Hurt 2015 is open for entry! If you’re looking for a very hard and dry trail run akin to fell running and you like climbing on trails through pine forests, emerging from the tree line to be greeted by sensational views, then this is for you! But be warned. It’s called The Hurt for a reason…. Have a look at the course profile below.
Results from 2014
With kind permission from The Friends Of The Hurtwood, the 5k, 10.5km and 21k (half marathon) trail run will climb through the enchanted forest of the
Greensand Ridge in The Surrey Hills. This off road run will offer magnificent views and superb scenery as you race through the alpine -esq forests of "Little
Half marathon distance (21k) £24 - 2 laps
(A small transaction fee will be charged)
Canicross trail runners are welcome. Please tell us at registration if you're running with your dog, and read our guidance.
What you get for your entry:
Professional event organisation team
Manned 5km water station
Dedicated First Aid Response team
4x4 safety / recovery vehicle
Clearly marked and marshalled routes
Post-race refreshments including home-made brownies and flapjacks
Free parking for runners and spectators
Lawbrook Lane, Peaslake, Surrey, GU5 9QW
6 June 2015 - 09:00
Enter online and collect your race number and chip on the day at the Hurt registration near the start line.
Registration opens 07:45
Registration closes 08:45
Parking is off Lawbrook Lane, Peaslake, Surrey GU5 9QW.
Registration, bag storage, porterloos and the race start will all be at this location.
This year the startline line is in the car park. Please don't go to Walking Bottom Car Park. No one will be there!
Nearest train station is either Ockley or Gomshall. Trains to Gomshall are few and far between!
Nearest mainline stations are either Guildford or Dorking then taxi to Peaslake.
If you come by bike there's plenty of fencing around the start/finish venue meadow to chain your bike to.
Accommodation is offered at the YHA. tel 01306 630 777 Facebook
What to wear
Trail shoes, available from Fitstuff.
The ground is rocky in parts so spikes may not be suitable.
Come prepared for steep ascents and descents, running on sandy and stony trails and single tracks.
Drop in on the guys at Fitstuff for all your off-road trail running needs.
Each distance in The Hurt has the same start and finish. Be warned, each course will include punishing climbs that some of you have met before and learned to love! Those of you doing the 10.5k and 21k, will meet the South face of the hills of The Hurtwood! Don't be fooled by the tame course profile. The 3 'V's on the profile are steep, tough descents and ascents that will hurt...
As these are such tough courses we request that anyone under 16 years of age runs with a parent or guardian.
Please look out for black arrows on a luminous yellow back ground. If you don't see an arrow after 150 - 200m of the last, you have gone wrong. Don't continue on hoping you will see an arrow. Please turn around and retrace your steps.
Chip timing - please collect chip on the day from the registration.
First Aid will be at the start / finish and marshals will be patrolling the course looking out for strugglers and stragglers.
Loos will be at the startline.
Water station near the 3.5k mark and near the 7.5k mark and at the finish.
GU Energy sports nutrition will also be at the start if you need a gel or such like before and during your race. Water, cakes and bananas will be available at the finish. The Peaslake Village Stores are in the centre of Peaslake. Take advantage of them during your post race debrief.
Look out for mountain bikers horse riders and other land users.
Dogs are welcome but please keep them on a lead and under control, for their sake as well as everyone else's.