All runners must adhere to the countryside code while participating in one of our events. An abbreviated copy of this is written below.
- Fasten all gates
- Keep to public paths across farmland
- Guard against all fire risks
- Use gates and stiles to cross fences hedges and walls
- Take your litter home
- Help keep water clean
- Protect wildlife, plants and trees
- Take special care on country roads
- Make no unnecessary noise
You can read the full Countryside Code by clicking here
- Competitors must be 17 years or over (on the day of the event) for half marathon races and 20 years or over for 50km races.
- Runners must follow the marked route at all times.
- Runners run this race completely at their own risk & will be required to sign a disclosure form before being permitted to run.
- Dogs are not permitted on any of our races, this is due to a combination UK Athletics rules and insurance cover issues.
- It is the runner's responsibility to navigate the course correctly, aided by our signage and ribbons. Runners in our 50k events must carry a digital or physical backup of the route.
- Runners are required to record a time at each checkpoint using their timing wristband unless advised otherwise.
- Runners must carry the mandatory equipment with them at all times.
- Runners are permitted to carry poles.
- Runners must recognise they have equal rights to be on the route and be courteous to other users.
- Competitors should not jostle at stiles and other obstacles. Nor should they push past slower runners on narrow paths.
- If a runner come across another competitor who is ill or hurt they MUST offer assistance.
- A runner must retire immediately if asked to do so by a race official.
- Pacers are not permitted.
- Runners must remove headphones at the start of the race, at checkpoints and at road crossings.
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