THE BEYOND THORNEY TRAIL FEST IS BACK FOR 2020
An off road multi terrain trail run, we have purposely designed it to be inclusive to all, with open spaces, two stunning fishing lakes, woodland and a very relaxed atmosphere with distances including, 5km, 10km, Half and 6 Hour Enduro (INDIVIDUAL OR TEAM).
Whether you're a hardcore marathon runner or just getting into trail running, or maybe you're just a supportive spouse (bring the whole family) or a friend who doesn't run, the Thorney Trail fest has something for you!
The day will be spent running a segment of trail highlighting Thorney's natural landscape.
AND ITS PAN FLAT.
THE BEYOND THORNEY TRAIL FEST
A fantastic medal awaits you at the finish line, along with a variety of revitalising snacks and drinks to purchase.
Grab a finisher's photo on our podium before you leave and watch out for your result after the race.
21 km (Half marathon) ROUTE
This 21km (Half marathon) is considered a good distance to properly test your running ability, under normal race conditions you would be pushed to complete the distance in a desired time. not here and not with us, there is no cut off, you start we are happy for you to finish its as simple as that.
If you have your sights on the next step a Marathon distance, come and see where your fitness level is and train accordingly.
The 21km event will be a flat and enjoyable run around the lakes, to include open space and woodland. its also FLAT
SPECIFIC EVENT INFORMATION
Registration will be from 0800 - 0845
The 21km (Half marathon) event will start at 0900
There will be a small safety brief on the start line just before the race begins, if you miss the briefing you will not be able to compete.
Whether you’re setting yourself a fitness target, looking to achieve a new PB, raising money for your good cause or just coming to join the hundreds of other runners who are running for their own goals, you know you can also run just for fun
(The event is limited of 1000 runners over all the distances)
With onsite camping should you wish to make a weekend of it (Fee payable).
A relaxation Marquee,
And a very small bar for Friday and Saturday evening with Music from our friend DJ run fantastic
ADDITIONAL EVENT INFORMATION
There will be other elements to the event including Yoga, Massage and a few other bits and pieces we are working on
The marquee will be a place for runners to relax pre and post-race(why not aid your recovery with a super soothing massage!)
ALL THE RUNNING TAKES PLACE ON THE SATURDAY
The other days are just for relaxing, camping, yoga etc
We love people to challenge themselves, so we welcome you to try, and remember you have all day, so the challenge is in your hands
With a aid stations on the course, you train we will energise you
There are lots of places for spectators and plenty of things for them to do locally whilst your running, as always children 14 and under run for free, (5 km and 10 km only)
At the start/Finish there will be a bag drop (For those not camping), food, coffee and cake for sale, and an event village including a massage tent, and whatever else we can find to make it an enjoyable weekend
Prizes for first 3 place’s Male and Female for all distances inc first Junior, plus some spot prizes but off course it’s the medal you really want.
If you choose to enter with camping, you can arrive any time after 1300 on the Friday, and can stay until 1300 on Sunday, once you have booked camping, the people you are staying with should just book their running space accordingly.
Maximum campers per camping booking is 5 (Camping and running are separate bookings).