Endurancelife Coastal Trail Series – Exmoor

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About
Exmoor National Park is the stage for this gruelling trail challenge through one of England's best kept secrets. Widely regarded as the toughest course in Endurance Life's trail running series, it promises to be a challenge for even the most seasoned of trail and fell runners.
Participants
10K, Half Marathon, Marathon, and 1 more
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Calendar
Sat, 12 Jun 2021
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East Dean, United Kingdom
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Star
4.2
(2 Reviews)
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The event experience
Atmosphere

Based on 700 participants

Elevation

20 to 50m elevation gain per km

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Where and when
Location
Crangon Cottages, Birling Gap Rd, Birling Gap, East Dean, Eastbourne BN20 0AB, UK
Start times
Sat, 12 Jun 2021
10K:
11:00am |
Half Marathon:
10:00am |
Marathon:
8:30am |
Ultra:
8:00am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Endurancelife Coastal Trail Series – Exmoor
10K
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10km
Half Marathon
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13.1mi
Marathon
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26.3mi
Ultra
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32.8mi
Route information
The Exmoor 10K, half marathon, marathon and ultra marathon courses encompass stiff climbs and long descents, open moorland, thickly wooded combes (valleys), historical ruins, dizzying cliffs, exquisitely beautiful rivers and a stretch of coastline that is unsurpassed. We are confident that there is no course in Britain that offers such a variety of terrain within such a compact area. This truly is trail running territory at its best, and is widely regarded as the toughest course in Endurance Life's Trail Running Series.
Route Statistics:
10K: 1,250ft Ascent
Half Marathon: 2,858ft Ascent
Marathon: 6,102ft Ascent
Ultra: 7,608ft Ascent
What's included
  • Afterparty
  • Finisher's medal
  • Fully Marked Course
  • Energy bar
  • Chip timing
  • Tech t-shirt
  • Awards for all class distances & both sexes: Overall: 1, 2, 3
  • Age categories: U20, Open, V45, V50, V55, V60, V65
  • Loads of great spot prizes.
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How to get there
Crangon Cottages, Birling Gap Rd, Birling Gap, East Dean, Eastbourne BN20 0AB, UK
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Address: Martinhoe, Exmoor, EX31 4QT
Parking:
Event parking is available at EX31 4QT, for the price of £2.
The event is best accessed by the road network. As there are many people travelling from around the UK, please consider carpooling.
Event day logistics
Registration Schedule:
07:30 - 08:00: Ultra
07:30 - 08:15: Marathon
08:15 - 09:45: Half Marathon
10:00 - 10:45: 10K
Briefing / Start Schedule:
08:30 - 08:30: Ultra
08:30 - 09:00: Marathon
10:00 - 10:30: Half Marathon
11:00 - 11:30: 10K
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Spectator Info
Spectators are greatly encouraged and can be a big boost to all those taking part. Although there are numerous places from which to spectate, we have listed here some recommended viewing spots for this event (postcodes approximate). They are deliberately chosen to be accessible and with convenient parking. Please pay particular attention to any points where we ask spectators NOT to stop - this is due to inadequate access / parking / safety of participants. Thank you.
  • Start (No Vehicles)
  • Hunters Inn (CP4), EX31 4PY
  • Finish (No Vehicles)
Reviews
4.2
2 reviews
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4.7
Did the Half Marathon in 2019
Awesome course challenging course with stunning views and a cool atmosphere . Highly recommend this race
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3.7
Did the Marathon in 2017
Really stunning and super hard course. If there's any rain pre event this is definitely a course for trail shoes - I had trainers on and lots of slipping around the place. Definitely walk up the big inclines and study the course profile before hands. There are a few bits - especially towards the end - that you can get into a good rhythm of running but a lot in the first 2/3rds that's just rolling up and down. Make sure you preserve your legs on the downhills - very easy to blow your knees out!
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