Sun, 24 Apr | Taunton Racecourse

Blackdown Hills trail run - 10K & half marathon - 24th April 22'

Join us for an awesome run/walk setting off from Taunton racecourse where you will head up onto the hills & discover tucked away trails, quiet country roads and unrivalled scenery through the local forests.
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Blackdown Hills trail run - 10K & half marathon - 24th April 22'

Time & Location

24 Apr, 09:00
Taunton Racecourse, B3170, Taunton TA3 7BL, UK

About the event

Blackdown Hills trail run - 10K & half marathon distances 

We are excited to be holding our first trail event of the year in the beautiful Blackdown Hills!

Join us for an awesome run/walk setting off from Taunton racecourse where you will head up onto the hills & discover tucked away trails, quiet country roads and unrivalled scenery through the local forests. Along the route expect stiles, gates, uneven terrain and possibly some small streams to navigate. 

Both the 10K and the half marathon route will have feed stations along the way to help fuel your journey to the finish line... Where you will be rewarded with an epic wooden medal & other goodies!

We look forward to seeing you at the event and can’t wait for you to experience this amazing trail route!

Event Centre: 

Taunton racecourse, 

Taunton, Somerset

TA3 7BL

Here you will find...

  • Free parking
  • Registration area 
  • Toilets
  • Race brief before the event starts
  • Local refreshments before or after your event
  • Race start and finish line
  • Merchandise

We are offering 2 different distances for this event so you can choose the best suited for yourself -

  • 10KM route

Our route map can be found here -

Link to Route

  • 21.2KM half marathon route - 

Our route map can be found here - 

Link to route

Permissions: 

  • Somerset west & Taunton council.
  • Forestry Commission (Note that this still awaiting approval - This may have an impact on the event as the route may need to be altered, date of the event changed or even canceled so please bare that in mind when booked please) 
  • All local authorites 

Important timing information:

- Parking opens @ 7:00AM

- Registration  @ 7:15AM - 8:45AM

- Event brief @ 8:50AM 

- Events Starts @ 9:00AM

- Event cut off time @ 1.30PM 

Feed stations -

We know how important it is take to take on good quality food throughout a challenging run and therefore aim to provide you with some great fueling options to keep you on your A game throughout the run. Expect to see energy drinks, electrolytes, water, carbs in many many forms and some good encouragement from our team!

What you can expect -

  • Finishers medal
  • Finishers goodies
  • Fully insured event
  • Feed stations
  • First aiders on site 
  • Timed event & online results
  • Fully signed route

What you need to bring - 

  • Running shoes
  • Running clothes, suitable for the weather
  • Fully charged mobile with race director's number stored
  • 500ml water bottle 
  • Waterproof jacket

Helping at one of our events...?

We always welcome volunteers at our events so if you fancy joining the team for the day or even a few hours at registration or with parking, please get in touch. 

Alex@prosperevents.co.uk

Tickets
Price
Quantity
Total
  • Blackdowns - Half Marathon
    £27.50
    +£0.69 Service fee
    £27.50
    +£0.69 Service fee
    0
    £0
  • Blackdowns - 10K
    £20
    +£0.50 Service fee
    £20
    +£0.50 Service fee
    0
    £0
Total£0

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