The Something Wild Festival 2022 is moving to the coast!

The Something Wild Festival 2022 is moving to the coast!

We are very excited to announce that our new festival site for this year's Something Wild weekend (July 29th to 31st) will be at the stunning coastal haven of Hope Cove in South Devon. The festival site will provide the location for camping, parking, registration area and will also provide the fulcrum for the trail run events and the finish for all other events. It directly overlooks the idyllic small harbour of Hope Cove, just a stone's throw away from the golden beaches of South Milton Sands, between Salcombe and Bantham. We are up rooting from Dartmoor after six years…

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Dartmoor gets down to some 80s magic at Something Wild

Dartmoor gets down to some 80s magic at Something Wild

If you like your 80s synth rock, you will love what we have lined up at this year's Something Wild Festival. On Saturday afternoon we have Betamax an 80s cover band, who are regular residents of the Treasury in Plymouth. We may see glimpses of East 17 but hopefully more of Elvis Costello and maybe some Talking Heads. There are no divas in this band. Only some solid musicians having, enjoying themselves and hopefully sharing the love. They will play a two hour set on Saturday at 5pm, while runners return to the cow shed from the marathon and ultra. What…

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Joss Naylor backs Something Wild

Joss Naylor backs Something Wild

It's always good to have the support of a fell running legend. So we didn't miss the chance to approach Joss Naylor, holder of innumerable fell running records, at last year's Keswick Festival in the Lake District. Joss was happy to be photographed holding a make shift sign for the Something Wild Festival. Joss Naylor's records are extraordinary. But just for example he did the Welsh 3000s, the 14 peaks of Snowdonia in 4 hours 46 minutes in 1973 and the Pennine Way the year after in 3 days and 4 hours. And in 2006, aged 70 he ran 70…

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