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The Chal­lenge event for the Ot­ter will take place on 9-10 Oc­to­ber 2019, and the race on 11-12 Oc­to­ber 2019.

Best Time: Both Retto records were bro­ken in 2018, with Bart­lomiej Przed­wo­jew­ski clock­ing 3:40.48 and the UK’s Holly Page 4:37.48 for the 42km. The De­tails: – There are four river cross­ings, 2 600m of el­e­va­tion gain, and 11 sig­nif­i­cant climbs. – Run­ners must also tackle over 7 000 steps. – Fin­ish­ers re­ceive medals with dif­fer­ent coloured rib­bons, de­pend­ing on their fin­ish­ing time.

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