Dartmoor Trail Running Challenge

The magical Dartmoor National Park is home to this stunning trail running event.

Event Date TBA

Trail Running

300
Competitor Limit

Great Cator

Widecombe-in-the-Moor

Dartmoor

TQ13 7UA

Event Stats

Distance

11.6 KM

7.2 Miles

Total Elevation

228 Meters

748 Feet

Elevation Chart (Click Me!)

Elevation Chart

Entry Fee

£ 30

Difficulty: Moderate to Strenuous

Registration: 9:30 am

Briefing: 10:45 am

Start Time: 10:30 am

Cut Off Time: Sat 5th - 5:00 pm

Distance

23.2 KM

14.4 Miles

Total Elevation

456 Meters

1496 Feet

Elevation Chart (Click Me!)

Elevation Chart

Entry Fee

£ 42

Difficulty: Strenuous

Registration: 8:30 am

Briefing: 9:15 am

Start Time: 9:30 am

Cut Off Time: Sat 5th - 5:00 pm

Distance

46.4 KM

28.8 Miles

Total Elevation

912 Meters

2992 Feet

Elevation Chart (Click Me!)

Elevation Chart

Entry Fee

£ 55

Difficulty: Strenuous

Registration: 7:30 am

Briefing: 8:15 am

Start Time: 8:30 am

Cut Off Time: Sat 5th - 5:00 pm

Distance

58 KM

36 Miles

Total Elevation

1140 Meters

3740 Feet

Elevation Chart (Click Me!)

Elevation Chart

Entry Fee

£ 62

Difficulty: Strenuous

Registration: 6:30 am

Briefing: 7:15 am

Start Time: 7:30 am

Cut Off Time: Sat 5th - 5:00 pm

The magical Dartmoor National Park is home to this stunning trail running event.

We have had to change the format for the event this year in order to comply with new regulations of the Park due to the COVID-19 situation. We are now set on private land near Great Cator and Cator Common. With Dartmoor not being able to support events this year, we have had to move to private land and change the format to a lapped event.

We are just very excited and happy to be able to offer you the chance to run and take part in another great event.

The course as always is tough, challenging and very scenic. It will now be an 11.6K loop which means the half marathon, marathon and ultra marathon will be doing laps.

The 11K will be one single lap of this new course.

The half marathon will be two laps.

The marathon will be 4 laps.

The ultra will be five laps.

The start times will now be as follows:- You may start your run at any stage during these times, once you have registered and have your number and timing chip.

Ultra Marathon start time between 6-30am-7-30am

Marathon start time between 7-30am-8-30am

Half Marathon start time between 8-30am-9-30am

11k start time 9-30am-10-30am

You will be crossing fields, open moorland, rivers and woodland. We won’t be visiting any Tors unfortunately, but you can see them all around you.

The COVID-19 situation has made this a very hard decision for us, but we do not want to let you down and feel it is best to be able to get an event up and running as we know you are all desperate to get back out there on the trails!

Fully marked course with no navigation needed.

This event is now canicross friendly.

Camping is available in the HQ field on Friday and Saturday nights before and after the event.

Dartmoor Trail Running Challenge

The Route


11K route description coming soon!

Half Marathon route description coming soon!

Marathon route description coming soon!

Ultra Marathon route description coming soon!

Checkpoint Info

At our checkpoints you will find water, squash, coke, electrolytes, sweets, crisps, nuts, chocolate, bananas, cake, new potatoes and other carby bits on the marathon and ultra checkpoints . We are trying to reduce the use of plastic so we ask runners to bring reusable cups for coke and squash.

No Checkpoints On 11K Distance

Half - CP

11.5KM From Start

11.5KM To Next CP

KM To Finish

Coordinates:

Marathon - CP

11.5KM From Start

11.5KM To Next CP

KM To Finish

Coordinates:

Ultra - CP

11.5KM From Start

11.5KM To Next CP

KM To Finish

Coordinates:

Event countdown

Kit List

11K Mandatory Kit

  • Fully Charged Mobile Phone
  • Race Directors Contact Number (supplied on the day)
  • 500ml Water Carrier - Full From The Start

