Lawbrook Lane, Peaslake, Surrey, GU5 9QW
The Latest Info:
Entry for The Hurt 2017 will open imminently. You will receive an email telling you. In the meantime, the results from 2016 are available HERE.
5km, 10.5km or 21km trail running through the forests of Hurt in the Surrey Hills. What is this trail running race like? The clue is in the name…
5km, 10.5km and 21km (half marathon) trail run which climbs through the enchanted forest of the Greensand Ridge in The Surrey Hills. This off road run will offer magnificent views and superb scenery as you race through the alpine -esq forests of "Little Switzerland".
RegistrationEnter online and collect your race number and chip on the day at the Hurt registration near the start line.
Registration opens 07:45
Registration closes 08:45
Nearest train station is Gomshall. Trains to Gomshall are few and far between!
Nearest mainline stations are either Guildford or Dorking then taxi to Peaslake.
If you come by taxi, get out on Lawbrook Lane, before you get to the event field. There is only one way in and out. The taxi will be stranded inside until all traffic inbound traffic has ceased.
If you come by bike there's plenty of fencing around the start/finish venue meadow to chain your bike to.
Accommodation is offered at the YHA. tel 01306 630 777 Facebook
BaggaseFor 2017, the courses will be tweaked to add some variety. And more Hurt... But each distance has the same start and finish. Rest assured the punishing climbs will remain! You will be informed of the tweaked route in good time to allow you to get out there and train for the pain!
What to wear
Trail shoes, available from Fitstuff.
The ground is rocky in parts so spikes may not be suitable.
Come prepared for steep ascents and descents, running on sandy and stony trails and single tracks.
Drop in on the guys at Fitstuff for all your off-road trail running needs.
For 2017, the courses will be tweaked to add some variety. And more Hurt... But each distance has the same start and finish. Rest assured the punishing climbs will remain! You will be informed of the tweaked route in good time to allow you to get out there and train for the pain!
As these are such tough courses we request that anyone under 16 years of age runs with a parent or guardian.
Please look out for black arrows on a luminous yellow back ground. If you don't see an arrow after 150 - 200m of the last, you have gone wrong. Don't continue on hoping you will see an arrow. Please turn around and retrace your steps.
First AidFirst Aid will be at the start / finish and marshals will be patrolling the course looking out for strugglers and stragglers.
TimingChip timing - please collect chip on the day from the registration.
ToiletsLoos will be at the startline
WaterWater station is just after the 5k at the summit and at the finish.
RefreshmentCoffee and tea will be available at the start and finish. Jelly babies and water will be available if you need a 'pick-me-up' during your race. Water, cakes and bananas will be available at the finish. The Peaslake Village Stores is in the centre of Peaslake. Take advantage of them during your post race debrief.
Look out for mountain bikers horse riders and other land users.
Dogs are welcome but please keep them on a lead and under control, for their sake as well as everyone else's.
Manned water stations loaded with water, gels and jelly babies
Dedicated First Aid Response team
Cafe 2U coffee van on site
4x4 safety / response vehicles
Clearly marked and marshalled routes
Post-race refreshments including bananas, home-made brownies and flapjacks
Free parking for runners and spectators
21km - £25
10.5km - £18
5km - £13
(A small transaction fee will be charged)
On the day entry: 5k £20, 10k £25, 21k £30