Burrator Horseshoe RunBurrator

Saturday 18th June
4pm Juniors
4:45pm Seniors

The Burrator Horseshoe Run is back as part of Meavy Oak Fair.

The Burrator Horseshoe Run is a 6 mile moorland run from Meavy and out over Dartmoor, via Burrator Reservoir, Sheepstor Dam, Sheepstor Summit (369m), Guttor Tor Summit (357m), Ringmoor Down and the cooling Meavy River Ford.  (See map below or find grid ref. SX540672 on your OS map.)  How to Enter

We are really pleased that this years race will happen as part of Meavy Oak Fair. There is great support from the Oak Fair Committee. The Burrator Horseshoe is a scenic, challenging moorland run, held annually, this year starting in parking field at the school end of the village and finishing at Meavy Village Green.

A few key changes this year - later start and junior races. Parking will be at eastern end (School end) of the village. Please use this to avoid a congested village.  A voluntary donation for parking goes towards the Parish Hall.  Registration will also be in this field, from 2:30pm. Juniors start at 4pm and seniors start at 4:45pm. Senior race finishes at the Village Green.

The race is held under Fell Runners Association rules and licence. For enquiries and further information about the Burrator Horseshoe Run go to the booking website Entry Central, or email (do not use this email for entries). Race entry is 7.50 plus 50p booking fee. Booking Website live from 1st April to 13th June.

This year it is a qualifying event in a series of 10 fell races on Dartmoor - 'Dartmoor Fell Series' that are being held from June through to September. (simple scoring league looking for best 7 races out of 10) all on fabulous routes.

Come along and enjoy a great afternoon and evening!

Any help of marshalling support greatly received - please contact organiser at

How to enter

Note:  Entries for Burrator Horseshoe 2022 open from 1st April to 13th June.

Entries for the run this year are all on-line - made on the Entry Central website.

Entry fee is 7.50 plus 50p booking fee.


Burrator Horseshoe Run shown in green

Route of the Burrator Horseshoe Run

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Dartmoor Fell Race Series 2021