Grimsthorpe Gallop launched in 2017 to rave reviews! Join us on this beautiful trail run... Set in the beautiful grounds of Grimsthorpe Castle, in the delightfully charming Lincolnshire countryside just 10mins off the A1. This event makes for a perfect summer race, whether you take on the family friendly 5k or go for the longer challenge of 13.1 miles. The 4 routes take you past various delights within the private grounds including the castle, lake, tree lined tarmac avenues, ancient woodland along grassed paths and a victorian railway culvet. The train line no longer exists, but the 10 and 13.1 mile routes travel along this section and take you to a part of the world generally unseen by the public. The race start/finish line will be in front of the castle along the driveway, offering a unique venue. We will have the usual friendly event atmosphere that we bring to all of our races, & amazing bling - making this perfect for your 1st, 2nd or 100th race! Like our other races we hope you'll come as a family and take the opportunity to enter the 'little legs' into the 5k race. A simple, not too challenging distance that we invite ages of 4+ along to. Plus ALL finishers receive a bespoke race medal! Please note elevation on the route maps - you start up at the Castle & run downhill towards the lake - there are several undulations (hills) on the course with outstanding views. We've also included the following: 13.1 mile run race 10k run race 10 mile run race 5k run/walk race Entries for Canicross and British Nordic Walking Chip timing Regular water stations around the course for both 2 and 4 legged runners Toilet on course Route fully marshalled and signposted Distance markers Bespoke race finishers medal - beautiful bling for everyone! Trophies for 1st, 2nd & 3rd male & female Trophies for Veteran Winners; Male 40+ & Female 35+ Canicross Winner Trophies Nordic Walking Winner Certificates Age group Certificates Free race photos to download & share Free post race massage from local Sports therapists Race merchandise Full medical provision Ideal for novice through to elite Race village with hot food and beverages for sale Good Spuds providing high quality hot breakfasts & bacon butties & more! Pete - The ice-cream van (if it's sunny!) Bespoke hoodies & t-shirts for sale Please note there will be £2 per car (not per person) carpark fee. 100% will go to registered charity no 507478; Grimsthorpe & Drummond Castle Trust Limited......... Aims & activities; The preservation and enhancement, for the public benefit, of Grimsthorpe Castle in Lincolnshire and Drummond Castle in Perthshire and their gardens and parkland together with the collections of art, furniture and the family and estate archives associated with the properties. PLEASE bring cash to speed up the parking process & avoid queues. See you on SUNDAY 24th JUNE to run around Lincolnshire's most beautiful course. Like our Facebook page to keep up to date with new events! We will also send updated information on Twitter We welcome Canicross and British Nordic Walking to this event. For the doggies, water stations will be provided to dogs regularly out on course & at Race Village. We recommend your dog wears a running harness & is used to running with you. Remember they need to train too! Don't expect your dog to run a distance just because you can! Please clean up after your dog & keep your dog on a lead at all times as this is a farming area. Please book on using Canicross category. Canicross & BNW races are not under UKA rules & do not offer EA affilliated discount. Canicross entries are open across all 4 distances, BNW entries are open up to 10 miles due to time allowances on the course. FAMILY TICKET ALLOWS 2 ADULTS & UP TO 4 CHILDREN CHILD IS A PERSON UNDER 15 YEARS OLD ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT EARLY BIRD PRICES END Sunday January 7th 2018 (Full prices in brackets): 5k Child £7.00 (£8.00) Adult (16yrs+) EA Affiliated £8.00 (£10.00) Adult (16yrs+) EA Non-Affiliated £10.00 (£12.00) Family (2 adults and 2 children) £38 Family (2 adults and 3 or 4 children) £45 Canicross/BNW £10.00 (£12.00) 10k EA Affilliated £18.00 (£22.00) Non-EA Affilliated £20.00 (£24.00) Canicross/BNW £20.00 (£24.00) 10 miles EA Affilliated £22.00 (£26.00) Non-EA Affilliated £24.00 (£28.00) Canicross/BNW £24.00 (£28.00) 13.1 miles EA Affiliated £26.00 (£32.00) Non-EA Afilliated £28.00 (£34.00) BNW £28.00 (£34.00) ENTRIES CLOSE SUNDAY 10th June ON THE DAY ENTRY MUST BE BEFORE 10am - AVAILABLE IF PLACES DON'T SELL OUT 10km - £30 10 miles - £35 13.1 miles £40 5km - adult £15, child £9, family ticket £43
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This was the 2nd time I’ve completed this race, last year I did the 10km and this year I did the 10km canicross. There were water bowls at regular intervals for the dogs. The route is ‘undulating’ but beautiful. SBR always have well organised races wit...Read full review
Second time doing Grimsthorpe Gallop but the first doing the 10km. I really enjoy doing SBR events, the organisation and bling are fantastic. This race is in June so the weather is usually warm. It was appreciated the start time got moved earlier. I run in the canicross category ...Read full review
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