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Sunday, 14 February 2016
Dursley Dozen   ~ MORE ~
Dursley & District AC
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MULTI TERRAIN - A race of 12 miles over roads, hillsides, open country, mud and solid rock. 
RACE LENGTH: 12 miles. LOCATION: Rednock sports centre, Rednock Drive, Dursley, GL11 4BX (NB: TACH Championship Race.)
The Wiltshire 10  ~ MORE ~
Stampede Sports
ROAD - A road race with the potential for fast times over a certified ten mile course through the heart of rural Wiltshire and the historic village of Lacock. 
RACE LENGTH: 10 miles. LOCATION: King George V Playing Field, Melksham SN12 6LL
Thursday, 18 February 2016
Night Run  ~ MORE ~
Rogue Runs
MULTI TERRAIM - dense forest sections, muddy footpaths and wide leafy bridle-ways, visiting forest sculptures along the way. 
RACE LENGTH: 6-ish miles. LOCATION: Beechenhurst Lodge, Forest Of Dean, GL16 7EG 
Sunday, 21 February 2016
Two Bays Tough Ten Challenge  ~ MORE ~
Two Bays Tough
MULTI TERRAIN - 2 Hour limit 
RACE LENGTH: 10 miles & fun run. LOCATION: Weston College, Knightstone Road, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 2AL 
Calne SmaRTT Smasher   ~ MORE ~
Calne SmaRTT
MULTI TERRAIN - A flat multi-terrain traffic free 10K run along the picturesque national cycle network from Calne to Stanley, near Chippenham.  
RACE LENGTH: 10km. LOCATION: Calne Town Hall, The Strand, Calne, Wiltshire SN11 0EN 
River Avon 2.5, 6 & 12km Trail Run  ~ MORE ~
Aspire Running Events
A stunning multi terrain course, a 6k is a single loop, the 12k is a two loop course which will incorporate thrilling trails, open countryside and woodlands. 
RACE LENGTH: 2.5, 6 & 12km. LOCATION: Keynsham Marina (Next to the Lockkeeper pub) BS31 2DD 
Tuesday, 23 February 2016
Aztec West Fast 5k  ~ MORE ~
Bristol & West AC
ROAD - 3 laps flat circuit on private road, well marshalled, lead bike, mop up runner to accompany person at rear of field. 
RACE LENGTH: 5km. LOCATION: The Atrium within the Aztec Centre, Aztec West Business Park, Bristol, BS32 4TD 
Sunday, 28 February 2016
Ironwood Challenge  ~ MORE ~
Nailsea running Club
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OFF ROAD - six(ish) country miles of trails through ancient woodland. 
RACE LENGTH: 6 miles. LOCATION: Long Ashton Sports Hall (NB: TACH Championship Race.)
The Terminator  ~ MORE ~
Pewsey Vale RC
MULTI TERRAIN - Mostly on footpaths and tracks. Trainers with good grip required. 
RACE LENGTH: 11.5 miles. LOCATION: Pewsey Vale School, Wilcot Road, Pewsey, SN9 5EW 
Bath Two Tunnels  ~ MORE ~
Relish Running
MULTI TERRAIN - tarmac & canal paths. 
RACE LENGTH: 300m, 5km & 10km. LOCATION: Brickfields Open Space, Bath BA2 1LX 
Dalwood 3 Hills Challenge  ~ MORE ~
Axe Valley Runners
MULTI TERRAIN. 
RACE LENGTH: 10 miles & fun runs. LOCATION: Linden Bungalow , Dalwood , Axminster , Devon EX13 7DY  
Saturday, 05 March 2016
Green Man Ultra  ~ MORE ~
Ultra Running
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MULTI TERRAIN - The Green Man challenge around the Community Forest Path of Bristol. 
RACE LENGTH: 46 miles. LOCATION: Redwood Lodge, Failand, Bristol, Somerset (NB: TACH Championship Race.)
Sunday, 06 March 2016
Imber Ultra  ~ MORE ~
AVR & Rotary Club of Westbury
MULTI TERRAIN - tarmac roads, bridleways and tracks. 
RACE LENGTH: 33 miles. LOCATION: Leighton Recreation Centre, Wellhead Lane, Westbury, Wiltshire BA13 3PT 
The Wiltshire Scramble   ~ MORE ~
Events Logic
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OFF ROAD - Open fields, trails, woodland areas and water. 
RACE LENGTH: 12 miles, 12km, 6km & fun run. LOCATION: Spirthill Trail, Near Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 9HW (NB: TACH Championship Race.)
Sunday, 13 March 2016
Bath Half Marathon  ~ MORE ~
Running High Events Ltd
Road 2 laps. 
RACE LENGTH: 13.1 miles. LOCATION: Great Pulteney Street, Bath, BA2 4DE 
The Grizzly (Ballot entry now closed)  ~ MORE ~
Axe Vally runners
OFF ROAD. 
RACE LENGTH: 20 miles. LOCATION: Seaton Devon 
Gloucester 20  ~ MORE ~
Gloucester AC
ROAD - quiet roads. 
RACE LENGTH: 20 miles. LOCATION: Kingsway Sports Pavilion, Naas Lane Link Road, Quedgeley, Gloucester GL2 2AB 
The Larmar Tree  ~ MORE ~
White Star Running
MULTI TERRAIN - a race in the grounds of the Rushmore Estate. 
RACE LENGTH: 13.1 miles, 20 miles & 26.2 miles. LOCATION: Tollard Royal, Salisbury SP5 5QB 
Thursday, 17 March 2016
Weston Prom Run  ~ MORE ~
Weston AC
ROAD - Road Race series number 7 of 9 
RACE LENGTH: 5 miles. LOCATION: Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset BS23 2DT 
Friday, 18 March 2016
Jurassic Coastal Challenge  ~ MORE ~
VO Two
MULTI TERRAIN - Run, walk or crawl a marathon a day for 3 days along the stunning Jurassic Coastal Path (individual days and team entries available). 
