Info: New entries for this event closed on Friday 5th August 2022.
This will be the 40th staging of the event which is organised by local volunteers with support from PB Running. All monies raised are divided between local groups and charities. We are back on the Goss Moor trail using a route last used 5 years ago.
All medals and mementos this year will be UK sourced.
Race HQ: Indian Queens Working Mens Club, St Francis Road TR9 6QN. 01726 860258.
Toilets, no showers, no changing facilities. Extra portable toilets in grounds. Bar open at end of race. Baggage facility, although all car parking is close by. Mobile catering.
Travelling from West Cornwall: Take the Highgate Hill exit off the A30 (at the top of the hill where the 3 lanes merge into 2) At the bottom of the slip road take the 2nd left (signposted Indian Queens).
Travelling from East Cornwall: Take the Indian Queens/Newquay exit off the A30, take the 4th exit on the roundabout.
Travelling from Newquay area: Follow the A392 from Newquay via Quintrell Downs. At Halloon roundabout take the dual carriageway in the direction of the A30, at the roundabout under the A30 take the 1st left.
Travelling from North Cornwall: Follow the A39 to Halloon roundabout, take the 2nd exit and follow the dual carriageway in the direction of the A30, at the roundabout under the A30 take the 1st left.
Parking: There is no parking available at the club. Do not park on the main road or you may obstruct the race. There is parking provided:
The industrial estate TR9 6TL just off the A30 Indian Queens exit, turn right at Carrs VW, which will be marshalled. We do not have full use of the area as some businesses are open on Sundays so please only park where directed.
Victory Hall, St Francis Road TR9 6PP
Indian Queens School, Suncrest Estate TR9 6QZ
Recreation ground, St Francis Road TR9 6QH
Port & Starboard, Chapel Road TR9 6JZ
Various side roads
Chip timing: The race number will contain the race chip. Gun to finish times will be used for results and awards purposes. The chip to chip time is for your personal use. Complete the medical details on the reverse. You must wear your number on the front of your shirt. That is where the manual timekeepers will look for it.
Registration: Will be from 8.30am to 10.00am in the club. Affiliated athletes to wear club vests. Cornish clubs can nominate one runner to collect all entries for that club. Non runner numbers to be returned to registration desk.
Headphones: The cause of so many arguments so any runner caught wearing any headphones, in whatever shape or form, will be disqualifed.
The Race: Starts at 10.30 along Chapel Road near Port & Starboard/ New Garden chinese
Drinks stations will be approx. 3 miles, 6 miles, 9 miles, 12 miles.
All of the road sections are open to traffic apart from the final 400 yards. The trail section covers approx. 5 miles and is uneven and can be muddy in parts. If you need to answer the call of nature, be very careful where you choose as there are adders in residence. Stick to damp, shady areas.
Cut off time is 3 hours. No dogs, cycles, pushchairs, walkers, and no outside assistance. Not suitable for wheelchairs. Competitors with other disabilities or medical issues must contact the race director prior to entering so that the medical team can be prepared in advance. You must obey marshals’ instructions and be aware that they cannot legally stop traffic.
The Route 2022: From the start on Chapel Road go straight ahead along Moorland Road before turning left towards Ruthvoes. Through Ruthvoes and loop back to Gnomeworld to enter the trail. Also, the site of the first & last water station. Stay on the trail for approx. 2.5 miles to Toads Hole, the site of water station 3 & 4, then left into Tregoss village. Turn right for a steady climb to Rosedown Kennels. Turn right to Pitsmingle where again you turn right to go back to Toads Hole and on to the trail. Exit at Gnomeworld, turn left and stay left until the marshal crosses you to the pavement towards Indian Queens and the finish at the working mens club.
Request: When you have collected your number, please stay well away from the chip timing system unless you are crossing it to start or finish the race. Should you need to drop out of the race please give your number to someone to return it to the club but ask that they keep away from the timing system.
The trail is a designated site of special scientific interest so please do not drop litter.
Results: Will be available from Run Britain and Cornish running club sites as soon as possible after the race.
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This event offers the option to purchase XCover, so that participants may be able to get a refund if they are unable to attend due to unforeseen circumstances.