Entry into The Purbeck Marathon in 2017 will automatically enter you into the Purbeck Trail Series.
Now in its fourth year, the Purbeck Trail Series is back for 2017!
Starting with the Lulworth Castle 10k on 20th August, and finishing with the Studland Stampede on 15th October, the Purbeck Trail Series is a challenge for runners of all standards!
As well as individual prizes for the winners, there will again be a club / team prize; this will be for a mixed team of two men and two women with each club’s best two men’s and women’s added for all six races.
It doesn’t have to be the same runners in all races just the best two of both genders for each club / team.
What races are involved?
There are six races in the Purbeck Trail Series;-
Lulworth Castle 10k on 20th August info at www.lulworthcastle10k.com
Studland Fun Run 5k on August 27th info at www.purbeckrunners.co.uk
The Beast on September 3rd info at www.pooleac.co.uk/the-beast
The Purbeck Marathon on September 17th info at www.thepurbeckrunningfestival.co.uk
The Black Hill 10k on September 24th info at www.blackhillrun.wix.com/blackhillrun
Studland Stampede 12k on October 15th info at www.studlandstampede.co.uk SOLD OUT
So it’s an excellent variety of distances and terrains.
Who organizes it?
The Purbeck trail Series is a partnership between the six race organisers who also fund the prizes.
How are the prizes awarded?
A maximum of four results for each runner count to decide the prizes.
If you complete five or six races, only your best four positions will count.
Points are awarded for each position in all the races regardless of gender.
The winner of each race will get 500 points, 2nd 499 points, 3rd 498 points etc.
Every place counts so there is an incentive to get ahead of the runner ahead be it, man or woman.
What are the prizes?
The prizes will be unique trophies with a local flavour awarded to:-
Top three overall men & women.
Top under 40* men & women
Top 40 something* men & women
Top 50 something* men & women
Top 60 plus* men & women
Top 70 plus* men & women
One prize only per runner.
* Age on date of the first race.