Walk - The Big Dipper

16.0 miles (25.8 km)

Sidmouth Sidmouth

Challenging -

The Big Dipper |  16th October 2016 |  11:00am

Are you Dipping In or will you Dip Out?

Attached entry £37
Un-attached entry £39

The race is organised by PureTrail in association with the South West Coast Path October Challenge. £10 of each registration cost will go to essential Path improvements and repairs.

The Big Dipper is the first PureTrail Coastal race and possibly the toughest yet, with over 1km of vertical ascent.

The race follows the South West Coast Path from Sidmouth to Beer and returns via an extremely torturous section of the trail.

It’s not easy. It’s a serious challenge. The Dipper goes up, then it goes down, then it goes up again.

It’s 16 long vertiginous coastal miles including a spectacularly flat pebbled beach section.

Fully marked and marshalled course including a fully stocked aid station at Branscombe, approximately 5 and 10 miles.

Race held under Trail Running Association guidelines, permission of South West Coast Path and the land owners.

Sorry no dogs allowed on the course with competitiors

All enquiries regarding the race to [email protected]

Includes bespoke medal, T-shirt and memento from PureTrail

There are a range of wonderful places to lay your head near the Coast Path for a well-earned sleep. From large and luxurious hotels, to small and personable B&B's, as well as self-catering options and campsites. The businesses that support the Path, where you've chosen to visit, are listed here.

The Granary, Larkbeare Grange

Luxury self-catering accommodation with stunning views. 2 Large en-suite bedrooms plus sofa bed. Up to two dogs welcome. Wheelchair friendly.

Victoria Hotel

Glorious sweeping views of Lyme Bay. This magnificent luxury hotel epitomises our traditional values of superb quality, sumptuous cuisine and impeccable service.

The Bedford Hotel

Rooms by the sea. Beautiful, friendly, family run. Regency hotel offering historic, stylish accommodation with stunning views of Lyme Bay.

Southcombe Guest House

Only 10 minutes from the South West Coast Path with easy transport links. Garden & terrace, baggage transfer available.Dog friendly.

Ladram Bay Holiday Park

Celebrating 75 years of 5* family holidays, we offer the opportunity for visitors to join us for a day, holiday or holiday-home ownership.

Oakdown Holiday Park

Family run award winning Holiday Park with touring, camping, glamping units and 5 star leisure lodges. Peace & tranquillity by the Coast.

Higher Coxes Farm

Higher Coxes Farm B&B is a family-run, working farm. The farmland stretches to the famous Jurassic Coastline which is only a 10 miniute walk

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