The Somerset Levels and Moors Marathon is back the problems with the land owner have been resolved with a slight change of route. Amicable solutions were not possible due to an unwillingness of the land owner to communicate regarding access to public footpaths.
The SLaMM (0930 start) and Half Marathon (1130 start) will be held on the 12th September 2015 starting and finishing at Bowdens Crest Caravan & Camping Park.
The SLaMM is a single lap of approx. 26.2miles multi terrain course for those bold enough to take on this challenge. Taking in some of the most wonderful views of the levels as well as riverside tracks, including race obstacles in the form of gates and styles. A mainly flat course it does have a couple of challenging hills at 18 miles with quite a steep one very near the finish. Be warned there is livestock on route.
The SLaMM route winds its way from Bowdens Crest Caravan and Camping Park to Langport then on to Midelney, Burrow Hill, Kingsbury Episcopi, Drayton before reaching Curry Rivel and then back to Bowdens via Langport.
The Half Marathon route takes in the first 2.5 and last 9.5 miles of the SLaMM route including the last two hills. The route winds its way from Bowdens Crest Caravan and Camping Park to Langport then on to Curry Rivel and then back to Bowdens via Langport.
There will be regular water stations and the course will be well marshalled.
Shower and changing facilities will be available at the start/finish.
Prizes will be awarded in the normal categories as well as a team prize.
Universal entry forms, and photocopies accepted.
Postal entries close 1st September 2013
Entries on the day for the race will be accepted -
Please submit your entry as soon as possible, together with a cheque/ Postal Order made out to Langport Runners for SLaMM £15 (£17 if not affiliated) or HALF £11 (£13 if not affiliated).
Information, Entry Forms, S.A.E.'s and Entrance Fees to be sent to:
Pete Jones, West View, Somerton Road, Langport, Somerset TA10 9SY Telephone: 01458 251486
Additional entry forms are available from the above address
Good Luck to all competitors taking part!