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Four Horsemen: Week 4 | Endurance

Endurance running requires stamina as well as large amounts of mental strength. The aim of the final challenge is to accumulate the set distance above relevant to your level of entry throughout the week. You may break up the distance into as many separate workouts as you wish, however, more points are awarded for the fewer workouts taken to achieve the distance.

  • Brief

Instructions

  • Accumulate the set distance to your level of entry throughout the week by running or walking. Bonus points awarded elevation gain achieved and number of workouts taken to achieve the distance.

    Advanced - 40 miles

    Intermediate - 30 miles

    Moderate - 20 miles

    Novice - 10 miles

Requirements

  • You must log each individual run separately via the submission form 

  • Set treadmill gradient to 2.5%

    It is preferred that you tackle this challenge outside. However, if you are unable to do so, you may use a treadmill to complete the challenge. If you do decide to use a treadmill, you must set the treadmill gradient to 2.5%.

Evidencing

Evidence Format:

  • Fitness Tracker Activity

    e.g. Strava, Garmin, Map My Run, etc...

Scoring

Completion Points

Entry Level

Advanced

Intermediate

Moderate

Novice

Points

40

30

20

10

Bonus Points

Workout Count

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

Points

20

10

5

4

3

2

1

Submitting

Before submitting, please make sure you have ready:

  • Challenge Entry Order Number

    Found on your Challenge Entry purchase confirmation email.

  • Weblink to Evidence

    Unfortunately, we do not yet have the technology to allow you to directly upload your evidence, so in order for you to submit your evidence we require you to submit a weblink to such evidence. There are a number of ways to get a weblink to your evidence, you can either:

Deadline: 7-Days

It is highly recommended that you complete the challenge within 7-days of its issue, however, we will accept submissions right up until 7-days after the end of the series. We will not accept submissions after this time.

Health & safety

This is a brutal physical challenge for which you are responsible for your own health and safety. It is imperative that you read through, understand and follow our health and safety guidelines before you embark on your challenge attempt. This list is only a guide. It is your responsibility to take the appropriate health and safety measures during the attempt of a challenge.

  • Consult a physician

    You should consult a physician before you begin any strenuous exercise program, such as the one described on this website, especially if you have or suspect that you may have heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, or any other adverse medical conditions. If you feel faint or dizzy at any time while performing any challenges or exercise, stop immediately and seek medical evaluation.  

  • Plan your route

    On running challenges, we strongly recommend planning your route with online running route planners. This leaves out the guesswork, allowing you to know the distance and elevation before you embark on the challenge.

  • Let others know

    When performing any challenge, we strongly recommend you let a friend or family member know what you are doing and where and when you are doing it and what time you are expected to return incase you face any difficulty.

  • Carry a mobile phone

    We strongly advice that you carry with you a fully charged mobile phone and back up battery if possible.

  • Bad weather

    Keep an eye on the weather forecast.

  • Nutrition and hydration

    You are responsible for your own nutrition and hydration as this is a self-disciplined event. Please ensure you have enough fluids and food or adequate access to these. Click here to read our guide on fuelling correctly for this challenge.

Help & Support

If you have any questions or queries please do not hesitate to get in touch.

info@rokman.co.uk

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