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Grail Quest Race – Death of Kings

500 participants · Sat 11th Sep 2021 · Long Sutton
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About this event

Travel back through time and challenge yourself with this epic medieval obstacle course in Somerset. Great for athletes seeking a fun and innovative challenge, the course totals 8km and has over 50 obstacles. Sign up for the bespoke finisher's medal or the medieval style event village.

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Grail Quest is a ye olde medieval themed obstacle course race based in Somerset, taking place over 8km with 50+ obstacles. You’ll have to attack “Battle Of Wessex” with the courage of a medieval Knight, conquer “Agincourt” and trample, crawl or swim through the trenches. We change the course and obstacles every year, to keep you returning Knights guessing.

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What's included:

  • Epic finisher's medal
  • Refreshments through
  • Over 50 obstacles
  • Plenty of mud
  • Lots of water features
  • Great spectators viewing area
  • Medieval style Event Village
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Peasant's Revolt
Sat 11th Sep 2021

Run 8km

Hastings
Sat 11th Sep 2021

Run 8km

Doomsday
Sat 11th Sep 2021

Run 8km

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Frequently asked questions
FAQ
How do the start-times work at the Grail Quest Race?
Start times are split into waves, from 1000 - 1300. Each wave has a different name and upon check out you can decide which wave you would like to enter.… read more
FAQ
Are spectators allowed?
Spectators are strongly encouraged to come along and support those taking part. There is an epic viewing area from where friends and family can enjoy the action.… read more
FAQ
What activities are there in the medieval village?
The medieval village will be made up of axe throwing, archery, medieval weaponry displays, great food options and lots of mead.… read more
Route description
Route description

The course spans a total of 8km and throws up over 50 unique and innovative obstacles throughout. Get ready for the some awesome team work exercises, the exhilarating 'Battle of Wessex' and the thrilling Lady of the Lake.

Be it as an individual, or part of a team, this themed event is the perfect event to keep you active in a new and exciting way.

Additionally there is the option of the Mini Knights Race, the Virtual Race, and the 16KM race (two laps of the course).

The Mini Knights Race is 4.5KM and adults accompanying children in the race must also buy a ticket.

Logistics and schedule

Schedule:

1000: Peasant's Revolt
1030: Hastings
1045: Doomsday
1100: Heathan
1115: Saxons
1130: House of Wessex
1145: Camelot
1200: Avalon
1215: Harlequin
1230: Vagabond
1245: Death of Kings
1300: Mini Knights

Please ensure you sign in at registration, at least one hour before your start wave.

Spectators

There is a viewing area for friends and family and a larger medieval village than ever with axe throwing, archery, medieval weaponry displays, wholesome food and plenty of mead.

This is guaranteed to keep spectators entertained whilst their Knights are in battle, and all Knights once they’ve conquered their Grail.

How to get there

Upton Bridge Farm, Long Sutton, Langport TA10 9NJ, UK

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Address: Upton Bridge Farm, Long Sutton, Langport, Somerset, TA10 9NJ

**Car:
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If approaching from along the A303 from either East or West, turn off at Podimore roundabout. Take the turnoff signposted to Langport then continue along the A372 for approximately 9 miles, through the village of Long Sutton, your quest will begin at a signposted farm on the right.

If traveling along the M5, turn off at Taunton J25, take the A358 signposted to Yeovil. Continue for 4 miles until the left turn on the A378, signposted Langport. Continue for 15 miles until the market village of Langport. At the end of the high street, on a hard left turn, take the right up the hill. Continue, at the T-junction bear right, signposted Wincanton. Continue for 4 miles and the Grail Quest will begin on your right.

**Train:
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The nearest train stations are Yeovil Junction/Yeovil Penmill or Castle Cary, dependant on your access to lines. All are a 15 minute drive from the start of your quest.

**Foot:
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There are buses locally to the village of Long Sutton, they stop at the village green and from there the farm is a 1 mile walk. They also stop at the Halfway House, Pitney, which is also a miles walk.

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
How do the start-times work at the Grail Quest Race?
Start times are split into waves, from 1000 - 1300. Each wave has a different name and upon check out you can decide which wave you would like to enter.
FAQ
Are spectators allowed?
Spectators are strongly encouraged to come along and support those taking part. There is an epic viewing area from where friends and family can enjoy the action.
FAQ
What activities are there in the medieval village?
The medieval village will be made up of axe throwing, archery, medieval weaponry displays, great food options and lots of mead.
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