Events

Forest 5

7th March 2021

Dick Whittington 4

3rd September 2020

4 mile trail run

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May Hill Summer Solstice

20th June 2020

6 mile trail run

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Forest 5

  • March 7th 2021
  •  5 mile trail route
  • Registrations open at 8.30am 
  • Race starts at 10am
  • Finisher medal for each race participant 

ENTRIES OPENING SOON

The 5 mile trial run that starts & finishes at Mallards Pike in the Forest of Dean.  This is not on the usual 2, 5 or 10k route, this is an off-road running race running around Mallards Pike Lake, along fire tracks and in woodland.  It is suitable for all abilities. The café and toilets will be open to use. Car parking is available (charges apply)– please see details here

This race is not open to canicross

Every race participant will receive a bespoke finishers medal with a special trophy for the first male and female runner.

THE ROUTE

RESULTS & PHOTOS

2020 Results     2020 Photos

Dick Whittington 4

  • September 3rd 2020
  • 4 mile trail route
  • Canicross entries welcome
  • Registration opens at 5pm
  • Race start 6.30pm
  • Entry £12
  • Finishers medal for each participant

RACE UPDATE 

‘As a result of Covid-19 and following Government advice we have taken the decision to postpone the Dick Whittington 4 race on May 14th to a new date of September 3rd 2020 @ 6.30pm. Entries will be open for this event until September 1st.

All registered runners have automatically been transferred to the new date of September 3rd, sadly no refunds will be offered. However, for for those who cannot make this date we will offer you the option to do this as a virtual race, just email your name and proof of running 4 miles to registrations@finish-line-events.co.uk during the month of September and we will send you the medal in the post.

We would like to thank you for your understanding and we look forward to seeing you all later in the year.’

Stay safe and keep moving where safe to do so

A brand new 4 mile off road, trail running race in Longhope. The route will see you running through stunning woodland and rolling fields with beautiful views. A technical running course with a few cheeky hills, and the 4 mile run thrown in for the challenge. Suitable for all running abilities, and ages 12 upwards.

This event is dog friendly and canicross entries are welcome – please read our terms and conditions before entering.

The race start and finish will be at the Dick Whittington Park (GL17 0PH). Car parking for this event is free, with use of the facilities for runners (and supporters!) and the cafe will be open for refreshments.  Water available at the finish line.

The race is chip timed for your all-important finish times, and a photographer will be there to capture your winning smiles.

Bespoke medals are given all participants, a trophy for first place man and first place woman to cross the line, and prizes for the first three juniors.

Registration will be open to collect your race number from 6pm, and the race will start at 7pm.  We hope to see you there!

THE COURSE

Finish Line Events - Dick Whittington 4 Route and Elevation Graph

May Hill Summer Solstice

  • June 20th 2020
  • 6 mile trail route
  • Canicross entries welcome
  • Registration opens at 5.45 pm
  • Race start 7 pm
  • Entry £15 early bird or £20 after
  • Finishers medal for each participant

Welcome the Summer Solstice with a fantastic trail run in beautiful woodland, taking in the wonderful views when you reach the top of the iconic May Hill.

This event is dog friendly and canicross entries are welcome – please read our terms and conditions before entering.

The trail running race is approximately 6 miles, chip timed and fully marshalled with a bespoke finishers’ medal and trophies for 1st male & female and top 3 junior runners.

Registration opens at 5.45pm, with free parking at Leaf Creative and the surrounding grounds. The race starts at 7pm. Leaf Creative will be offering a hog roast and bar for well earned refreshments!

Entries are opening on Friday 15th November with an early bird discount of £5 available until December 13th.  Sign up now and run the trails with us – see you at the finish line!

Cover painting courtesy of local artist Yvonne Featherstone – check out her page for more amazing paintings.