Event Details


DATE:Sunday 2nd October 2016.
DISTANCE:Approx. 11.5 miles.
TERRAIN:Mostly off-road on open moorland, grassy footpaths and surfaced trail. 
COST:£30 per entry.
MINIMUM AGE:18 years.
START VENUE:Tavistock College Community Sports Centre, Crowndale Road, Tavistock, PL19 8DD
REGISTRATION:08:45 - 10:30.
START TIME:Staggered between 09.30-11:00 NB. Start times will be allocated in advance based on participants’ predicted run time.
FINISH VENUE:The Moorland Garden Hotel, Yelverton, Devon, PL20 6DA
RECOMMENDED KIT:Trail shoes • Waterproof Jacket Water bottle or hydration system • Energy bars Basic first aid kit - (blister) plasters; 1 x wound dressing; antiseptic wipes • Mobile Phone • Hat, cap or Buff
EVENT DRESS CODE:Sporting legends! Optional fancy dress theme.
DOGS ALLOWED:Yes (with restrictions) Please do not bring your dog into the registration hall or inside any of the trail venues. Dogs must be kept on leads. Runners with dogs will be directed on a different route at the Garden House and not permitted in the gardens.
PARKING:Free parking is available at both the start and finish. Parking at the finish (limitedx50) must be booked in advance. An event shuttle bus from the finish- Moorland Garden Hotel to the start- Tavistock Community Sports Centre will be provided (for a small extra charge). Seats on the bus will be limited and must be booked in advance. More details to follow. A public bus service (stagecoach X1 Plymouth-Tavistock) runs hourly 12.36 to 16.36 then ½ hourly from 17.06 between Moorland Garden Hotel and Tavistock.  
PRIZESThe Delicious Drake’s Trail is not a timed event so being first over the finish line won’t guarantee you a prize. Instead, we’ll be rewarding the runners who we feel have most embraced the spirit of the event. Prizes will be awarded for: • Best Fancy Dress • Spirit of the Trail – for the runner/s whose deeds best embody the spirit of the trail • Best fundraisers - prize draw open to all who raise £50 or more for CHICKS charity  All finishers will receive an engraved commemorative half pint glass.