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Dartmoor Volcano Race

1 race scheduled · 400 participants · Sun 5th Sep 2021 · Scorriton
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£26.00 - £28.00Free injury protection
About this event

Test yourself with this formidable 10 mile trail run over Dartmoor. Great for trail running aficionados, the course provides a real test taking runners over South Dartmoor's highest point, Ryder's Hill. Come for the epic challenge or for the all-important finisher's medal.

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Tickets available until Thu Sep 02 2021

What's included:

  • Course marshals
  • Epic finisher's medal
  • Sweeper runner
  • Aid stations
  • On-site first aid
Dartmoor Volcano
11:00am Sun 5th Sep 2021

Run 10.25mi

£26.00 - £28.00
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5.0
1 reviews
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Did the Dartmoor Volcano in 2017
If you like uphill starts this is the race for you!! A hill that seems never ending to get you up on to the moors, although you do come back down it to finish aswell so you can speed down it to gain some time you lost on the way up it!! Great views from the top of the “volcano”. Tough but enjoyable.… read more
Frequently asked questions
Yes, there will be soft drinks, coffees, teas and a selection of cakes to purchase throughout the day at the Village Hall.… read more
There will be qualified paramedics from Medicare SouthWest at the event HQ.… read more
While it is the same route, runners will take it on backwards, making it slightly easier.… read more
Route description
Route description

The course totals 10.25 miles and has a total climb of almost 500 metres. As such, this event will provide a formidable challenge.

Throughout the run, participants will visit South Dartmoor's highest point - Ryder's Hill - and enjoy extensive Dartmoor views while crossing a number of rivers and bogs. Don't forget the ascent of the notorious Red Lake Volcano as well.

There is a cut-off of around 3 hours and marshals/sweepers will be out to make sure all the runners are faring well.

A detailed plan of what the race includes can be found here:

  • 3 river crossings
  • 1 Clapper Bridge crossing
  • 2 Bogs
  • 1 Volcano ascent
  • 1 long uphill start
  • 1 long downhill finish
Did the Dartmoor Volcano in 2017
If you like uphill starts this is the race for you!! A hill that seems never ending to get you up on to the moors, although you do come back down it to finish aswell so you can speed down it to gain some time you lost on the way up it!! Great views from the top of the “volcano”. Tough but enjoyable.
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Logistics and schedule

Schedule:

09:00 Parking opens

09:15 - 10:45 Registration
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11:00** Race starts

Please arrive at least 45 minutes before the start of the event to sure there is plenty of time to complete the registration process and have a sufficient warm-up.

Spectators

Supporters are more than welcome to come along and cheer on the runners. Please note however that there are a limited number of suitable vantage points unless you walk a few miles from the start line.

If supporters have a dog with them, then please ensure they remain on a lead at all times.

How to get there

1 Rosemary Ln, Scorriton, Buckfastleigh TQ11 0JA, UK

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**Address: Scorriton Village Hall, TQ11 0JB

Car:** There is free parking available around 400m from the Village Hall.

Frequently asked questions
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Is there catering on-site at the Dartmoor Volcano Race?
Yes, there will be soft drinks, coffees, teas and a selection of cakes to purchase throughout the day at the Village Hall.
FAQ
Is there onsite first aid at the Dartmoor Volcano Race?
There will be qualified paramedics from Medicare SouthWest at the event HQ.
FAQ
Is it the same route as before for the Dartmoor Volcano Race?
While it is the same route, runners will take it on backwards, making it slightly easier.
FAQ
Are dogs allowed on the course at the Dartmoor Volcano Race?
Dogs are not allowed on the course with competitors.
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