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Summer Solstice Fell Run 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

Summer Solstice Fell Run Wednesday 22nd June 2022

Juniors commence 6pm

Seniors commence 7pm

The evening of longest daylight hours offers spectacular views across the Dartmoor landscape.    The race was conceived as an introduction to the Fell Running ethos for local runners and has become so much more.  It is organised by endurance runners for those that enjoy off road running.  It is a not for profit event and funds raised are ploughed back into the following year.  The event starts and finishes at Merrivale and takes in stunning countryside including Staple Tor, Roos Tor and White Tor.  

The junior runs commence at 6pm and are free to enter on the day.  There is no requirement to sign up beforehand.  The route is fully marked.   Entries for these races will close 20 minutes before the start of the race.  Prize giving will be at 7.15pm.  Please complete your entry forms at registration:-

2k route races from age 8 to 9 years, and age 10 to 12 (ages are as at the date of the event)

4.5k route races from 13 to 14 years, and age 15 to 17 years (ages are as at the date of the event)

The senior 9.5k (18+) race starts at 7.00pm.  Participants are expected to be competent at navigating in all potential Dartmoor weather conditions.  We would prefer runners to enter online in order to guarantee a place.  You may also enter at Run Venture Running Hub, 7 West Street, Tavistock, PL19 8AD. You will be assisted with your on-line entry there. If there are places left you may wish to enter on the day at registration.  Entry fee is £5 (£1 discount for Fell Running Association members).   It would assist the organisers greatly if you could bring the correct money.  Numbers are limited to 200.  Online entry closes 20th June 2022.  Entries are not transferrable.  There will be a wide range of age group categories in 5 year increments, which includes an 18-22 category (ages again as at the day of the event).  The route will be marked in order to avoid ground nesting birds and the firing range.  We reserve the right to abandon or shorten the course on the day in the event of bad weather.  Please wear adequate clothing.  Prize giving for the senior event will be at 8.30pm.

Toilet facilities, refreshment are car parking will be available.  Please bring your own water bottle.


20 Jun 2022 23:59£4.00£5.00

*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: 22/06/2022

Status: Closed

Total Places: 200

Places Available: ??


Colin Kirk-Potter



Event Route