Cornish Coast Day Run

Lizard Point, Cornwall

Organiser's Description

Join us this October, for a stunning coastal trail run from Lizard Point, Great Britain's most southerly point. This one day ticket allows you to take part in our Cornish Coastal Adventure weekend with a guided run from Lizard's Point to Porthleven. It's a stunning route along the coastal path. Along the way you will find out about the local area and also learn trail techniques from our qualified guides. There will also be a refreshment stop around halfway featuring local produce as well as a mini cream tea!

All abilities are catered for but you need to be able to run around half marathon distance, so whether you are a new to trail running, just looking to get some miles in an inspiring location, or smash out trails like a pro, you're in good hands. As with all Run the Wild events, it's a team event so you will be grouped with similar ability runners and led by one of our experienced Run Leaders who will route find and set the pace for you. We walk anything too steep and it's a good opportunity to get some trail running tips from our leaders along the way. At the end of the run there will be transport available back to Lizard's Point.

Races

  • Individual Entry 20 km
    £35 BOOK
  • Individual Entry Includes drop off at end of run
    £40 BOOK

Guided trail run from Lizard's Point to Porthleven

Drop-off back at Lizard's Point at the end of the run (£40 option)

Refreshment stop on route with local produce

Trail Running Technique Instruction

A Lead Runner for the team, with you every step of the way

Bag Storage

Incredible coastal trails

WHATS NOT INCLUDED

Personal insurance (recommended)

Travel to Lizard's Point

Snacks to sustain you on route

Accommodation or meals

We will be meeting at Lizard's Point car park for the start of the trail run at 9.30am. If you choose to pay for the £40 ticket, transport from the end of the run back to the start will be included.

The run usually takes around 4 hours including the refreshment stop halfway. The run will finish near to Porthleven (full details in your joining instructions).

You will need to arrange your own transport to the start of the adventure at Lizard's Point, where there is a National Trust car park.

If you choose to pay for the £40 ticket, transport from the end of the run back to the start will be included.

We will group participants by their ability but you need to be able to run a half marathon distance. It's a great event for those new to trail running as well as veterans! You will be expected to carry the essential kit from our UK KIT LIST but this will be a pretty light bag allowing you to run freely. The Lead Runner will route find and as all with our expeditions you will be expected to run as part of the team.

To take part in a Run the Wild holiday you will be required to carry at least the mandatory kit appropriate to your holiday. This is for your safety. You will receive an additional recommended kit list when you book. If you have any questions please get in touch.


CLOTHES:

Wicking top and shorts or leggings

Socks (eg: Injinji)

Trail running shoes (sufficient tread)


WEATHER DEPENDENT ITEMS:

Lightweight waterproof jacket

Sun hat / cap

Warm hat and gloves

ACCESSORIES:

  • Fully Charged Mobile Phone including the numbers for the Lead Runners, Event Director as well as appropriate emergency services (charge before use and make sure it's in a waterproof case or bag)
  • Lightweight, comfortable running pack (max 12 litres)
  • Water Bottles / Bladder
  • Snacks to sustain you for the planned route
  • Waterproof bags / dry bags to keep stuff dry
  • Whistle (normally found attached to your bag)
  • Personal first aid kit (eg: blister packs, sunscreen, inhaler etc)

Please note: we will not be checking your kit on the day, but we highly recommend you bring these items for your safety.

Sorry, booking has closed for this event 🙁

  • Individual Entry 20 km
    £35 CLOSED
  • Individual Entry Includes drop off at end of run
    £40 CLOSED
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