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NUCLEAR STORM

the ultimate TEST OF STAMINA, GRIT AND DETERMINATION

Next EVENT: SATURDAY 20TH JULY
£45 + Booking fee

You have 45 minutes to complete as many of the functional fitness stations back to back as you can with zero running involved. Maximum effort required!  The winners who complete the most stations in 45 minutes will receive a trophy and bragging rights.

Starting from the main start line you will make your way to station 1 and work your way around the stations in an anticlockwise direction.

You will be given a 5 minute warning before the 45 minutes is up and when time is called you must finish the station you are working and make your way to the finish line.  

FORMAT

STATION 1

100m Wheel Tyre Flip.  Height of tyre  women 3ft & men 4ft

 

STATION 2

150m Farmers Urn Hug.  Weight  women 24kg & men 30kg

 

STATION 3

125m The Plough Pull.  Weight women 37kg & men 70kg

 

STATION 4

200m Milk Churn Carry.  Weight women 16kg & men 24kg

 

STATION 5

Duck & Throw.  Weight women 22kg & men 32kg.  10 throws and 100m run with bag

 

STATION 6

Squat & Lift.  Women 75 reps & men 100 reps

prizes

Everyone who completes the Nuclear Storm will receive a finishers medal.

 

The 1st place winners in the male & female will receive a trophy & MyZone belt.  2nd and 3rd place winners in the male and female will receive a trophy.

WHO CAN TAKE PART?

Nuclear Storm is open to everyone and competitors must be aged 16+ years. All spectators are welcome to attend & support, their entry is free.

RESULTS

This is a chipped timed event and the results will be shown from fastest to slowest time. Your chip timing will give you your overall time and the splits by each fitness station. The overall Male & Female winners will receive a prize & every competitor will receive a finishers medal.

Race day rules

The competitor must:

 

  1. Run in trail trainers for their own safety and that of others.

  2. Be responsible for their own warm up and cool down.

  3. Follow all the rules and regulations.

  4. Complete all workouts, in the correct order. 

  5. Perform each workout as listed in the rules.

  6. Use the correct start and finish lines at the workout stations.

  7. Use the correct weight for their gender & complete the right number of reps.

  8. Accept the marshals hold the final say on all judging.

  9. Be responsible for hydrating with the water provided.

  10. Complete the race in 45 minutes.

  11. Register on the day of the event at registration, where they will be given a chip timing tag that needs to be placed securely on your trainer, as per instructions.

  12. Arrive at the start arch 5 minutes before their start time, if they miss their slot they will be allocated a later time subject to availability.

NON COMPLETION

If a competitor does not finish a fitness station they will have their chip timing tag removed. However, they may continue with the race without a final result time.

TRAINING

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WHAT YOU GET

Free parking

Free downloadable pictures

Finishers Medal

Festival village vibe with food and drinks vendors

Toilets

Medic on site

TERMS & CONDITIONS

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RULES FOR FITNESS STATIONS

Wheel Tyre Flip

Distance : 100m

Height of tyre Women 3ft and Men 4ft

The competitor starts behind the line.  To flip the tyre they need to get into a deep squat, place hands under the tyre, maintain a flat back with their head up and power up through the legs and hips. They can use their knee to assist with the flip.  They can stop to rest. They complete this workout once the competitor and the whole tyre have crossed the line.

Farmers Urn Hug

Distance: 150m

Weight: Women 24kg & Men 30kg

The competitor has to pick the urn up from the station, remembering to keep their core engaged.  The carry begins when they cross the start line.  The urn must be kept close to their chest & they can put it down at any time.  The carry is complete once the competitor & the urn cross the finish line.

The Plough Pull

Distance:125m

Weight: Women 37kg & Men 70kg

The competitor places the reins over their shoulders & they must stand behind the line prior to starting. They must remain standing at all times, hands and knees are not allowed to touch the ground.  They move the plough (sled) by pulling & moving forward.  They can stop to rest.  The pull finishes once the competitor & the plough cross the finish line.
 

Farmers Milk Churn Carry

Distance: 200m

Weight: Women 16kg & Men 24kg

The competitor has to carry one milk churn in each hand with both arms fully extended.  The carry begins when they cross the start line.  They can put the milk churns down to rest.  The carry is complete once the competitor and the milk churns cross the finish line.

Duck & Throw

Distance : 100m

Weight Women 22kg & Men 32kg

Throws:10

The competitor picks up a bag and runs 40m to the functional fitness station.  They will then be required to throw it over the bar without any assistance, they then duck under the bar and pick up the bag & move forward into the next designated lane.  There are 10 throws in total.  They can stop to rest. The competitor picks up their bag to run 40m back towards the finish line. The workout is complete once they cross the finish line.

Squat & Lift 

Reps: 100 Men 75 Women

The competitors start by sitting down on the box provided & picking up the handles. The lift begins when they stand up and raise the rack above their head, locking their arms out, this counts as one rep.  They must then sit back down onto the box. They can rest at any time standing or sitting. Each correctly completed rep will be counted by an adjudicator. The lift finishes when the competitor completes all the reps.

What to wear

Trail shoes are required so that you have good grip, gloves are optional but need to be kept on the competitor at all times. 

 

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