Date of race - 18th October 2015

Dates & Details Updated

Please read the information below showing relevant dates and price information for the next Ocean Floor Race

Itinerary October 18th 2015 Event : Exact details  (pick up points / drop off points) will be emailed to all confirmed entrants

Saturday 17th October 2015
- Meeting entrants in Cairo ( Meeting point to be announced to confirmed entrants )- depart at 8.30am
Sunday 18th October 2015
- Afternoon start of race
Thursday 22nd October 2015- Race finishes (afternoon)

- Evening Meal – Awards / Presentation
Friday 23rd October 2015 
- Pack Up Camp (morning)
- Continue to Cairo
-  Arrive late afternoon (estimate between 3.00pm and 6.00pm)
 Once we arrive at our destination in Cairo entrants are free to leave the organisers and continue with their plans.

Ocean Floor Race Entry Cost October 2015

 Enter by September 15th 2015 latest for £1450 (deposit of £580 required to reserve place)

 What is included in the entrance fee:

  1. Permit for entrance into desert
  2. Coach transfer to and from meeting point in Cairo
  3. 4X4 jeep transfer into and out of desert
  4. Breakfast, Lunch and Evening meals before and after race
  5. Water, medical treatment, Race Crew throughout race
  6. Manned check points
  7. At check points; supplies of coffee, tea, hot water , food(pasta,noodles,vegetables,eggs) and cans of soft drink
  8. Tented accommodation prior to and after race
  9. Post race presentation and awards
  10. Finisher T-shirt / Medal

What is not included:

  1. Flights
  2. Accommodation prior to pick-up and following drop-off
  3. Any food content for your drop bags
  4. Clothing / kit
  5. GPS device
  6. Visa into Egypt (can be obtained upon entry into country- see information regarding visas)
  7. Satellite Phone

Visa Into Egypt
Please see the link below which gives exact visa details for entry into Egypt.
http://www.mfa.gov.eg/English/Embassies/Egyptian_Consulate_London/Pages/Visas.aspx
Citizens of the following countries can obtain a visa upon arrival at any of the Egyptian ports of entry. You will simply arrive , fill out a visa entry form , pay the amount (approx 15 Euros) and your visa will be given to you before you go through passport control:
UK, EU , Australia, Canada, Croatia, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Macedonia, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, Serbia, Ukraine and USA. Please see the link above to get exact up to date information.

 

We require a deposit to reserve the place in the race. The remaining balance is required to be paid no later than 30 days before the race date.
The event is achievable at walking pace so is not only suitable for elite athletes. We must be confident though that you are healthy enough to participate in the event so will require an ECG from your doctor closer to the race date.
To apply to be an entrant please go to the Entry page and fill out the online entry form. Once we receive and review the form we will contact you via email to inform you if your application has been successful. If your application has been successful we will let you know how to make payment.

GrimReaper UltraMarathon

Our warm up event for the Ocean Floor Race is called the GrimReaper UltraMarathon. The event takes place on the 2nd of August in the beautiful Grimsthorpe castle estate in south Lincolnshire United Kingdom.The event has 3 distance categories (40 , 70 and 100 miles) all starting at the same time and all with a deadline of 26 hours. Please follow the link to see more details http://www.fat-feet.co.uk/running-events/index.php/events/125/

 

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