Sporting events at the South West Outdoor Festival
Timed and competitive events are happening all through the festival; pit yourself against friends or just aim for a personal best.
Over the course of the weekend, a series of timed and competitive adventure events will be taking place – including trail running races, cycling and multisport challenges – so you can pit yourself against Exmoor's elements and take on your friends and fellow festival-goers.
These events are open to weekend campers and day visitors alike, and the routes will explore some of the best terrain in the South West.
Trail running marathon (42km / 26 miles)
Trail running half marathon (21km / 13 miles)
10km trail taster (6 miles)
Mountain bike sportive long (circa 40km / 24 miles)
Mountain bike sportive short (circa 20km / 12 miles)
Off-road duathlon (9km/5.5-mile run & 12km/7-mile mountain bike)
Exmoor Beast Road Sportive (100km & 100-mile options)
Porlock Hill Climb (6.7km/4.2-mile cycling time trial)
Places are limited, and there is an earlybird rate for all of these events, so book your spot as soon as you see something that appeals and start training for the challenge.
Festival activity partners
Wild Running is a professional events and training company based in the South West, who organise highly-regarded races, small-group experiences and running festivals, and provide expert advice and guidance to trail runners and adventure athletes.
Across their suite of services – which includes boutique adventures, courses, large events and coaching sessions – they encourage people of all running abilities to sign up to moorland, mountain and trail-running challenges across changing environments, whether the focus is fitness, wellbeing or elite-level preparation.
During the South West Outdoor Festival, Wild Running will be organising all the trail running events.