22 September 2019

We are delighted to announce the very first Saints Way Trail Challenge, a one day 28.5 mile challenge following the way-marked Pilgrims and drovers trail running right across Cornwall from Padstow to Fowey!

Registration opens at 6pm on Wednesday 27th February 2019, take advantage of our limited early bird offer, this event is restricted to 200 entries.

You'll start outside the gates of St.Petrocs Church in Padstow and head SE through Cornwall, along trails and country lanes, across St.Breock Downs, through Lanivet and up to the top of Helman Tor, on through Lanlivery and onto the Fowey river before following the valley down to the finish at Fimbarrus Church in Fowey!

Follow this ancient pathway from coast to coast, this way marked trail has been associated with early saints and missionaries and early Celtic traders seeking to trade with the Egyptians and Greeks of flee the yellow plague in Wales in the sixth century.

The route is a supported, self navigation exercise with 3 manned checkpoints with fluid and sustenance along the route. All runners will receive a unique Saints Way Challenge 2019 medal and go down as the first group to complete this one day challenge in what is sure to become an annual event!

Registration will be held at the Methodist Church Hall in Padstow PL28 8AU, further detail regarding registration timings will be posted closer to race day. There will be a mandatory kit list for runners to carry, all competitors will be subject to a kit check prior to the start of the challenge.

This event will be timed, runners will be issued with a timing chip prior to the start of the challenge and be required to check in at the start, all 3 checkpoints and the finish.

There is an optional extra cost for mini bus transport from Fowey back to Padstow should you require it (please book at the same time as you book your challenge entry).

The minimum age for this event is 18 years.

Please keep an eye out for further event information posted closer to race day. If you have any initial questions please do not hesitate to ask and email us at

 Event information
22 September 2019
St Petroc's Church
Padstow, Great Britain
See map below
Registration is closed
This event is timed by ST App Service. There will be no chip timing for this event. All queries should be sent to the organiser of the event.
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 More information
Purple Gecko Events
Purple Gecko Events

In case of questions about the event please contact Purple Gecko Events:

07792 678 611

Saints Way Challenge 2019

  • St Petroc's Church
  • Padstow
  • Great Britain

Any questions?

07792 678 611