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Run on the Edge Run on the Edge

Run on the Edge

5.0 · 1 review

Torpoint, Cornwall

PL10 1HX Ferry Cottages, Torpoint, United Kingdom

Sun 15th May 2022

Starting at 08:30

4 races

£19.00 - £55.00

COVID-19 INFORMATION

Covid Safety measures

These will comply with the Governing Body Guidelines the TRA, under the auspices of England Athletics and the ARC.

  • Hand sanitiser will be placed outside all toilets, as well as on a table. Paper toilet seat covers, one per person, will be used in toilets and portable loos
  • Signs reminding of ‘social distancing’ will be placed around the venue.
  • Seated staff will wear masks.
  • We WILL NOT be holding a race briefing. Instead runners will receive an electronic briefing with a video and description of the route.
  • For the start, we will be using a rolling start wave window split in to two one hour windows. This will be done alphabetically.
  • This event will be signed and marshalled.
  • Race chips/numbers will either sent out in the post, or ‘dipped’ in an antiseptic ‘bath’ and collected at registration.
  • There will be no prize giving ceremony.
  • Water and finisher’s medals will be located remote from the Finish to discourage social gathering (our biggest concern).
  • Spectators will not be encouraged.
  • All marshals will be given bin bags and disposable gloves. Anyone caught littering will be disqualified.

We will be signing runners back in back in when they finish their run behind the Plume of Feathers Pub . All runners will be issued with an NFC chip which will be used to sign in at the finish. They will swipe themselves in at the end and we will have a manual paperback system. We will be accounting for all of our runners with this new back-up policy. This applies to ALL runners. We will also have sweepers out on the course for all three distances.

C-19 PLAN
Wild Running Ltd has provided covid-19 safety information for this event.

Organiser's Description

The Run On The Edge is a 10k, half marathon, marathon and 50k ultra on a spectacular part of the SW Coast Path from Cremyll at Mount Edgcumbe.

We are also including children’s races and we hope to add a trail marathon shortly.

Make no mistake it is a challenging, although scenic course.

The routes, which are out and back, all start and finish at Mount Edgcumbe, proceeding towards Rame Head (the chapel) and on to Portwrinkle (for the marathon distance) and to Downderry for the ultra.

There is a ferry from Torpoint and Stonehouse in Plymouth, which will take you to Cremyll.

What’s included?

All races to be marked (except the marathon, which will be self navigation if we get permission)
Chip timing with splits
Marshalled course
Professional first aid
Fully insured
Event caterers
Parking
Medals for all finishers
Prizes for all category winners

Races

  • Half Marathon

    £28.00

    CLOSED
  • 10k

    £19.00

    CLOSED
  • Marathon

    £42.00

    CLOSED
  • On the Edge Ultra

    £55.00

    CLOSED

Book

  • Half Marathon

    £28.00

    CLOSED
  • 10k

    £19.00

    CLOSED
  • Marathon

    £42.00

    CLOSED
  • On the Edge Ultra

    £55.00

    CLOSED

What's Included

All events will be part of the new Wild Run and Wild Night Run Series 2021/22, which includes seven events, half of which are on marked courses at night and half of which are in the day.

Points will be awarded for all categories, with overall podium places taking precedence for prizes ie you cannot win more than one prize.

All races to be marked (except the marathon, which will be self navigation if we get permission)

  • Chip timing with splits
  • Parking
  • Medals for all finishers
  • Prizes for all category winners
  • Bespoke ferry service (for small additional cost)
  • Marked courses (10k and half marathon)
  • Post run pub!

How to Get There

Summer timetable to follow: The timetable can be found here https://www.plymouthboattrips.co.uk/ferries/cremyll-ferry/

For adults, it costs £2 for a single and for children (aged 3 to 15 years) it’s £1. Dogs go for free if they are well behaved!

The bespoke service is only for the first 80 people to embark. We recommend you only catch this service if you are taking part in the marathon or if you are crewing the event or supporting a runner.

To get the Torpoint ferry: you can get a single or return from Devonport, roughly every ten minutes at 2 Ferry St, Torpoint PL11 2AX. From Torpoint, it’s a simple ten minute drive to Cremyll via the B3247. For more info call 01752812233.

Alternatively you can drive to Mount Edgcumbe from Plymouth via the Tamar Bridge (A38) to Trerulefoot roundabout; then via A374 and B3247

(brown signs) to Millbrook and then Mount Edgcumbe.

Bus

No 34 Citybus from Royal Parade Plymouth (Plymouth City Centre) will bring you to the Cremyll Ferry departure point.

Parking

Parking is available.Info TBC about payment.

Location

The winter ferry timetable to Cremyll from Admirals Hard, Stonehouse, Plymouth is Quarter past & Quarter to the hour, starting 9.15am,

You can drive to Cremyll, Mount Edgcumbe from Plymouth via the Tamar Bridge (A38) to Trerulefoot roundabout; then via A374 and B3247 (brown signs) to Millbrook and then Mount Edgcumbe.
Cremyll, Torpoint PL10 1HX

Course Details

The routes, which are out and back, all start and finish at Mount Edgcumbe, proceeding towards Rame Head (the chapel) and on to Portwrinkle (for the marathon distance).

Route descriptions

The SW foot path footpath is wide enough for overtaking in both directions, with the exception of certain short sections all the way to Rame Head. Please don’t try to overtake on these short sections.

The first feed station is at the gate at Kingsand (5k). 10k runners turnaround here.

Half marathon and marathon runners continue on to the chapel at Rame Head. The second feed station is at the chapel.

There are more single-track sections along this next section of the SW Coast path, so you will have to choose your moment to overtake.

