Duver Dash

Duver Dash

Sunday 30th May 2021

Charity Fun Runs in support of the Sophie Rolf Trust  & West Wight Sports & Commuity Centre - part of  Isle of Wight Running Festival  

The Duver Dash is part of the Isle of Wight Festival of Running, organised by West Wight Sports & Community Centre.  Funds raised will be split equally between WWSCC and the Sophie Rolf Trust

The 5km course, for over 16s, starts and finishes on the St Helen's Duver and takes in some spectacular views across the Harbour and surrounding countryside.  The Junior 1km course (under 16s, min age 5) is held on the St Helens Duver itself, with the option of a 2nd lap.

Course maps: will shortly be available on the WWSCC website (not displayed here due to an imminent switch to a new website).  Alternatively, email: fionathorpe@btconnect.com for a copy.  

Registration: from 0900 at the Duver Marina Event Area    

Closing date: due to Covid-19 restrictions and safety measures there is NO ENTRY ON THE DAY.  The CLOSING DATE for entry is midnight on Sunday 23rd May.  

Start(s): 5k Duver Dash first start - 1000.  Participants may be started in "waves" to minimise congestion and enable social distancing.  Junior Duver Dash will start when the 5k has finished. 

Final instructions and details of arrangements will be sent to participants by email prior to the event.   

Entry fees: 5km - £10   Juniors £4 

Entry: www.iwfor.co.uk (Terms & Conditions apply)

Location: the Event Centre is at the Duver Marina, The Duver, St Helens, PO33 1YB 

Facilities: on site Duver Cafe, showers and toilets

If attending by boat: please go to our online booking page to book a berth.

Parking:  there is a National Trust Car Park (PO33 1XY) close by (their standard charges apply).  Alternative parking can be found adjacent to St Helens Beach (Council charges apply).  There is no parking on the Duver itself.  If you are a Blue Badge holder please get in touch with the Harbour Office (office@bembridgeharbour.co.uk).  Click here for directions by road.

Water Taxi: will be operating from the Duver Marina, picking up at Bembridge Point Beach and Bembridge Marina. Covid-19 safety measures may limit the number of passengers. Fares apply. Click here for full information.    

For further event information: email fionathorpe@btconnect.com 

Covid-19 safety measures and restrictions are in place across all Harbour sites. As with all event planning currently, this event is subject to Covid-19 restrictions in place at the time.

2019 inaugural Duver Dash:

For a flavour of the event take a look at the 2019 GALLERY of images, and the EVENT REPORT