The inaugural Trail Festival will be hitting the Isle of Wight this summer between 19th-21st July, it has been announced.

In association with event organisers GP Sport, The Trail Festival will be the first of its kind offering trail runs, cycles, obstacle course events, orienteering and wellness workshops.

Evolving from the iconic Night Rider and Night Runner checkpoint challenge, The Trail Festival will incorporate this popular sunset event as well as a whole host of other activities over an action-packed weekend.

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The Trail Festival invites families, avid runners, cyclists and those wanting to try something new to the Isle of Wight. The off-road courses cover chalk trails, farm tracks, bridleways and spectacular views.

Set at Cheverton Farm situated between Newport and Shorwell, this is the perfect location to enjoy live music, food and drinks as well as free wild camping.

The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust is to be the charity partner of the 2019 festival. By attending The Trail Festival this summer you could give a young person the opportunity to rediscover a life beyond cancer. By supporting the Ellen MacArthur CancerTrust young people in recovery from cancer can discover a future they may have never thought possible.

Weekend tickets are £70 for adults, or you can enter the individual Night Rider and Night Runner events on the Saturday for £25. Juniors (under 16 on 19/07/19) go free when with a paying adult.

More information and tickets can be found at

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