Route Maps

SWIM COURSE

1.2 MILES

The single loop swim takes place in the clear, unspoilt Thorseby Lake within the grounds of Thoresby Park. With a deep water start and a few turns to navigate over the course of the 1.2 mile swim, it provides the perfect start to Outlaw X.

 

BIKE COURSE

56 MILES

The single loop bike course will take athletes on a beautiful journey through the north Nottinghamshire countryside, including Walesby Forest and Clumber Park. There is c. 2,000 ft of climbing, with the highest point on the course coming at 51 miles.

RUN COURSE

13.1 MILES

The run route consists of a 3-lap course through 1000 acres of unspoilt English countryside within the grounds of Thoresby Park. The route boasts beautiful vistas of Thoresby Hall and a crossing of the River Meden in the Historic village of Perlethorpe.

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 Nottingham once it is sold out is via our official charity Cancer Research UK (CR-UK) or our National Charity Partner, Alzheimer’s Research UK.

I entered using the payment plan, 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 June 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 30 August 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 July 2020 you will receive a £100 refund. Until 30 August 2020 you will receive £75. From 1 September 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 (30 August). You can do this by calling the office on 01522 699950.

It is also possible to change your entry to a relay until 30 August 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 individual entry into a relay entry?

Yes, you can, up until five weeks before the event, either via the online entry system or by contacting our office on 01522 699950. There is a £10 fee to do this and you’ll need to pay the price difference between an individual and a relay place (£30).

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 13 September 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 be 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, you should be capable of achieving the following cut-off times:

Swim 1hr10, but you have an extra ten minutes to get out of transition onto the bike course

Bike 5 hours 20 minutes after your wave start

Run 9 hours 00 minutes after your wave start

Runners that are clearly not going to finish in time will be asked to stop, although we will do our best to help you finish in time.

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 at Race HQ. 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.

Do not drop litter, use the bins provided.

Can I carry a mobile phone on the course?

You can carry mobile phone, but it must not be used in any distractive manner during the race.

Is there any live tracking?

Yes, we will have an athlete tracker on the day. Check our website and newsletters nearer to race day for details of how to access this.

 

Spectators

What can family do while I’m racing?

We will produce a spectator guide for Outlaw X; this will be published in the immediate lead up to the event. 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 1000 acres of beautiful grounds and various attractions including a Victorian Courtyard with working crafts people, shops, licensed cafe, military museum and the acclaimed Gallery featuring regional, national and international artists.

 

Other

Are there separate Age Group waves & awards?

Prizes will be awarded in 5 year age category bands from 18-24 and above – the age groups are based on your age as at 31/12/2020.

When should I eat on the morning of the race?

Everyone should develop their own strategy during training, but most competitors have their breakfast around 2-2.5 hours before the start, and then make sure to drink lots of water to be well hydrated. Take a gel or two 15-30mins before the start.

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.