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We are very pleased to announce the 2nd Mendip Outdoor Pursuits 10k. This will be held on the morning of Sunday 15th October, 2017.

The race will commence at 9.30am.

Course description: Hilly


Price: £14 Affiliated - £16 Unaffiliated.

This is an amazingly diverse course, which we can only describe as exhilarating, challenging and fun. The route takes in the glorious Mendips Hills, the Butcombe Trail, Sandford Quarry and will incorporate public footpaths, stony tracks, muddy trails, woodland and open countryside.

Full address:

Mendip Activity Centre

Lyncombe Drive


BS25 5PQ

Mendip Snowsport Centre is Somerset's only ski and snowboard activity centre. Located on the edge of the Mendip Hills, just off the A38, half way between Weston-super-Mare and Bristol.

Mendip Snowsport Centre forms the central part of our 250-acre activity site. It has a scenic woodland setting, 165 metre winding dry slope, chalet style buildings, alpine inspired rooftop cafe-bar, viewing balcony and commanding views make the Snowsport centre feel like a genuine alpine resort.

More information on this stunning activity centre can be found at: www.mendip.me

Mendip Outdoor Pursuits are also offering you guys the chance of basic camping the night before for the amazing price of £6 per person…. More details to follow! (Hopefully this will appeal to you all, if we get 20+ the bar stays open later… Surely that’s worth camping over for )

Race registration will commence at 8.30am for the collection of race numbers and will be held inside the Basecamp room which is located inside the main building of the Snow Centre.

The start and finish will be held within the Mendip Snowsport Centre’s extensive 250 acre site. Signage and marshals will guide you to this point.

There will be toilets at the Registration area, plus shower/toilet facilities available at the start and finish point.


Parking: There is free parking available but please do consider car sharing if possible. Otherwise please ensure you allow time to park considerately in the surrounding area.

Hot/cold beverages, snacks and scrumptious meals will be available to purchase from the Alpine Lounge…The Snow Centre’s amazing café, restaurant and bar.

All finishers will receive a medal.

The race will be timed.

There will be winner’s prizes for the following:

Overall male 1st, 2nd and 3rd

Overall female 1st, 2nd and 3rd

1st Senior male and female 1

st male and female U20

1st male and female V40

1st male and female V50

1st male and female V60+

There will be suitably placed half way water station on the course and the finishers table will be laden with its usual fruit, cake and treats.

First Aid will be in attendance and the course will be fully marshalled.