July 21st – Cliff Lakes Tamworth B78 2DL
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IRONRAM and SUMMER RAM Run
Saturday July 21 2018 at Cliff Lakes Watersports Centre, Tamworth B78 2DL.
THE BIG WEEKENDER SATURDAY – IRON RAM, SUNDAY – RAM RUN
IRON RAM is an intensive obstacle sprint (1.2km) – a test of OCR strength and endurance. No weightlifting expertise needed
A tough challenge for the ultra competitive racer but also a great personal challenge for someone just ready to give it a go!
4 rounds of 1.6km heats to get you to the FINAL
TROPHIES for 4 RACE CATEGORIES– male and female under and over 40
Don’t forget TOTALFIT trophies for the best combined Iron/Ram Run times
IRON RAM ENTRY
£40 – IRON RAM ONLY ENTRY
£60 – Optional top value ‘weekend ticket’ – Iron Ram Saturday plus Ram Run Sunday
All entrants receive the unique Iron Ram medal and can choose either the IronRamBag or the Iron Ram Leisure Tee
If you are eliminated in Iron Ram round 1 or 2 you have free entry to Iron Ram Bedlam – a ‘free for all’ race – absolute tough fun! Dont think Saturday is a ‘lazy day’!
The course is 1.2km of intensive effort testing strength, speed, endurance, agility and stamina – a totalfit challenge
Round 1 – Starting 9am, heats of 10 runners (nominally 7 male, 3 female). Going through to round 2 will be the 70 fastest male times (position in each heat does not matter) and the 30 fastest female times
Round 2 – 1pm – 10 heats of 10 runners (70 male, 30 female). Going through to round 3 will be the 35 fastest male times and the 15 fastest female times
Round 3 – Semi finals – 3pm – 3 heats of 10 male runners (10 fastest go into final). 3 heats of 5 female runners (10 fastest go into final)
Round 4 – Bedlam – 3.30pm – 2 heats male, 1 heat female for all first and second round losers wanting another go – go for it!
Round 5 – Ladies Final – 4pm followed by presentation
Round 6 – Mens Final – 4.30pm followed by presentation
5pm – a marshals group will take a steady run round Sundays Ram Run course. Join them to build up your appetite and enjoy your evening at Cliff Lakes, especially if you are camping. Barbecue and informal music – CHILL!!!
Great relaxed preparation for Sundays Ram Run!
IRON RAM 2018 ENTRANTS – THIS IS YOUR CHOICE
THE IRON RAM FORMAT ALLOWS ONLY 300 RUNNERS – 200 MALE 100 FEMALE
ENTER NOW, SECURE YOUR PLACE AND MAKE YOUR FREE CHOICE
IRON RAM DRAWSTRING BAG OR IRON RAM LEISURE Tee
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Iron Ram FAQ’s
Iron Ram is located at Cliff Lakes, Tamworth Road, Tamworth, Warwickshire, B78 2DL
Yes we offer a number of limited season passes. Click Season pass on the top menu to find out more
Normally yes, normally no cost.
Yes, the best.
Yes, they are top quality from Scimitar, leading manufacturer of tech TS for most sports.
TS are available at race day registration and you can select from the stock that is available – no guarantees of colour
Yes, email email@example.com.
Yes, but only at the total responsibility of the parent. Parent has to run as Rampager but no entry cost for his/her under 6.
Wild Lambs are between 6 and 12 years old, Rampage is for parents and guys wanting to contribute to Rampage’s charity causes.
Yes, they do. Chaotic fun but also serious warm up for racers. Take a look at the film.
In some races you can register for a specific wave. In any case waves will be announced few days before race day.
No, these are handed out at race day registration.
Yes. Ram Run marshals have their own Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/994085050654410/.
Please decide which race you wish to marshal and go to the marshals page http://ramrun.co.uk/marshals/
You can choose between free future run or Ram Run Marshal sweatshirt which is individualised for each Ram Run.
Two main reasons to move:-
1/ it is an expensive venue with huge set up and pull down pressures that killed it a bit for us organizers. To be viable it needs 1000+ runners at each event. We maxed out at 740.
2/ I believe in constant change and improvement. We had achieved a spectacular course that was very difficult to improve further. I think OCR runners welcome changing challenges
RamRig was a major challenge that could not really be further developed as part of a race without causing huge failures and long queues. Too many failures and too long queues are not part of Ram Runs focus. So half of RamRig is now part of our intensive obstacle training area at the gym and half is now part of INFERNO – a continuous challenge something like 250m long. A very intensive whole body fitness challenge also demanding good technique. That is what we think man made obstacles should be – very challenging but fair so runners can face the challenges feeling they have a chance
It’s going to be an obstacle race course that takes place in through the year. You will get very wet and muddy. Footwear – A lot of people choose to wear lightweight trail running shoes but if you’re worried about damaging your trainers an old pair will do.
No. The challenges do not require special weightlifting techniques. The challenges are balanced between these guys and good OCR competitors
Because not many of these guys compete in OCR but they can be competitive in Iron Ram OCR. So can anyone with determination, strength, power, endurance, agility – the characteristics of good OCR runners, regular gym users, rugby players etc
There are 4 rounds. If you are knocked out in round 1 or 2 you have free entry to LIDO RAM in the afternoon, racer or fun runner wave, your choice
In this case we refund you the difference
Everyone who has run at Ram Run before knows we are absolutely not riggid at start waves allocation. We prefer that you go in a wave that suits your ambition or your wish is for the day. So please do not be concerned that we are not issuing start lists and sticking rigidly to them.