Blackdown Hills trail run - 10K & half marathon event image

Blackdown Hills trail run - 10K & half marathon

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Blackdown Hills trail run - 10K & half marathon

Taunton Racecourse, B3170, Taunton, TA3 7, United Kingdom

Sun 8th September 2024

Starting at 09:00

2 races

£25.63 - £34.85

Organiser's Description

We are super excited to be holding this event for the third time with a new and update route, taking in even more fantastic forest trails! 2022 & 2023 were both sell out years with brilliant feedback so thankyou all for your support! Here is a link to our 2022 event to give you a taste of what to expect from our trail runs!

Setting off from Taunton racecourse where you will head up onto the hills, discovering tucked away trails, quiet country roads and unrivalled scenery through the Blackdown hills area of outstanding beauty. Enjoy technical forest trails, challenging climbs (Upto the Heightest point in the Blackdowns if you take on the half marathon) with absolutely awesome views!!

The course will be way marked clearly, brilliant marshals throughout, professional medical team and superb feed stations ensuring you have a fantastic, safe and enjoyable run!'

Both the 10K and the half marathon route will have feed stations along the way to help fuel your journey to the finish line... Where you will be rewarded with an epic wooden medal & other goodies!

We look forward to seeing you at the event and can’t wait for you to experience this amazing trail route!

Races

  • Blackdown Hills Trail Run - 10K

    £25.63

    Booking for more than 1?
  • Blackdown Hills Trail Run - Half Marathon

    £34.85

    Booking for more than 1?

Book

  • Blackdown Hills Trail Run - 10K

    £25.63

    Booking for more than 1?
  • Blackdown Hills Trail Run - Half Marathon

    £34.85

    Booking for more than 1?

Course Details

Join us for an awesome run setting off from Taunton racecourse where you will head up onto the hills, discovering tucked away trails, quiet country roads and unrivalled scenery through the Blackdown hills area of outstanding beauty.

Enjoy some technical forest trails, challenging climbs along with the heights point in the Blackdowns if you take on the half marathon!

The course will be way marked clearly, brilliant marshals throughout, professional medical team and superb feed stations ensuring you have a fantastic, safe and enjoyable run!

10KM - Actually 10.8KM with 200M Elevation

Half Marathon - Actually 22.4KM with 510M Elevation

What's Included

- Epic finishers medal
- Awards for top 3 M/F in each distance
- Free parking
- Well marked course
- Chip timed event
- Free event photography
- Food & drink available
- Bag drop
- Brilliant feed stations throughout.

Parking

Free parking onsite

Location

Taunton racecourse,
Taunton, Somerset
TA3 7BL

On the day timing

- Parking opens @ 7:00AM

- Registration @ 7:15AM - 8:45AM

- Event brief @ 8:50AM

- Events Starts @ 9:00AM

- Event cut off time @ 1.30PM

feed stations

We know how important it is take to take on good quality food throughout a challenging run and therefore aim to provide you with some great fueling options to keep you on your A game throughout the run. Expect to see energy drinks, electrolytes, water, carbs in many many forms and some good encouragement from our team!

what you need to bring?

Running shoes

Running clothes, suitable for the weather

Fully charged mobile with race director's number stored

500ml water bottle

Waterproof jacket

Race HQ & facilities

Free parking

Registration area

Toilets

Local refreshments before or after your event

Race start and finish line

First aid

Picnic area

Merchandise

Event Video

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