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Back in 10 Mynds
May 13th 2023

A 42-mile, 10-summit journey, all around the famous Long Mynd

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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 Challenge

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

Event Resources

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Click Here to view on OS maps online 

Download GPX

Updated 3/5/23

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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 

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What is Included?

Cost £39

Amazing scenary!

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

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  • Only 100 places available, sorry (All sold out last year!)

  • No waitlist on any Beyond Marathon events

  • Refund Policy: 

    • 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

Results 2023

Course Records

Julian Ayres: 7:19:10 (2022)

Una Miles  : 7:49:02 (2023)

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