Event Profile

Walking Events

2020 is the 25th anniversary event and the first year working in partnership with Immortal Sport.

There is a choice of 6 walking events 5k, 10k, 21k, 33k 42k and 50k.

Each distance is a a single loop and takes in some of the most beautiful scenery historic Wessex has to offer.

Aid stations at roughly every 5k including a fruit stop, a savoury stop with vegan options and various other suitable snacks.

Chip timing for all distances with up to 3 split time locations.

Awesome distance specific medal.

Distances can be changed up to 7 days before the race for free via your RACE NATION account see the FAQ page for more info. On the day changes can be accommodated but there will be a small admin charge of £5 payable on the day (card or cash).

Well behaved dogs on leads are welcome in all distances.

5k suitable for everyone including pushchairs.

Detailed routes

Please note some major sections of the route are on private land only accessible during the events. Please do not attempt to run the routes at any time other than the 9th August 2020


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Location Map

Ashley Road,