Exmoor Trail Running Challenge

An outstanding Trail run awaits you within the beautiful and exhilarating Exmoor National Park. After a year away we are delighted to be returning to Cloud Farm in the famous Lorna Doone valley. The site has been acquired by the National Trust and vast improvements to the parking and facilities have been made, Now they really want us back, how could we say no!

Sat 17 Oct 2020

Trail Running

500
Competitor Limit

Cloud Farm

Lynton

Oare

Lynton

EX35 6NU

Event Stats

Distance

11.7 KM

7.3 Miles

Total Elevation

588 Meters

1929 Feet

Elevation Chart (Click Me!)

Elevation Chart

Entry Fee

£ 30

Difficulty: Moderate to Strenuous

Registration: 9:30 am

Briefing: 10:15 am

Start Time: 10:30 am

Cut Off Time: 5:30 pm

Distance

24.5 KM

15.2 Miles

Total Elevation

1562 Meters

5125 Feet

Elevation Chart (Click Me!)

Elevation Chart

Entry Fee

£ 42

Difficulty: Moderate to Strenuous

Registration: 8:30 am

Briefing: 9:15 am

Start Time: 9:30 am

Cut Off Time: 5:30 pm

Distance

42.5 KM

26.4 Miles

Total Elevation

2591 Meters

8501 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: 5:30 pm

Distance

52 KM

32.3 Miles

Total Elevation

3094 Meters

10151 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: 5:30 pm

An outstanding Trail run awaits you within the beautiful and exhilarating Exmoor National Park. After a year away we are delighted to be returning to Cloud Farm in the famous Lorna Doone valley. The site has been acquired by the National Trust and vast improvements to the parking and facilities have been made, Now they really want us back, how could we say no!

There are four new trail routes planned out for you. Which take in the best of the Exmoor National Park. You’ll be facing beautiful trails along river laden valley floors and wooded valley, before bursting out on to one of the most stunning stretches of coastline in the country.

Canicross Friendly.

What you get:-

* A large, gorgeous bespoke medal (individual ribbons for each distance). (All finishers)
* A Trail Events Morf Snood (All entrants)
* Chip timing
* Well Marked course (No self navigation needed)
* Well stocked checkpoints
* Amazingly friendly and helpful staff
* Full medical support
* Camping available
* Bar and refreshments available onsite
* Ellis Brigham Mountain Sports retail shop
* Trail Events retail shop
* Event photographs (Photos are FREE for you to download)

Exmoor Trail Running Challenge

The Route

An outstanding Trail run awaits you within the beautiful and exhilarating Exmoor National Park. After a year away we are delighted to be returning to Cloud Farm in the famous Lorna Doone valley. The site has been acquired by the National Trust and vast improvements to the parking and facilities have been made, Now they really want us back, how could we say no!

There are four new trail routes planned out for you. Which take in the best of the Exmoor National Park. You'll be facing beautiful trails along river laden valley floors and wooded valley, before bursting out on to one of the most stunning stretches of coastline in the country.


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 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.

Checkpoint Info
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Checkpoint Info
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Checkpoint Info
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Event countdown

Kit List

12K Mandatory Kit

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

12K Advised Kit

  • Reusable Cup
  • Foil Blanket
  • Whistle
  • Waterproof Trousers (Taped Seams)
  • Map - To Be Printed From Our Website
  • Hat
  • Gloves

Half Mandatory Kit

  • Fully Charged Mobile Phone
  • Race Directors Contact Number (supplied on the day)
  • 500ml Water Carrier - Full From The Start
  • Waterproof Jacket (Taped Seams)
  • Map - To Be Printed From Our Website
  • Foil Blanket
  • Whistle
  • Base Layer

Half Advised Kit

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

Marathon Advised Kit

  • Reusable Cup

Ultra Mandatory Kit

  • Fully Charged Mobile Phone
  • Race Directors Contact Number (supplied on the day)
  • 500ml Water Carrier - Full From The Start
  • Waterproof Jacket (Taped Seams)
  • Waterproof Trousers (Taped Seams)
  • Map - To Be Printed From Our Website
  • Compass
  • Foil Blanket
  • Whistle
  • Head Torch
  • Emergency Food
  • Hat
  • Gloves
  • Base Layer
  • First Aid Kit

Ultra Advised Kit

  • Reusable Cup

Parking

Ample Parking is available at Cloud Farm in our new car park.

Flat easy access field

Cost for parking – £5 per vehicle all day parking. CASH ONLY

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 also use striped tape, these are placed after any split to reassure you that you are on the correct trail. We also use them along long stretches where no turn off is required or directional arrows needed.

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
  • 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 (£10)
  • GPS tracking units (available at £20 per day for hire)

Camping

Camping

Camping is available at Cloud Farm Camping -

https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/holidays/cloud-farm-campsite

Please book directly through the link above with Cloud Farm.

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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