Four Horsemen: Week 4 | Endurance

Four Horsemen: Week 4 | Endurance

  • Brief

Instructions

  • Most distance in 2 hours (accummulative)

    Endurance running requires stamina as well as large amounts of mental strength. For the final challenge, participants are required to cover as much distance as possible within 2 hours. You may split this challenge into as many separate activities as you like throughout the week, however, you are encouraged to perform the challenge in as few activities as possible, with bonus points awarded for the fewer activities taken to accumulate the allotted time. 

requirements

  • Set treadmill to 2.5% gradient

    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%.

Recommendations

  • Plan your route before departure

    We recommend planning your route beforehand on a route planner ,such as Map My Run, to avoid any road crossings, keep the gradient to a minimum and to take the guess work out when conducting the challenge.

Evidencing

  • Fitness Tracker

    Eg: Strava, Garmin, Fitbit...

Scoring

Distance Points

Distance

Per 0.25 miles
(starting from 1.25 miles)

Points

1

Activity Count Points

Activity Count

1

2

3

4

5

6+

Points

10

5

3

2

1

0

Submitting

Before submitting, please make sure you have ready:

  • Challenge Entry Order Number

    Found on your Challenge Entry purchase confirmation email.

  • Evidence ready to submit

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 and make take the necessary precautions.

  • 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