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RUAlive Trail Run

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Help support the local school community in this trail run through the grounds of Camelsdale School. Escape into nature by running 5 or 10km along the undulating footpaths and bridleways, with idyllic views over the South Downs National Park, and celebrate with food, drink and music at the finish.

How to enter the RUAlive Trail Run

  1. 10K

    Run 10km
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  2. 5K

    Run 5km
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RUAlive Trail Run routes

Breath in crisp autumn air as you meander your way along the footpaths and bridleways of Marley Common, Blackdowns, and South Downs National Park in this 5km or 10km trail run.

This event to hosted to raise much needed funds for Camelsdale School, while encouraging the community to escape into nature, and find new and healthy ways to challenge themselves physically and mentally. It is open to all abilities, including walkers.

The route will begin on the grounds of Camelsdale School, and will undulate its way over the magnificent Marley Common to Blackdown, and back again.

The 5km route will be an out and back route with 156m of elevation climb, a perfect route for those new to trail running and just want to enjoy the scenic route.

The 10km route extends slightly longer than 10km, as it takes you to the Blackdown Western viewpoint, where panoramic views of the South Downs await you, before heading back to the finish line. The course has a total of 338m of elevation climb, and will be 12km long.

At the finish line, runners will celebrate with a buzzing finish festival featuring plenty of local food & drink stalls, music, and entertainment for the whole family. There will be kids races for those 11 years and younger.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Kids run for u11s
  • Finish line festival with food & drink stalls, music and entertainment
  • Water stations

£2.50 of each ticket sold will be donated to a School PTA of your choice. If you choose the partner entry, £5 of your ticket price will be donated. Please specify which school you would like your donation to go to during registration. The remainder of the funds will be donated to Camelsdale Primary School PTA.

Raceday Logistics


10:00: Event Opens

10:30: 5K Starts

11:15: 10K Starts

14:00: Event End

Please arrive at least 30 minutes before race time to ensure plenty of time for registration

Age Restrictions:

5km: 12 years

10km: 17 years

Kit List
  • Trail shoes
  • Water vessel

Spectators are more than welcome to come along and join the fun

Frequently Asked Questions

Are walkers welcome at the RUAlive Trail Run?
Yes, there is no cutoff time so runners and walkers of all abilities are welcome.
Can I bring my dog to the RUAlive Trail Run?
Unfortunately, no dogs will be allowed at this event.
Will there be water stations on the RUAlive Trail Run course?
Yes, there will be water stations at the 4km and 9km points.
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