Something Wild Trail Running & Swim Run Festival

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£5.00 - £80.00Free injury protection
About
The Something Wild Running Festival is back by popular demand, but in the new venue of the Avon Valley in South Devon. This family-friendly festival is a perfect summer's weekend of fun, with countless activities like yoga, live music, wild swimming and a comedy and film night.
Participants
Summit Ultra, Marathon, 5k, and 10 more
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Calendar
Fri, 29 Jul 2022 - Sun, 31 Jul 2022
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Hope Cove, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Hope Cove, Hope Cove, Kingsbridge TQ7 3HW, UK
Start times
Sat, 30 Jul 2022
Summit Ultra:
8:00am |
Marathon:
8:00am |
Half Marathon:
10:00am
Sun, 31 Jul 2022
5k:
10:00am |
10k:
10:00am |
Rock Hard Swim (0.5 mile):
7:30am |
Rock Hard Swim (1 mile):
7:30am |
Rocky Horror SwimRun Short:
9:30am |
Rocky Horror SwimRun Long:
9:30am
Fri, 29 Jul 2022
5k Night Run:
9:30pm |
Festival Weekend:
TBC |
Forest School:
10:00am |
Yoga (Saturday & Sunday):
3:30pm
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Something Wild Trail Running & Swim Run Festival
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Yoga (Saturday & Sunday)
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0km
£5.00
Rock Hard Swim (0.5 mile)
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0.5mi
£22.00
Rock Hard Swim (1 mile)
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0.5mi
£32.00
Rocky Horror SwimRun Short
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1.4mi
RaceTypeRunning
6.6km
£14.00 - £32.00
Route information
This year, this is three-day trail running festival will be held at Hope Cove, in South Devon, with camping and parking and race finishes happening in our festival field. The event starts on Friday 29th and ends on Sunday 31st July.
Events will get underway with the trail ultra and marathon, which has more than 3,500 ft of ascent, followed by the trail half marathon, which also includes following the SW coast path past three estuaries and the River Avon back to the festival site.
The Summit Wild Ultra, which will run parallel with the marathon, is an ideal entry-level ultra, although it’s no walk in the park.
What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Branded Swim Cap (Rock Hard Swim)
  • Live music
  • Outdoor yoga
  • Local food, street food & drink
  • A wild swim
  • Prizes for category winners
  • Giant trampolines
  • Bouncy castle
  • Speaker’s evening
  • Comedy and film night
  • Walks
  • Forages
  • Book swap
  • BBQ
  • Capture the flag
  • Forest School
  • Toilets
  • Camping available
  • Parking available
  • Guided sea swim included with weekend entry
Train
How to get there
Hope Cove, Hope Cove, Kingsbridge TQ7 3HW, UK
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By Public Transport
Unfortunately, this venue is not easily accessible by public transport, with the closest train station being Ivybridge, situated 8 miles away.
Parking
There will be paid parking available on-site.
Transfer to Start
There will be a transport service available to take runners for the half marathon, marathon and ultra races to the start in Salcombe. This service will cost £10.
Rocky Horror SwimRun
Start Location: Galmpton, Kingsbridge, Devon, TQ7 3EY
Event day logistics
Friday
15:00 Event site opens
18:00 Registration opens
19:00 Speaker's evening
21:30 Night Run through Avon Valley
Saturday
07:00 Registration for Half Marathon, Marathon & Ultra
07:30 Transport leaves
08:00 Ultra starts
08:30 Marathon starts
10:00 Half Marathon starts
10:00 - 12:00 Kid's Forest school
17:00 - 19:00 Communal dinner
18:00 Presentation evening
19:00 Comedy evening
Sunday
07:30 Rock Hard Swims start
10:00 Kids Races + Forest School, 10k, 5k and Wild Guided Swims start
12:00 BBQ
16:00 Presentation evening
Race Packs
You must collect your race packs for your race from Friday 6pm until Sunday 1:45pm at registration in the festival field in Hope Cove.
The events The following events will take place on the following days:
  • Saturday: Ultra, Marathon, Half Marathon
  • Sunday: 10k, 5k and swims
Age Requirements
The races have the following age restrictions:
  • 1k - 3-7 years old
  • 2k - 8-11 years old
  • 5k - 12+ years
  • 10k - 16+ years
Forest School
You can drop your kids at the forest school from 10 am to 12 noon on either day, with the organiser's experienced and qualified forest school leaders, while taking part in the 5k or 10k race or one of the organiser's guided wild swims.
Please note that to join the forest school, you have to have booked camping or weekend tickets.
Camping
To book camping you need to purchase the appropriate festival weekender ticket at the checkout. This ticket will include 2 nights camping, a guided swim, Forest School for the children and access to the band and speaker's evening.
Forest School Entry
You can drop your kids at forest school from 10am to 12 noon on either day, with the events experienced and qualified forest school leaders, while taking part in the 5k or 10k race or one of the events guided wild swims. To join the forest school, you have to have booked camping or weekend tickets.
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FAQ's
What do the fesitval tickets for the Something Wild Trail Running Festival include?
Festival tickets include 2 nights of camping, forest school for children, a guided wild swim, and band and speakers evening.
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Is there catering at the Something Wild Trail Running Festival?
Yes, there will be catering on site with a variety of food and drinks available.
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Will there be toilets and showers at the Something Wild Trail Running Festival?
Yes, there will be both toilets and showers at the event site.
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