5.27 km course
Do as many laps as you can.
2 laps 10.54km
4 laps Half Marathon
8 laps Marathon
10+ laps Ultra
Standard Entry £25
Reduced all-day parking £5
Sorry, We have reached our current limit for numbers based on Forestry England guidelines. These may change in October allowing us to offer more places.
Full refund of ticket entry price if cancelled due to covid-19
Take up the Medal Chaser challenge in the heart of Thetford Forest. Each lap counts as you collect individual medals that fit together to complete a final trophy disc.
Surrounded by beautiful autumn scenery this lap course curves through a stunning forest with varied landscapes and mix of good solid trails. Enjoy this traffic-free environment and take in the clean pine-scented air - this race promises to get you closer to nature!
Some points of interest for you: A medal will be awarded when you complete each of the following distances 5.27k, 10.54k, half marathon, marathon, ultra. Headphones are allowed. Expect great facilities, including a cafe, toilets and bike shop. Let's keep this event plastic-free, please! We're working hard to reduce, reuse and recycle.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Laps of 5.27k
Toliets, water stations, food & drink stalls.
Parking including the site entrance fee to High Lodge will cost £5.00 maximum all day per car. The car park code will be emailed out nearer the event date.
This will be in the Rabbit field (please see map below).
At registration you will be issued with your race number and timing tag. Please bring the confirmation email and QR Code with you. we will need this to issue you a race bib. Alll race packets will be made up a week before the event and front line staff will be wearing masks.
Your race number must be displayed clearly on your front for the duration of the race. Please bring safety pins as we can not supply these. Your timing tag will be attached to your race number. At online registration, you can choose to have your timing tag posted to you.
Transfers can be done through your active account. Transfers are free and need to be completed 5 days prior to race day.
We will have some T-shirts that will be
available for purchase on the day £15.00
If you have purchased a T-shirt online you will
need to collect this on the day.
There will be no key drop as adised due to covid-19
There will be a professional medical team on site. The medical positions will be
A briefing will take place at 9.50am near the start/finish line. All competitors must attend.
Any queries about the event must be raised at this time with the Event Director.
This race is organised by WR Events Limited trading, as Inspire Races. None of its staff, sponsors, suppliers or agents will be liable for any injury, loss or expense which may arise as a consequence of your participation in this event.
Entry to this race is personal to each applicant and once issued, race numbers may not be sold or transferred unless through the active online registration software. Any runner who passes their race number to another runner is liable for sanctions and any runner who competes while wearing another runner’s race number will be disqualified and is liable for sanctions.
Once you have paid for your entry there can be no refund if you are subsequently unable to take part in this race. However, you may defer your place to next year’s race, this needs to be done before 5 days prior to the event, Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
We reserve the right to refuse or cancel applications, including duplicate applications, or alter the date of the event, the course route or distance.
Entrants to this race undertake not to take part unless they are medically fit to run the distance..
All runners are required to complete the contact and medical details on the back of their race number. This is a requirement of participation and may be checked by race officials prior to the start.
Race numbers must be pinned securely to the front of your running top using a safety pin in each corner. Timing chips much be secured firmly to the laces of one of your running shoes using the ties provided by us on race day.
Race marshals and medical team members have the authority to disqualify and remove any runner they consider to be acting dangerously, or to be unfit to compete.
Runners are required to report any casualties immediately to the nearest first aid post or race marshal.
In the event of any dispute the decision of the Race Referee shall be final.
The course is a 5.27k course.
The route starts in a neighboring field to the High Lodge area. It then follows wide fire lanes
and good solid tracks tracks finishes in the start field. The course will be well signed with highly visible arrows and marshalled.
All finishers will receive a medal!
We may record your race number at various points along the route so please keep it visible
on your front and shout it out if asked.
marshal or race official know if you decide to withdraw from the event at any point after
registering on the day.
Please treat all marshals, race officials, organisers, volunteers and other competitors with
respect and follow their instructions.
Spectators are welcome. High Lodge is a family venue and therefore there are many
activities to keep you interested throughout the day.
Full results will available at www.chiptiminguk.co.uk shortly after the event and will be
published on the event website as soon as possible following the event.
There will be no prizes, as prize presentations can not take place.
If after reading this information you have any queries prior to the day of
the event, please email info @inspireraces.co.uk
If you have any queries on the day of the event, please speak to a member of the
Inspire Races Team who will be located near teh start area.
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08:30 REGISTRATION OPENS
09:50 RACE BRIEFING AT THE START AREA
10:00 MEDAL CHASER STARTS
What’s the last date for entries?
The last date for entries is the Friday before the event.
How do I get my Race number?
Please bring your entry confirmation email.You will collect your race number on the day at registration.
I am ill injured or unable to run, what can I do?
You can defer your entry to any other Inspire Races event of a similar price. Please email Info@inspireraces.co.uk with the race details you would like to defer to.
Can I swap my place with a friend?
You can transfer your place up to two weeks prior to the event.
Do you have a waiting list?
Can I wear earphones or use an ipod?
You can wear headphones to any event that does not use public roads.
How do I enter a Corporate Team?
Please contact email@example.com to arrange a group discount booking.
Is there a cut-off time for your events?
How do I enter Inspire races events?
Enter via the links on the Inspire Races website.
What is the last date for deferrals and category transfers?
Deferrals and category changes can be done up to two weeks prior to the event.
Where do I pick up my t-shirt?
T-shirts are collected from the shop at registration.
Where can I put my bag and/or clothing I don’t want during the race?
There is a bag drop available at all Inspire Races events.
What time does my Race start?
Please visit the event website page to review the race schedule for up-to-date information.
What time do I need to get there?
Please get there one hour before race start time.
Are there any refreshments?
Refreshments will be available on the day from the catering facilities.
Where are the drinks stations?
Drink stations are every 5k.
Where can I collect my race pack?
Race packs to be collected from race registration on the day.
Are there any entries on the day?
What happens if I arrive late and miss the start of the race?
Where is the Chip in the Race Pack?
The timing tag is in the race pack. This will need to go on your shoe or it will already be attached to your bib.
Is parking available near the start?
Parking is available near the start.
Where should I go when I arrive?
Go registration pick up your race pack, you are then ready to run.
Do you have a bag drop area?
Yes, bag-drop will be situated near registration.
Do I get a medal?
Yes, you will get a medal.
Can I park nearby?
Yes, you can.
Will there be an award ceremony?
Yes, once the results have come in.