Is walking allowed

Yes. Every year there are handful of race participants that walk entire time. There are no special race rules for walkers – walkers need to follow the same race rules as any other participants at the race.

Do I have to stay on the course until the end of the race

No. You can leave the race course any time. There are few who leave the course after couple hours however most commonly participants decide to stop once they reach their target distance – marathon, 50 Km, 40 miles, 50 miles, double marathon, 100 Km.

I am not a fast runner. Will I fit in?

Yes. All speeds are welcome at Mind The Ducks 12 Hour. There are not too many snobs in Ultrarunning community. I can guaranty that most if not all fast runners will chear on you after or provide encouraging word while passing you now on then.

What is Ultra Marathon

An ultramarathon (also called ultra distance) is any sporting event involving running and walking longer than the traditional marathon length of 42.195 kilometres (26.219 mi).

Aid Station

The course will feature one fully stocked aid station with great ultra fare throughout the run.

Can I put up my own tent/aid station along the course?

Yes, south from main aid station and timing area will be designated for individual aid stations

Where Can I ask additional questions

The Mind-The-Ducks Facebook group is the best way to get your questions answered, as it is checked daily by the race directors and any number of runners who have run this race before. Or email Race Director Directly at