RACE LENGTH: 26.2 miles x 3. LOCATION: Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy 
Saturday, 19 March 2016
Welsh Ultra Running Series Round 1: Black Mountains   ~ MORE ~
Might Contain Nuts
ULTRA - 40 miles-ish / MARATHON - 26 miles-ish / TRAIL - 10 miles-ish. 
RACE LENGTH: 33 miles (UTMB 1 point). LOCATION: Black Mountains  
Sunday, 20 March 2016
The Rodway Easy Runner  ~ MORE ~
Emersons Green Running Club
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MULTI TERRAIN over 6 miles on traffic-free cycle tracks and fields. 
RACE LENGTH: 6 miles. LOCATION: Mangotsfield School, Rodway Hill, Mangotsfield, Bristol BS16 9LH (NB: TACH Championship Race.)
The Big Cheese - Cheddar Running Club  ~ MORE ~
Cheddar Running Club
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OFF ROAD 2000 feet of hill climbing, Fell race category B. 
RACE LENGTH: 15 miles. LOCATION: Cheddar , Somerset (NB: TACH Championship Race.)
Hogweed Hilly Half Marathon  ~ MORE ~
Hogweed Trotters
ROAD - Hilly, run along minor road in the Cotswold's. 
RACE LENGTH: 13.1 miles. LOCATION: Horton Village Hall, Horton, South Gloucestershire BS37 6QP 
Forest of Dean Spring Trails Half Marathon   ~ MORE ~
Forest of Dean Spring Trails Half Marathon
MULTI TERRAIN - Forest trails through The Forest of Dean. 
RACE LENGTH: 13.1 miles. LOCATION: Speech House Filed, Nr. Cinderford, Gloucestershire GL16 7EL 
Tuesday, 22 March 2016
Clevewold  ~ MORE ~
Cheltenham & County Harriers
OFF ROAD - Run on trails and through ancient woodland with plenty of mud, hills and wildlife. Well marked and marshalled, with drinks stations.  
RACE LENGTH: ~14 miles. LOCATION: Postlip Tithe Barn, Winchcombe, nr Cheltenham 
Saturday, 26 March 2016
Weston Prom Run  ~ MORE ~
Weston AC
ROAD - Road Race series number 7 of 9. 
RACE LENGTH: 5 miles. LOCATION: Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset BS23 2DT 
Sunday, 27 March 2016
Hanham Horror  ~ MORE ~
Bitton Road Runners
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MULTI TERRAIN - a great race of mass suffering. Where runners pitt their wits against each other, the muddy water, the hills, the 100 plus steps, and just when you thought you had finished, a steep rope climb! 
RACE LENGTH: 6 miles. LOCATION: Vicarage Road Playing Field, Hanham, Bristol, BS15 3AH (NB: TACH Championship Race.)
Monday, 28 March 2016
Shapwick Bunny Hop  ~ MORE ~
Shapwick Runners
MULTI TERRAIN - gently undulating race around the lanes and footpaths of Shapwick and Shapwick Heath 
RACE LENGTH: 7.5 miles. LOCATION: Village Hall, Shapwick TA7 9NJ 
Gilwern Grunt  ~ MORE ~
Rogue Runs
OFF ROAD - most interesting off-road race, with some spectacular scenery set amongst a backdrop of remote moorland-like areas and old quarry workings. 
RACE LENGTH: 7.5 miles. LOCATION: The Whistle Inn, Garn-yr-erw, Blaenavon, Torfaen NP4 9SJ 
Saturday, 02 April 2016
Llanbedr to Blaenafon Fell Race  ~ MORE ~.FELL RACE - Start from Llanbedr Village, up over Crug Mawr, then climb up the back of the Sugar Loaf, down into Abergavenny, out to Llanfoist and then up and over the KILLER - The Blorenge. Finish in Blaenafon. 
RACE LENGTH: 15 miles. LOCATION: 22 Llanover Road Blaenavon NP4 9HR  (NB: TACH Championship Race.)
Sunday, 03 April 2016
Taunton Marathon and Half Marathon  ~ MORE ~ ROAD - The half marathon course is one lap, the full marathon course is two laps 
RACE LENGTH: 13.1 & 26.2 miles. LOCATION: Somerset College of Art & Technology, Wullington Road, Taunton, Somerset TA1 5AX 
Brean Down Challenge  ~ MORE ~
Aspire Running
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MULTI TERRAIN - start from the foot of Brean Down ascending straight into a steep hill to the top. You will then be taken up and over the challenging hills with a gradual descent to the fort where the turnaround point will take you along the adjacent side and back to the finish (10km = 2 laps). 
RACE LENGTH: 5km & 10km. LOCATION: National Trust cafe, Brean Down, nr Weston-super-Mare (NB: TACH Championship Race.)
Saturday, 09 April 2016
Sugar Loaf race  ~ MORE ~
Mynydd Du Mountain Runners
OFF ROAD - a great mini-fell race. Mostly up and then mostly down. Entries on the day only. 
RACE LENGTH: 7 miles. LOCATION: Leisure Centre, Abergavenny 
Coastal Trail Series: Exmoor  ~ MORE ~
Endurance Life
OFF ROAD - The course encompasses stiff climbs and long descents, open moorland, thickly wooded combes (valleys), historical ruins, dizzying cliffs, exquisitly beautiful rivers and a stretch of coastline that is unsurpassed. (NB Ultra and Ultra+ are UTMB qualifiers) 
RACE LENGTH: 10km to 45 miles. LOCATION: TBC Exmoor 
Sunday, 10 April 2016
Devizes Half Marathon  ~ MORE ~
Events Logic
ROAD - The Devizes Half Marathon is the nominated race for the half marathon County Championships in Wiltshire 
RACE LENGTH: 13.1 miles. LOCATION: The Green, Devizes SN10 3AA 
Beat the Bore  ~ MORE ~
Cotswold Allrunners
OFF ROAD - This run is a challenge against one of natures amazing natural phenomenon, a tidal wave on the river Severn.  
