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Part of the Trail Run Series


Half Marathon: 21.8km
Medium: 16.0km

Sat 9th, March 2024

Half Marathon : 09:00am
Medium : 09:15am

Start Location

Swanage Beachfront, Shore Rd, Swanage, BH19 1LB


Welcoming back for the 2nd year, The Jurassic Express Half Marathon starting from Swanage!
You will set off from the seaside town of Swanage, run epic trails with stunning coastal and castle vistas. The run finishes at the historic ruins of Corfe Castle where you will board a private steam train. Sit back, relax, soak up the views, and reflect on the experience as you return to your car via the Swanage railway.

The route itself has 2 options, a 1/2 Marathon (21.7k) and a 17k option. Both routes are loaded with awe-inspiring views of the Jurassic Coast. including Old Harry Rocks, Studland, and Corfe Castle. The chalk and sandy trails are hard packed and lend themselves to an enjoyable trail running experience.

This amazing Jurassic Coast Trail run is an experience you will remember for years.

The event is timed and will have water station(s) on route to keep you hydrated. 

At the finish you will receive a well-deserved quality event specific medal and finishers present.
Train tickets (Return back to the start) cost £8 and can be purchased with your trail ticket as a package, separately here or on the day.

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£35.00 - £40.00

2 Distances

21.8k & 16.0k


600 Runners

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Route Map

Jurassic Express Trail Run

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Route Information

Elevation Gain: 459m
Start Time: 09:00am

Other Info:
Not Dog Friendly


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Elevation Gain: 294m
Start Time: 09:15am

Other Info:
Not Dog Friendly


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What's Included?

Your Entry Includes...

Signposted Course
Signposted Course
Chip Timing
Chip Timing
Finishers Medal
Finishers Medal
Neck buff
Neck buff
Aid Stations
Aid Stations
Personalised Certificate
Personalised Certificate
Online Results
Online Results
First Aid Cover
First Aid Cover
Bib & Entry Pack
Bib & Entry Pack
Encouraging Marshals
Encouraging Marshals

21.8K Route Video

Please note, the date on these videos is the time of recording, NOT the event date. The event is taking part on Sat 9th, March 2024.

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