11K Advised Kit

  • Reusable Cup
  • Compass
  • Foil Blanket
  • Whistle
  • Waterproof Jacket (Taped Seams)
  • Waterproof Trousers (Taped Seams)
  • Head Torch
  • Map - To Be Printed From Our Website
  • Emergency Food
  • Hat
  • Gloves
  • Base Layer
  • First Aid Kit

Half Mandatory Kit

  • Fully Charged Mobile Phone
  • Race Directors Contact Number (supplied on the day)
  • 500ml Water Carrier - Full From The Start

Half Advised Kit

  • Reusable Cup
  • Compass
  • Foil Blanket
  • Whistle
  • Waterproof Jacket (Taped Seams)
  • Waterproof Trousers (Taped Seams)
  • Head Torch
  • Map - To Be Printed From Our Website
  • Emergency Food
  • Hat
  • Gloves
  • Base Layer
  • First Aid Kit

Marathon Mandatory Kit

  • Fully Charged Mobile Phone
  • Race Directors Contact Number (supplied on the day)
  • 500ml Water Carrier - Full From The Start

Marathon Advised Kit

  • Reusable Cup
  • Compass
  • Foil Blanket
  • Whistle
  • Waterproof Jacket (Taped Seams)
  • Waterproof Trousers (Taped Seams)
  • Head Torch
  • Map - To Be Printed From Our Website
  • Emergency Food
  • Hat
  • Gloves
  • Base Layer
  • First Aid Kit

Ultra Mandatory Kit

  • Fully Charged Mobile Phone
  • Race Directors Contact Number (supplied on the day)
  • 500ml Water Carrier - Full From The Start

Ultra Advised Kit

  • Reusable Cup
  • Compass
  • Foil Blanket
  • Whistle
  • Waterproof Jacket (Taped Seams)
  • Waterproof Trousers (Taped Seams)
  • Head Torch
  • Map - To Be Printed From Our Website
  • Emergency Food
  • Hat
  • Gloves
  • Base Layer
  • First Aid Kit

Parking

Parking available at HQ
Opening at 6am
Secure parking.
Next to the start/finish line and event Headquarters & Registration
Cost £5 CASH- Paid on arrival.

Address
Great Cator
Near Widecombe-in-the-Moor
Dartmoor
TQ13 7UA

Number & Timing Chip

Numbers and timing chip's are to be collected on the day of the event at registration.

Please make a note of your registration time for the distance you selected and make sure you arrive giving yourself enough time to register.

Please also make a note of your briefing time and ensure you attend the briefing.

Both the number and the timing chip have to be worn at all times during the event.

You also have the chance to rent GPS tracking units, which enable your friends and family to track you all the way around the course.

Signage

We use a number of signs during our events. Arrow markers are on a hi-viz reflective red with white arrow to mark the direction to be taken.

We advise runners to bring a map of the route with them on event day in case of emergencies. You can download the map and print it and you can download GPX files to your device.

What You Get

  • Trail Events Co large bespoke finishers medal
  • Trophies for first three male and female runners in each distance, plus a trophy for the first male and female over 50 in each distance
  • Energy refreshments at the checkpoints and finish line
  • Experienced medical cover – Medics (Mobile)
  • Friendly, personal assistants, advice and support
  • Fully Signed Course
  • Chip Timing
  • Free Professional Race Photos
  • Trail Events Co Snood
  • Also on offer:
  • Technical Running T-shirt (£15, or one free with your entry to the Dartmoor 50/100 event)
  • GPS tracking units (available at £20 per day for hire)

Camping

Camping

Camping is available at headquarters on Friday and Saturday nights, HQ.
Cost £7 per person per night (Plus £5 for your vehicle)
Please note this is a basic campsite.
Fresh Water tap and loos onsite.
No Electrical hookups available.
No disposable barbecues or fire pits allowed.
To reserve a camping spot please write to [email protected] with your arrival time & tent size/camper van information included.

Trail Events Co Shop

The Trail Events Logo ‘established 2014’ Technical Tee – Comes in two colour options

£15.00

Combat Green | Blue

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The Trail Events Co logo hoodie ‘Established 2014’ Comes in four colour options

£28.00

Charcoal | Grape | Pepper Red | Bright Royal

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Trail Events Morf Snood – Comes in four colour options

£8.00

Midnight Camo | Arctic Camo | Bright Orange | Bright Pink

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