RACE LENGTH: 12.8km. LOCATION: Elmore, Gloucestershire 
Cheddar Gorge Challenge  ~ MORE ~
Relish Running
OFF ROAD - A challenging off road race with a mixture of terrain, open fields, woodland and rocky trails 
RACE LENGTH: 300m, 5km & 10km. LOCATION: Top of the Gorge, Cheddar 
Thursday, 14 April 2016
Weston Prom run  ~ MORE ~
Weston AC
ROAD - Road Race series number 8 of 9 
RACE LENGTH: 5 miles. LOCATION: Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset BS23 2DT 
Saturday, 16 April 2016
Cribyn Race  ~ MORE ~
Mynydd Du Mountain Runners
FELL RACE - a fell race to please everyone- steep climbs, gradual climbs, fast descents, rough descents, fast ridge running, grass, rocks, river crossings and navigational choice. 
RACE LENGTH: 5.5 miles. LOCATION: Cwm Gwdi Camp 
Sunday, 17 April 2016
The Magnificent Eastnor Castle Seven  ~ MORE ~
Ledbury Harriers
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MULTI TERRAIN - an undulating rural course over footpaths, tracks and through woodland culminating in the Orrible climb to the Obelisk! 
RACE LENGTH: 7 miles. LOCATION: Eastnor Castle Deer Park(HR8 1RL) (NB: TACH Championship Race.)
Tuesday, 19 April 2016
The Blorenge Downhill or/and Uphill Fell Race   ~ MORE ~
Rogue Runs
FELL RACE - Run uphill or run downhill or run both. Two for the price of one! (Tea & cake included in the price!). 
RACE LENGTH: 4km. LOCATION: Llanfoist Village Hall, Abergavenny 
Saturday, 23 April 2016
OMM Lite: Peak District  ~ MORE ~
OMM
OFF ROAD - Teams of two navigate over two days returning to the event HQ at the end of each day: trails, bridleways & footpaths only. (not open access, due to the time of year) 
RACE LENGTH: 5km - 50km. LOCATION: Darley Farm, Parsely Hay, near Buxton SK17 ODF 
Sunday, 24 April 2016
Pensford 10k  ~ MORE ~ ROAD - undulating on closed roads 
RACE LENGTH: 4km & 10km. LOCATION: The Memorial Hall Playing Fields, Publow Lane, Pensford, Bristol BS39 4HW 
Frenchay 10k Road Race  ~ MORE ~
John Honeywell
ROAD- This race starts and finishes on the UWE Glenside Campus 
RACE LENGTH: 10km. LOCATION: UWE Glenside Campus, Blackberry Hill, Stapleton, Bristol(BS16 1DD) 
Offas Orror  ~ MORE ~
Chepstow Harriers
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OFF ROAD - It's hilly. It's muddy. It's tough 
RACE LENGTH: 20km. LOCATION: Wye Valley (NB: TACH Championship Race.)
Cattle Country Adventure Park 5/10k  ~ MORE ~
Aspire Running
MULTI TERRAIN - exciting and exhilarating flat, off road multi-terrain course for the experienced or novice runner alike (10km = 2 loops). 
RACE LENGTH: 5km, 10km & family fun runs. LOCATION: Cattle Country Adventure Park, Berkeley Heath Farm, Berkeley GL13 9EW 
Saturday, 30 April 2016
Coastal Trail Series: Pembrokeshire  ~ MORE ~
Endurance Life
OFF ROAD - The coastal trails here are wild and exposed, with undulating terrain and spectacular views.  
RACE LENGTH: 10km - 34.8 miles. LOCATION: Little Haven, Haverfordwest, SA62 3UG 
The "Pony Express" New Forest Multistage Ultra  ~ MORE ~
xNRG
MULTI TERRAIN - 2 day event, stimulating and varied, the forest tracks and pathways are perfect for walkers and runners.  
RACE LENGTH: 60 miles (UTMB 1pt). LOCATION: Brockenhurst College, New Forest, Hampshire 
Bluebell Blunder  ~ MORE ~
Rogue Runs
OFF ROAD - An off road 10k amongst Bluebells in the lovely Wye Valley. Starting at Gumbersland Barn, Bigsweir Bridge. 
RACE LENGTH: 10km. LOCATION: Gumbersland Barn, Bigsweir Bridge, NP25 4TS 
Salcombe Coastal Marathon  ~ MORE ~ MULTI TERRAIN - Torcross to Bantham, via Salcombe, along some of South Devon's most beautiful coastline. 
RACE LENGTH: 26.2 miles. LOCATION: Carparking available at the finish (Slapton Sands) with coach transport to start. 
Sunday, 01 May 2016
Sarsen Trail & Neolithic Marathon  ~ MORE ~
Wiltshire Wildlife Trust
MULTI TERRAIN - Route full of ups and downs and a mixture of grassland and farm tracks 
RACE LENGTH: 13.1 & 26.2 miles. LOCATION: Avebury Social Club High Street Avebury SN8 1RF 
Monday, 02 May 2016
Devauden 10k  ~ MORE ~
Devauden
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OFF ROAD - The race is entirely on woodland tracks and paths in an area of outstanding natural beauty and is held to raise funds for local charities. 
