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A Smugglers Trail

11 Jul 2021

This Festival is in a testing state, and is not open for public sign-ups until the organiser has launched it.

Organiser's Description

Written Narrative Trail Running

Trail route is 5 miles or 9miles in distance. Runners and walkers of all abilities are welcome.

A Smugglers Trail: Sunday 11th July 2021 – 9.30am – 11am

Its 1840, smuggling is rife throughout the area. Contraband from France, Belgium and Holland is landed and transferred via the creeks, footpaths and narrow tracks’……

In 1845 the HMS Beagle is refitted (Darwin’s ship that sailed the Galapagos) and moored upon the River Crouch, perfectly situation to aid the fight against the smugglers. Today you could be running along the footpaths and tracks used to evade the coastguard and dreaded revenue men. 

Starting from the stunning Swallowtails Restaurant/Bar in the Burnham Yacht Harbour and then taking in some lovely Essex coastline and countryside. A self-navigating trial race using written route description. Options to run a 9 or 5 mile trail. Start time is 9.30am -11am (not a mass start). Walkers are welcome. Cut off time 2pm

Entry fee; £5 affiliated £7 unaffiliated. 50P fee

Entry fee includes a £2 voucher to spend in Swallowtails.

 

Held under UK Athletics rules.

With TRA Permit (4074).

No dogs allowed.

Venue Information

Swallowtails

Burnham Yacht Harbour

Burnham on Crouch

CM0 8BL

 

For those wishing to eat please check out the menu and book

http://swallowtailrestaurant.co.uk/location/

Tel: 01621 785605

Prices

UntilDiscounted*Standard
08 Jul 2021£5.00£7.00

*Discounted for members of clubs affiliated to England Athletics

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

Dates and Status

Date: 11 Jul 2021

Status: Closed

EventAvailable/TotalClosing Date
A Smugglers Trail 09.30am??/608 Jul 2021
A Smugglers Trail 09.35am??/608 Jul 2021
A Smugglers Trail 09.40am??/608 Jul 2021
A Smugglers Trail 09.45am??/608 Jul 2021
A Smugglers Trail 09.50am??/608 Jul 2021
A Smugglers Trail 09.55am??/608 Jul 2021
A Smugglers Trail 10.00am??/608 Jul 2021
A Smugglers Trail 10.05am??/608 Jul 2021
A Smugglers Trail 10.10am??/608 Jul 2021
A Smugglers Trail 10.15am??/608 Jul 2021
A Smugglers Trail 10.20am??/608 Jul 2021
A Smugglers Trail 10.25am??/608 Jul 2021
A Smugglers Trail 10.30am??/608 Jul 2021
A Smugglers Trail 10.35am??/608 Jul 2021
A Smugglers Trail 10.40am??/708 Jul 2021
A Smugglers Trail 10.45am??/608 Jul 2021
A Smugglers Trail 10.50am??/608 Jul 2021
A Smugglers Trail 10.55am??/607 Jul 2021
A Smugglers Trail 11.00am??/607 Jul 2021

Organiser

justin ruggles

01621785093

 

Swallowtails Burnham Yaucht Harbour Burnham On Crouch Essex Cm0 8bl