The Serpent Trail - 10k Info

The Serpent Trail 10km running race starts at 2pm on Saturday the 7th of July.

- Coach transport will leave the race venue / finish at Petersfield Rugby Club at 1.30 pm.   It is your responsibility to be on the bus as it will be leaving promptly to take you to the race start.

Registration is where you will receive your race number, event T-Shirt, Serpent Trail guide booklet and useful phone numbers sheet.  This is at the venue and is open from 5 pm - 10 pm on Friday and 8 am on race day as it is handling registration for the all distances, though for those travelling to the race on Saturday morning it is advised to register between 11.30am and 1pm.

Race Briefing will be at the Start line at 1.50 pm.

- Checkpoints There is one water station during the 10km race with plastic cups supplied.  

Kit List  We ask that you take at least the minimum kit required to take part in this race, so you are contactable and can raise the alarm in case of accidents.  This is the useful phone numbers sheet and a charged, waterproofed mobile phone.

The Venue has camping available on the Friday and Saturday nights, plenty of parking and changing and shower facilities open all weekend.  Consider camping after and/or before the race to make a weekend of it but especially to be rested before driving away from Petersfield afterwards.

Arrival & Departure  The venue opens at 5 pm on Friday evening and closes for the event at midday on Sunday. 

Route map for the 10k race is HERE and downloadable GPX FILE HERE

- About the Serpent Trail Here are some links for background information about the Serpent Trail; Wikpedia,  South Downs National Park AuthorityLong Distance Walkers Association.

Route Markings are discs that are generally fixed to posts with the Serpent Trail logo on them.  The head of the snake and arrow shape of the triangle point in the direction of the trail.  Below is an example of one of the markers.  

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