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Red Bull Steeplechase returns for its fourth year. For the first time the gruelling 23 mile knockout race is heading to the stunning coastline of the Exmoor National Park.
Detailed event information, including the race-day map, training map, knockout stages, and FAQs can be found below. You can also get a taste of what to expect in the video above.
Enter Red Bull Steeplechase here.
We have 250 female and 250 male tickets available which will be allocated on a first come, first served basis. On the 5th August 2016, any remaining tickets will be sold to any competitor in either category.
Men's tickets are currently sold out, but may be available again on August 5th.
The race format of Red Bull Steeplechase is a unique knock out format. Competitors are split into two categories, male and female. All runners in each category are set off together making it a head to head race against the rest of the field where race position is important not time.
There are four steeples to reach, and at each of the first three the slowest section of the competitor field will be eliminated. Only 40 runners will reach the final steeple in Lynmouth.
This makes this race a unique format and will challenge runners both physically and mentally as they have to pace themselves not only to cover the distance and challenging terrain but to ensure they stay in a race position that prevents them from being eliminated.
Download the course maps here
There are 500 places for the race and at each of the three knockouts only a select few will get through to the next stage so position is key. At the 1st knockout 160 male runners and 160 female runners will make it through to the next stage. At the 2nd knockout, 90 male runners and 90 female runners will make it through and after the 3rd knockout only 20 runners will remain from each category.
The Race is continuous; if you make it through a checkpoint you continue straight on, you do not wait for everyone to complete a section. You will be able to clearly see your position at each knockout and if you don’t get through to the next stage you will be transported back to the start in Lynmouth.
Answers to your frequently asked questions can be found here.
Download course maps here.
Please read the ticketing terms and conditions here.