Seaview 17 

JULY 26th 2020


Dear Runner,

As you are probably aware, all Trail Running Association and England Athletics licences have been suspended at the moment. As a result of this Minehead Running Club has

cancelled the Seaview 17 2020.

The licence situation will be reviewed on July 1st but we have other problems. Our venue the Cricket Club is closed until August 1st at the earlest. The bus company can only carry 10 people on a 50 seater!

All you lovely people who have entered should have had an email letting you know and giving you an opportunity to donate your entry fee to our grandson

Charlie's Challenge

We will begin the process of refunding you at the end of the month. A HUGE thanks to all of you who have donated so far.

SEAVIEW 17 2021 is planned for July 25th 2021

Wishing all of our running friends the very best and hope you can all still manage to get out and do some running.

Stay Safe



Phil Taphouse

Run Director Seaview17

Minehead Running Club

10th June 2020

Challenge yourself to Minehead Running Club’s unique Seaview 17 - This is a tough run along the South West Coast path from Countisbury to Minehead (about 21 miles). Some of the route is marked and marshalled, but the onus is on you to find your own way.

This is one of the most beautiful (and hilly) stretches of Coast Path in the country.


The modest entry fee includes a scenic bus ride from Minehead to Countisbury (some people say that this is worth the entry fee on its own). Once you have found your way back to Minehead - enjoy a shower and the legendary, lovely FREE refreshments.

Conceived by MRC as a unique challenge and charity fundraiser in 2005 this event has so far raised over £14,000 for local causes. Our Charity for 2020 will be

Charlie's Challenge for The Somerset Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.


Due to the huge demand in the past, we have again booked 3 coaches for the 2020 event - so enter early.


Entries are strictly limited to 150 on the buses. We can accept a further 20 entries, but you will have to make your own way to the start.


10.00am start from behind the Church, reached from The Blue Ball Inn Car Park, Countisbury Hill, Lynton, Devon.


Buses leave Minehead Hospital car park, off Seaward Way, Minehead, Somerset at 9.00 am.


Entry Fees: Affiliated Club Runners £15.50. Unaffiliated Runners £17.50. All plus online entry charge (This includes bus to the start for pre-booked runners).


NO PRIZES, T-SHIRTS, MUGS etc. Just a great run and free refreshments.


NEW FOR 2020

Bring your own water container/cup. We will provide water and sweets/bananas at the 4 stations, but NO cups supplied.


MINIMUM AGE 18 years on 26th July 2020


Run under UKA Rules - Trail Running Association permit applied for.

Phil Taphouse 
Run Director 
07789 191515

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