RACE LENGTH: 10km & kids races. LOCATION: Devauden, Chepstow, Mon. NP16 6PN (NB: TACH Championship Race.)
Thursday, 05 May 2016
The Wrington Woodland Run (TACH Race)  ~ MORE ~
Town & Country Harriers
OFF ROAD - Hilly & Rural 
RACE LENGTH: 10km. LOCATION: The Lord Nelson, Cleeve, BS49 4NR. On the A370 Bristol to Weston-Super-Mare road. 
Saturday, 07 May 2016
The Avon Valley Railway 10k/4k  ~ MORE ~
Aspire Runnning
MULTI TERRAIN - undulating course held on a traffic free Railway Path and fields. 
RACE LENGTH: 4km & 10km. LOCATION: Avon Valley Railway (Bitton Station), Bath Road, Bitton BS30 6HD 
Preseli Beast and Ultra  ~ MORE ~ FELL RACE - a tough and exciting circular marked off-road/fell running race in the heart of the stunning Preseli hills, North Pembrokeshire, 
RACE LENGTH: 23.6 & 32.3 miles. LOCATION: Maenclochog,North Pembrokeshire 
Semington Slog  ~ MORE ~
St George's School
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MULTI TERRAIN - circular route combining road and off road surfaces. 
RACE LENGTH: 10km & family fun run. LOCATION: St George's School, Pound Ln, Semington, Trowbridge BA14 6LP (NB: TACH Championship Race.)
Sunday, 08 May 2016
The Evesham Ultra  ~ MORE ~
Cotswold Running
MULTI TERRAIN - starts in Evesham, takes runners along the banks of the Avon before heading towards Bredon Hill on the edge of the Cotswolds Area of Natural Beauty. Bredon is the first of several hills offering a combined 5000+ feet of ascent before the gentle undulations back to the river's edge. Solo and 2 person relay options. 
RACE LENGTH: 50+ miles. LOCATION: Evesham Town Hall, Marketplace, Evesham, WR11 4RW 
Trowbridge Zombie Apocolypse 5K  ~ MORE ~
Stampede Sports
ROAD - road race & fun run utilising the roads, footpaths and cycleways around the town 
RACE LENGTH: 5km. LOCATION: Albany Palace, Park St, Trowbridge BA14 0AT 
Bath Two Tunnels  ~ MORE ~
Relish Running
MULTI TERRAIN - tarmac & canal paths 
RACE LENGTH: 300m, 5km, 10km & 1/2M. LOCATION: Brickfields Open Space, Bath BA2 1LX  
Stroud Trail Marathon  ~ MORE ~
Cotswold Allrunners
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MULTI TERRAIN - a fabulous & challenging mixture of local trails, Cotswold hills, famous Towpaths, disused Railway Tracks, nationally acclaimed Common Land and of course the amazing views on the Cotswold Edge 
RACE LENGTH: 13.1 & 26.2 miles. LOCATION: Cornhill Market Place, UnionSt, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL52JT (NB: TACH Championship Race.)
Thursday, 12 May 2016
Weston Prom run  ~ MORE ~
Weston AC
ROAD - Road Race series number 9 of 9 
RACE LENGTH: 5 miles. LOCATION: Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset BS23 2DT 
Saturday, 14 May 2016
Welsh Ultra Running Series Round 2: Brecon Beacons  ~ MORE ~
Might Contain Nuts
ULTRA - 40 MILES-ISH / MARATHON - 26 MILES-ISH / TRAIL - 10 MILES-ISH 
RACE LENGTH: 33 miles (UTMB 1 pt). LOCATION: EVENT HQ - Brecon Beacons 
Sunday, 15 May 2016
Marlborough Downs Challenge  ~ MORE ~
Marlborough Running Club
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MULTI TERRAIN - Challenging event, mostly off-road along tracks and footpaths and taking in some of the finest Wiltshire countryside. 
RACE LENGTH: 20 & 33 miles. LOCATION: Marlborough Leisure Centre, Marlborough, SN8 1PB (NB: TACH Championship Race.)
The Jack and Jill Challenge   ~ MORE ~
Somer AC
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OFF ROAD = through beautiful countryside, rolling fields, hidden valleys, footpaths and woodland tracks, over styles and through the odd river or two 
RACE LENGTH: 10km. LOCATION: Haydon Que Club,Kilmersdon road, Radstock, BA3 3QR  (NB: TACH Championship Race.)
Great Bristol 10k  ~ MORE ~
Run Bristol
ROAD - largely flat, starting and finishing in Bristol's historic Harbourside, it takes in the stunning Avon Gorge and twice passes under Brunel's famous Clifton suspension bridge. 
RACE LENGTH: 10km. LOCATION: Bristol Harbourside 
Wednesday, 18 May 2016
Tyntesfield Ten  ~ MORE ~
Nailsea Running Club
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OFF ROAD - a beautiful course around the National Trust's beautiful Tyntesfield Estate 
RACE LENGTH: 10km. LOCATION: Tyntesfield House, Wraxall, Bristol, BS48 1NP (NB: TACH Championship Race.)
Friday, 20 May 2016
Stroud Beer Race  ~ MORE ~
Stroud & District Athletic Club
ROAD - road race over an undulating three lap course with a free half pint of beer will be provided for the first 100 runners back. 
RACE LENGTH: 7.5 miles. LOCATION: Old Lodge Inn, Minchinhampton Common, near Stroud, Gloucestershire. 
Saturday, 21 May 2016
Cader Idris Race  ~ MORE ~ MULTI TERRAIN - constantly changing terrain, switching from steep metalled roads to flat tracks behind Gwernan lake, pitched steps up the Pony Path, and picking your way among the boulder fields on the final ascent........and then you've got to do it all in reverse! 
