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East Mill Tor loop -Series Finale

15 Oct 2022

Organiser's Description

East Mill Tor Loop- Series Finale - Fell Race

After a lot of requests due to some race having limited entries - the 11th race of the series. A great course from one of the the nicest villages on dartmoor. Registration is now at the village hall and will be open from 2:40. The start is up at the west ( not south) gate to the moor. A spectacular route of just under 6 miles of fantastic and in parts technical running but always with breathtaking views . Finishing at the Tors Inn  pub. Also incorporating Junior Races. The last race of the Dartmoor Fell Series! well done to those few enthusiasts that have done all 11 races.

Saturday 15th October 2022, Seniors start at 16:00 pm ( breifing and count at 15:50 at west gate) , Juniors U9 & U11; U13 & U15 briefing at start line ( gate by moor) by 15:15 start at 15:20 - finish at gate. - Race and series presentations for juniors at 17:30 in the village hall and seniors at 17:45.Presentations at 18;15 just before senior race. Please come and watch the last of the junor series - some great runners on a very watchable course.

  • Best Times for the course:   Not yet set - expecting sub 35? but who?
  • Awards for normal ages groups.
  • The run will be limited to a maximum of 250 competitors 
  • Minimum age limit for this event is 15 years.( u15 race in juniors)

SW fell runners and RunVenture are pleased to stage this late afternoon fell race with supporting younger age group events.The event has an FRA licence and all junior courses are marshalled, senior course will only be marshalled at key points easy nav - no markers. We will have North Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team support on the course. We are welcoming anyone with an interest in off-road running to this new event. 

Junior 6-11 yrs( age at year end) 2k with 120m of ascent, starting at 15:20, £1 entry on day only.
Youth 12-15 yrs, 4.0k with 150m of ascent, starting at same time, £1 entry on day only.
Adults Race 15+yrs 7.5k, with 380m of ascent, starting at 16:00, £4:50 entry on-line plus 50p booking.

Adult race prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd finishers and winners of U23, and normal vet categories hopefully by 17:45pm.

All race Parking, please use the Cricket field - with their kind permission its just a short walk to the village ( please give a donation £1 suggested)  . All junior entries are on the day, closing 20 minutes before each race starts. 
The finish is beside the pub - please book if you want an evening meal. Toilet facilities will be available in the village hall after the event. 
The Course
Starting at the gate head straight up the rocky approach to Belstone tor, follow the ridge along to Oke tor, head west -sharp drop down to ford crossing then sharp rise up sheep trod to East mill tor, quick descent down to the ford - either direct or further round on the stoney path, a very wide ford crossing then stright along then up to Winter tor and then back up to Belstone tor, now fast back ( taking care over rocks) to the start gate but you have not finished straight down the road and turn right to finish next to the pub. ,,,and chill.

Once everyone is in we will start prsentations in the village hall- might be a few projected photos fo some of the series.

Due to time of year - kit may need to be taken - please come prepared to run with raincoat, hat, gloves, whistle, compass and map. Kit will be advised on the day.

This a short Cat B race.  If there is a severe weather forecast check this site for details.

Anyone willing to marshal junior or adult races please contact Richard Best via facebook messenger. thank you.

How to enter

  • Pre-Entry fee for Seniors is £4:50 plus 50p booking fee. 
  • Entry for Junior races is £1 and only on the day. Register 20 mins before race.
  • Deadline for entry will be thursday 13th October at 20:00hrs . Entries on the day are £6 for anyone in senior race.
  • registration is open from 2:40 and for seniors will close at 3:40! 
  • This race may be full so book early. 

Prices

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13 Oct 2022 20:00£4.00£4.50

*Discounted for members of Fell Running Association

To sign-up for this event, the Service Fee is 4% (min 50p) for each sign-up

Dates and Status

Date: 15/10/2022

16:00:00 - 18:00:00

Status: Open

Total Places: 250

Places Available: ??

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Organiser

Richard Best

01822 852494

 

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