Exe Estuary
50K, Marathon & Half Marathon - Summer 2021

Saturday 10th July 2021

50k Ultra, Marathon or Half Marathon multi-terrain routes along the Exe Estuary and South West Coast Path

Exe Estuary 50K Ultra

Multi-terrain 50k along the Exe Estuary and South West Coast Path

Revised Route: Starting at Budleigh Salterton by the beach, you head along the picturesque South West Coast Path to Exmouth, your route then follows the Exe Estuary up through the villages of  Lympstone and Topsham and then into Exeter Riverside Park, a small loop in the park and then you retrace your steps back down the Exe Estuary to Exmouth and rejoin the South West Coast Path to the finish at Budleigh Salterton.

The route is multi-terrain and is easy to navigate on Country Lanes, Riverside Paths and coast path trails but we will have extra signage, markings and some marshals along the route. The roads you will run on are quiet but are not closed roads and there are some road crossings, including two crossings of Bridge Road in Exeter, where you will use the Pelican Crossings helped by marshals. 

For the finishers of the Ultra there is a big bespoke medal and T-shirt.
There is a generous 9 Hour Cut-Off for the Ultra.

The Exe Estuary Ultra is a cupless event, all runners will need to bring there own cup or bottle.

A GPX file is available if required

Mandatory Kit - Ability to carry 500ml of water, Mobile Phone with Race Emergency number stored, £20 Cash, Food/Gels/Nutrition, Showerproof Jacket (we may advise the day before event day if the jacket is needed).

Ultra Affiliated Entry £38
Ultra Unaffiliated Entry £40 

Minimum Age 21 

Medical cover provided by TEAMSS Medical Services

Exe Estuary Marathon

Multi-terrain Marathon along the Exe Estuary and South West Coast Path

Revised Route: Starting at Budleigh Salterton by the beach, you head along the picturesque South West Coast Path to Exmouth, here you join the Exe Estuary and follow it up through the villages of Lympstone and Topsham, at the Topsham Aid Station you turn around and retrace your steps all the way back to the finish line at Budleigh Salterton. 

The route is multi-terrain and is easy to navigate on Country Lanes, Riverside Paths and coast path trails but we will have extra signage, markings and some marshals along the route. The roads you will run on are quiet but are not closed roads. 

For the finishers of the Marathon there is a big bespoke medal and T-shirt.
There is a generous 8 Hour Cut-Off for the Marathon.

The Exe Estuary Marathon is a cupless event, all runners will need to bring there own cup or bottle.

A GPX file is available if required

Mandatory Kit - Ability to carry 500ml of water, Mobile Phone with Race Emergency number stored, £20 Cash, Food/Gels/Nutrition, Showerproof Jacket (we may advise the day before event day if the jacket is needed).

Marathon Affiliated Entry £33
Marathon Unaffiliated Entry £35 

Minimum Age 18

Medical cover provided by TEAMSS Medical Services

Exe Estuary Half Marathon

Multi-terrain Half-Marathon along the Exe Estuary

Revised Route: The route starts at Budleigh Salterton by the beach, you follow the picturesque South West Coast Path to Exmouth, you run the length of Exmouth Prom to the Aid Station at Imperial Recreation Ground, here you turn around and retrace your steps back to the finish line by the beach at Budleigh Salterton. 

The route is multi-terrain  and is easy to navigate on coastal trails and along Exmouth Prom, but we will have extra signage, markings and some marshals along the route.

For the finishers of the Half Marathon there is a big bespoke medal and finishers T-shirt.
There is a generous 7 Hour Cut-Off for the Half Marathon.

The Exe Estuary Half Marathon is a cupless event, all runners will need to bring there own cup or bottle.

A GPX file is available if required

Recommended Kit - Ability to carry 500ml of water, Mobile Phone with Race Emergency number stored, Food/Gels/Nutrition, Showerproof Jacket.

Half Marathon Affiliated Entry £28
Half Marathon Unaffiliated Entry £30

Minimum Age 18

Medical cover provided by TEAMSS Medical Services

Covid 19 – Extra Measures (Subject to change if the government guidance changes, final measures will be emailed to you)

1) Race Numbers & Safety Pins will be posted out to you prior to the event, the first week of November.

2) You will be given a start time to come to Race HQ area, please do not arrive before that time, please wear a face mask until you start. You will have a Wave Number, wait just outside Race HQ until your wave number is called, then you will walk to a holding area.

3) When your wave number is called, while you are in the holding area, then you come to the Start Line.

4) When at the start line, there are markers on the ground, stand on one of these 2 metres apart from the other runners. There will be a maximum of 10 runners per wave.

5) Waves start every 2 minutes. Please wear a face mask while waiting to start and after you cross the finish line.

6) Please park in the nominated car parks in the final Event Information PDF. Please keep spectators to an absoloute minimum and they must also follow all socially distancing guidance at all times.

7) Toilets are located at the Fox Holes Car Park, which is a half mile walk to the Race HQ, listen to the marshal and socially distance while queuing, please use the hand sanitizer before entering and when leaving.

7) Please abide by all social distancing guidelines before, during and after the event, do not stand in groups of more then 6, keep 2 metres apart. Please follow any one way or no entry signs at the event.

8) While running keep 2 metres apart from the other runners where possible, while overtaking please keep this as brief as possible and do not cut straight back in, in front of the other runner. You will be running in the opposite direction to other runners at times, please keep as much distance as safely possible when doing this, the same applies for other path users.

9) Please be aware you have no right of way of any other users of the Path and must respect social distancing at all times.

10) Please use the Hand Sanitizer before using the Water Stop.

11)At the Finish, put your mask on, you will be congratulated and shown the table to pick up your medal, they will also look at your race number and put the T-shirt for you on the table, with the size your requested when entering, once this is done please leave the Race HQ area, there is plenty of space along the Promenade to sit and recover, but we need to keep the finish area clear.

13) TEAMSS Medical Services will be attendance.

14) MOST IMPORTANT! – If you are feeling unwell, have any of the Covid Symptoms, have a cough or sneeze, have a temperature of 38c or higher, live in an area currently under “lockdown or no travel” restrictions, have been in contact with anyone with symptoms in the last 14 days then you must not attend the event, stay at home and get tested.