Patience . Logic . Strength
The Night 2020
Date: October 2020
The NIGHT is a self-navigated, checkpoint race that will cover around 50 miles.
25 in stock
Date: October 2020
The NIGHT race is no holds barred course designed to offer individuals an opportunity to push themselves to their absolute limits. There will be zero advice or support from the ROOTS Marshalls while you are still racing, you will need to be 100% focused and self-motivated.
RACE TILL YOU QUIT
As the race progresses the distance between challenges will increase. The challenges themselves will also increase in difficulty and should you fall behind and fail to complete either in the given time then your race is over.
THIS IS AN OPPORTUNITY TO TEST YOURSELF, FIND OUT WHAT YOU ARE TRULY CAPABLE OF AND LET OUT YOUR INNER ANIMAL. RACE OR QUIT, IT’S UP TO YOU!
Feel free to contact us if your query isn't answered below
Answer: Not at all. The DAY is our entry level event and starts from the very beginning. Before every challenge you will receive a practical workshop from one of the ROOTS Marshalls, designed to take you step by step through all both the equipment and skills required to take on the challenge and grow.
No. You will be self-navigating your way between checkpoints using a compass and a map. Fear not, the first workshop of the day is a two hour navigation lecture that will take you through every aspect of navigating with an OS map and compass. After this you will set out with your tribe to put your new skills to the test. Still unsure? Don’t panic, every Tribe will be accompanied by a ROOTS Chief who id proficient at navigation and will help you out if you start to wonder off track.
All basic navigation techniques and covered during the DAY Adventure.
Answer: The DAY adventure will kick off at 05:00 on Saturday morning. We do our very best to cram in as many opportunities for learning as possible and that means getting up nice and early. All Seeds must arrive on Friday evening to complete the event documentation and meet the Tribe. The showers are hot and the beds are cosy so don’t be shy and get there as early as possible.
We except all seeds to have completed the course before 20:00. This gives everyone a chance to grab a hot shower before getting your party on. It take as long as it takes. 2020 will be our 6th DAY adventure and we have NEVER left any one behind yet. You will finish this event. We stake our pride on it!
Answer: No. We've got you covered - ROOTS HQ is a 50 berth bunk house at the foot of the Roaches in the Peak District National Park. Its complete with a full modem kitchen and a heated shower block. Each bedroom has 4 beds, power sockets and heating. You will need to bring a sleeping bag and pillow but these and all other kit needed is included in the event documentation that you will receive on entry.
Answer: A can do attitude and a willingness to learn. All material items, event and leisure, are detailed in the event documentation you receive on registration. There are no non-essential items on the kit list. All kit will be demonstrated, used and be yours to use again in the future. We do not waste anything. An example kit list is available on the DAY event page over on Facebook.
Answer: ROOTS adventures can seem costly but we assure you they are great value for money. The DAY adventure ticket comes with two nights’ accommodation, Participants patch and T-shirt, finishers beer and Pizza AND the opportunity to receive instruction and tuition from the ROOTS Marshalls, each outdoor profechinal with a vast amount of experience in delivering tuition in the outdoors.
You're paying us to provide you with a safe environment where you will push yourself to the edge of your current mental and physical threshold. And, you're paying so that should you fail, we're there pick you up and take you back to HQ safely.
Answer: Everyone at the DAY will be your friend by the end of the adventure.
However we understand that this is a big undertaking for some people and having your buddy by your side makes all the difference.
We will do our very best to ensure you are in a Tribe with Seeds of equal ability to your own.
Answer: Sadly yes, well at HQ anyway. HQ has its own wi-fi that every one will have access to. During the DAY adventure your phones will be left behind under lock and key at HQ.
If you have any personal reequipments to be contactable during the adventure we are happy to offer you the personal phone number of the Marshalls. The Marshalls are in constant communication with your Tribe Chief so can relay any messages discreetly.
Answer: No, but there are lots of cameras. Both the Marshalls and the Chiefs will have cameras and will be snapping and filming whenever it is safe to do so. All of these images and videos will be uploaded to cloud and a link will be given to all Seeds. Come Saturday night you can kick back in front of the fire and upload your achivement to social media.
Answer: Yes and no… Mainly no. You will be in the wild, use your imagination.
Answer: No. Unfortunately due to the nature of the event there is a NO refund policy. You must accept this before signing up.
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