ARCHIVED RACE: The Prime Four Beast Race – Banchory @ Knockburn Loch, Strachan, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom on 24 September 2016

The Prime Four Beast Race at Banchory

BEAST yourself on an epic 10k obstacle race over rough terrain, dirt tracks and forest; take on mega obstacles; run solo or in a team; win brilliant prizes; do it for charity; be in ridiculous fancy dress … Do any of this and more at Scotland’s ‘beastliest’ obstacle race.

It all starts on the banks […]

ARCHIVED RACE: ILLUMINATOR – Night Trail Half Marathon+ @ Aboyne Community Centre, Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom on 29 October 2016

ILLUMINATOR - Night Trail Half Marathon+ in Scotland

Go wild through the night on Scotland’s toughest night half marathon. Run or walk 15 dark miles over rugged hill trails with just the glow of your head torch to lead the way. See the natural beauty of Glen Tanar’s ancient Scots pine forest in a spectacular new light.

Walk the route, race hard […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Questars Adventure Race @ Purbeck Sports Centre, Wareham, Dorset, United Kingdom on 19 March 2016

2016 Dorset Adventure Race

This adventure race includes mountain biking, trail running & optional kayaking for beginners and experienced adventure racers alike. All kayaking equipment is provided and bike hire is available if needed. Enter a team of 1, 2, 3 or 4 people and visit as many given checkpoints as possible, in an allotted time. You choose which […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Orienteering @ RAF Halton, Wendover, Bucks, United Kingdom on 03 January 2016


New to orienteering? It’s a race with no set route – you have to find your own way around the course, using a detailed orienteering map to find a series of checkpoints. Run, jog or just go at your own pace, there’ll be courses for all ages and abilities – including runners, families and children. […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Spartan Race Sprint Edinburgh @ Spittal Farm, Ninemileburn, Midlothian, United Kingdom on 23 July 2016

Spartan Race Carry

A Spartan is not your average race! While you are certainly familiar with everyday run-of-the-mill road races, the Spartan Race is like their adventurous, adrenaline-junkie friend who thrives on excitement. Not only will you be running, climbing, and crawling across some of the most gorgeous terrain the world has to offer, but you’ll also get […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Runner Water Wipeout @ National Watersports Centre, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom on 09 July 2016

Water Slide Obstacle

Water Wipeout is the ultimate obstacle race and mud run. This awesome challenge will include: Water Slides, Tightropes, Tunnels, Hurdles, Giant Walls, Cargo Nets, Spider’s Webs, Balance Beams, Mud, Water and the Assault Course, are you tough enough, are you up for it, are you ready for the race of your life?

There are 5k […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Xrunner Winter Warrior @ Donington Race Track, Castle Donington, Midlands, United Kingdom on 06 February 2016

Winter Warrior Obstacle

This awesome obstacle race will be held at a world class venue, Donington Park Race Track. This is a fantastic facility that allows us to operate in all weather conditions so no shying away from the snow and ice for Xrunners. The indoor event HQ and post race hospitality will be in the comfort and […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Xrunner Wild Mud Run @ Osmaston Manor, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, United Kingdom on 16 April 2016

Crest Run Obstacle

Wild Mud Run is back in 2016 and our mission is to make this event even better than before. The swampy terrain, undulating hills and magnificent wooded areas mean we can utilise what nature has kindly given us to make this the muddiest race in the world. The magnificent lakes in the grounds play an […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Dirt Half Challenge @ Cedars Upper School, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom on 14 November 2015



The race starts in leighton Buzzard and follows the canal towpath north to Stoke Hammond with stunning views, climbs through beautiful countryside to Great Brickhill then passes through the scenic Stockgrove Country Park before following the Greensand Ridge back to the start via the canal towpath. end end

ARCHIVED RACE: IceMan @ Army Training Ground, Frimley, Surrey, United Kingdom on 05 December 2015



The second race in the Human Race Off-Road Series, IceMan is a no-holds-barred off-road Duathlon and Trail Running event taking place at the Army Training Ground in Frimley, Surrey. Frimley is the perfect place for getting off the tarmac and into the great unknown, especially if you like mud, dirt and hills!


