Hillsborough Road, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 9QG
- Distance132 miles
point to point
- Water stations
- Traffic free
- Wheelchair accessible
- Minimum age16
- Distance MarkersSporadic
- Cheques payable to The Veterans Charity
- Postal closing date31st Mar 2013
- Size of field200
- Entrants last year67
- Event website
- Event AffiliationNone
- Available from race websiteYes
- Online entry availableYes
The Forces March is held over 5 days from 22-26 May and follows a highly demanding route from Ilfracombe to Bulford. Each stage is an average of more than 26.2 miles in length with day 3 being the longest at almost 30 miles.
Many runners have taken up the challenge and found it to be a superb and very memorable adventure.
There are 5 overnight camp locations at Exford, Crowcombe, Somerton, Maiden Bradley and Bulford.
Participants bring their own tents, bedding and clothing. The rest is provided including breakfast, evening meals, showers, toilets, professional sports physio team, medical crews and support crews to transport baggage, supervise the toure and manage the sites.
The Forces March is not for the faint-hearted but will be one of the most memorable events you will ever take part in.
Participants are required to raise sponsorship for The Veterans Charity as part of their entry.
Supervised bag storage
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