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.
Parking for all routes is just in front of the start.
Registration and the finish line are located approx 300 metres from the parking/start area.
42.2km (Marathon) (26.2 Miles)
MARATHON START AT 0900 (this differs from the other routes)
Once through Freshwater we stay on the footpath and head for aid station and its delightful spread after the aid station the Marathon runners continue along the coastal path towards Burton Bradstock (Another hill here) and follow it until you reach the beauty of Hive beach its a small loop before returning to the hive beach following the coastal path.
Once through hive beach we stay on the coastal path and head back along to the Second aid station once your ready you follow the route of the Jurassic coastal path along the edge of the sea (More small hills here) and you return to West Bay (Marsh Barn) along the Jurassic cliffs, and the views along the coastline.
You return to the start location and do it all again 3 more time
The Marathon will be 4 laps of the 10 km course in total, and it will be tough
You are treated to sights that are simply breathtaking, you should enjoy the final push back to West Bay and the views over the horizon to Lyme Regis.
Part of the event is along the cliff path that runs from Burton Bradstock to West Bay, you are responsible for your own safety along this path, be mindful that its a cliff and run with caution.
At the aid station if you want a drink or something to eat you must stop and do so, this event is a challenge and not classed as a race, the minute it takes you to stop and hydrate correctly will enable you to complete the challenge in a timely manner.
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PARKING OPENS AT 0730
(Sat navigation Post Code for parking Marsh Barn, West Bay, Dorset, DT6 4PS (300 meters from Registration)
REGISTRATION OPENS AT 0745
Sign your name and collect your number and safety pins (YOUR NUMBER GOES ON THE FRONT)
REGISTRATION WILL CLOSE AT 0845
No exceptions, if your late, you will not be able to run.
SAFETY BRIEF AT 0845-0855
Its just the key points and wont take to long
MARATHON START AT 0900
START ALL ROUTES AFTER SAFETY BRIEF
As soon as the brief has finished there will be approx 1 minute and then your off
Everything you need to know about the event is contained within these event pages.