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The Event: This new event is a great way to start 2018.  A 10km (2 x 5km laps) multi terrain charity run, in aid of Barnardo’s, in the fantastic grounds of Bodenham Arboretum.


The Arboretum is situated in the convergence of three valleys, so there will be challenging hills and definitely plenty of mud, in addition to a few hard surfaces, as you run the boundary of the arboretum.


You will get muddy!

You will get wet!




Water at the Finish line

All Abilities Welcome

Friendly Marshals along the way and Sign-posted Route Markers

Finishers Medal

Finishers Donut!

Tea, coffee and hot chocolate on sale

Bacon sandwiches on sale

Car parking


Event Date: 7th January 2018


Venue: Bodenham Arboretum Dy11 6PU


Run Distance: 10km ish (2 x 5km laps)


Surface: Multi-Terrain


Entry fee: £12 online £15 on the day (before 8.30am/Cash only) - On the day entries are subject to availability.


Age Restrictions: If under 18 the runner must be accompanied by an adult.


Wheelchair accessibly: No


Event Address: Bodenham Arboretum, Wolverley, Kidderminster, Worcestershire, Dy11 5TB


Closing Date: 2nd January 2018


Total Places: 200


Run Start: 9:00am

Please ensure you arrive earlier to provide yourself enough time to register (if not already done so) and pick-up your running number.


Registration & Number Pick Up:  From 8am until 8.30pm on the terrace at Bodenham Arboretum


Runners must identify yourself and running number will be made available to collect at the registration desk on event day.  Please note you will not receive anything by post.


Additional Information:  Sorry no changing facilities on site, please arrive race ready.


Please respect the arboretum premises when using their amenities and remove muddy training shoes before entering any of the buildings!


The arboretum opens to the public at 11am so we kindly request that any runners or spectatotors in the grounds after this time please purchase a ticket from the visitors centre.


Own Risk: The Terrain could be challenging especially if the weather has been poor.  All runners run at their own risk and should be appropriately dressed for the conditions.


Refunds: Due to the charity nature of this event: The race organisers are unable to refund entry fees if you withdraw beforehand or the race has to be cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control.


Should the event need to be postponed due to adverse weather conditions we will make every attempt to set an alternative date.

If  we are unable to do this, the alternate date has to be cancelled or you cannot make the

alternative date there will be no refund.


Further Information:


Facebook Page: for full race details


Organisers: Sandra Hill and Sarah Fernihough



Phone: 07765 394456



A huge thank you to Bodenham Arboretum for hosting this event and supporting Barnardo’s.

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