RACE LENGTH: 10.5 miles. LOCATION: Dolgellau, Snowdonia 
Dark Ox (night race) & Light Ox  ~ MORE ~
White Star Running
MULTI TERRAIN - running in the beautiful rolling hills (thats big hills) of Wiltshire and the Rushmore Estate. 
RACE LENGTH: 6.5 miles. LOCATION: Tollard Royal, Salisbury SP5 5QB 
The Quest: coast path ultra  ~ MORE ~
Mud Crew Events
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OFF-ROAD - A 40 mile Ultra covering some of the most challenging coast path Cornwall has to offer including High Cliff - the highest point on the Cornish coast. Running either solo or as a relay pair you will be rewarded with some of the most spectacular running our county has to offer. 
RACE LENGTH: 40 miles. LOCATION: Tintagel Castle, Cornwall (NB: TACH Championship Race.)
Sunday, 22 May 2016
Ox Half, Ox Full & Ox Ultra  ~ MORE ~
White Star Running
MULTI TERRAIN - running in the beautiful rolling hills (thats big hills) of Wiltshire and the Rushmore Estate. 
RACE LENGTH: 13.1, 26.2 & 36 miles. LOCATION: Tollard Royal, Salisbury SP5 5QB 
Cheddar Gorge Challenge  ~ MORE ~
Relish Running
OFF ROAD - A challenging off road race with a mixture of terrain, open fields, woodland and rocky trails 
RACE LENGTH: 300m, 5km & 10km. LOCATION: Top of the Gorge, Cheddar 
Keynsham (Broadlands) 5/10 miler  ~ MORE ~
Aspire Running
MULTI TERRAIN - incorporating public footpaths, stony tracks, muddy trails, woodland and open countryside. The course is hilly/undulating. 10 miler = 2 laps. 
RACE LENGTH: 5 & 10 miles. LOCATION: Broadlands Academy, Keynsham, Bristol, BS31 2DY 
Thursday, 02 June 2016
The Burrington Blaster (TACH Race)  ~ MORE ~
Town & Country Harriers
OFF ROAD - Hilly & Rural 
RACE LENGTH: 10km. LOCATION: The Burrington Inn, Burrington, BS40 7AT. Off the A368, SW of Bristol 
Sunday, 05 June 2016
Chippenham 5 mile  ~ MORE ~
Chippenham Harriers
ROAD - a scenic route from the rugby club at Allington Fields, along quiet country lanes towards the picturesque Biddestone village. The Family Fun Runs take place around Chippenham Rugby Club grounds. 
RACE LENGTH: 5 miles & family fun run. LOCATION: Chippenham Rugby Club, Allington Fields, Chippenham SN14 0YZ 
Saturday, 11 June 2016
Man vs Horse (solo or relay)  ~ MORE ~
Green Events
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OFF ROAD - hilly, rural & lots of fun 
RACE LENGTH: 21 miles (approx). LOCATION: Llanwrtyd Wells (NB: TACH Championship Race.)
Sunday, 12 June 2016
Cheddar Gorge Challenge  ~ MORE ~
Relish Running
OFF ROAD - A challenging off road race with a mixture of terrain, open fields, woodland and rocky trails 
RACE LENGTH: 300m, 5km, 10km & 13.1 miles. LOCATION: Top of the Gorge, Cheddar 
Tuesday, 14 June 2016
Beacon Batch  ~ MORE ~
Weston AC
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OFF ROAD - Five miles and 1000ft of climb to the summit of the Mendips. Helpful marshals and plenty of marking tape to guide you along the course.  
RACE LENGTH: 5 miles. LOCATION: Lower Langford, Near Churchill, North Somerset BS40 5BL (NB: TACH Championship Race.)
Sunday, 19 June 2016
Cheltenham Circular Challenge  ~ MORE ~
Rotary Club of Cheltenham
MULTI TERRAIN - Starting at Cheltenham Racecourse, the routes use public footpaths and sections of the Cheltenham Circular Footpath, Cotswold Way and Winchcombe Way, passing through glorious Cotswold countryside and offering fantastic views. 
RACE LENGTH: Various 5k - 63k. LOCATION: Cheltenham Racecourse, Cheltenham, GL50 4SH 
Friday, 24 June 2016
The Nailsea Festival "Beer and a Banger 10k"  ~ MORE ~
Nailsea Running Club
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ROAD - rural with country lanes. Gourment sausage in a bun and a pint (or soft drink) for every finisher! Bar and Refreshments - Outdoor barbeque - Post-race live music in the clubhouse. 
RACE LENGTH: 10km. LOCATION: Nailsea RFC, West End Lane, Nailsea, BS48 4BY (NB: TACH Championship Race.)
Saturday, 25 June 2016
The Giant's Head Marathon  ~ MORE ~
White Star Running
MULTI TERRAIN - A very, very challenging hilly but beautiful course running through the Sydling and Cerne valleys running around and under the famous Cerne Giant. 
RACE LENGTH: 26.2 miles & 10k. LOCATION: Sydling St Nicholas, Dorset DT2 9NU 
Thursday, 30 June 2016
The Dundry Thunder (TACH Race)  ~ MORE ~
Town & Country Harriers
OFF ROAD - Hilly & Rural 
RACE LENGTH: 10km. LOCATION: The Dundry Inn, Dundry, BS41 8LH. Off the A38, south of Bristol 
Saturday, 02 July 2016
Saunders Lakeland Mountain Marathon  ~ MORE ~
Saunders
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OFF ROAD - The Saunders Lakeland Mountain Marathon (SLMM) is a two-day mountain navigation event open to solo runners and teams of two. 
RACE LENGTH: Various. LOCATION: Somewhere in the Lake District! (NB: TACH Championship Race.)
