Garmin Route Map Here:
Distance: Approximately 30km
Start : Wyver lane Belper DE56 2UB @ 09:30am. Short walk from race HQ.
Finish: Belper Meadows Sports Centre, Bridge st, Beper DE56 1BA
Parking: Free parking is available at the bottom of Derwent street Belper (off the main A6 look for the Race car park signs) from there follows signs (to the race) to Belper Meadows. Just a short walk away.
There is NO PARKING at the start or finish.
Bag drop: Available at Belper meadows race HQ., Please have your race no (nice & big) on your bag using a secure label so we can find it quickly when you finish.
If you do not put your number on your bag we cannot accept it.
Changing rooms,showers & catering are available at race HQ /Finish.
Feed Stations: There will be Three water stations located at approximately 5 , 10 & 14 miles
Gels will be available at the last water station.
Note:To reduce our impact on the environment Water will be supplied to RE-FILL YOUR WATER BOTTLES. We will not be providing cups or take away bottles. We suggest starting with at least one full bottle & two energy gels.
Please use the litter bins at the water stations, Dropping litter on the course is an instant disqualification.
Safety Note: This is a multi-terrain route utilising footpaths, Bridleways and Open Roads.
All roads will remain open to traffic at all times, when crossing or running along open roads, all competitors must give way to traffic and other road users, at all times.
The route Crosses the A517 , this is a busy road, stop, look and listen before deciding to cross.
A crossing point will be marked & coned. Please ensure you Stop, Look & Listen before crossing. Cars have right of way – NOT YOU.
Minor roads on this route are not only narrow or single track, but also maybe unrestricted ‘National Speed Limit’ roads. Please bear this in mind and step aside to let motorists past.
NO headphones whilst on the course. Competitors using headphones will be disqualified
Volunteers: If you would like to volunteer along the course, at water stations, Start & Finish areas please contact the organiser.
Belper: is a lovely historic heritage market town with boutique shops, pubs, restaurants & nice cafes. Please look for Belper Rover signs in the shops you may get a discount.
Supporters: Cars on the course can cause problems for the runners, The best ‘Hot Spot’ for supporters that does not cause problems on the course is The Bear pub & restaurant at Alderwasley DE56 2RD. The Bear serves a renowned Sunday carvery, please book in advance & mention the Belper Rover.
Refunds: No Refunds but numbers can be transferred for £5. Please contact the organiser.