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Barrows and Downs

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Barrows and Downs

Salisbury, Wiltshire

A360, Salisbury, SP3 4, United Kingdom

Sat 12th October 2024

Starting at 08:00

2 races

£35.00 - £45.00

Organiser's Description

Following the sucess of the inaugural Barrows & Downs, we are back.

This Marathon and Half Marathon is set in the very historic southern area of the Salisbury Plain in Wiltshire. Running among the ancient barrows dating back to 3500 BC.

Taking in the amazing views of many of the Wiltshire Downs.


  • Marathon


    Booking for more than 1?
  • Half Marathon


    Booking for more than 1?


  • Marathon


    Booking for more than 1?
  • Half Marathon


    Booking for more than 1?

Course Details

Both routes start and finish in Tilshead and follow byeways and footpaths through some of the most stunning chalkland Downs around.

The routes will be fully signed by the team the day before the event.

Trail shoes recommended.

What's Included

Amazing well stocked aid stations with everything you need to help you refuel. A mixture of sweet and savory snacks, water, juice and coke on offer for you.

Friendly marshals on road crossings on major roads.

Very experienced medical and safety team on route to help you if needed.

Fully marked route.

Finisher medals for those who complete the event with winner prizes for first, second and third male and female. We pride ourselves on being as eco friendly as we possibly can be, our medals are all made locally with minimum carbon footprint.
There will be NO deferrals after four weeks from the event.(Sept 9th).


Tilshead Water Tower.

on the day

Car park opens at 0630 hrs.

Marathon starts 0800 hrs. cut off 7 hrs

Half starts 0830 hrs. cut off 3.5 hrs.

Race briefings will be 15 mins before distance start time.


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·6 months ago

Great race, good facilities (no toilet queues) and really nice race director and team. They even organised good weather for us. Always a bonus. Would recommend this race. Hey, I might even step up to the marathon next time.

·6 months ago

Fantastic event! The route was fantastic, it was really well signed and all the staff were super friendly and helpful. Will definitely be back!

Who's In

See who else is doing this event


Shelbie Maule


Darren Lewis

Harry Ormerod

Holly Entwistle

Jaqui Jones

Jenna Brown



Alexander Prew

Sarah Jouty Beesley


Salisbury, Wiltshire

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