Monarch's Way 6/11k  ~ MORE ~
Aspire Running
MULTI TERRAIN - An amazing diverse multi terrain course that will be held on a mixture of Railway path, the Monarchs Way plus the trails alongside the stunning River Avon (11km = 2 laps). 
RACE LENGTH: 6km & 11km. LOCATION: Avon Valley Railway (Bitton Station), Bath Road, Bitton BS30 6HD 
Round the Island  ~ MORE ~
xNRG
MULTI TERRAIN - 2 day event, following the beautiful Isle of Wight Coast Path, our Round the Island Challenge Ultra is inspired by the famous Round the Island Yacht Race that takes place on the same weekend.  
RACE LENGTH: 70 miles (UTMB 2pt). LOCATION: Cowes, Isle of Wight 
Wednesday, 06 July 2016
Chippenham River Run and Family Fun Runs  ~ MORE ~
Chippenham Harriers
MULTI TERRAIN - Fairly flat mix of grass, trail and road with 80% traffic free, off road. All abilities welcome. 
RACE LENGTH: 5km. LOCATION: Olympiad Leisure Centre, Chippenham SN15 3PA 
Thursday, 07 July 2016
Tintern Trot  ~ MORE ~
Chepstow Harriers
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OFF ROAD - A race incorporating stretches along the river and a climb up through the woods (about 600ft!) to reach Offas Dyke path 
RACE LENGTH: 10km. LOCATION: The Abbey Mill, Tintern, Chepstow Map (NB: TACH Championship Race.)
Saturday, 09 July 2016
Pen y Fan Race  ~ MORE ~
Mynydd Du Mountain Runners
OFF ROAD Experience required; local knowledge advantageous; navigational skills required 
RACE LENGTH: 3.5 miles. LOCATION: Cwm Llwch car park (SO 006 245) near Brecon 
Sunday, 10 July 2016
Bath Two Tunnels  ~ MORE ~
Relish Running
MULTI TERRAIN - tarmac & canal paths 
RACE LENGTH: 300m, 5km, 10km & 1/2M. LOCATION: Brickfields Open Space, Bath BA2 1LX  
Fan y Big Horseshoe Race  ~ MORE ~
Mynydd Du Mountain Runners
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OFF ROAD Experience required; local knowledge advantageous; navigational skills required 
RACE LENGTH: 10.3 miles. LOCATION: Llanfrynach Village Hall near Brecon (NB: TACH Championship Race.)
Tuesday, 12 July 2016
The Sizzler  ~ MORE ~
Cotswold Allrunners
OFF ROAD - a handicap race and will take in countryside on the edge of Kings Stanley, Middleyard and up to the top of Selsley Common and back. 
RACE LENGTH: 5 miles. LOCATION: Village Hall, King's Stanley, Gloucestershire 
Saturday, 16 July 2016
OMM Lite: Chilterns  ~ MORE ~
OMM
OFF ROAD - Teams of two navigate over two days returning to the event HQ at the end of each day: trails, bridleways & footpaths only. (not open access, due to the time of year) 
RACE LENGTH: 5km - 50km. LOCATION: Path Hill Outdoors, Path Hill, Goring Heath, Reading RG8 7RE 
Sunday, 17 July 2016
Run the River 7.5/15k  ~ MORE ~
Aspire Running
MULTI TERRAIN - An amazingly diverse course that will be held on a mixture of roadside path, the trails alongside the stunning River Avon and will also transverse through a mixture of broadleaved woodland and open grassland. 
RACE LENGTH: 7.5km & 15km. LOCATION: Stothert & Pitt Rugby Club, on A4 nr Newton St Loe 
Thursday, 21 July 2016
The Purdown Pursuit (TACH Race)  ~ MORE ~
Town & Country Harriers
OFF ROAD - Hilly & Rural 
RACE LENGTH: 10k. LOCATION: The Mason's Arms, 124 Park Rd, Stapleton, Bristol BS16 1DT 
Sunday, 24 July 2016
Bath Running Festival  ~ MORE ~
Relish The Great Outdoors Ltd
MULTI TERRAIN - All the runs take in breath taking views of Bath from Sham Castle and the open meadows above Bathampton.  
RACE LENGTH: 5km, 10km, 13.1 & 26.2 miles & kids. LOCATION: Sports Training Village, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY 
Sunday, 31 July 2016
Magor 10k  ~ MORE ~
Chepstow Harriers
ROAD - probably the flattest and fastest road 10k in Wales. If you're looking for a 10k PB this is the place to get it! The course is all on scenic country lanes and suits both experienced and beginner runners alike. 
RACE LENGTH: 10km. LOCATION: Undy United Football Club, Causeway, Undy NP26 3EW 
Brean Down Challenge  ~ MORE ~
Aspire Running
MULTI TERRAIN - start from the foot of Brean Down ascending straight into a steep hill to the top. You will then be taken up and over the challenging hills with a gradual descent to the fort where the turnaround point will take you along the adjacent side and back to the finish (10km = 2 laps). 
RACE LENGTH: 5km & 10km. LOCATION: National Trust cafe, Brean Down, nr Weston-super-Mare 
Saturday, 13 August 2016
Roseland August Trail Series (The RAT)  ~ MORE ~
Mudcrew
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OFF ROAD - series of challenging coastal runs along the stunning South Cornwall Coastal Path.  
RACE LENGTH: 11-64 miles. LOCATION: Porthpean Outdoor Education Centre PL26 6AZ (NB: TACH Championship Race.)
Saturday, 20 August 2016
Race the Train  ~ MORE ~ MULTI TERRAIN - a mixture of public roads, lanes, un-metalled roads, tracks, agricultural land, and rough grazing pastures. The terrain varies all the time and can be very wet & muddy in places, the routes also ascend and descend quite steep terrain and runs on narrow footpaths with little chance of overtaking. 
