The Dartmoor VOLCANO race is the first race of the pureTrail race series. A 10.5 mile trail race, with almost 1800ft of ascent. It’s not a ‘walk in the park’, it’s a tough ten miles over Dartmoor. Visiting the high points of Pupers Hill, Snowden, and South Dartmoor’s highest point – Ryders Hill (515m). Scenic course with extensive Dartmoor views.
The race starts and finishes in the village of Scorriton, (TQ110JB) on the edge of Dartmoor (see map at bottom of page). 4 miles off the A38, Buckfastleigh/Ashburton junctions.
1 River crossing (Avon River heads)
1 Clapper Bridge crossing
1 Volcano ascent
1 long uphill start
1 long downhill finish
Race held under TRA guidelines, permission of Dartmoor National Park Authority and land owners.
Thanks to to all the runners and marshals for making the race successful. 87 starters and 87 finishers.
Congratulations to Michael Robinson and Rebecca Ezra as male and female winners. King of the ‘mountain’ prizes to Michael Robinson and Pete Waumsley for the first runners to Ryders Hill, the highest point on South Dartmoor.