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The White Horse 100, uses a treasured Long Distance Path, through Pewsey, Marlborough, Broad Town, Cherhill, Devizes, Steeple Ashton and Bratton. 1920m of elevation on the 100 mile distamce, and 1346m on the 50 mile.
Along the way you will pass the eight white horses (five horses on the 50 mile) which are cut into the hills and turf of the chalk landscape. It also visits many other historic and prehistoric locations, passing close to the start of the Ridgeway National Trail.
Westbury (1778) the oldest of the White Horses located on Westbury Hill, Bratton Down.
Cherhill (1780) located east of Cherhill village beneath Oldbury Castle earthwork.
Marlborough (1804) a small White Horse can be seen from various points around Marlborough.
Alton Barnes (1812) on Milk Hill, a mile north of Alton Barnes village.
Hackpen (1838) located on the edge of the Marlborough Downs.
Broad Town (1864) three miles south of Royal Wootton Bassett.
Pewsey (1937) set a mile south of the village
Devizes (1999) Located on Roundway Hill, overlooking the village of Roundway
(Note: You will also pass the World Famous Avebury Stone Circle)
The 100 mile event features 1900m of elevation gain. The 50 mile event has 1000m of elevation gain
Registration will take place in Marlborough from 7am.
You will be issued with the following equipment:
RFID Chip Timer
The race will begin at exactly 9am, and end at 5pm the following day. 32 hour time limit which is 3.1mph. 50 mile runners expected to make the 40 mile CP at 3.1mph, and beyond that no official time limit for the finish (just within 32 hours!)
This event can be used as a qualifier for:
100 miles - £135.00
50 miles - £65.00
(+etchrock.com's booking fee )
Professional RFID Chip-timing
Live GPS Events Tracking from RaceDrone
8 food/drink refreshment CPs (4 CPs on 50 mile route)
White Horse Etched award for finishers
Event Technical T-Shirt
Experienced Race Directors of over 100 ultramarathons
Drop bag transport for 100 mile runners (at 52 miles)
No refunds or deferrals are possible, but you can sell your place privately up to 2-weeks before the event at no cost.
Qualification (for 100):
Can evidence a 50 mile ultra completed within 15 hours in last 2 years