Bluebell Blunder

Bluebell Blunder   April 28th 11am 2024. 

Venue:  Gumbersland Barn, Bigsweir Bridge, GL15 6QG

Date:  April 28th. 11am

Start: NT Carpark opposite Gumbersland Barn

Distance: 7k 'ish'  Off-Road Race

Enter Here: Race Full. No entries on the day.
Fees: £14 (£16 unaffiliated)

2024 Race Day Details - as emailed to all entrants on Monday 22/4/24

2024 Results
Individual Results
Category Winners
Age Graded Results

Photos by Gerry
Entry limit 150. 

It's back! After receiving so many requests to put it on again in 2024.  This is a  delightful off-road run in the Wye Valley with sections on Offa's Dyke at the Bluebell time of the year.

Free parking, toilets and inclusive teas and cakes after.

Bluebell Blunder Course Description 

The course begins with an uphill stretch on a delightful forest trail. Eventually you emerge onto a country lane with an attractive converted barn.

Soon you return to a footpath, with some twists and turns through the forest, including a short trot along the Offa’s Dyke Path, you emerge onto a high point.  below which you are greeted with a charming view of 

You now head southwards and with dense forest either side I heard a rustling, and a deer bounded upwards through the trees. He stopped and we watched each other for a minute or so, until I moved on – a magical moment.

Eventually you head left to Offa’s Dyke Path, which you now follow all the way to the finish. This is the highlight of the run, with open fields, woods carpeted with bluebells, and pleasant, undulating running. After crossing the final style, the Lower Wye Valley showcases its finest display of bluebells. We hope you still have the energy to marvel at them.

HQ Location:
Gumbersland Barn nr Bigsweir Bridge

2023 Full Results are here

2017 Full Results are here

2016 Full Results are here

2015 Full Results are here   

2014 Full Results are here

2016 Photos by Bob Avery

2016 Photos by Cherry Fowler

Photos by Marshal Al Dobbs here

Photos by Marshal Neil Grant

Photos from prize giving

Photos by Paul Grainger Jones