RACE LENGTH: 3.5 - 14 miles. LOCATION: Tywyn, Mid Wales 
Sunday, 21 August 2016
Saltford Valley 12.5k  ~ MORE ~
Aspire Running
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MULTI TERRAIN - flat, single loop course. 
RACE LENGTH: 12.5km. LOCATION: Stothert & Pitt Rugby Club, on the A4 nr Newton St Loe (NB: TACH Championship Race.)
Cheddar Gorge Challenge  ~ MORE ~
Relish Running
OFF ROAD - A challenging off road race with a mixture of terrain, open fields, woodland and rocky trails 
RACE LENGTH: 300m, 5km, 10km, 13.1 & 26.2 miles. LOCATION: Top of the Gorge, Cheddar 
Wednesday, 24 August 2016
Crook Peak Cake Race  ~ MORE ~
willprobbins@hotmail.com
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Off Road Fun race to Crook Peak with cake 
RACE LENGTH: 3 miles. LOCATION: White Hart, Cross, Axbridge, Somerset, BS26 2EE(NB: TACH Championship Race.)
Saturday, 27 August 2016
The Original Somerset Maverick Race Trail Running Event  ~ MORE ~
Maverick Race
MULTI TERRAIN - everything, from open heathland, to technical wooded single track and of course - HILLS!  
RACE LENGTH: 8.5km, 17km & 23km. LOCATION: Kilve Court Residential Education Centres, Kilve, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA5 1EA 
Sunday, 28 August 2016
Severn Bridge Half Marathon  ~ MORE ~
Rogue runs
ROAD - something a bit different from your average 'run-of-the-mill' city half marathon: stunning views, sea air, scenic country lanes and villages and the opportunity to participate in a unique running event on a closed motorway and across the iconic Severn Bridge. 
RACE LENGTH: 13.1 miles. LOCATION: Nr Junction 2, M48 NP16 6UN 
Monday, 29 August 2016
Avon Valley Wildlife & Adventure Park   ~ MORE ~
Aspire Running
MULTI TERRAIN - Course takes in the farmland, open countryside and wooded trails of the beautiful Avon Valley with stunning views of Kelston, the Bath Skyline and the River Avon. 
RACE LENGTH: 10/5k and Family Fun Runs. LOCATION: Avon Valley Adventure & Wildlife Park, Bristol 
Saturday, 03 September 2016
Butcombe Trail Ultra  ~ MORE ~
Town & Country Harriers
MULTI TERRAIN - a 47mile ulltramarathon in the Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty between six Butcombe Brewery pubs. 
RACE LENGTH: 47 miles. LOCATION: Swan Inn, Rowberrow, Winscombe, Winscombe, Somerset, BS25 1QL 
Sunday, 04 September 2016
Chippenham Half Marathon  ~ MORE ~
Chippenham Harriers
ROAD - voted 4th in the Runners’ World Top 10 Half Marathons of 2014 and winner of the WAA Race of the Year Award for 2014 
RACE LENGTH: 13.1 miles. LOCATION: Chippenham Sports Club, Bristol Road, Chippenham SN15 1NH 
Saturday, 10 September 2016
10 peaks: Brecon Beacons  ~ MORE ~
10 Peaks Limited
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FELL RACE - self-navigated run/trek over a set route through the Brecon Beacons National Park. Solo, pairs or teams of 4. 24 hour cut-off. 
RACE LENGTH: 58km & 89km (UTMB 4pt). LOCATION: YHA Danywenallt Talybont-on-Usk, Brecon, Powys, LD3 7YS (NB: TACH Championship Race.)
Sunday, 11 September 2016
Wentwood woodlark  ~ MORE ~
Chepstow Harriers
MULTI TERRAIN - A scenic and challenging 8 mile multi-terrain race including a climb to the top of Gray Hill. Stunning views of Wentwood forest and the Bristol Channel. 
RACE LENGTH: 8 miles. LOCATION: Earlswood Village Hall, NP16 6AW 
Dyrham Park 5/10k  ~ MORE ~
Aspire Running
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MULTI TERRAIN - The course will cover the beautiful grounds of this stunning National Trust property. It has 270 acres of ancient parkland, has breath taking views and is home to a historic herd of free roaming fallow deer. 
RACE LENGTH: 5km, 10km & family fun runs. LOCATION: Dyrham Park, Dyrham, near Bath, Gloucestershire, SN14 8ER (NB: TACH Championship Race.)
Tuesday, 13 September 2016
Bristol Half Marathon  ~ MORE ~
Run Bristol
ROAD - Around Bristol City 
RACE LENGTH: 13.1 miles. LOCATION: Bristol City Center 
Saturday, 17 September 2016
OMM Lite: North Yorkshire  ~ MORE ~
OMM
OFF ROAD - Teams of two navigate over two days returning to the event HQ at the end of each day: trails, bridleways & footpaths only. (not open access, due to the time of year) 
RACE LENGTH: 5km - 50km. LOCATION: New Inn & Cropton Brewery, Cropton, nr Pickering, North Yorkshire YO18 8HH 
Sunday, 18 September 2016
Bath Two Tunnels  ~ MORE ~
Relish Running
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MULTI TERRAIN - tarmac & canal paths 
RACE LENGTH: 300m, 5km, 10km, 1/2M, M, 50km & 100km. LOCATION: Brickfields Open Space, Bath BA2 1LX (NB: TACH Championship Race.)
The Beast  ~ MORE ~
Cotswold Allrunners
OFF ROAD - a trail event which takes in some of the most hilly, but beautiful, and stunning parts of the Cotswolds. An opportunity, to run over commonland, through private woodlands, up the famous Cheese Rollers Hill (Coopers Hill), get spectacular Cotswold views and visit local villages. 
