Bewl Water Half Marathon, Marathon, Ultra & 10K

12th May 2018 • by Hermes Running
Wadhurst, East Sussex, GB
13 reviews

A scenic late spring run starting from the Bewl Water Visitor Centre and following the Bewl round the reservoir route. Both courses are run on a combination of undulating rural wooded trail and along some quiet country lanes, with lovely views of the lake for most of the route.

Races

  1. Race Name: Ultra

    • Run 37.5mi
    Race Date: Sat 12 May 2018, 8.30am
  2. Race Name: Marathon

    • Run 26.2mi
    Race Date: Sat 12 May 2018, 9.00am
  3. Race Name: Half Marathon

    • Run 13.1mi
    Race Date: Sat 12 May 2018, 10.00am
  4. Race Name: 10K

    • Run 10km
    Race Date: Sat 12 May 2018, 10.15am
Course Maps
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What’s Included

This will start at the Bewl Water Visitor Centre, Bewlbridge Lane, Lamberhurst, Kent, TN3 8JH here. Registration will be open from 7.30am so please take advantage of registering early, if you can. The ultra marathon start time will be at 8.30am, Ultra marathon runners please ensure you register by 8.00am, as the mandatory race briefings will start 15 mins before each race, and it’s a 5 min (0.5 mile) walk to the start from the Bewl Water Visitor Centre.

WHAT DO I GET FOR MY RACE ENTRY FEE ?
Lovely Bewl Water bespoke medal.
Winners’ trophies for the 1st, 2nd & 3rd Male / Female runners for each event.
R & R free race certificate with personalised chip time.
R & R Race Photography, option to purchase some lovely photo’s at £4.95 each.
Well stocked Aid Stations with HIGH 5 Gels, flapjacks, jelly babies, crisps, bananas, fruit cordial and water.
Free on-site parking at the race HQ on a first come first served basis.
Expert medical support provided by The Response Group.

Raceday Logistics

WHEN WILL I GET MY RACE NUMBER AND CHIP TIMING CHIP?
These will both be provided at registration and your race number will contain your electronic timing device. You will be given an envelope containing the race number and a Tyvek tag correlating to your race number. You can attach the Tyvek tag to your bag when you do your bag drop, though you will need to provide your race number after the race in order to retrieve it, so please hold on to it.

Travel

WILL THERE BE PARKING AND WHAT WILL THIS COST?
The car parking spaces at the Bewl Water Visitor Centre are very reasonably priced for both competitors and spectators, the fee for all-day parking will just be £2.00 per car and there are plenty of car parking spaces available, so please bring change as this is payable at the main entrance to the Visitor Centre.

Kit List

WHAT KIT WILL I NEED ON THE DAY?
This is predominantly a trail run but it includes sections along the roads on quiet country lanes so it is advisable to wear trail shoes as conditions underfoot can be muddy on stretches. I would also advise taking a hydration pack or bottles so you can maintain your electrolyte intake throughout the race and take gels and food to assist you with your race nutrition too. Some areas are quite exposed too so a cap, gloves, and lightweight jacket might come in handy too.

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