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Tsunami Coastal Trail Races

The TSUNAMI series of PureTrail Races are here!

We’ve chosen the most rugged, wild and remote section of the North Devon and Cornish coastline for some extreme fun along the clifftops and cliff trails.

Westward Ho! to Bude (Ultra-marathon), Clovelly to Bude (Marathon), Hartland Quay to Bude (Sixteen miles) and Morwenstow to Bude (7.5 miles).

The longest day (21st June) will be the start of the TSUNAMI 24, our longest and toughest race to date.... With 75 miles, 5,270 metres of ascent and 24 hours MAX.

TSUNAMI 24 starts and finishes at Castle Bude.

We’ve procured the iconic Clovelly harbour – for the start of the Marathon...uphill on the cobblestones through the village to reach the Coast Path...to finish on the lawns of Castle Bude – taking in almost 2,000m of ascent along the route. It’s a tidal wave of endurance trail running.

The Ultra adds another 10 miles of serious fun, the sixteen includes the toughest, most vertiginous section from Hartland Quay onwards, with the 7.5 mile race giving a short sharp introduction to the coastal hills, starting from the village of Morwenstow.

These races are undoubtedly some of the toughest trail running challenges in the South-West. Due to the nature of the terrain, wild and isolated (no towns or villages along the route), they will also prove to be the most rewarding.

Bus transport to the start can be purchased as part of your entry :-

Castle Bude to Ultra Start - £10
Castle Bude to Marathon Start - £8
Castle Bude to 16 Mile Start - £8
Castle Bude to 7.5 Mile Start - £6

Start times:

TSUNAMI 24 7pm (Friday 21st June and starts in Bude)

Ultra 07:00 from Westward Ho!

Marathon 09:00 from Clovelly harbour

16 Mile 10:45 from Hartland Quay

7.5 Mile 12:45 from Morwenstow

Bespoke medal to all finishers of all races.

TSUNAMI 24 finishers received separate bespoke medal

TSUNAMI 24 and ULTRA finishers receive 5 and 3 ITRA points respectively.

Fully marked and marshalled course.

First aid on course and at HQ.

Dogs are not permitted with runners during the race dilue to Insurance and Permit limitations

For further information, maps and photos please refer to webpage www.puretrail.uk/tsunami

Race dateSaturday 22nd June 2019
Starting time7:00am
VenueThe Castle Bude, Bude, Cornwall
FacilitiesEX238LG
Race limit300
Distance7.5miles
Entry fee£23.00
PrizesTrophies for winners and runners up men and women. Discount vouchers for Age Category winners
OrganiserSteve Skedgell
Telephone07799111231
Event websiteVisit website

Race details last updated on Thursday 14th February 2019 a 10:57am.

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runABC South