Burrator Noir

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Burrator Noir
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Experience racing in the dark with this incredible night run. Perfect for any night owl looking to grab a new PB out on the trails, take on the 12 mile, 10k or bring the little ones along for the junior races. The technical route will test runners throughout.
2k Kid's Race, 1k Kid's Race, 12 Miles, and 1 more
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Sat, 18 Nov 2023
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Yelverton, United Kingdom
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Where and when
South West Lakes Trust - Burrator Discovery Centre, Yelverton, Devon PL20 6PE, UK
Start times
Saturday, 18 Nov 2023
2k Kid's Race: 5:30 pm1k Kid's Race: 5:30 pm12 Miles: 6:00 pm10k: 6:30 pm
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Burrator Noir
12 Miles
1 Loop
£17.50 - £25
£14.70 - £21
2k Kid's Race
1k Kid's Race
Route information
Terrain Moorland, plantation, leats, gnarly, rocky, paths and disused railway lines
Route Type Looped
The Burrator Noir
This is one of Wild running's earliest races and returns to its original venue at the Discovery Centre at Burrator Reservoir.
The main race includes 12 miles of moorland, plantation, leats, gnarly, rocky, paths and disused railway lines- all very runnable.
Flat, fast, road run around the perimeter of the reservoir.
Kids Races
Wild Running have also brought back the original kids races, in the spirit of the Wild Night Run Series. Come along to test your trail running ability. This will be a great afternoon for all of the family as there will also be a 1k and 2k kids race.
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What's included
This year, the WNR will form part of the Dartmoor Night Fell Series. To keep entry prices down, we have added medals and series running vests as an optional extra. We will donate a Clive's Pie to Kingsbridge Food Kitchen for every entrant, instead of doing mass medals. By entering this, you are helping to donate. All courses will be marked and marshalled and in the dark!
  • Chip-timing
  • Fully marked course
  • Feed station
  • Bag drop
  • Prizes adventure related books and or sports wear/vouchers
How to get there
South West Lakes Trust - Burrator Discovery Centre, Yelverton, Devon PL20 6PE, UK
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Parking will be available at the event site.
Event day logistics
17:00 Registration opens at HQ.
18:00 Start of 12 Mile race.
18:30 Start of 10k race.
19:05 First competitors expected to finish (10K)
19:30 First competitors expected to finish 12 miler
19:45 Presentation 10k
20:15 Presentation 12 miles
21:00 Event ends
Age Requirements
  • 12-mile: Entrants must be 18 years of age or older to participate
  • 10k: Entrants must be 16 years of age or older to participate
  • Kid's Races: Entrants under the age of 8 will compete in a 1k race, entrants between 8 and 12 will compete in a 2k race.
Cut-off Time
The cut of time is 21:00 for ALL racers.
Bag Drop
There will be an opportunity for competitors to drop off bags. The bag drop is stationed next to the registration area.
This event will not be using the Discovery Centre itself, so there will be no toilets for use here. Available toilets will be on the entrance to the western dam.
Aid Stations
There will be one feed station on the race course with water Vats, some sweet things and something from our event partners. The location of the feed station is at Soldiers Pool, Princetown Cattle grid.
Food and refreshments
A food stall will be on site as well as our coffee trike guru Sam Cake, serving teas and coffees.
Cupless Event
Please note that this event is going cupless. You will be expected to bring a cup/bottle with you to this event.
In case of emergency, use the Burrator Noir 12 miles View RangerExternalLink.
Courses will also be cleared of signs by route sweeper.
Prizes will be donated to the first three overall finishers in each race for men and women, as well as spot prizes. Please stay for the presentation if you think you may have won something. We will not be posting out prizes.
Event Rules
  • Dogs are ONLY permitted in the 10k road race.
  • Headphones are not permitted.
Can I wear my MP3/Ipod at the Burrator Noir?
For your safety, music players and headphones are not permitted.
When will the race manual be available for the Burrator Noir?
Race manuals will be available closer to the event date and the information will also be emailed out to participants.
Is there an age requirement to participate in the Burrator Noir?
Yes, runners must be the following ages to participate in each event: 16+ for the 10 Mile, 16+ for the 10k, between 3-12 for the kids races.
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