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Burrator Horseshoe 2021

26 Jun 2021

Burrator Horseshoe 2021 has now closed and you will not be able to sign-up for it. Please check the Organiser's Description for any organiser updates.
This event is in a testing state, and is not open for public sign-ups until the organiser has launched it.

Organiser's Description

Burrator Horseshoe  2021 June 26th

ITS BACK AND EVEN BIGGER ( number of entries not the course - due to popular demand)

The Burrator Horseshoe Run is a 6 mile moorland run from Meavy and out over Dartmoor, via Burrator Reservoir, Sheepstor Dam, Sheepstor Summit (369m), Gutter Tor Summit (357m), Ringmoor Down and the cooling Meavy River Ford.  

Route Map ( seniors- 6 miles 310m ht gain) & route profile in GPX link

We are really pleased post 'Lockdown2' to enable this years race to go ahead. There is great support from members of Meavy Parish and Oak Fair Committee - even though there is no Oak fair this year. The Burrator Horseshoe is a scenic, challenging moorland run, held annually , this year starting in parking field and  finishing at Meavy Village Green.  

A few key changes this year - later start and junior races. Parking will be at eastern end ( burrator end) of village - please use this to avoid a congested village - Voluntary donation goes towards Parish - but registration and refreshments is at the village hall from 2:30 - juniors start at 4pm  and seniors start at 5pm. senior race finishes at Village green.

The race is held under Fell Runners Association rules and licence. For enquiries and further information about the Burrator Horseshoe Run go to booking website Entry Central or  email (do not use this email for entries).  Race entry is £6.50 plus 50 p booking fee. Website live form May 1st to June 21st.

This year it is a qualifying event in a series of 10 fell races on dartmoor - 'Dartmoor Fell Series' that are being held from June through to September. (simple scoring leageue looking for best 7 races out of 10) all on fabulous routes. 

  • Best Times for the course:   Mark Croasdale 37m 47s,  Jo Meek 45m 45s (2011)
  • Winning times for Run 2019:  Ceri Rees 40m 52s, Jo Meek 47m 39s
  • No automatic Souvenir this year – but spot prizes will be available.
  • Awards for normal age groups plus trophy for first club team (4 male and 4 female finishers – Last year Tamar Trail Runners) aiming for presentation at 19:00 for seniors. enjoy! 
  • Due to popular demand the run will be limited to a maximum of 300 competitors and minimum age limit:  you must be 16 or older on 26th June 2021 to enter this event.
  • This year there are junior races from 4pm - briefing in field (4;05 race U9 & U11 from the field to Burrator and back) and ( 4:25 race U13 & U15 racing from Marchants Cross just uphill from the ford- to Ringmoor cottage and back) and they enter on the day £1 person - prize for winners. Please ensure registered before 4pm. Please support and encourage, you may want to help marshal - note juniors run unaccompanied.
  • Deadline for on-line entry will be Monday 21st June. This race is normally full so book early. 
  • Race Organiser – Richard Best with Support of Run Venture Runners, and Tavistock AC and Meavy Parish.
  • Monies raised from parking will be going to Meavy parish.

Come along and enjoy a great afternoon and evening!

Any help of marshalling support greatly received - please contact organiser 



The organiser has included pricing details in the Organiser's Description

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

Dates and Status

Date: 26/06/2021

Status: Closed

Total Places: 300

Places Available: ??



Richard Best

01822 852494

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