Sat, 14 Aug | Berrow Beach Car Park (opposite hol prk)

Brean Down Fort 17k

Adventurous route over Brean Sands and exploring Brean Down Fort
Brean Down Fort 17k

Time & Location

14 Aug, 07:00 – 9:00
Berrow Beach Car Park (opposite hol prk), Coast Rd, Brean, Burnham-on-Sea TA8, UK

About the Event

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Event Information:

Starting at Berrow beach car park there is a nice run along Brean Sands which is one of the longest stretches of beach in the country. We will then ascend Brean Down and run the trails and see Roman temples, an Iron Age Fort and the famous Palmerston Fort which can accessed.  The run is approx 17Km with approx 200M of elevation.  The beach run is a great warm up and cool down too.  Bring your towel if you would like a paddle at the end!  Please car share if possible it’s a very small (but free) car park. You car arrange car sharing on the Members Facebook Group.

Approximate Distance: 17km

Approximate Elevation: 250m

Expected Terrain: Rocky and dirt trails

Run Leader: Rob Umphray

Entry Requirements: You should be able to run 17k at a steady pace. We will walk most of the steep hills.

Essential Kit:

  • Trail running shoes
  • Appropriate clothing for the weather
  • Waterproof jacket if necesarry
  • Minimum 500ml of water (more if it's hot)
  • Some form of sodium in food or drink
  • Minimum 200kcal of food
  • Spare, warm change of clothes in the car
  • Spare food and drink in the car
  • A fully charged phone

Recommended Extra Kit:

  • First Aid Kit
  • Foil Blanket

Other Information

  • You must register on this page to attend
  • If your plans change, please revisit this page to cancel your attendance so another member can take your place
  • Do not attend this run if you are not medically well or injured in any way
  • You must socially distance at all BTR events
  • You must always listen to instructions and guidance provided by BTR run leaders