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Sunday 15th September 2024

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Sunday 10th March 2024
Entries Close
Wednesday 11th September 2024
Full course is14km; Children's Race is 1.6km
Entry Fees
14km individual (per person)   £26.50   
14km Team of 4 (per team)   £100.00   
Children's Race (per person)   £5.50   
Barney to Beach Team

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EARLY BIRD OFFER STARTS MONDAY 22ND APRIL 2024 FOR TWO WEEKS! (10% discount if you sign up by 6th May 2024). Just type in the code 'EARLYBIRD' when prompted by the system.  

Are you up for an event with a difference?  Families in Grief (FiG) and The Wave Project - two local North Devon charities - have joined forces to bring you an exciting new event – 'Barney to Beach 2024'.  Starting in Barnstaple Pannier Market, the route will take you through a variety of terrains - mostly flat - along the Tarka trail with some spectacular North Devon views along the way. We then finish through the dunes and onto the beach at Crow Point. What a journey!  

And the children?
There will be a mile-long run through the dunes and beach around Crow Point. Ages 4 to 16 are welcome. 

Barney to Beach in a nutshell

  • Starts Barnstaple Pannier Market at 9am, Sunday 15th September 2024
  • The Chivenor Military Ladies Choir to sing everyone on their way!
  • Children's Race starts at 11am near the finish at Crow Point.
  • A medal for all finishers.
  • Teas/refreshments available near the finish.
  • Walkers welcome! Don’t fancy running? Then please join us as a walker...
  • Transport: when registering, please indicate if you would like to have transport organised back from Crow Point to Barnstaple. We are seeing what the demand is.
  • Cut off time 1pm. Participants finishing after this time will officially no longer be part of the event.

We regret that the course is unsuitable for wheelchairs and pushchairs. Dogs are allowed only with those walking the course ie no dogs with runners. Entry fees are non-refundable.

Friends and Family
Rally your friends and family to wave you off at the start - and then drive to Crow Point to drink tea and eat cake while waiting for you to finish - to celebrate your success!

Want a free entry?  Then get sponsored – please speak with us first!
If you would like to be sponsored by family and friends to take part in Barney to Beach 2024 and raise funds for The Wave Project and FiG, that is music to our ears! Provided you commit to raise a minimum of £100 per participant, or £300 as a team, we will waive your entry fee by way of thank you.  Please email the team at BEFORE signing up so that we can issue you with a code to waive your entry fee and provide other support as required.

Proceeds from the event will go to support the work of The Wave Project and Families in Grief (FiG) .

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Event Location
Barnstaple Pannier Market, EX31 1SY