Dartmoor Discovery Ultra Marathon

Princetown Community Centre; PL20 6RF

The Dartmoor Discovery, or DD as it's affectionately known, has gained somewhat of a cult status on the running circuit and is one of those races that runners have to have on their CV.

The 32-mile course takes you up and down some of the toughest hills that Dartmoor has to offer. 

  • Early bird price:  November 1st - 30th  £40 affiliated £42 unaffiliated
  • 1st December - 31st January  £45 affiliated £47 unaffiliated  
  • 1st February - 29th February  £50 affiliated  £52 unaffiliated 
  • 1st March - 31st March  £55 affiliated  £57 unaffiliated 
  • 1st April - 7th June  £60 affiliated  £62  unaffiliated 
  • On the day entries £65 affiliated  £67 unaffiliated 

The race has a course accuracy certificate and a Association of Running Clubs race permit No. ARC/24/0064.

9:30am Start

  • The longest single lap road ultra marathon in the UK
  • 260 race limit - sold out 11 of the previous 12 years!
  • 6 3/4 hour race cut off time
  • Personal drinks can be left at 9 of the 10 drink stations
  • Quality bespoke medal for all finishers
  • Technical t-shirt for all finishers
  • Free food at the finish
  • Bag store
  • PA system
  • Free race photos
  • Bar
  • Friday night pasta party
  • Free legendary after race disco
  • Camping (tents and motorhomes)


  • £200 for new Male or Female course record
  • £25 for any new vet category course record
  • 1st 3 Males, 1st 3 Females
  • 1st & 2nd MV40,45,50,55,60, 1st MV65,70
  • 1st & 2nd FV35,40,45,50,55 1st FV60
  • 1st Male and Female Newcomer
  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd Male teams (3 to count)
  • 1st, 2nd Female teams (3 to count)


  • Sibelco
  • Illsington Hotel
  • J N Lark
  • CBE South West Ltd
  • M I Plant
  • Empire Scaffold


  • Race Village; camping is available on the football pitch, just behind Race HQ
  • We also have 16 level spaces (hard standing) for motorhomes
  • There will be 24 hour access to toilets and showers on site
  • Pitches are available from Friday 7th June (2pm) until Sunday 9th June (11am) and are priced at £10 per night