Race 4 | 18K @ Pole to Pole (Coldingham)

New to 2022 – Pole to Pole: Coastal Trail Run – our brand new trail running event that takes place on the beautiful Berwickshire coast. This trail run includes a special timed stage with a nautical twist! 

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13 March 2022

13 March 2022 @ 9am

Join us at Coldingham Beach to take on this picturesque 11 mile Trail Run. 

The added twist in this trail is a timed special stage between the two Admiralty Distance Poles that stand high on the St Abb’s Head headland.

These two sets of poles sit on the cliffs to the west of St Abb’s Head and they are exactly a nautical mile apart. Normally used by ships to measure their performance, we will be using them to accurately measure yours! Tackle this special timed stage at top speed, it’s only a (nautical) mile after all. Oh, did we mention the poles are on either side of a ravine and include 120 meters of climb…

Pole to Pole Trail Run

The route comprises of off-road trail running using a range of paths, trails, minor roads and farmland. The start and finish will be on Coldingham Beach and depending on tide times may involve a small stretch of running on sand.

Follow the trail through Coldingham Village to join farmland trails leading you through a small woodland and out on to the stunning clifftop paths. Get your sprint on for the nautical mile and then ease off the pace as you head around the lighthouse at St Abbs Head and back along to Coldingham Bay.

What’s included in the entry fee?

  • Professionally organised race
  • Race medical first aid cover
  • Chip Timing
  • Well stocked aid stations
  • Finishers Medal
  • Prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place Male and Female

Venue & Facilities

Coldingham Beach Cafe
​Coldingham Sands
TD14 5PA

The beach itself is about 1 kilometre long and 200 metres wide. It faces east so is a good place to catch the early morning sun. The clean sands are backed by plenty of grassy areas and the area itself has a relaxed, rural feel to it. 

ROAD DIRECTIONS

There is an unclassified road from Coldingham Village to Coldingham Bay. There is a small Car Park adjacent to the beach and beach users walk down the short but fairly steep access road to the beach.

 

PUBLIC TRANSPORT DIRECTIONS

By Public transport – A regular bus service from Berwick-upon-Tweed (where there is a railway station) and passing through Eyemouth stops at both Coldingham village and St Abbs village. 

 

FAQs

What should I wear?

It is winter so bring something warm to wear for before and after the race. For the race wear run clothing suitable for the weather on the day and make sure you are in your trail shoes, on-road trainers are not advised.

Do I need full waterproofs?

We are not going up any massive hills on these events so you do not need to carry full hill kit. You may want to bring a waterproof jacket and extra layer just in case the weather gets chilly.

Can I run with my dog? 

We have limited entries for our 5k series for those wishing to run with a dog. Make sure you keep your dog on a harness or short lead whilst running and be sure to clean up after it if it makes a mess.

What is the exact route?

Full route information will be published on our website around 2 weeks prior to the event. Some routes require land owner permission and cannot be recced prior to the event, we therefore do not publish the route in advance of the events.

Can I defer?

Unfortunately we are unable to offer deferrals, for information on refund options please see Terms & Conditions – Durty Events.

Can I have a refund?

For information on refund options please see Terms & Conditions – Durty Events.

Can I Change distance?

If the event you have entered has more than 1 distance option available then it is possible to transfer to another distance, this must be done at least 2 weeks in advance of the event and may be subject to a small admin fee. Please see Terms & Conditions – Durty Events for more information.

I’ve forgotten if I signed up, can you check?

If you ticked the box on sign up to allow your name to be published on our website then head over to the entries page and view the list to check for your name.

Entries

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Series Entries

NameGender
Anna RaffertyFemale
Matteo ZanibellatoMale
Angeline maherFemale
Cole MccullochMale
Aasim ChaudhryMale
caitlin taylorFemale
Jacqueline ParkerFemale
Richard HadfieldMale
Sabrina SeveroFemale
Steve MoseleyMale
Emma BurtonFemale
Matt Mitchell-TebbsMale
Sarah GreigFemale
Iain BellMale
Mark MaloneMale
Karen MaloneFemale
Al StantonMale
Stephen FeyMale
suzie StewartFemale
GILL PATERSONFemale
Ian DennisonMale
Keith LangkeyMale
Jason MartinMale
Fiona MackayFemale
Stephane MaurageMale
Coll WilliamsonMale
Michael ConnellyMale
Colin WoodMale
amos fazzariMale
Katie MillerFemale
Paul FinlayMale
Paul ChowdhryMale
Alasdair BayneMale
Robert MclearMale
Iain IrvingMale
Russell BartonMale
Leigh VerdotFemale
David HammondMale
Esther McLuckieFemale
Anna WojtczukFemale
Neil GrantMale
Helen WilsonFemale
Miriam AdcockFemale
Claire HendryFemale
Leonie CairnsFemale
Sandra CastroFemale
Thomas UptonMale
Helen BridleFemale
Fran DaleyFemale
Mairi McInnesFemale
Lisa ParryFemale
Malcolm ParryMale
Alan PaxtonMale
Steve DaunceyFemale
Mike AikmanMale
Charlie TaylorMale
Keith VeitchMale
Peter GreenMale
Kevin VeitchMale
Janyne AfsethFemale
Timothy SporleMale
Marlene OrthFemale
Jenny WrightFemale
Pamela TaitFemale
Sam AndersonMale
Kirsty OddsFemale
Joe MeltonMale
Fiona RiggFemale
Claire JellemaFemale
Zoe MacaulayFemale
Andrew GrantMale
Lindsay ReidFemale
Graham TennetMale
Tania CockburnFemale
Donald MilneMale
David HopeMale
Claire JamiesonFemale
Adam SzymoszowskyjMale
Ruth AitkenFemale
Lamia MorganFemale
Duncan BirseMale
Alice LoudonFemale
Deborah DickinsonFemale
Karen RobertsonFemale
Kevin MacIverMale
Jean-Paul VitryMale
Roger PeppietteMale
Andrew FraserMale
Jemma BeattieFemale
Alasdair FordMale
Victoria BruceFemale
Hamish DuncanMale
Tracey McCannFemale
Graham EastwoodMale
Fiona AinslieFemale
Neil DavidsonMale
Angela LeggattFemale
Liz PartingtonFemale
Stuart LockeyMale
Jonny BrownMale
NameGender

Race 4 entries

NameGender
Gordon SuggettMale
Pascaline MollardFemale
Ben ThomasMale
Peggy SeriesFemale
Pierce BurrMale
Nicola GoldmannFemale
Leon ShearerMale
Chris NicolMale
Mhairi BagnallFemale
Ellie MilneFemale
Anne McQuittyFemale
Alicja CzopekFemale
Rosemary BydeFemale
Kate LoweFemale
Vicky CrichtonFemale
Miguel MudarraMale
Catherine WebsterFemale
Pirjo VaananenFemale
Michelle KennedyFemale
Jacqui RandleFemale
Colin LedlieMale
Steve StewartMale
jo stewartFemale
Lauren AndersonFemale
Jenny AndersonFemale
Abbie HewittFemale
Isobel JoinerFemale
Hannah WalshFemale
Niall McCluskeyMale
Hannah ShawFemale
Karen MunroFemale
Fiona WhittakerFemale
David HunterMale
Lesley DunnFemale
Andrew CruickshankMale
Nicky NeighbourFemale
NameGender

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