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Burton Marathon

Sun 14th Oct 2018 • by Beyond Events
Burton Bradstock, Dorset, GB

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What you need to know

The marathon will return in 2018, still based at the home of Ciderology, the fantastic Bredy cider farm on the edge of Burton Bradstock, where you can camp the night before if you wish. (You must book through Bredy farm)

With parking close by and the start within 50 meters of the Cider bar, its something to look forward to at the end (as long as someone else is driving!). Its also a great place for your family to relax as you do all the work.

The routes are on nice quiet country roads, with aid stations on route and our as always welcoming environment, we want everyone to finish the marathon who starts and if you can manage 7 hours and under then #PUSHYOURLIMITS and enter now.

Distances in this event

  1. Marathon

    Run 42km
    9:00am Sun 14th Oct 2018
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  2. Half Marathon

    Run 21km
    9:00am Sun 14th Oct 2018
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  3. 10k

    Run 10km
    9:00am Sun 14th Oct 2018
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  4. 5k

    Run 5km
    9:00am Sun 14th Oct 2018
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Route info

Course Maps

The Marathon an elusive target for most runners, but its achievable if you train for it, you will have plenty of support on route so there is no better time than now to try, its two laps of the half marathon course, so you can take as long as you need after the first lap, have a breather a coffee and then go for it.

What’s Included

The event parking will open at 0700 to allow runners to park and prepare. Please do not arrive before this time.
Registration will open at 0715 and closes at 0845. On arrival report to registration with your ID so you can collect your number.

Course Details

Once you set off from the event centre the route will be marked with the use of arrow signs and marker ribbons. Arrows signs will be approx. every 300 metres on the quite simply you follow these signs.

The orange signs with white arrows marked on them will direct runners in the direction they should take to complete your chosen route.
It is important you take extra care when you see these signs to ensure you follow your chosen course, they are approx. every 300-400 metres.

There are additional direction triangles used along the route Additional course directional arrows SPLIT POINTS
Course split points will be used to highlight where the route splits for the shorter distances. A orange and white ‘course split ahead’ sign will warn runners that the route will split.

Orange extreme caution signs will be used where appropriate to mark potential hazards such as, steep downhill stretches, road crossings. and. When you see these signs, you should reduce your speed and run with extra caution.
Although the route is clearly marked, you should study your map long before starting to familiarise yourself with your route.

Raceday Logistics

Please make sure you attach your number to your front so it can be seen clearly. Do not wrap it around your legs, arms.

Distance: 42 km



Parking at this venue is FREE. Please car share where possible.

Kit List

Once you have registered you can get yourself and your kit ready to run.

Bring warm clothing for after the event, there will be a bag drop so you can leave everything at the Start/Finish location.


Free water, energy drinks and various snacks are available at the feed stations on the route, we will also have food and drink available to purchase at the Start/Finish.

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