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RUSH WEEKEND

3rd & 4th October 2020

WE HAVE BEEN IN CLOSE CONSULTATION WITH OUT LOCAL COUNCIL & WE ARE PLEASED TO CONFIRM THAT
NUCLEAR RUSH WEEKEND WILL GO AHEAD – SUBJECT TO GOVERNMENT RESTRICTIONS.

RELAXATION OF THE COVID SAFETY MEASURES ARE IN LINE WITH THE GOVERNMENT’S UPDATED TIMELINE

Event Info

Location: Brentwood, Essex, CM15 0LA, UK
Distance:7km or 12km
7k minimum age:12-16 years *must be accompanied by an adult 17+
12k minimum age:16 years
Saturday Prices:7K - £60.35 12K - £68.85 (PLUS 3RD PARTY PROCESSING FEES 6%)
Sunday Prices:7K - £60.35 12K - £68.85 (PLUS 3RD PARTY PROCESSING FEES 6%)
CHECK YOUR RACE ENTRY – PARTICIPANT LIST SATURDAY & SUNDAY

THE BIG ONE

HOW ARE THE OBSTACLE RACES GOING AHEAD? (updated 17th September)

We are proceeding with these events under measures which have been granted & approved by our local authority. In order to comply with & offer our #nuclearfamily the safest experience we are taking the following steps:

  • We are reducing our maximum event capacity from 12,000 to 4,000 racers across the whole weekend.
  • Every racer will be temperature checked inside your car on arrival –  a face-covering must be applied. Face coverings must be worn from your car/carpark to registration/check-in through to the briefing, warm-up, at the start & finish. It can be removed when you are in the release pen at the start.  Racers do not need to wear a face-covering when running or at obstacles but MUST carry one in a water-proof bag or pouch for the duration of the race – to be used if the 2m distancing rule can not be obtained at or near obstacles. A face-covering will be given to every racer as they cross the finish line & must be worn immediately. There are no exceptions to this rule. There are no exemptions for not wearing a face-covering whether it be medical or any other reason.
  • Groups of up to 30 people up to 2-3 metres socially distanced will be allowed in any one area.
  • We are operating social distancing systems, touchless check-in, temperature checking, track & trace & wave/group sizes of 5 people released every minute.
  • There will be obstacle sanitisation in operation.
  • Racers are encouraged to use the full width of every obstacle & keep apart at all times.
  • Wave start times stay the same but do expect a rolling, staggered start which may not adhere to your published time.

WHAT’S CHANGED?

THERE IS STRICTLY NO SPECTATOR ACCESS TO THE EVENT.

  • There’s a new online ticket price to reflect the event change due to COVID-19.
  • The car-park will be relocated right next to the event village making it easier/quicker to arrive & exit once finished.
  • There will be NO event village, tradestands, sports therapy, band etc.
  • There will be no bag-drop, changing tent or showers. A Shaken Udder milkshake will be given to all adult racers & there is a key-drop for car-keys only.
  • There will only be one finish survivor photo & one photo from the Deathslide for all 7 & 12k racers.
  • There will be a slightly reduced obstacle count – approx. 65 on 12k & 40 on 7k.
  • There will be no zip-lines included in this event.
  • A maximum of 5 racers will start together. If you are part of a team or running with buddies make sure you meet up before registering & enter the one way system together or you may not be able to start/run with them. You will not be permitted to meet up with other groups of racers on the course.
  • Individual racers DO NOT have to stay in their ‘start group’ – you can run your own race-pace maintaining social distancing at all times.
  • Racers must run on the left side of the course using the right side for overtaking only.
  • There will be reduced mud & water obstacles to keep in line with current Covid guidelines & we may have to change planned obstacles to stay in line with government & local authority updates.

WHAT HASN’T CHANGED…

  • There will be a Nuclear MC, warm-up & banging Nuclear atmosphere & race-day experience.
  • There will be camping, limited choice of food/drinks to purchase, Nuclear kit shop near the car-park.
  • The courses are as always well-designed, fun & challenging #TRUSTNUCLEAR
  • Expect the usual big variety & quality Nuclear obstacles as well as rigs & multi touch obstacles, but with continuous obstacle sanitisation in operation.
  • There will be all the usual high standards of water-safety, medical attendance & marshal support.
  • There will be a 2020 medal & survivor running vest (Scimitar brand, technical fabric, men/women styles) for all finishers.
  • These restrictions are correct at time of web update.

Choose from multi award winning 7km or 12km course distances over obstacle-loaded, muddy farmland set in the heart of the Secret Bunker Estate, Essex.

Nuclear’s well known for delivering award winning events with big, high quality achievable, man-made and natural obstacles designed to test every ability of fitness on fast-paced, flowing, punishing courses over epic varied terrain. Expect the infamous Deathslide & new Swing A Ding at the lake zone plus loads & loads of other obstacles.

RUSH RACE FORMAT
  1. The course distances are 7km & 12k. This event is NOT a lap race.
  2. All racers are chip-timed.
  3. Your wave will be made up of 7 & 12k runners. You will run together until 7k where 12k runners will split. There’ll be warning signs, arrows and a Nuclear marshal at the split to guide you.
  4. Expect up to 65 high quality, natural & man-made obstacles.
  5. Attempt as many or as few obstacles as you like – it’s your challenge!
  6. Water on the course is no deeper than 4-5′.
  7. Key-drop available.
  8. Wave start times stay the same but do expect a rolling, staggered start which may not adhere to your published time.  There are no penalties.
  9. There are water stations on the course & start/finish.
  10. We will start clearing the 7 & 12k Rush courses from 5pm onwards (last runner 1st).

VIDEO PRE-COVID EVENT RESTRICTIONS

Free Wild Forest induction with every ticket.