All our events are 5k or 10k obstacle races and mud runs, each race is made up of five kilometre laps containing around thirty obstacles, so the choice is yours, one or two laps? Simply sign up for the event and you can decide on race day if you want to quit after one lap or complete the full 10k race distance. We generally find that people have enjoyed it so much that 80% go round for a second lap!
Free kit worth £29.95. All entries will receive an X-Runner Gym Bag, Technical T-Shirt, Finishers Medal, Silicon Wrist Band, Electronic Chip Timing, Drink, Snack Bar, Gift Voucher, Free Parking and possibly the best day of your life! For full details of our 2013 entry fees, discounts and special offers please see here
St John’s ambulance and the British Red Cross will provide first aid. The first aid post will be located at the start/finish line. There will be a Doctor / Paramedic at each race along with four wheel drive ambulances and response vehicles equipped with defibrillators, there will also be cycle response first aiders around the course.
Complete slackers need not apply..! You don’t have to be an experienced distance runner or gym fanatic but we recommend that you be in good physical condition and are running regularly. Most importantly you will need strong mental endurance to complete the obstacle course and overcome the ultimate challenge…!
We do not offer a kit storage facility but we will look after your car keys so you can leave a change of clothes, towel etc… in your vehicle. Please note that the event organisers cannot be held responsible for any losses.
The minimum age for the 5k is 15yrs and the 10k is 18yrs. Anyone under 18yrs must bring a completed parental consent form with them and hand it in at registration. You can download a parental consent form CLICK HERE
The Mad Monk and Water Wipeout events both have an element of open water swimming. In both events the swim will be around 50mtrs, we provide buoyancy aids for weak swimmers. As with all the obstacles and challenges we will encourage but not force you to try everything, nothing is compulsory. All participants should be able to swim with out any aid and be confident in open water.
Race Packs including, t-shirt, race number, electronic timing chips, course map and race information will be mailed out to the address you registerd with, approximately two weeks before the event, if you change address please let us know. Race numbers should be pinned to the front of your running vest. Entries on the day will collect their race packs at the registration point. If you do not receive your race pack through the post or there is something missing from your pack, please email us with your details so we can have replacements available on the day.
There will be on-site refreshment facilities to include the provision of hot and cold food, tea, coffee, soft and alcoholic beverages. There will also be merchandise stalls so make sure you bring some spending money for that special race souvenir.
Unfortunately as with any sporting event our terms and conditions state that we do not offer a refund, this is due to the fact that when you book we will then start to produce your race packs, numbers, timing chips, goodie bags, medals, wrist bands, t-shirts etc and these are specific to you. However you can make a last minute substitution, if you can find someone to take your place you can give your race pack to them. All they will need to do is complete a substitute form HERE and hand it in at registration on the day. Please ensure this form is handed in as it is vital that we have the correct details for all competitors for health and safety!
Race times will be posted on this web site 24hrs after the race. Competitors will be given a five day right to appeal before results are officially awarded. Race times will be calculated on gun time, as per UK Athletics rules.
There will be a mandatory 20min safety briefing for all competitors, you will be issued with a wrist band to confirm you have attended the briefing, competitors who do not attend the briefing will NOT be allowed to start the race.
There will be a water bowser at each race with shower heads to wash of the worst off the mud. All venues do have hot shower facilities that are available, please see below for details.
Wild Warrior 17th March – VIP showers, include, changing facilities, kit storage free hot and cold drinks. Fee £10 Places are very limited, to book your shower please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Mad Monk 5th May – Showers available to all competitors free of charge. Free to all.
Water Wipeout 29th June – Showers available at the main centre on the regatta lake. Fee £5
Wild Warrior 8th Sept – VIP showers, include, changing facilities, kit storage free hot and cold drinks. Fee £10 Places are very limited, to book your shower please email email@example.com
Are welcome to attend the event, after all it is fun to watch you get wet, muddy and generally all round punished! Please note all spectators must remain in the designated viewing areas. It will be possible for spectators to view almost all of the main challenges and cheer you across the finish line.
Provided by Nina Flint, a highly skilled Sports Massage Therapist, Nina will be on hand to deal with those muscular aches and pains.
Competitors will start in groups of approximately 200 runnere in 20min intervals, start times will be issued one week prior to the race. The first race will start at 10am, first safety brief will be at 9.30am.
When registering individually simply choose a ‘team name’ if your friends use the same ‘team name’ we will ensure you all run together in the same group.
One person can enter everyone all in one go and this will automatically deduct the 10% team discount when you enter ten or more runners. Please note this is quite a lot of work on your part as you will need the following information for each entry, name, address, tel, email, date of birth, emergency contact name and tel, medical conditions and tee shirt size!
The easiest way is to get everyone to enter themselves individually, as long as they all use the same team name you will automatically be grouped together and start at the same time. This method wont automatically deduct the 10% team discount (10 or more runners) but if you email us when everyone has entered, we will make a manual refund to a nominated team member!
X-Runner uses the UK’s most advanced electronic timing system. Live results screen at finish, with enquiry keypad and ticket printer. Timing chips should be attached to your shoe, instructions will be provided. Do NOT wear it on your wrist or anywhere else on your body as it will not record your time!
Enrgize Health and Fitness will be running the race warm up, courtesy of Anthony Flint. We strongly recommend you attend the pre-race warm up as correct warm up is essential in preventing muscle and ligament injuries.
Shoes – Be aware, any shoes that would be dangerous to other participates will not be allowed. Please use your best judgement as only event officials will make the final call on event day. In short, NO spikes. Cross country, trail or fell running shoes with a grippy sole would be ideal. Expect the surface to be wet, muddy and very slippery!
Clothes – lightweight stuff that dries quickly. Even if it’s a cold day, heavy or thick clothing will just retain water and make you colder. Long sleeve tops and bottoms can help give some extra protection form scratches. Please remember to bring a warm change of clothes for after the event so you can enjoy atmosphere.
Gloves – this one is more debatable. Some people swear by them, others prefer to go glove-less (faster drying). If you go with gloves, be sure to grab tough, thick ones to prevent burns from the ropes and splinters from the walls.
Good luck with your training and we will look forward to seeing you on race day.