RACE LENGTH: 2, 8 & 17 miles. LOCATION: Cranham Scouts Centre, GL4 8HP 
Saturday, 24 September 2016
Welsh Ultra Running Series Round 3: Black Mountains  ~ MORE ~
Might Contain Nuts
ULTRA - 40 MILES-ISH / MARATHON - 26 MILES-ISH / TRAIL - 10 MILES-ISH 
RACE LENGTH: 33 miles (UTMB 1 point). LOCATION: EVENT HQ - Black Mountains  
The Cotswold Way Century  ~ MORE ~
Cotswold Running
MULTI TERRAIN - 2 day ultra along the Cotswold Way from Chipping Camden to Bath. 
RACE LENGTH: 102 miles (UTMB 4pt). LOCATION: Chipping Campden School, Cidermill Lane, Chipping Campden GL55 6HU 
Friday, 07 October 2016
Atlantic Coast Challenge  ~ MORE ~
VO Two
MULTI TERRAIN - Wild and rugged. Steep climbs and descents that test your concentration as well as your strength. 
RACE LENGTH: 26.2 miles x 3. LOCATION: St Ives Bay Holiday Park 
Saturday, 08 October 2016
The Avon Valley Railway 10k/4k  ~ MORE ~
Aspire Runnning
MULTI TERRAIN - undulating course held on a traffic free Railway Path and fields. 
RACE LENGTH: 4km & 10km. LOCATION: Avon Valley Railway (Bitton Station), Bath Road, Bitton BS30 6HD 
Sunday, 09 October 2016
Mendip Muddle  ~ MORE ~
Weston AC
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MULTI TERRAIN - tough (there is 420m of climb), but very interesting, set in some of the finest scenery in the West Country. There are Roman lead mines, underground rivers, a nature reserve, open moorland, potholes, an ancient rabbit warren, an Iron Age fort, deciduous and conifer forest, and prehistoric tumuli. 
RACE LENGTH: 20km. LOCATION: Charterhouse, Nr Blagdon, BS40 7XR (NB: TACH Championship Race.)
Saturday, 22 October 2016
Warmley Forest Park 5/10k  ~ MORE ~
Aspire Runnning
MULTI TERRAIN - traverse over a mixture of broadleaved woodland, scrub and open grassland with a small section of the route on the Bristol to Bath Railway Path. The course is flat/undulating with a few small cheeky hills thrown in (10km = 2 loops). 
RACE LENGTH: 5km & 10km. LOCATION: Visitor Centre, London Road, Warmley (opposite the Midland Spinner Pub) Postcode BS30 5JB 
Sunday, 23 October 2016
Stroud Half Marathon  ~ MORE ~
Total Buzz Events
ROAD - a great mix of urban and rural roads. 
RACE LENGTH: 13.1 miles. LOCATION: Marlings School, Cainscross Road, Stroud 
Saturday, 29 October 2016
OMM   ~ MORE ~
OMM
OFF ROAD - The OMM is a test of endurance, navigation and mountain skills. Teams of 2 choose the difficulty of their course and over 2 days visit a series of checkpoints spread out over 400sqkm of wilderness. 
RACE LENGTH: Various. LOCATION: Location to be revealed a couple of months before the event. 
Sunday, 06 November 2016
The Bog & Bryn Challenge  ~ MORE ~
Fairwater Runners
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MULTI TERRAIN - a tough multi-terrain scenic race, across the footpaths, open fields, country lanes and woodland of Llantarnam, Henllys, Rogerstone, Coed Eva and Hollybush. 
RACE LENGTH: 20km. LOCATION: Cwmbran Stadium, Henllys Way, Cwmbran, NP44 3YS (NB: TACH Championship Race.)
Sunday, 13 November 2016
Trionium Bath Hilly Half and 12K  ~ MORE ~
Trionium
MULTI TERRAIN - A tough two-lap course with over 500m of ascent and descent. 
RACE LENGTH: 13.1 miles & 12km. LOCATION: Bath Racecourse, Lansdown, Bath, BA1 9BU 
Saturday, 03 December 2016
Santa Run at Old Down Estate  ~ MORE ~
Aspire Running
MULTI TERRAIN - undulating in and out of the grounds of Old Down Country Park (10km = 2 laps). 
RACE LENGTH: 5km, 10km & family fun runs. LOCATION: Old Down Country Park BS32 4PG 
Welsh Ultra Running Series Round 4: Brecon Beacons  ~ MORE ~
Might Contain Nuts
ULTRA - 40 MILES-ISH / MARATHON - 26 MILES-ISH / TRAIL - 10 MILES-ISH 
RACE LENGTH: 33 miles (UTMB 1 point). LOCATION: EVENT HQ - Brecon Beacons 
Sunday, 18 December 2016
Rudolph's Rampage  ~ MORE ~
Cotswold Allrunners
MULTI-TERRAIN - a Fancy Dress run. Much of this race is on footpath, Woodland trails and Farm Tracks, but there are some road sections. Hilly with 1 big long climb of approximately a mile all offroad and a 2nd steep, but shorter road hill into Painswick. There is also the Rudolphs Dash at 9am for young runners. 
RACE LENGTH: 7km. LOCATION: Painswick Rugby Club, Gloucestershire 
Tuesday, 20 December 2016
Avon Valley Wildlife & Adventure Park   ~ MORE ~
Aspire Running
MULTI TERRAIN - Course takes in the farmland, open countryside and wooded trails of the beautiful Avon Valley with stunning views of Kelston, the Bath Skyline and the River Avon. 
RACE LENGTH: 10/5k and Family Fun Runs. LOCATION: Avon Valley Adventure & Wildlife Park, Bristol 

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