Run The New Forest:
This 50K ultra takes you from the picturesque village of Breamore, near Fordingbridge on the North Side of the New Forest National Park, UK.
On route you will see the full beauty of the New Forest park there is no better way to see it; you will see the forests great trees, some beautiful views and the forests wildlife such as, wild ponies, donkeys, cows and pigs depending on the season. The course consists of primarily gravel and forest tracks with no more than a couple of miles on tarmac. The finish is at the equally Beautiful Lepe beach where you can grap a meal or a drink and look out over to the Isle of Wight.
There is a facebook page for the route, where runners may ask for further details etc Run The Forest | Facebook
Run the Forest – An FKT Challenge - Approx. 52km - Information Below:
CP = Checkpoint, SP = Support Point, SU & SZ references are Ordnance Survey Grid Refs.
Start Point: The Bat & Ball Inn, Breamore, SU15871780
CP 1: Godshill Inclosure, SU17721609
CP 2: Ashley Walk Car Park, SU186156
CP 3: Milkham Car Park, SU217101
CP 4 & SP 1: Bolderwood Car Park, SU242086
CP 5: Millyford Bridge Car Park, SU267078
CP 6: A31 Under Pass at Upper Lazy Bushes SU22276 08444
CP 7: New Forest Reptile Centre road approach SU275066
CP 8 & SP 2: Balmerlawn Car Park SU301033
CP 9: Ranswood Car Park SU366025
CP 10: Beaulieu Car Park SU386021
CP 11: Moonhills Car Park SU408025
CP 12: Gatewood Bridge / Dark Water Car Park SU433013
Finish: Lepe Café SZ455985
Do not trespass and follow the country code
Research and follow your own route between check points
Minimum kit you should carry:
Lightweight Waterproof & Windproof Jacket.
Hat, whistle & compass
A paper copy map in waterproof cover, bag or case
Foil space blanket or equivalent survival bivi bag type
First Aid Provision - Sterile dressing, antiseptic wipe and bandage as a minimum
Hydration system with minimum 1 litre capacity
Nutrition – enough to complete the distance
Charged mobile phone (Waterproofed in plastic freezer bag or equivalent)
Headtorch - (but it is not recommended to run any part of this in the dark)
Be accompanied – at least have someone to support you at the start, finish and two support points
Route Planning – have your route organised – with a map.
Give your support person or team an estimated time of arrival at the support points and finishes