Description

The Jurassic trail is not only a visually spectacular run along the Jurassic coast but also a challenge that some would class as undulating. The run has four route options and dependent on your choice depends on how much of a challenge you will have.

5km

Starting just next to Marsh barn, in the old pitch and putt gravel area the trail run takes us through the beautiful golf club and onto freshwater its flat for the first 3 km which is where the Aid station is located, after this the route follows the Jurassic coastal path through freshwater and you return to West Bay (Marsh Barn) along the Jurassic cliffs, and the views along the coastline.

10km

Again Starting just next to Marsh barn, in the old pitch and putt gravel area the trail run takes us through the beautiful golf club and onto freshwater its flat for the first 3 km which is where the first Aid station is located, after this the route follows the Jurassic coastal path out to Hive beach, Burton Bradstock, before we head westwards and then follow the path back to the Aid station at 8 km, its cliff path and sea views all the way back to West Bay (Marsh Barn) along the Jurassic cliffs.

Half 21.1km

The Half marathon is a test in places and not to be taken lightly , starting just next to Marsh barn, in the old pitch and putt gravel area the trail run takes us through the beautiful golf club and onto freshwater its flat for the first 3 km which is where the first Aid station is located, after this we meet our first hill, its short and sharp. 
At the top we get our first glimpse of the sea, before we head for Burton Bradstock's hive beach, once through the fields we follow the coastline and head inland for a km, and the second feed at 10 km before heading back towards Hive beach, its all downhill and is track and trail.
We link back up with the 10 km route here and head towards the third feed at 17 km, this is when the fun really begins, once on the cliff path, you will realize why we have chosen this location,
its simply breathtaking, and the views (If there is no mist) are to die for, Its the Jurassic coast at its most superb.

The first parts of the Half are relatively flat but its the Jurassic coast so at some point its an up and down challenge that is not for the faint hearted.

Marathon 42.2km

An addition to the 2019 event will see us add a full trail marathon, its tough, very tough, and the cut off at 18.5 km will be strictly enforced,
but for those that are up for the challenge, come and run spectacular scenery.

More details to follow

Additional information

We love people to challenge themselves, so we welcome you to try, and remember you have all day, we wont leave till the last runner is home so the challenge is in your hands.
With plenty of water stations and a feed for the 21 km runners and two for the marathon what's stopping you.

At the Start/Finish there will be a bag drop, coffee and cake for sale, and every finisher will get as always a really super medal, there are many beautiful places to eat a proper meal after you have finished your run, booking is advised, please mention us.


Information sheet

A full information sheet can be found on the following link.

http://www.uktrailrunning.org.uk/info_sheets/jurassic/jurassic_trail_information.pdf

Event Details