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Dartmoor Volcano

8th Sep 2019

Organiser Contact

Steve Skedgell and Mark Brooks
Tel: Landline: 07799111231
Link / Email:

Further information

The Dartmoor VOLCANO race was the first race of the pureTRAIL race series. Now it's back for a 5th year! 10.25 mile race over rough Moorland tracks and trails, with almost 500m of ascent. 100% pureTRAIL. A high level route touches southern Dartmoor's highest point, Ryder's Hill and traversing rocky, boggy and sometimes extremely 'technical' terrain before reaching the focal point of the Race.....the Red Lake Volcano. The race has the feel and attitude of a north-country fell race and includes :-3 river crossings, 1 Clapper Bridge crossing, 2 bogs, 1 Volcano ascent, 1 long uphill start and 1 long downhill finish. A fully marked and marshaled course. Bespoke medal for all finishers. T-shirts can be purchased through the siEntries system at anytime. rnrnThe race starts and finishes in the village of Scorriton, (TQ110JB) on the edge of Dartmoor. 4 miles off the A38, Buckfastleigh/Ashburton junction.rnrnRace held under Trail Running Association guidelines, permission of Dartmoor National Park Authority and the land owners.rnrnSorry no dogs allowed on the course with competitiorsrnrnAll enquiries regarding entries to Event Organiser Email:

Where and When

Venue: Scorriton, Devon, TQ110JB, England
Date: 8th Sep 2019
Time: 11:00
Cost: Affiliated Fee: 26. Unaffiliated Fee: 28.

Course details

Extent: 10.25 Miles
Admits: Runners
Course: 1 Laps
Silhouette: 486 Metres climb
Underfoot: Rugged and wild race. Dartmoor at its best. 100% Trail running. Bogs too!
Navigation: Fully marked and marshalled