The footpath will take you back towards the Military Road in five places along this section but don’t join the road until you reach Tregonhawke. At Tregonhawke, below Whitesand battery, the path takes you in front of some holiday homes. In places you may need to search for the path, as there is a very short section which peters out. It is here that you rejoin the road for a very short section. You can run parallel to the road, where the coast path runs in parallel to the road past Freathy. For the Ultra, the coast path takes you on over a gold course, and along some nice gradients to the car park in Downderry and then back in the opposite direction.

Route Description: 10k, half marathon, marathon and ultra
Starting at the gates of Mount Edgcumbe Park, skirt the trees on your let until the tarmac road, which takes you left towards the sea. Follow this north until you reach the ‘lake’. Go right at the lake keeping it on your left and then veer right at the top of the hill, then left, which takes you on to the main footpath and past Lady Emma’s Cottage. You will climb some stairs and head back down to the track at Picklecombe Seat, avoiding the track with fallen trees, which is in any case barred from entry. You come back down beyond the obstacle.

Now you are following the footpath all the way to Kingsand and Cawsand.10k runners turn around here. The rest continue left downhill and then right through Cawsand. Pick up Pier Lane, which takes you low, along an established footpath below Earl’s Drive.

Go right at the Old Signal House and on the footpath towards Rame Head. There is a very short tarmac section before you reach the muddy section to Rame Head. Ascend the rocky steps to the chapel (you must do this for our marshal to record your number). It’s a very short out and back before continuing west long the SW Cast Path, which is single track for large sections from here on and quite muddy in places!

You cross the road near Polhawn Fort and stay low along the SW Coast Path.

The footpath will take you back towards the Military Road in five places along this section but don’t join the road until you reach Tregonhawke. At Tregonhawke, below Whitesand battery, the path takes you in front of some holiday homes. In places you may need to search for the path, as there is a very short section which peters out. It is here that you rejoin the road for a very short section. You can run parallel to the road, where the coast path runs in parallel to the road past Freathy.

The SW Coast path takes you to Tregantle fort, through a metal gate. Take the high path which skirts in front of the fort. Follow the SW Coast path signs which divert you from the firing ranges (they won’t be shooting on Sunday!).

DO NOT HEAD ON TO THE B3247. If you do you have gone too far inland and will need to back track. This is a busy road and it is OUT OF BOUNDS TO RUNNERS. The footpath takes you across a fold course and down to Portwrinkle. There will be a marshal and a feed station at Portwrinkle and there are public toilets on the far side of the car park. There is a also a café should you need to restock, although we don’t guarantee this will be open! Marathon runners turn around and return in the exact opposite direction.

  • Cut offs: Marathon: 7 hours Ultra: 9 hours
  • There are no cut offs for the 10k or half marathon

on the day

7.30am-Bespoke ferry leaves Stonehouse for Cremyll (single and return tickets can be bought on the ferry for £2 and £4 respectively. £1 for kids)

7.45am – 10.15am Registration at the Edgcumbe Arms (upper side room)

8.29am- start of canix marathon

8.30am- Start of marathon and 50k ultra

10.14am- Start of canix half marathon

10.15am- Start of half marathon

10.29am-Start of canix 10k

10.30am- Start of 10k

12 noon- Presentation of 10k

1.00pm-Presentation of half marathon and marathon

faqs

Will I need to catch the ferry?

Only if you are taking part in the marathon or you or your kids in the kid’s races. This leaves at 7.30am and takes less than ten minutes.

Where can I go for the ferry?

Cremyll ferry, Stonehouse. PL1 3RL. To the west of the Plymouth-Santander ferry terminal.

Where can I park for the ferry?

There are a number of parking sites, which are free for TWO HOURS ONLY. Some are available for longer but have limited places, like the one on Strand Street. Strand Street
Plymouth, PL1 3RL. There is also parking available at the rugby fields in Brickfields, where Stonehouse Sharks RFC play.

https://en.parkopedia.co.uk/parking/locations/Strand%20Street_gbvn928x9h/?arriving=202112061130&leaving=202112061330

What is the normal ferry timetable?

Cremyll Ferry Departs:

Admirals Hard, Stonehouse, Plymouth – Every 30 min’s; Quarter past & Quarter to the hour.
Cremyll Quay, Cremyll, Cornwall – Every 30 min’s; On the hour & Half past the hour.
How else can I get there?

You can take the bus: No 34 Citybus from Royal Parade Plymouth (Plymouth City Centre) will bring you to the Cremyll Ferry departure point.

Or drive:

Alternatively you can drive to Mount Edgcumbe from Plymouth via the Tamar Bridge (A38) to Trerulefoot roundabout; then via A374 and B3247

(brown signs) to Millbrook and then Mount Edgcumbe.

Where do I register?

At the Edgcumbe Arms, upstairs in the function room from 7.45am to 9.45am (depending on what time your race starts). The number for the Edgcumbe Arms is 01752 822330 if you want to book a table.

What about food?

There will be cake and teas and coffees in the function room after the run, as well as a bar for our runners.

We have provisionally booked three tables at the pub for lunch, but you will have to contact us on 07773560335 if you want to reserve this.

Presentation

This will take place in the function room at 11.30am and 12.30pm respectively. The kids presentation will take place immediately after the kid’s races by the finish area, near the park gates.

kit list

10K and half marathon

grippy shoes/trail shoes

own water container (collapsible or speed cup)

map or GPS of route on phone or device or printed (advisory)

mobile phone

marathon

grippy shoes/trail shoes

waterproof/seemed coat

spare food or gels

own water container (collapsible or speed cup)

race pack

map or GPS of route on phone or device or printed (mandatory)

mobile phone

£20 in case you drop out and we aren’t able to pick you up

race brochure

For all the info, check out the race brochure.

Race brochure

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Stunning scenery. The most beautiful coast path half marathon I've ever run! Looking forward to next time.

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