Follow In Their Footsteps and Explore

Marco Polo first set out at age 17 travelling overland along what later became known as the Silk Road.

Robert Falcon Scott, was a British naval officer and explorer who led an expedition to reach the South Pole

Ernest  Shackleton was an explorer who in 1901 joined an expedition to the Antarctic

David Livingstone  was a missionary, abolitionist and physician known for his explorations of Africa

Matthew Henson was an African-American explorer best known as the co-discoverer of the North Pole

Amelia Earhart was an American aviator who set many flying records and championed the advancement of women in aviation

Edmund Hillary, mountain climber and Antarctic explorer who, was the first to reach the summit of Mount Everest


Our new Explorer 7in7 series is a seven day challenge with a unique marathon, half marathon 10km and 5km race on each day.

Enter the 7 in 7 challenge, and compete on all seven days. Or just enter any of the seven days and choose your distance – 5km, 10km, Half Marathon or Marathon.

The race names are all based around famous explorers:

  • Monday – Marco Polo
  • Tuesday – Robert Falcon Scott
  • Wednesday – Ernest Shackleton
  • Thursday – David Livingstone
  • Friday – Matthew Henson
  • Saturday – Amelia Earhart
  • Sunday – Edmund Hillary

Virtual Run Entry Fees:

  • Choose any Single day entry for £21.99 each (£26.49 overseas)
  • Choose the 7in7 for £125.00
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