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The Forces March

Date / Time
Friday, May 28, 2021    Put Race in my Planner +
Length 27.90 miles (44.9 km)
Description

The Forces March is an epic recreation of a legendary 135 mile ww2 training march which covers a spectacular route from Ilfracombe to Bulford over 5 days. Each day is just over a marathon in length. The event attracts people from all backgrounds and experience levels, including serving military, veterans, ultra-runners and long distance walkers. Many participants return year after year for the unique camaraderie and atmosphere as well as the highly challenging route and stunning scenery. Entries for single days are welcome!

 

The Forces March (www.forcesmarch.org.uk) @forcesmarch #TheFM21 is an annual fundraising challenge organised by The Veterans Charity (www.veteranscharity.org.uk) @Veteranscharity and includes around 200 military and civilian runners and walkers covering in excess of 135 miles in 5 Marathon stage days from Ilfracombe, North Devon to Bulford, Wiltshire.

 

The challenge:

 

Wednesday 26th May 2021 Day 1: Ilfracombe, North Devon to Exford, Somerset -

27.8 miles

 

Thursday 27th May 2021 Day 2: Exford, Somerset to Crowcombe, Somerset - 26.7 miles

 

Friday 28th May 2021 Day 3: Crowcombe, Somerset to Somerton, Somerset - 27.9 miles

 

Saturday 29th May 2021 Day 4: Somerton, Somerset to Maiden Bradley, Wiltshire - 26.4 miles

  

Sunday 30th May 2021 Day 5: Maiden Bradley, Wiltshire to Bulford, Wiltshire

- 26.4 miles

Type of Race  Multi-Terrain
Venue
Crowcombe, Somerset to Somerton, Somerset 
Race Location Map
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Entry Fee
How to Enter Please contact the race organisers
Race Website www.forcesmarch.org.uk/
 
 


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