Needles XC Marathon

Race organised within UKA rules and covered by permit – 1797

Not for the faint hearted, it is one of the toughest XC marathons you will face anywhere in the country. If you want to test yourself to the limit, then this is the race for you! The first half takes in the route of the Needles XC Half Marathon. It then breaks away at the picturesque Freshwater Bay, and takes you through the ups and downs of the famous Tennyson Trail.


Date: Sunday 3 June 2018

Time: 09:00

Venue: The event will start and finish at the West Wight Sports and Community Centre

Cost: UKA Affiliated £32.00 & Non UKA £34.00

Entries: Click here (no on the day entries)

Minimum age: 18yrs

Facilities: Showers, changing rooms, secure room, toilets and cafe.

Prizes: Trophies, medals, age group and spot prizes

Race Route: Click here for course map (this may be subject to change and will be confirmed in runners info pack)


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Results will be posted here after the race.