The Big Day Out - One Day, Two Events

Registration is 08:00-8:30am at South Brent Village Hall, with bus transfer leaving 9:35am to the start at Princetown. As this is the a linear route, a bus is provided at an additional cost of £8.

Registration is at the rear of The Plume of Feathers pub (in the marquee) at Princetown also, between 10:15 and 10:45am for those who have not booked transport from South Brent.

The Crossing
An aspirational baby ultra. It's a tip-toe into ultra-distance running. But it's far from easy..

A fully marked and marshalled course, 4 Aid Stations with food and refreshments.

Experience the wilderness of the High Moor, the beauty of the periphery. Visiting the 4 moorland villages of Belstone (start), Postbridge, Princetown, and South Brent (finish) and includes 903m of ascent in 34 miles.

Start time 9am. Time limit 10 hours. Bespoke medal to all finishers. Bespoke t-shirt can be purchases at any time via the sientries system.

Coach transfer from South Brent to the start £10.


The Great Escape
A half-marathon starting from Princetown in the heart of the Moor, the route takes in the last 13.1 miles of THE CROSSING, with big, wide open spaces. Many have tried escaping the Prison at Princetown and, because of its remoteness, have been recaptured. We give you a fully marked and marshalled course with 2 aid stations with food and refreshments.

The route crosses the head of the Erme Valley and traverses the Erme canyons, with some interesting moorland vistas along the Abbots Way before the long descent into South Brent. A real taste of Dartmoor trail running.

Start time 11am. Bespoke medal to all finishers. Bespoke t-shirts can be purchased At any time via the sientries system.

Coach transfer from South Brent to the start £8.

Dogs are not permitted with runners during the race.

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