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north york moores
north york moores
Really Over The Top - Long Distance Hash Trail
Sept 16th - 18th 2011  
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        2 Hares
        2 Catering
        2 Logistics
+ Reserves
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Q What is ROTT?.
 A slightly or `Really` Over The Top A to B to C to D hash trail (i.e. it meanders for15-25 miles) run over a weekend. You will be told where A ( a good pub) is and need to get there on Friday Evening. Accommodation is basic camping, and there are Catering and Logistic backup teams, so you do not need food or backpacks. To find out where B,C and D are you must be on the run
   
Q Has this been done before
 Yes, we started in 1992 and followed every 2 years until thwarted by a fuel strike then foot and mouth. the fourth ROTT finally happened in 2009 and went back to the North York Moors. Previous ROTT trails have been on the North York Moors, Derbyshire and Shropshire.
   
Q Do I need to be Fit?
 Reasonably. This is a Hash NOT an Iron Man contest. As with all Hashes we have walkers and athletes. The Hares pride themselves on being able to keep a pack together even over this distance, with a wide range of abilities. We do have a logistics team if anyone gets into trouble.
   
Q How is the trail laid?
 A. Just like a normal CH3 run, complete with Checks, false trails, turn backs, Check backs and even short cuts, allowing you to thoroughly explore the country side while others catch up.
   
Q How far is point A from Cambridge?
 About 145 Miles. You should be able to drive there after work on Friday.
   
Q Can I get a lift?
 A Mini Bus has been booked from Cambridge.- If you want to be on it, please get an update code and tick the box to be on it
   
Q How much does it cost?.
 We don`t know. When you Register we ask for a
£20.00 deposit , (but you do need to Register first). After the event we add all the costs and divide by participants. Support crew do not pay the deposit , The Camping works out at £7.50pp/pn, but you will need money to pay for beer and food in the pubs in the evenings.
So far the organisers have paid out £596.50 for deposits, minibus etc, and we are committed for food and beer.
   
Q I am not sure if I paid a deposit, how can I check?
 Check Who`s Cumming
   
Q How do I register?
 Click Here
   
Q Where do I sleep?
 We organise a Camp site, but you may opt for B&B at your own expence. We will book your room and pay any deposite on your behalf. You will find out where when you get there.
   
Q How do I get fed?
 A backup team of Hash caterers and Logistics will feed you and supply Beer when we are not in a Pub. Otherwise you will be able to purchase food in the pub.
   
Q Where is it
 The Run starts at Hulme End, Staffordshire (see where does it start?). Where it ends ????.
   
Q If the trip is full, can I get in if someone else backs out?
 Yes. You can register as a Reserve. If places become available you will be e-mailed and it will be up to you to update your registration before anyone else.
   
Q What do I need to bring?
 Camping Gear, Plate, Cup and Cutlery, Beer Mug - all non breakable. Hash R*nning gear and a change of clothes.You can bring a Day-Sack or Carrier bag for things you might need at Lunchtime.
We will have Plastics if you forget.