Polruan Shuffle

Well done to Kerri, Helen, Julie, Sarah, Nicky, Jane, Becky, Andrew and Antony for completing stage 1 of Purple Gecko Event’s Saints and Smugglers Challenge

Organised by Purple Gecko Events. The Polruan Shuffle is Stage 1 of the Saints and Smugglers Challenge

Stage 1 Looe to Polruan – 12.1 miles of scenic coastal path along the south coast of Cornwall, 1 checkpoint part way, no cut off time.

Results:

2:25:06 Andrew Ross (23rd place)

2:30:35 Antony Boardman (31st place)

2:46:32 Marty Barnfield (45th place)

4:23:09 Rebecca Bateman (86th place)

4:23:16 Jane Stedman (87th place) 100 Marathon Club

4:23:16 Sarah Cox (88th Place)

4:27:16 Kerri Rowe (92nd place)

4:27:13 Nicky Brenton (91st Place)

4:27:19 Julie Oxenham (93rd place)

4:27:20 Helen Stevenson (94th Place)

Full Results: https://resultsbase.net/event/5614/results?fbclid=IwAR3E4K6ABbASK6Ivia0ZCXZ0F3hTqPB7lXbkiwAh3qoZQoUOLMQt1716bLA&round=14032&ordering=chiptime&orderby=asc

The Saints & Smugglers Challenge, four unique self-navigation stages on four different dates culminating in the legendary 100mile Saints & Smugglers Challenge!

Sign up for one if it takes your fancy, or take the plunge and commit to all four in order to complete the challenge! https://resultsbase.net/event/5614

Stage 1 – 22nd May 2021, Looe to Polruan – 12.1 miles of scenic coastal path along the south coast of Cornwall, 1 checkpoint part way, no cut off time.

Stage 2 – 12th June 2021, Rock to Boscastle – 25.5 miles of rugged North Cornwall coast path, 2 checkpoints along the way, 9 hour cut off.

Stage 3 – 24th April 2021, Boscastle to Looe,The Smugglers Way – 36.6 miles straight across the Cornwall via Bodmin Moor, 3 checkpoints along the way, compass and map reading skills required for this one, 14.5 hour cut off.

Stage 4 – 5th September 2021, The Saints Way Challenge, 28.5 miles, Padstow to Fowey, straight across the County following the ancient Saints Way Trail. 10.5 hour cut off.