Meon Valley Trail Half, 10k, 5k & Trailblazer
Whether it be the Half Marathon, the 10k, the 5k, or the Trailblazer (running all three races consecutively) this is a flat and fast, out and back course, run along the disused Fareham to Alton railway line, from Wickham out towards Corhampton and back. Race HQ and start returns to the trail on the edge of the Village, at the car park just off Mill Lane, Wickham.
Medal for all entrants of all races
Special Trailblazer medal
Plenty of water stations
Race HQ and start are on the trail on the edge of Wickham Village, in the car park just off Mill Lane, Wickham, Hampshire PO17 5HZ
Parking is free in the car park at Race HQ and start.
By Road: Wickham is just two miles north of the M27 (junction 10) near Fareham, and is less than 10 miles from both the M3 and the A3. Alternatively, for a scenic route, take the A32 from Alton and head South through the beautiful Meon Valley.
Journey time from London approx. 90 minutes. For Satnav, the postcode is PO17 5JZ
By Train: The nearest rail station is Fareham, then taxi or bus from Fareham to Wickham.
By Air: Southampton Eastleigh airport is approx 10 miles away, then train from Southampton Parkway (next to the airport) to Fareham, or taxi from the airport direct to Wickham.
The Meon Valley Trailblazer is running all three of the Meon Valley Express races consecutively - a total of 36km. The Trailblazer Challenge starts at 10am.
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I ran the half marathon
Water stations were good would only do the 10k next time as no variety on the run. No loos at the race start
Meon valley trail
Good set up
Booked another race because of how this one went.
Awesome intimate event
Can’t wait to do it again and sign up to more rural running events.