave are not eligible for Age Group prizes.

 

 

Pre-Event Information

How will I receive my race pack?

Once you have entered you will receive confirmation via email, nothing will be posted to you – everything you require will collected at ‘Race Registration’. All the information you need will be available on our website nearer the event date.

We will keep in touch with you via email, with news and information about the event. Check that you entered your email address correctly by logging into your account on the online entry system. It’s important that you can receive our event emails as this is how we will let you know about course info and much more. Please note that if you have unsubscribed from our emails then you will need to visit our website regularly for event updates.

 

Event Day Information

Are there cut-off times for each section?

Yes, to ensure the smooth & safe organisation of the event, we have some specific cut-off times. All of the cut-off times are based on the start time of the last wave.

  • Swim Cut-Off – 1 Hour 10 Mins
  • Bike Start Cut-Off – 1 Hour 20 Mins
  • Bike Finish Cut-Off – 5 Hours 20 Mins
  • Run Start Cut-Off – 5 Hours 30 Mins
  • Run Lap 1 Cut-Off – 6 Hours 40 Mins
  • Run Lap 2 Cut-Off – 7 Hours 50 Mins
  • Run Finish – 9 Hours

You need to be ahead of the cut-off at all times, you cannot rely on catching time up later in the course, if you are behind you will be asked to return to the venue.

Can I be penalised/disqualified?

You can only receive a penalty or disqualification from a BTF Official. There are motorbike referees on the course. Penalties will be displayed in the foyer of the main venue building.

It is very important to know and understand the rules of the sport, eg:

  • Do not ride dangerously or draft
  • Do not urinate in public, there are plenty of toilets at all feed stations on the course
  • Wear clothing that covers your midriff, front zips should be done up at all times
  • Do not drop litter, use the bins provided

Will there be live tracking?

Yes, we will have an athlete tracker on the day. The link to the tracker will be available from this website in the immediate lead up to the race. We also have live chat and various social media updates.

 

Spectators

What can family do while I’m racing?

We produce a spectator guide for the Outlaw Half Holkham; this will be published in the immediate lead up to the event. There is a great atmosphere at the venue, and spectators will get to see you multiple times during the run as well as cheer the other competitors. They can also track you online to see exactly where you are. We will have a race expo, food outlets and the venue has various adventure activities – have a look here: https://www.holkham.co.uk

 

Other

Are there separate Age Group waves & awards?

Athletes will be grouped together by age for the wave starts and prizes will be awarded from 18 – 24 onwards. There need to be at least 3 athletes in a category for prizes to be awarded.

Waves will likely start from 6.15am through to 7.00am with 15 minutes between waves. Expect there to be approximately 250-300 competitors per wave. There is a separate elite wave, which the fastest competitors can elect to go into based on their previous results.

Note: your age group is based on your age on 31/12/2020

What nutrition do you have on the course?

High5 is our on-course nutrition partner. On the two bike feed stations there are 750ml bottles of water or High5 Energy Drink. There will also be High5 Energy Gels available on the bike course as well as bananas.

Along the run course feed stations there will be 10 feed stations. Each feed station will have High5 Energy Drink, High5 Zero, flat cola and water available. There will also be High5 Energy Gels Aqua, Jaffa cakes, ready salted crisps and bananas.

 

Contact

I have a question that isn’t answered in the FAQs, how can I contact you?

Visit our Contact Us page and get in touch.