2nd November 2019

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Start at:                 Victory Cross on Lord Mayor's Drive Burnham Beeches
Entry Fee:             10K  - £18   (age 16 and over)           
                               5K - Adults £16            Juniors 12 and under 16 - £10

Maximum Entry:     350
Minimum age:        12 years

Six miles (10K) or 3 miles (5K) of testing cross country terrain in the beautiful woodland of Burnham Beeches, near Farnham Common. The race takes advantage of the interesting landscapes in the Beeches. Please note the course will be undulating so be prepared for a good test. The route is entirely off public roads and will provide a good way to kick start your winter training!

This race is presented by kind permission of City of London that owns and manages Burnham Beeches National Nature Reserve.

All entrants will receive a medal for completing the distance. In addition mugs and t-shirts with our 'Running Tree' logo designed by street artist SPZero76 are available to order on line and collect on the day.

Medals and prize money for the first three places in the men's and women's categories in each race and prizes for the winning under 16's.

Please treat the grounds with respect.

You are confirmed as an entrant to the race when you have a confirmation email from any online entry facility or when your cheque is cashed. Your race number will be distributed to you on race day.

Final date for online entry is Wednesday 30th October 2019

Registration can be made on the day  but as numbers are limited you are advised to register before the event.

The only entrance is via the A355 along Beeches Road to Lord Mayor's Drive

We endeavour to accept as many runners as possible. However, parking is limited and access difficult, so if possible car share and please arrive early. There is a £3 charge for parking in Burnham Beeches collected by ticket machine or by a marshall. Rotary Club marshalls will be on duty at the Lord Mayor's Drive entrance and will direct you to the parking areas.

Registration opens at 9:00 am in the tent signposted by the bright yellow Rotary Club banners. Individual runners will register in alphabetical order (by last name), Group and Sponsored runners at the separate desk.

There are no changing facilities, so please arrive in running kit. It is advisable to have a selection of warm clothes, and a change of socks/shoes with the possibility of cold, wet weather and a muddy course.

Race Numbers
Race numbers will be provided at the registration desk on the day. The race number must be attached to the front of your running top. Do not remove the tag as it will be read at the finish. Runners must run with the number allocated to them. THIS IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT, especially in the event of an accident. This is a condition for entering the race, any runner identified as not doing this will be disqualified and barred from future events. If you lose your number report to the information desk.

These are situated near to the main car park by the Beeches cafe. Please allow plenty of time before the start in order not to cause delays.

Left luggage
A covered area is provided for runners' left luggage and this will be attended throughout the race. Whilst every care will be taken the organisers will not be responsible for lost or misplaced items.

The course will be marked with arrows. No signs and you are going wrong! Please obey the marshals’ instructions. They are there for your convenience and safety as any cross country course has many potential risks. Should an accident occur, please ensure that the marshals are informed immediately.

First Aid
First aiders will be in attendance at the finish. If you feel unwell, contact a marshal who will arrange help.

Stay in order once you have crossed the line. Keep moving down the funnel, so your correct time/position can be recorded.

Drinks will be available near the finish after the race. There is also a café near the start that will serve more substantial refreshments and snacks.

The race results will be posted on this web site within 3 days of the finish