Hair of the Dog Trail Run, 18th April 2021

Sunday, April 18, 2021. 10:00

Brand New for 2021
The Hair of the Dog Trail Run

              Hair of the Dog Trail Run

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Join us on 18th April for the rescheduled New Year’s Day Hair of the Dog Trail run. What better way is there to start the 2021 race seasobn by taking in some of the most picturesque trails between Chippenham and Lacock.

The event starts in Chippenham and runs along the River Avon past Lackham College to the stunning village of Reybridge, before crossing the river and returning along the Wiltshire and Berkshire Canal.

The race starts at 10:00 with groups of 6 starting every 1 minutes up to 11:00. Quicker runners will start first with participants seeded in terms of expected finish time.

There is plenty of car parking in town and bright orange arrows will direct you to the start.

• Chip timing.
• Medal for all finishers.
• Beginner friendly racing.
Race Photography from Charles Whitton Photography
• Medal now with optional iTaB (see below).


In 2021 for £8 you can have your medal personalised with your name, position and finish time and if you’re keen, your splits too. Your details and results will be engraved on a small plate which fits neatly into the back of your medal. See itab for an example.

Race Distance

Approximately 7.7 miles. You can view the route HERE.

Race Start

10:00 – Wave starts of 6 competitors every 1 minute.

Race Entry

Online entry price: £25.00

Please note there will be no day entries available for this event.


We are regularly asked how our events run during these difficult times and what happens to your entry fee if the event is postponed or your area is put in to lockdown due to Covid-19. For all the answers please click HERE.

Club Entry

If you would like to make the Chippenham Longest Day 10k a club race, please contact us for more details. Please contact James on 07929 059 796 or to register your interest.


Registration will be held at the start line where runners will collect their chip. The race start can be found by clicking HERE

Getting Here

Getting to the venue couldn’t be easier and it is only a short distance from Junction 17 of the M4. Car times from Major Cities are

London – 1 hour 30 minutes
Birmingham – 1 hour 30 minutes
Bristol – 35 minutes
Cardiff – 60 minutes
Swansea – 1 hour 45 minutes
Exeter – 1 hour 30 minutes


Parking is available in one of the town centre car parks just a short walk from the race start and finish. Available car parks are – Borough Parade (SN15 3WL) or the Train Station (SN15 3QQ). For race day we would recommend Borough Parade which is approx 10 minutes from the race start and 3 minutes from the finish.

Registration & Briefing Times

There is no registration for this event and you will print your race bib from the results page. You will pick your timing chip up approximately 10 minutes before your start near the start line. A face covering will be compulsory to wear in this area. A video race briefing will be sent to you in advance of race day.

Marshals and Volunteers

To successfully run our events we require the help and support of Marshals and Volunteers. if you are able to assist at the event or have friends, family, work colleagues or enemies who may be able to help, then please contact James Higgs on in return we offer free entries in to future DB Max events and if you are lucky a bacon roll and cup of coffee…..

And finally

The DB Max event team look forward to welcoming you to Chippenham on Race Day.

If you have any questions or queries regarding the Hair of the Dog Trail Run, then please do not hesitate to call 01225 632 103 or email

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