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Night Nav GPS Marathon

Salisbury, Wiltshire

Moot Ln, Downton, Salisbury SP5 3JP

Sat 22nd January 2022

1 race


Organiser's Description

This is an exciting nighttime point-to-point marathon run suited for those who enjoy an adventure.

Starting at 18:00 - 19:00 you have until 02:00 to make it to the finish point. Using the supplied GPX file, runners will navigate along the Avon Valley footpath during the night.

Finishers will be awarded a bespoke wooden medal.

Self-supported, self-navigated, and self-reliant.


  • Night Nav GPS Marathon




  • Night Nav GPS Marathon



What's Included

Finishers will be awarded a bespoke wooden medal
GPS Tracker Hire


Start: Moot Ln, Downton, Salisbury SP5 3JP
Finish: Christchurch Priory Car Park, BH23 1BY

Course Details

The route is on public rights of way which are predominantly on tracks and footpaths following the Avon Valley Path. There are some short road sections and crossings. Due to the nature of the course following the Avon Valley and the proximity of the river Avon a few short sections of the route are boggy and wet underfoot.


18:00 - 19:00 Start window

02:00 Cut off time (7hrs total to complete)


Runners must have an electronic navigational device capable of uploading the GPX route to and navigating from

Runners need a support crew to drop them to the start point, pick them up at the finish and offer assistance on route

Runners must wear an item of visible refective material whilst navigating the route

kit list

A high visibility reflective vest or similar, to be worn at all times whilst on the course

Means of navigation, preferably a GPS watch


Compass (make sure your compass is attached to you or your kit)

Waterproof top

Long trousers or tights

Gloves (waterproofed in a plastic freezer bag)

Hat (waterproofed in a plastic freezer bag)

Food and water

Small torch with spare batteries

A lightweight piece of warm clothing (waterproofed)

A fully charged working mobile phone (waterproofed)

GPS Trackers

Posted to participants 1 week before

Issued with a waterproof pouch

Participants to turn the tracker on at the start.

Trackers update their position to the live view GPS Tracking map every 10 seconds

Please click here for instructions


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