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The Belper Rover

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The Belper Rover is a challenging scenic circular 30 km chipped & fully sign posted circular fell race on footpaths, bridleways & public roads.

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What's included:

All finishers will receive a medal & exclusive Belper Rover Buff.

Prizes: Male & Female: £100 each / 1st. £50 each/ 2nd £25 each/ 3rd, additional £50 to 1st male & female finisher under 2 hours plus spot prizes throughout the entrant field.

The Belper Rover Trail Race
Sun 15th Aug 2021

Run 30km

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4.6
4 reviews
SceneryStunning scenery
BicepFlexChallenging course
ActionHighFiveHelpful volunteers
Michelle
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5.0
Did the The Belper Rover Trail Race in 2019
Challenging but the views were worth it. Be prepared for puddles and mud, if it has rained a lot before race day!… read more
Lisa
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5.0
Did the The Belper Rover Trail Race in 2019
Great race, never ran it before so glad it’s returned! Very well sign posted and happy with the no cups policy. Would’ve liked some jelly babies , bananas or cakes at the feed station like Some of the other we’ll known trail races of similar distances! Will be back next year for sure! … read more
Fred
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4.0
Did the The Belper Rover Trail Race in 2019
Well sign posted, beautifal scenery but towards the end we didn't know how long to go if I had been informed I might not have given up so early. Take some jellies or protein with you x… read more
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Route description
Route description

The route incorporates ancient roman roads once the haunt of highwaymen, farmland, ancient woodland and parts of the Midshires way.
The route is suitable for walkers & runners. Unfortunately due to the terrain it is not suitable for wheelchair users.

Michelle
Star
5.0
Did the The Belper Rover Trail Race in 2019
Challenging but the views were worth it. Be prepared for puddles and mud, if it has rained a lot before race day!
Lisa
Star
5.0
Did the The Belper Rover Trail Race in 2019
Great race, never ran it before so glad it’s returned! Very well sign posted and happy with the no cups policy. Would’ve liked some jelly babies , bananas or cakes at the feed station like Some of the other we’ll known trail races of similar distances! Will be back next year for sure!
Fred
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4.0
Did the The Belper Rover Trail Race in 2019
Well sign posted, beautifal scenery but towards the end we didn't know how long to go if I had been informed I might not have given up so early. Take some jellies or protein with you x
Naomi L
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4.3
Did the The Belper Rover Trail Race in 2019
Fantastic event with a wonderful atmosphere. Stunning views and surroundings with lovely, helpful volunteers and organisation. Only comment would be the size of some of the gaps in the walls were a bit of a squeeze :)
4.6
4 reviews
SceneryStunning scenery
BicepFlexChallenging course
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Logistics and schedule

Race Start is at 8am for Walkers

Race Start is 9am for Runners

Spectators

Cars on the course can cause problems for the runners, The best ‘Hot Spot’ for supporters that does not cause problems on the course is The Bear pub & restaurant at Alderwasley DE56 2RD. The Bear serves a renowned Sunday carvery, please book in advance & mention the Belper Rover.

How to get there

Belper Meadows Sports Club, Christchurch Meadows, The Triangle, Belper DE56 1BA, UK

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Start : Wyver lane Belper DE56 2UB @ 09:30am. Short walk from race HQ.

Finish: Belper Meadows Sports Centre, Bridge st, Beper DE56 1BA

Parking: Free parking is available at the bottom of Derwent street Belper (off the main A6 look for the Race car park signs) from there follows signs (to the race) to Belper Meadows. Just a short walk away.

There is NO PARKING at the start or finish.

Feed Stations: There will be Three water stations located at approximately 5 , 10 & 14 miles

Gels will be available at the last water station.

**Note:**To reduce our impact on the environment Water will be supplied to RE-FILL YOUR WATER BOTTLES. We will not be providing cups or take away bottles. We suggest starting with at least one full bottle & two energy gels.

Please use the litter bins at the water stations, Dropping litter on the course is an instant disqualification.

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The Belper Rover Trail Race
Sun 15th Aug 2021

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