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Race The Light - Tamar Valley

13th Feb 2021

Organiser Contact

Mark and Steve
Address: N/arnOnline entry only
Tel: Landline: 07799111231
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Further information

Another new location for Puretrail running with the Event Centre at Morwellham Quay. This is our first time foraging the high trails above the River Tamar. We're kicking off with this tortuous least there's a pub at the finish line!rnrnA TRIO OF CREPUSCULAR WINTER TRAIL RACESrnrnOur original Race The Light will be back in Mothecombe on the Erme Estuary for a 4th consecutive year, and this time joined by two other Nightfall Races, one from the banks of the River Dart at the River Dart Country Park and another high above the Tamar Valley, with the event centre at the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Morwellham Quay.rnrnRACE 3. TAMAR VALLEY (Morwellham Quay PL19 8JL) Saturday 13th February 2021rnrnOur third race of the new Winter Nightfall Series, and the most vertiginous by far.rn6.5 miles in total, starting riverside at Morwellham Quay, the initial ascent is eye-watering. The Tamar trails are by nature steep and unforgiving. But RTL Tamar Valley is as quirky as they come.. there’s even a section of rail track to run along back to the finish. So no chance of getting lost.. even in the dark!rnrnRace start time will be 5.15pmrnrnBespoke Race The Light (Tamar Valley green) medal to all finishers.rnrnThe course will be fully marked and marshalled. rnrnFirst aid on course and at HQ.rnrnAid Station at 6km.rnrnpureTrail clothing Merchandise available to purchase through the entry process and available for collection on Raceday - Hoodies, technical t-shirts, beanies and multi-functional headwear.rnrn**ENTER ALL THREE RACES SIMULTANEOUSLY TO RECEIVE AN OVERALL £9 DISCOUNT**rnrnRACE THE LIGHT ‘NIGHTFALL SERIES’ TROPHIES TO THE CUMULATIVE WINNERS BOTH MALE AND FEMALE.rnrn**** As an organisation we are now cupless to save our plastic usage. Bringing your own cup is mandatory. A head torch is also mandatory ****rnrnDogs are not permitted with runners during the race.rnrnPermit provided by the Trail Running Association. Race held under England Athletics rules.rnrnEngland Athletics COVID-19 rules currently apply to our races and were successfully implemented in September with 350+ runners starting our Race The Tide event.

Where and When

Venue: Morwellham Quay, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8JL, England
Date: 13th Feb 2021
Time: 17:15
Cost: Affiliated Fee: 28. Unaffiliated Fee: 30. Discount details: £9 discount if all 3 races in the Winter Nightfall Series are entered.

Course details

Extent: 6.5 Miles
Admits: Runners
Course: 1 Laps
Silhouette: 381 Metres climb
Underfoot: Hilly woodland trails
Navigation: Fully marked and marshalled course