2nd September 2017


Returning for 2017 and welcoming back the tremendous Quantock Hills, this is a seriously good route.  Not only are the views captivating - the trails are brutal! The routes here are set to test your resolve and determination.

With views of the Bristol Channel, Wales, Blackdown Hills, Exmoor and the Somerset Levels you should be as inspired as one of our greatest poets, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, once was.

Team Maverick have searched the south for the finest and toughest routes.  We want you to leave our event with, not only, an enormous sense of achievement but also with the beauty of the English countryside etched in to your minds. We have continued our theme of bringing you another route in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We hope you will be as taken aback as we were after running this route, with a mosaic of heathland hill tops and valley woodlands. Take in fantastic views across the hills, look out for red deer on the adjacent hill tops and the ancient oak pollards in Willoughby Cleeve. This route really has everything, from open heathland, to technical wooded single track and of course… HILLS! We look forward to welcoming you back to the finish line as true Mavericks after this one.  The outdoors awaits...

We do have Accommodation on site available in the form of small cabins, they Sleep 5 People, in Bunk beds and cost £60.00 for the whole cabin so well worth it if there is a small group. Please bring a sleeping bag and maybe some food, normally we sit around and have a BBQ in the evening if the weather is good. There is a Male and Female shower block, with Toilets and tea making amenities. if you would like anymore info please drop us a mail. Booking these can be done whilst purchasing your race entry as an additional purchase.

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Kilve Court, Kilve, Bridgewater, Somerset, TA5 1EA


Gates Open: 8:00
Registration: 8:30
Race Start: 10:00



Standard Entry: £17.50
Season Pass: £72.00


Standard Entry: £30.00
Season Pass: £125.00


Standard Entry: £35.00
Season Pass: £145.00

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How it works

As with all Maverick events you can expect up to 3 on-course hydration and nutrition outposts provided by Precision Hydration. There will also be prizes for the winners of each distance, male and female.

As a guide you should always:
• Follow the on course signage
• Listen to on course marshals
• Take care when crossing roads
• Be considerate to others
• Please close all gates, DO NOT litter!

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

Recommended items


  • • 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

Recommended footwear



We recommend the inov-8 Trailtalon 275, Trailtalon 250 or Roclite 290. These shoes are lightweight, breathable and comfortable for running across a wide range of trails. They’re perfect for whatever you land on, allowing you to push your limits and go for your best time.

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Recommended gear

Extra support for the Original from Runderwear


Runderwear Long Boxer

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Runderwear Boxer Short

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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 Original Dorset (12 May 2018)

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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