NB: As part of our continued commitment to keep the St Giles Estate tidy, any participant seen to dropping gel packs or litter outside of the Drink Station Areas will be disqualified.
St Giles House, Wimborne St Giles, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 5NA
How To Find Us?
From: New Forest / Bournemouth (A31)
From the A31, take the exit for Verwood onto the B3081. This is easy to miss!
Drive north to and straight through Verwood, crossing over the roundabouts. On leaving Verwood you will cross a small bridge and pass a golf course on your left. Take the third road on the left signposted to Shaftesbury and Cranborne. This is still the B3081
Follow this road to the end and then turn right onto the B3078
Take the first road on the left, back on to the B3081
Please park as directed. There are no parking charges.
From: Salisbury or Blandford (A354)
Please use the Sixpenny Handley roundabout and head south on the B3081 to Cranborne.Continue for 3 miles. After a sharp bend to the right, ignoring the turning on the left, take the next left on the B3081 and follow the signs. Please park as directed; there are no parking charges.
From: Wimborne (A3078)
Head north on the B3078 for approximately 9 miles, ignoring the first sign to Wimborne St Giles. Turn left onto the B3081 signposted to Shaftesbury and Wimborne St Giles. Follow signs and park as directed. There are no parking charges.
Driving times from the following local railway stations:
Salisbury, 30mins (16 miles)
Bournemouth, 38mins (21 miles)
Poole, 37mins (16.5 miles)
Southampton, 48mins (32 miles)
The UK Trail Running Festival 2024
Race start times:
Full Marathon – 9:15am
Half Marathon – 10:00am
10k – 10:00am
5k – 10:00am
2 mile – 10:10am
Junior 200m/1 mile – 1:30pm
All runners who sign up before April 14th 2024 will be sent their race packs to their registered address. Those signing up after this date will be asked to collect their race packs from the registration marquee located in the UKTRF Race Village.
Camping & Accommodation:
UK Trail Running Festival Camping
If your looking to make a weekend of it and fully enjoy everything we have to offer, why not join us on our official campsite at St Giles House Estate.
Located within the amazing grounds only meters from the Race Village you can enjoy a relaxing weekend and not miss out on any of the action. Whether its a tent or Camper van come and enjoy the amazing grounds of St Giles.
£75 per pitch (up to 4 people and a vehicle) and covers Friday 26th, Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th April 2024.
You can book camping during the sign up process when you enter as a runner. If you are not running and wish to book camping or if you would like to add camping on after you have signed up then simply click below and choose the ‘Camping Only’ button:
There are many options for accommodation within a 30 minute radius of the St Giles Estate. We’ve complied a list of over 50 providers that you can view by clicking on the Accommodation Guide below: