Coombe 8

Sphinx AC Coombe 8

The Sphinx AC Coombe 8 is a tough multi-terrain course with a mixture of wooded trails and undulating farm land at the historic site of Coombe Abbey on the outskirts of Coventry.

2017 Sphinx AC Coombe 8

The 2017 Sphinx AC Coombe 8 will be held on 26th November 2017.

The course

Coombe Country Park is a working estate, which means that boundaries change and sections of the venue can become available or unavailble from year to year.

The 2011 course was measured at approximately 8.4 miles and the route can be seen here:

Coombe 8 Course Map

2016 Coombe 8

2016 Sphinx AC Coombe 8 The 2016 Sphinx AC Coombe 8 was held on Sunday 20 November. Conditions were reasonable, if a little on the cold side. The course has to change slightly year-on-year as...

2017 Coombe 8

Car parking at Coombe: Coombe have introduced ANPR and barriers since 15th August 2016 and insist that charges apply, so please car-share and bring change (£3.80 for 2-4 hrs). More details can be found...

2015 Coombe 8

2015 Sphinx AC Coombe 8 The 2015 Sphinx AC Coombe 8 was held on Sunday 29 November. Conditions were testing, with runners having to contend with high winds. The course has to change slightly year-on-year as...

2014 Coombe 8

2014 Sphinx AC Coombe 8 The 2014 Sphinx AC Coombe 8 was held on Sunday 30 November. Conditions were reasonable, with mild temperatures and intermittent sunshine. The course has to change slightly year-on-year as Coombe...

2013 Coombe 8

2013 Sphinx AC Coombe 8 The 2013 Sphinx AC Coombe 8 was held on Sunday 24 November. Conditions were reasonably dry and firm underfoot, though it was a bit chilly and slightly overcast. The...

2012 Coombe 8

2012 Sphinx AC Coombe 8 The 2012 Sphinx AC Coombe 8 was held on Sunday 25 November. Despite the torrential rain that had saturated the UK in the days prior to the event, the actual day of...

2011 Coombe 8

2011 Sphinx AC Coombe 8 The 2011 Sphinx AC Coombe 8 was held on Sunday 20 November. The mist and cold air didn’t deter nearly 300 hardy runners, with some excellent individual performances. As Coombe Country Park...

2010 Coombe 8

2010 Sphinx AC Coombe 8 The 2010 Sphinx AC Coombe 8 was a sub-zero, snow-covered affair, as much of Britain was covered in snow during November 2010. The combination of the snow and -8°C air made 2010’s race...