We are supporting Rat Race on their 35 day event crossing the entire length of the United Kingdom from Lands End to John O'Groats. Over 80 runners complete this in 5 stages, covering 20-30 miles a day.
Our role is to offer MSK support to those in need. unlike some of our previous event we are not aiming to offer treatment to all runners.
If you're looking to take a break from the Rat Race of clinic and spend time with a whole new group of inspiring people then this event is for you!
We are offering injury management, taping and manual/soft tissue therapy in camp at the end and start fo each day. You will be working with a medic at each stage of the event who will be managing any medical issues e.g. blisters, infection control, hydration issues.
What we cover
Fully stocked treatment bag
Portable massage table
Travel during the event
What you cover
Travel to & from the event
Personal kit/clothes, extra food & snacks
Event: Run Britannia
Lands end to John O'Groats
5 stages - 6 days long each
Stage 1 - 3-10th June - Lands end - Bristol
Stage 2 - 10-17th June - Bristol to Preston
Stage 3 - 17-24th June - Preston to Abington
Stage 4 - 24th-1st July - Abington to Fort Augustus
Stage 5 - 1-7th July - Fort Augustus to John O'Groats
1 therapist per leg - 6 days each
Food provided throughout event
Here's a list of what you would need for the event
£100 per day
Refundable upon completing event
This secures your place and helps us ensure our team is full for each event
Typically after the event has finished. See our deposit policy for more information
Typically our team arrive 1 day before the runners and leaves 1 day after the event.
But of course! Any expenses outside the event offering will be covered by you.
Each event is different pending the race organisers needs. Here's some examples:
- Start of the event, at checkpoints along the course and at the end.
- Only on the Race HQ for looped courses
Each event will have between 3 and 7 pending the distance covered each day. You will be stationed at 1 or 2 checkpoints pending the course demands.
Ultra X provide hire cars and local crew cars for all events abroad. UK are the same but you can bring your own car if you please. Fuel used during the event will be reimbursed by Ultra X. To and from the event is not.
Depending the event some events do offer food. Check the event details for more info.
You can bing your own tent where needed, check the event details for more information. Some events there is no need to camp,
Nothing, unless you have particular tools or equipment you want to use. We provide a treatment couch, PPE and a treatment bag containing:
- A variety of tape - Zinc Oxide, K-Tape and Elastic Adhesive Bandages (EAB)
- Instant Ice packs
- Scissors, Adhesive spray
- Massage oil
- Treatment gloves
- Couch cleaning products
The days can demanding for the longer event particularly. Some days you start at 4:00 and finish at 21:00. However, there are plenty of opportunities to nap during the event if you need to catch up on sleep. See event details for more info.