Saturday 16th June 2018

Lynton

New for 2018, we have added a beast of a route. The Exmoor X Route is simply breathtaking if you are looking for a challenge then make sure you sign up to this event in 2018.

We are sending you along part of The South West Coast Path which is England's longest waymarked long-distance footpath and a National Trail. It stretches for 630 miles (1,014 km), running from Minehead in Somerset, along the coasts of Devon and Cornwall, to Poole Harbour in Dorset. Since it rises and falls with every river mouth, it is also one of the more challenging trails. The total height climbed has been calculated to be 114,931 ft (35,031 m), almost four times the height of Mount Everest

The route starts at Caffyns Farm and heads along the coast path at Lynton, you will be met with towering cliffs and stunning sea views across to South Wales. Soak up the stunning sounds of seabirds nesting on the cliffs. As you venture along the coast you will enter the valley of rocks, a superb section of coast path well know for its herds of feral goats. This section is among the oldest Devonian rocks in north Devon and is highly fossil ferrous.

As you continue on your way you will become lost in the splendour. We take you to Foreland Point, a rocky headland which is the most northerly point along the Devon and Exmoor coastline.

The route then sweeps back inland towards some special forested sections that make you feel like you're back in the heart of Devon. One stand out area is Watersmeet, we know you will be enchanted by this section of the route. Following the River, taking in waterfalls. There are many other hidden gems on the Exmoor X Series event, we don’t want to spoil it too much for you, so come and join us! Adventureawaits......

Exmoor Cut off times are as follows these are in place for your safety if you do not get to these points in time you will have to be collected as we don’t believe you will finish the route. Your Safety is our Priority.

Outpost 1 Lynton - 7km - 10:30 am

Outpost 2 Glenthorne 17km - 12:40 pm

Outpost 3 County Gate 26km - 14:40pm

Outpost 4 Watersmeet Road 34km - 16:20pm

Why Not Make Weekend of it and stay at the Start Line. Caffyns Farm offers you some fantastic facilities if you want to camp. Drop Colin or Gill a line and they will be happy to get you sorted out.

Also we appreciate that Exmoor National park needs to be looked after so please take a look at Care Moors, they do a fantastic job in maintaining the park. Click Here to Donate

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Location

Caffyns Farm, Lynton, Devon, EX35 6JW
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Details

Gates Open: 7:00
Registration: 7:30
Race Start: 9:00

Pricing

Short


Standard Entry: £30.00
Season Pass: £65.00

Middle


Standard Entry: £35.00
Season Pass: £75.00

Long


Standard Entry: £50.00
Season Pass: £110.00

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More info

We have 3 routes for you to choose from, please select carefully the X-Series is not for the faint hearted. You can expect up to 4 on-course hydration and nutrition outposts provided by Precision  Hydration. There will also be prizes for the winners of each distance, male and female.

This is a dog friendly event
Dogs must be on a harness

What you get

Free Parking

Fully Marked Course

PH & Tribe Outposts

Fully Timed

Online Results

Event Photography

Food & Drink Available

Bag Drop Area

Finishers Medal

Maverick Ale

Compulsory items

You must bring

  • • Trail shoes
  • • Rain jacket
  • • Mobile phone (in case of emergency)
  • • Enough food and drink to last you the race - there will be hydration outposts on course provided by Precision Hydration
  • • Foil blanket
  • • Hat/buff and gloves
  • • Additional base layers

Recommended footwear

Mens

Womens

We Recommend the following shoes from our event partner inov-8 for the following conditions.

Wet - inov-8 Roclite 315

Dry - inov-8 Trailroc 285  or inov-8 Parkclaw 275 

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Recommended gear

Extra support for the X-Series from Runderwear

Mens

Merino Runderwear
Brief

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Runderwear Long
Boxer

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Brief

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Women

Merino Runderwear Brief

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Runderwear Hot Pants

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Runderwear Low-Rise Hipster

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Catch the Runderwear team at The Maverick inov-8 X Series Exmoor 2018 (12 May 2018) and The Maverick inov-8 X Series Peak District 2018 (7 July)

How to stay hydrated

Take Precision Hydration's free trail running sweat test to get a hydration plan tailored to your Maverick race

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