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Coastal Trail Series - Dorset

Quick facts

Distance Ultra marathon

About Coastal Trail Series - Dorset

Given World Heritage status in 2001, The Jurassic Coast Path through Dorset is quite simply unique. This is the only location on the planet where in a few short hours of trail running you will travel through a few million years of earth time – all with the ocean as a glorious backdrop. Oh yes, and those years are represented in hills..

The Dorset Marathon follows a rugged, but scenic and diverse path along the Dorset coast. Known as the Jurassic coast the area officially boasts more geological variety than any other place on Earth. The epic hills and cliffs are characteristic of this stage of the Coastal Trail Series and incorporate the highest point of the British south coast.

The Dorset Coastal Marathon is on of 10 marathons organised by Endurancelife. To preserve the coastal paths application to the race is restricted to only 600 runners. Applicants should apply early to avoid disappointment.

Come and join this tough trail runner’s paradise.

Distances

Marathon

  • 43.774048km

10K

  • 9.65604km

Ultra

  • 53.591022km

Ultra Plus

  • 73.22497km

Half Marathon

  • 25.910374km
Start:

Lulworth Cove, Wareham

Lulworth Cove, Wareham,gb

Difficulty

hilly

Highlights

Tyneham Village and Durdle Door, two historic sites.

Overview

The Dorset Marathon follows a rugged, but scenic and diverse path along the Dorset coast. Known as the Jurassic coast the area officially boasts more geological variety than any other place on Earth. The epic hills and cliffs are characteristic of this stage of the Coastal Trail Series and incorporate the highest point of the British south coast.

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.