The Races

A quick summary of the races over the weekend

SUMMIT WILD ULTRA (32 MILES)
Saturday 30 July at 8:00am

Runners start out from the festival site in Hope Cove and turn left to follow the South West Coast Path. They go up towards Bolt Tail and over Bolberry Common before heading on past Soar Mill Cove, and to the turnaround point at South Sands beach (Salcombe). Runners retrace their steps and head out as far as Aveton Gifford via Bantam and the Avon estuary, before turning around back to the start/finish via the SW Coast Path. Runners then complete an additional loop of the official 10k route. This takes runners back along the SW Coast Path, past Bolt tail, before turning around at the Bolberry Downs gate entrance and heading down in to Inner Hope, then turning left at the Reading Rooms then right along through Hope Cove, heading up the steps to your right towards the finish at the festival field.

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TRAIL MARATHON
Saturday 30 July at 8:00am

Runners start out from the festival site in Hope Cove and turn left to follow the South West Coast Path. They go up towards Bolt Tail and over Bolberry Common before heading on past Soar Mill Cove, and to the turnaround point at South Sands beach (Salcombe). Runners retrace their steps and head out as far as Aveton Gifford via Bantam and the Avon estuary, before turning around back to the start/finish via the SW Coast path, turning left into the finish at Hope Cove.

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TRAIL HALF MARATHON
Saturday 3o July at 10:00am

The route takes runners left at the event site field at Hope Cove and left along the South West Coast Path, past Bolt tail, Soar Mill Cove, continuing along the SW coast path as far as the South Sands beach, past the Overcliffs, where they turn around and head back in the opposite direction towards Bolberry Down. Runners turn right down the tarmac hill and follow the footpath to the fields at Burton Farm, where they turn left towards the finish.

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TRAIL 10k & 5k
Sunday 31 July at 14:00pm

The 10K route takes runners left at the event site field at Hope Cove and left along the South West Coast Path, past Bolt tail and Bolberry Downs and along the ‘Dragons Back’ as far as Soar Mill Cove, where runners turn around and head back in the opposite direction, turning right at Bolberry Down, down the tarmac road and following the footpath back to the festival site fields via Burton Farm.

The 5K route takes runners left at the event site field at Hope Cove and left along the South West Coast Path, past Bolt tail, before turning around at the Bolberry Downs gate entrance and heading down in to Inner Hope, then turning left at the Reading Rooms then right along through Hope Cove, heading up the steps to your right towards the finish at the festival field.

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KIDS RACES – TRAIL 1k & 2k
Sunday 31 July at 14:00pm

Kids are natural and enthusiastic runners, so we offer two races to foster their joy of running. 1k and 2k races for children at the festival site.

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