Hope Trail Festival

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Hope Trail Festival
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This family-friendly trail festival is an exciting way to spend your weekend. With on-site camping, a kids' event, 12, 24 and 36 hour races and the chance to enter individually or in teams, there really is something for everyone. Take in the scenery as you test yourself and see how far you can go.
Hope Trail Kids, Hope 36, Hope 12, and 1 more
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Fri, 12 Jul 2024 - Sat, 13 Jul 2024
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Newnham Park, Newnham Park Shooting, Newnham Park, Plymouth PL7 5BN, UK
Start times
Friday, 12 Jul 2024
Hope Trail Kids: 10:00 amHope 36: 9:00 pm
Saturday, 13 Jul 2024
Hope 12: 9:00 amHope 24: 12:00 pm
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Hope Trail Festival
Hope 36
£52.99 - £79.99
Hope 24
£47.99 - £69.99
Hope 12
£32.99 - £49.99
Hope Trail Kids
Route information
Set in the stunning grounds of Newnham Park, the historic estate in Sparkwell, Devon, this lively, family-friendly event sees entrants take on as many laps of the 5-mile-long route as possible. The route takes participants through the gently undulating hills and beautiful woodland scenery that make up the 550-acre Newnham country estate.
This event has a lively atmosphere and provides something for everyone. Choose from 12, 24 and 36-hour options, compete individually, in pairs or within teams of 3 to 8 people.
Enter your little ones in the kids' race, open to all ages and abilities. This race allows children to experience trail running in a safe environment, taking them along a 1.7-mile route. All finishers will receive a medal.
What's included
  • Finisher's medal
  • Trophies awarded for top finishers
  • Chip-timed results
  • Free camping option
  • On-site massages
  • Dog friendly
  • Food and drink vendors
  • Free parking
  • Hope Trail Festival Merch available for purchase
How to get there
Newnham Park, Newnham Park Shooting, Newnham Park, Plymouth PL7 5BN, UK
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By Car
Take the A38, following it towards Plymouth until taking the turning onto Sandy Road and onto the B3416. Then turn onto Newham Road to find the start/finish area.
By Train
The closest train station is Plymouth Station which is a short taxi journey to the event starting area.
Free parking is available at the event site.
Event day logistics
16:00 Site opens
17:00 Registration opens
21:00 Hope36 starts
07:00 Wake up call
08:00 Registration opens
09:00 Hope12 starts
10:00 Hope Trail Kids starts
12:00 Hope24 Starts
21:00 Hope12 finishes and medal presentation
07:00 Wake up call
09:00 Hope36 finishes and medal presentation
12:00 Hope24 finishes and medal presentation
Age Requirements
All solo participants must be aged 18 years or over on the event date.
To compete in the team event, participants must be aged 16 or over on the date of event. However, parents must be confident in their ability depending on the team size they are in.
There is a kids' race for those aged 16 and under on offer to all participants.
Course Cut-off
  • Hope 12 - 12 hours
  • Hope 24 - 24 hours
  • Hope 36 - 36 hours
Race Packs
Race numbers, timing chips and t-shirts can be collected at the event site. They will not be posted to participants.
Event Rules
For the team events, only one runner as part of the pair/team can be on the course at any one time passing the baton to the next person.
Participants can take a break at any point on the course - your 'break' will be marked out on the race results.
What is the course like at the Hope Trail Festival?
The course is 5 miles long, with gently undulating terrain.
When is the cut-off time for events at the Hope Trail Festival?
The Hope 12 has a cut-off time of 12 hours, the Hope 24 has a cut-off time of 24 hours and the Hope 36 has a cut-off time of 36 hours.
How do I collect my race pack for the Hope Trail Festival?
Race numbers, timing chips and t-shirts can be collected at the event site. They will not be posted to participants.
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