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The Exmoor 2023
West Buckland School
Thursday 30 Mar 2023
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Are You Brave Enough to Tackle The Exmoor Run?
This year's Exmoor Run takes place on Thursday 30th March...let the training commence!
Registration is now open for what is reputedly the longest school cross-country run in the country.
The Long Race (AKA Senior Boys’ Run) consists of a walk of eight miles to the start and a run of ten miles back to School.
The Short Race (AKA Senior Girls’ Run) is a walk of six miles and a run of approximately six miles, this year starting at Heasley Mill.
OWB’s and Parents are welcome to join in this annual school event.
The entry fee is £25 (to include refreshments in the JESC, a packed lunch and glass of wine on completion). Current HE Students £15
Please note that in the spirit of the original Exmoor Run, all participants will be expected to walk out ths year.
There will be no buses available.
30 Mar 2023 All day
***Please note that in the spirit of the original Exmoor Run, all participants will be expected to walk out ths year. There will be no buses available.***
8.50am Exmoor Assembly (optional to guests)
Long Race (aka Senior Boys)
8.40-9.25 am Registration in the lobby of the JESC
9.50 am Depart from the Memorial Hall
11.40 am Gather at the Poltimore Arms for refreshments, ready to walk on to Kingsford Gate.
1 pm Race Start
Short Race (aka Senior Girls)
9.40-10.20 am Registration in the lobby of the JESC
10.35am Depart from the Memorial Hall to North Heasley Mill
1.10 pm Race Start
Those wishing to walk The Exmoor will be restricted to the Short Race course for safety reasons.
No dogs are permitted to accompany entrants.
All entrants must wear suitable clothing and footwear and are encouraged to drink water at every opportunity. Any injuries are to be reported to a WBS marshall.
At regular points along the course, transport will be available back to the school for the convenience of those not wishing to complete the run.
At the start of both the Long Race and Short Race, you will be able to hand your belongings to a member of staff who will return them to the reception desk of the Jonathan Edwards Sports Centre where they will be available for collection.
Following the run all entrants are welcome to join us for refreshments in the Karslake and the presentation ceremony in the JESC.
All profits from the race will go towards West Buckland School Foundation Bursary Programme.