About The Event

Set in the beautiful landscape of the New Forest, the Heartbreaker offers a route of rolling terrain perfect for a winter challenge. Chip timed, with a choice of full and half marathon distances. Mainly off-road & car-free, just a bit of tarmac to start and finish with. These beautiful & winding courses are based from Sandy Balls Holiday Village, Godshill near Fordingbridge, (free parking and use of showers / toilets).

Run routes are predominantly on well-maintained forestry, gravel tracks, all clearly marked and marshalled on race day. T-shaped course, marathon uses out-and-back loops so you can keep an eye on the opposition/give encouragement!


  • Entry in advance only: Half Marathon £21 and Marathon £23. If UKA affiliated save £2.
  • Pre-race number and chip collection is from 7:30am until 9.30am(8.30am for the Marathon distance).
  • Start times: Marathon 9amand Half Marathon 10am.

On arrival at the event please follow signs to parking areas on gravel only. Overnight Parking is not permitted. Accommodation is available at Sandy Balls Holiday Park  Two of the campsite blocks will be open for runners showers and toilets.

Finisher medals and probably more importantly, hot soup & roll afterwards!

We regret that due to the terrain of this event, it is not suitable for wheelchair athletes.

Minimum age requirement is 17 years.

Dogs are not permitted to accompany runners.

Plese click here to see THE ROUTE