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See if you can beat the bore in this great 12.8k trail race. You will following the great tidal wave on the river Severn which created the Severn Bore. Along these river banks expect muddy and challenging terrain. Race the tide to earn your finisher's medal and bacon roll.
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Calendar
Sun, 11 Sept 2022
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Location
Elmore, Gloucester, UK
Start times
Sunday, 11 Sept 2022
Beat the Bore : 9:00 am
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Beat the Bore
Distance
12.8km
£26 - £28
Route information
This Beat the Bore race will put your speed on the trails to the test, attempt to race the bore before it bursts its banks at the finish line at Weir green. You will traverse the muddy scenic riverside banks towards the finish line. Make sure to pack your trails shoes as this route will definitely be muddy and sticky.
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What's included
  • Rustic Riverside Handmade Wooden Medal to all finishers
(different ribbon if you beat the bore!)
  • Limited edition Beat the Bore Mug
  • Hot drinks & Bacon Roll (vegetarian option available)
  • Awards 1st, 2nd & 3rd Lady & Man
  • Toilets
  • Bag Drop
  • Water station
  • First aid
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How to get there
Elmore, Gloucester, UK
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Parking
Parking for this event is with respect to local road users. There is space for 25 cars in the Elmore village hall car park. Next is parking on the verge opposite the hall and on edge of the road. Please follow car parking marshal instructions as very large farm vehicles use this road
Event day logistics
07:00 Parking opens
07:30 Registration opens
09:10 Registration closes
09:15 Beat the Bore approximate start
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This route is initially undulating then follows the riverside banks so please wear appropriate shoes and clothing for the terrain and weather.
Race Packs
All race packs must be collected from the registration desk on the day of the event.
Start
Please line up 5 minutes before the start of your race inside the start area.
Water station
Water is provided at the start from a race vehicle as well as at the junction approximately 2.5 miles in.
Toilets
There are Men's, Ladies', and disabled toilets available inside the village hall.
Bag Drop
There will be an unsupervised bag drop in the village hall, you can leave your bags there at your own risk.
Flooding
Once the Bore has passed Weird green (the finish) the river bank will begin to flood. You have 30 minutes before the river bursts its banks. At 45 minutes the river bank will not be accessible so you must follow the marshal's directions along the farm lane.
Headphones
The race organiser advises that runners do not wear headphones or earphones. If you choose to participate in the event using headphones you accept full responsibility for your own safety and the safety of others affected.
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Spectator Info
All spectators welcome!
FAQs
Can I wear headphones at Beat the Bore?
The race organiser advises that runners do not wear headphones or earphones. If you choose to participate in the event using headphones you accept full responsibility for your own safety and the safety of others affected.
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Is there a bag drop at Beat the Bore?
There will be an unsupervised bag drop in the village hall, you can leave your bags there at your own risk.
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When does the Beat the Bore start?
The Beat the Bore starts at approximately 9:15am, but make sure you arrive in plenty of time to secure a car parking space and to collect your race pack.
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