Dearly beloved runners, So another successful Rollercoaster... the third one so far. Thank you to my running family, for indulging me and turning up to run, marshal, park cars, time keep, process results, and the rest... It’s always a big shout putting on a race, with the aim of making it meet everyone’s expectations. Our aim was, and still is, to make you smile whatever your speed, ability etc. I hope we succeeded. It’s always a bit nerve racking leading up to and on the day
A report on today’s Rollercoaster... “Can we go on that one? Please can we? Please... this Rollercoaster looks awesome!” This is not a statement often heard in relation to this particular event. This is also not a fairground ride but instead a rather tough, if short, trail running race. Advertised as “5 hills in 5 miles” this race is set on the upper slopes of the beautiful Tamar Valley, at Tamar Trails, just west of Tavistock. Organised by Run Venture and the resident Tamar
Run Venture is delighted to announce a weekend of relaxed trail running on the Northern flank of Devon. Date: Fri 21 - Sun 23 April 2017 Location: Lynmouth, Exmoor, Devon Cost: £30 per person for members of Tamar Trail Runners £50 per person for non-members Includes: Guided runs and optional workshop Two nights' camping (on a site with facilities!) Not included: Tents Food Transport Commonly known as "Little Switzerland", we will take in the picturesque Valley of the Rocks, t
On Sunday 26 February, members of the Run Venture running club, the Tamar Trail Runners, took on the Puretrail Hameldown Hammer - a tough, challenging trail race, designed to be a serious test of endurance. We were able to choose between the 13 mile Hammer route or the 7 mile 7Even route. The Hameldown Hammer has a total ascent of over 600m. It is 98% trail, over a series of well defined, grassy, rocky, sometimes muddy tracks and through forestry glades. Most significantly, t
A new running club at the Tamar Trails Centre near Gulworthy is off to a flying start, and is inviting anyone in need of a post summer holiday exercise regime to come along.
Launched last month by experienced runner Colin Kirk-Potter, the Tamar Trail Runners meet every Tuesday evening and Thursday morning and welcome people of any age and ability. The group runs for approximately an hour around the woodland trails, whatever the weather, splitting into different sub-groups f