Cream Tea Caper

Our 2019 Cream Tea Caper is on Saturday 14th September.

The Cream Tea Caper is an 8 hour timed event based in the stunning gardens of the Double Locks pub set in the gorgeous Riverside Valley Park in Exeter.


You can run Solo or Run as a Relay Team of up to 4 ( only one team member on the course at a time ).

How far will you run? 1 lap? 2 laps? Half Marathon? Marathon? Ultra? to claim your fantastic bespoke spinning Cream Tea Caper Medal and individual Cream Tea in a box? ( consisting of a scone, jam & clotted cream )


The route is a flat off road route on riverside paths, grass and woodland trail each loop is 3.3 miles, run as many laps as you like in 8 hours. You do not have to run for the whole 8 hours.

Our Race HQ is handily situated in the beautiful grounds of the Double Locks pub which is situated on the riverside, each lap you can visit our ‘Jolly Treats station’ where water, squash, sweets, cakes and much more await you. We also provide vegan options.



Race registration opens at 07:15am

Race starts at 09:00am

The latest time a new/final lap can be started is 4:45pm

8 laps equates to a marathon, 4 laps a half marathon, 2 a long 10k. We are listed on the 100 marathon clubs events and running 8 laps counts as an official marathon.


We have bespoke hand made Prizes specially commissioned by Teign Valley Glass, the glassmakers situated at the House of Marbles.


Each finisher is rewarded with:

A Bespoke Cream Tea Caper Spinning Medal

An individual Cream Tea in a box, consisting of a scone, strawberry jam and clotted cream. ( Vegan option available, If you have any dietary requirements please add these in the ‘any other information’ box on the entry page please )

Tea, coffee and other food and drinks are available to purchase from the Double Locks.


Cream Tea Caper Saturday 14th September 2019

Entry Requirements: Minimum Age for entry is 18 years old on race day. Anyone completing an ultra distance must be 20 years old.

ENTRY LIMIT : 320 Participants

Solo Affiliated £35    Solo Unaffiliated £37

Relay Teams –  Team of 2 £64  – Team of 3 £96  – Team of 4 £128


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The Cream Tea Caper. Trail Running Association Race Permit Number: 2805

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