We return to The Mynd
The Lond Mynd hosted long-past Beyond Marathon events from 2013 - 2016, such as the Apocalypse 100 / 50 and the 12 Labours of Hercules.
We return in 2023 for the second edition, after a fabulous in event in 2022
The Long Mynd is approximate 7 miles long and 3 miles wide. The challenge is to go all around it, clockwise, while climbing and descending many of the "batches" - valley paths up/down from the summit plateau.
Event starts/ends at Church Stretton Parish Centre
(opposite St Laurence's Church)
The challenge is 42.5 miles and features 2700m (9000ft) of elevation
7am Start. 15 hour time limit (2.8 mph average)
The route is not marked by us, but is all on marked rights of way. A route description will be provided and a GPX is available to download
Pole Bank and the Mynd
Pole Bank is one of the highest points in Shropshire, at 517 metres above sea level. You will visit this point during one of the ascents.
There will be 5 checkpoints in total; every 6 - 9 miles apart. All checkpoints will have water, and some food
What is Included?
GPS Tracker Hire from TrackTrail®
Electronic Chip Timing
Refreshment at 5 checkpoints
Medal and Tshirts are optional purchases
(keeps the cost down and environmental impact low)
A £2 per person donation to the National Trust
Award for 1st, 2nd, 3rd male/female
Insured event from experience RD of over 100 events
Only 100 places available, sorry (All sold out last year!)
No waitlist on any Beyond Marathon events
You can transfer your place to someone up to 1 week before using the Etchrock transfer system. Once the recipient pays, you will be refunded the ticket face value. Any merchandise ordered will be transferred, but to recover the cost of them you will have to arrange a private transfer of funds
If the event is cancelled you will be offered a refund or transfer to another event
Deferrals are not possible
Entries open September 1st
Julian Ayres: 7:19:10 (2022)
Helen Pike : 8:53:37 (2022)