Meon Valley Trail Half, 10k & 5k (CX)

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Distances in this event

  1. 10k

    Run 10km
    Entry Closed
  2. 5k

    Run 5km
    Entry Closed
  3. Half Marathon

    Run 13.1mi
    Entry Closed

Event details

  • Flat
  • Trails
  • Finisher’s medal
  • 300 participants

From the organizer

Organizer's website

Whether it be the Half Marathon, the 10k or the 5k run along the disused Fareham to Alton railway line, from Wickham out towards Corhampton and back. If you do want an epic challenge take on the big one and run the 36k challenge by running all three races to receive a 4th awesome medal. These event's are for all abilities and so everyone can have an amazing time.

This is a very friendly, fun event and the runner's push each other to the finish line. There is no last place in this event. Another epic thing about this event is the legendary finisher medal you get at the end. The medal has gained somewhat of a reputation so don't miss out on the chance to grab yourself one.

Course Maps
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What’s Included
  • Legendary finisher medal
  • Chip timed race
  • Finish line camera
  • Water stations
  • Distance markers
  • Toilets
  • Changing facilities
  • Baggage store
Course Details


A flat and fast, out and back course where you will run along trails and tarmac through the Forest of Bere and a disused railway line


- Half Marathon

- 10k

- 5k


Over the past months Rural Running Event's have invested in a chip timing system, meaning even the most competitive runner can be assured of an accurate time.
  • Chip timing of every competitor
  • Automated lap timing
  • Finish Line Display of time/runners
  • Finish Line Camera
  • Kiosk Printer for printing of individual race times
Raceday Logistics

Race Schedule

Start time - 9:00am

End time - 15:00pm

Make sure you give your self plenty of time to get to the start. Let's Do This recommend around 45minutes beforehand so you can prepare.

Baggage storage

Baggage storage is offered

Kit List

Normal running gear is perfect for this event. Be wary of the weather as it is advised to take some warm clothing for after the race


This is not so much a spectator event but is a very family friendly event.


No volunteers are needed.


Who are Rural Running Events?

Rural Running Limited, formed in October 2016, is a small, family business, run by me, Jeff Clark, my wife Michelle, and Laura Clark, who has recently joined us.

As a recent convert to running, and having formerly been reluctant to run a bath, let alone a marathon, I think I know what the average runner wants from an event.

As a company, we are committed to support both local, and national charities, making significant donations from the proceeds from every one of our races.

Who is this run for?
If you are looking for a race where you can hide among 1000’s of other competitors, with bells and whistles, then this site is not for you!

Our runs are all fairly small, and are aimed at all abilities. However, our runs are also planned with the serious runner in mind.

Are strollers allowed?

Yes they are

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    Phill B
    Hi I have only just started the couch to 5k program and I'm looking to commit myself to a 5k to ensure I stick to it but I am overweight is this an appropriate run for all abilities? Or can you reccomend any that are close(ish) to Portsmouth. Thank you


    Steph E
    Hi there! If you would like to send an email over to [email protected] then one of our team will be able to help you find a more beginner friendly run :)
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    Katrina J
    Can 15 year olds run this event?


    Steph E
    Hey there, just to let you know that if they are 15 they must be accompanied by an adult for the 10k and 5k. However you must be over 16 to enter the half marathon. All the best!

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