With a backdrop of picturesque pines and heathland, The Suffolk Trail Festival (TrailFest) is a unique opportunity to enjoy a weekend of trail running adventures in the heart of the forest.
Our 12 and 24 hour races can be entered solo, as pairs or as a team (24hr only) of up to 8 runners and the aim is to complete as many laps of our 5 mile course as possible in the 12 or 24 hour time limit. This is a test of endurance, speed, fitness, mental toughness and teamwork!
Camping, refreshments, children’s activities and live music will be on hand to add a fun & friendly festival vibe to the weekend making this an ideal event to bring your family / supporters along to.
FRIDAY JUNE 12th 2020
15:00: Campsite opens
17:00 – 21:00: Registration for all races open at Race HQ
19:00 -22:00 Guest Speakers & Workshop (Details TBC)
22:00: Final Friday arrivals
22:30 – 06:30: Quiet time on the campsite
SATURDAY JUNE 13th 2020
08:00 – 09:45: Registration opens
09:15: Warm up yoga
09:55: 10k Race brief & warm up by starting arch
10:00: 10k race starts
10:10: 3k Race brief & warm up by starting arch
10:15: 3k race starts
10:45: 3k & 10k Presentation for Top 3 Male & Female Runners
11:50: 24 hour race brief by starting arch
12:00: 24 hour race starts
13:50 6 hour race brief by starting arch
14:00: 6 hour race starts
19:59: Final 6 hour laps may begin
20:00: Headlamps or hand torches to be taken on all laps started from this point
11:50: 12hr race brief by starting arch
Midnight: 12hr race starts
SUNDAY JUNE 14th 2020
11:59: Final laps may begin
12:00: 12 & 24 hour race finishes. Laps in progress must be completed by 13:00 to count towards your score
12:30-13:30: Medal & Buckle Presentation
13:15: Donut Dash in aid of St Nicholas Hospice Care
17:00 Event village break down & pack up
High Lodge, Thetford Forest, Brandon, Suffolk
Thetford Forest is located on the border of Norfolk and Suffolk in the heart of Breckland in East Anglia. Major roads leading to Thetford Forest are the M11 from London, the A11 from Norwich or Newmarket and the A14 from Cambridge or Ipswich.
Recomended map – Ordnance Survey Explorer 229 – Thetford Forest in the Brecks.