Saturday
9 December 2023

The Fairy tale of Newquay 2023


Back for 2023! The Fairy tale of Newquay on Sat 9th December!

A Festive 15 Mile ‘long’ half and stealth 30 Mile ultra marathon along the North Coast of Cornwall starting & finishing on Porth Beach in Newquay! Take part in this timed self-navigation run and collect essential trinkets at the themed checkpoints along the way!

All runners will register at the Mermaid Inn in Newquay, Ultra runners will start on Porth Beach, the long half runners will be bused over to the start point at Harlyn Bay. Runners will be issued a GPS tracker with a live link to the route along with a map at race registration. A kit check will also take place here too. There will be a checkpoints at key points laden with fluid & salt / sugar snacks.

All runners must carry the following essential items:

  • A fully charged mobile phone with charger, issued GPS tracker & map
  • Headtorch with spare battery
  • Spare warm clothing in a waterproof bag (hat/leggings/gloves/top)
  • A hi-vis top or reflective strips-clothing
  • Small first aid kit
  • Nutrition / compass (phone app acceptable)
  • Whistle
  • Collapsible/Reuasble cup
  • Minimum 800ml fluid.
  • Plus! A festive ornament of your choosing!

All runners will receive a Fairy tale of Newquay medal & there will be awards for the top finishers!

Runners have 10 hours to complete the marathon and 6 hours to complete the half.

Registration is now open!

Take advantage of our limited early bird offer. This event is subject to restricted numbers. Keep an eye out for further race information on our social media sites & website www.purplegeckoevents.co.uk

Charity Entry


Newquay Coastguard team is made up of volunteers from all walks of life who live and work in the Newquay Area. They are ready to respond to any coastal emergency at a moments notice 24hours a day, 365 days a year. Newquay Coastguard Association was established in February 2012 to support those volunteers.

If you would like to purchase a place to support Newquay Coastguard Association for this event for this event, please contact info@purplegeckooevents.co.uk and they will send the appropriate links to you to register.

 Event information
09 December 2023
TR7 3NB Newquay
Great Britain
See map below
Registration closes 8 December 2023 17:00
www.purplegeckoevents.co.uk
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.
For result queries please e-mail: info@purplegeckoevents.co.uk
15 Miles
Starts at 10:00

Price per participant
Through Feb 27, 2023 11:59 £30.00 + fee
From Feb 27, 2023 12:00 £33.00 + fee
From Mar 27, 2023 12:00 £35.00 + fee
From Sep 8, 2023 £40.00 + fee
Fee (per order): 6%
30 Miles
Starts at 08:00

Price per participant
Through Feb 27, 2023 11:59 £40.00 + fee
From Feb 27, 2023 12:00 £45.00 + fee
From Mar 27, 2023 12:00 £50.00 + fee
From Sep 8, 2023 £60.00 + fee
Fee (per order): 6%
15 Miles
Starts at 10:00

Price per participant
Through Feb 27, 2023 11:59 £30.00 + fee
From Feb 27, 2023 12:00 £33.00 + fee
From Mar 27, 2023 12:00 £35.00 + fee
From Sep 8, 2023 £40.00 + fee
Fee (per order): 6%
30 Miles
Starts at 08:00

Price per participant
Through Feb 27, 2023 11:59 £40.00 + fee
From Feb 27, 2023 12:00 £45.00 + fee
From Mar 27, 2023 12:00 £50.00 + fee
From Sep 8, 2023 £60.00 + fee
Fee (per order): 6%

 Organiser
Purple Gecko Events

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

info@purplegeckoevents.co.uk
www.purplegeckoevents.co.uk

Fairy Tale Of Newquay 2023

  • TR7 3NB Newquay
  • Great Britain

Any questions?