The Races


Click on the indiviudal event name to find out more information. All races will be chip timed (except Junior Fun Run)

Saturday 2 June 2018

Farringford 5K – A cross country 5k passing Farringford House, where poet Alfred Lord Tennyson lived.

Tapnell 10K – A cross country circular route to Tapnell Farm through some of the spectacular West Wight countryside.

Sainsbury’s Junior Fun Run – From superheros to pirates and princesses every one is a winner, taking home a medal and certificate.

Sunday 3 June 2018

Needles XC Half Marathon – It is one of the toughest and most scenic half marathons in the country. The 13.1 mile course will take you over downs and heathland, past historic monuments and of course you’ll glimpse the most iconic landmark on the Isle of Wight – The Needles.

Needles XC Marathon – If you are a veteran of the Needles Half Marathon and want to try a new challenge, or if you are looking for a marathon that will push you to your limits, then you will want to enter the Needles XC Marathon. It’s been described as one of the toughest marathons in the UK!

Friday 1 June 2018 to Sunday 3 June 2018

SpyVelo Long Weekend

We have teamed up with SpyVelo and GP Sport to bring a half iron man distance event to the Isle of Wight. The event will take place over 3 days – Friday 1 June, Saturday 2 June and Sunday 3 June.  It includes a 1.9km open water swim in Colwell Bay, 90km cycle through the West Wight and the Needles XC Half Marathon.