Exe Estuary
50k-Marathon Half Marathon

Sunday 16th July 2023

Your choice of 50k, Marathon or Half Marathon

50k & Marathon start at Dawlish Warren, Half Marathon starts at Topsham and all finish at Budleigh Salterton

The 50k & Marathon routes follow the Exe Estuary up to Exeter, then down to Exmouth before joining the South West Coast Path to Budleigh Salterton. 

Half Marathon follows the last 13.1 miles of the Marathon and 50k routes.

Exe Estuary 50k, Marathon & Half Marathon

50km or 26.2 or 13.1 Miles of Multi-Terrain route going along the Exe Estuary Trail before joining the South West Coast Path to Budleigh Salterton.

50k and Marathon start at Dawlish Warren you head through Cockwood, Starcross, passed Powderham Castle and its Deer park, then up to Exeter, then you head down the otherside of the Estuary through the picturesque villages of Topsham, at Topsham the Half Marathon start is located, Exton and Lympstone to Exmouth, after running the length of the Exmouth Seafront you head onto the trails of the South West Coast path to the finish by the beach at Budleigh Salterton.

The route will be signed and have marshals, there will be 5 Aid stations for the 50k, 4 for the Marathon and 2 for the Half Marathon

There is the option of a £8 coach transfer from Budleigh Salterton to Dawlish Warren (50k & Marathon) or Topsham (Half) in time for the start of the event. 

For the finishers of the evnt there is a bespoke Exe Estuary medal.

There is an 9 hour Cut-Off for the 50k and Marathon and a Start time 8.30am
There is a 7 hour cut off for the Half and a start time of 9.45am
The Exe Estuary is a cupless event, all runners will need to bring there own cup or bottle.

Approx Elevation
50k - 1200ft Marathon - 1100ft Half Marathon - 900ft
(Around 800ft of those elevations is in the last 5 miles of the routes on the coast path)

Mandatory Kit – Please carry a mobile phone with the event day Race Director phone number in it, the phone number will be provided in the race info PDF.

Water Bottle or Hydration pack filled to start at least 1L capacity (500ml for the half). If you want to have some squash or coke at aid stations you may also want to carry a spare cup.

£20 Cash or Credit/Debit card for emergencies

Ultra Affiliated Entry £40
Ultra Unaffiliated Entry £42
Marathon Affiliated Entry £34
Marathon Unaffiliated Entry £36
Half Marathon Affiliated Entry £30
Half Marathon Unaffiliated Entry £32
Minimum Age 21 for 50k & 18 for the Marathon & Half