ARCHIVED RACE: CEP Winter BallBuster @ Box Hill, Surrey, United Kingdom on 07 November 2015



The Winter BallBuster was one of the first events ever launched by Human Race in December of 1990. The notoriously tough event concept is now in its 26th year and remains one of the toughest endurance challenges in the UK; a ‘must-do’ race for every competitive multi-sport athlete in the country, it […]

ARCHIVED RACE: WildMan @ Ash Ranges, Ash Vale, Surrey, United Kingdom on 21 November 2015



The first race in the Human Race Off-Road Series is here, and it’s WildMan! The course is set on an army testing ground of Ash Ranges, featuring two Trail Run distances and one gruelling Duathlon.

Whichever option you choose will mean hills, mud and then some more hills in wet boggy trails […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Run the Oxford Parks! Try Orienteering – a race with no set route! @ Headington Hill Park, South Park & Oxford Brookes, Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom on 13 June 2015


It’s no ordinary run! An orienteering race is a staggered start trail run with a difference – there is no set route. For an added mental challenge, you must navigate your way around the course, between each checkpoint, using a detailed map to choose your own route. We use electronic chip timing, which you’ll register […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Excalibur @ Start point at Bwlah Penbarras, Meol Famau, Wales, United Kingdom on 30 May 2015


Excalibur is the tough trail run that traverses the spectacular Clwydian Range of North Wales. With over 5,500 feet of steep ascent, Excalibur will take you to the edge. Excalibur tests the limits of each and every person who attempts to conquer it. Both a head for heights and a brave heart are needed to […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Spires and Steeples Challenge @ Lincolnshire, United Kingdom on 18 October 2015


The Challenge is a 26 or 13 mile run or walk that takes participants from Lincoln Castle (or Metheringham for the 13 mile), through the City and then through the Lincolnshire villages to the finish in Sleaford, in aid of WheelPower to help recently disabled people access sport as part of their rehabilitation.

The route […]

ARCHIVED RACE: The Crosses @ Goathalnd Village hall, Nr Whitby, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom on 04 July 2015


The Crosses – A 53 mile circular challenge around the North York Moors taking in a number of the moorland crosses.

First run in the early 1970s to raise valuable funds for the then Scarborough and District Search and Rescue Team the event starts and finishes in Goathland and traditionally had to be completed within […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Falcon Flyer @ Ravenscar Village Hall, Ravenscar, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom on 07 March 2015

The Falcon Flyer route has been slightly altered since 2010 to take account of winter conditions and to avoid retracing steps from Robin Hoods Bay.

Both the long and short routes start at the village hall in Ravenscar. The walk initially heads south west from the village and joins the Moorland Road and then on […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Saltergate (short route) @ Ken Ather Outdoors Centre, Stape, Nr Pickering, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom on 03 October 2015

2015 event on Saturday 3rd of October 2015. For a review of the 2011 event go to this link. The Saltergate Circuit Challenge has been organised by Scarborough & Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team for around 30 years in order to raise much needed funds for the teams work. As a Registered Charity every penny of […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Orienteering at Green Park, Aston Clinton @ Green Park, Aston Clinton, Bucks, United Kingdom on 11 October 2014


Run, jog or even just walk – this is a fun and exciting introduction to orienteering. It’s organised by Thames Valley Orienteering Club and is ideal for all ages and abilities – runners, families and children too.

An orienteering race does not follow a set route. It’s like a cross country race with the added […]

ARCHIVED RACE: The Viper Series @ Delamere Forest, Cheshire, United Kingdom on 28 March 2015


The Viper Series is 3 Trail Running Races in one! Viper 3.0 (3 hours), Viper 6.0 (6 hours) & Viper 9.0 (9 hours).

Viper 3.0 is a solo or team of 2 event with the aim to complete as many 5km laps as possible in 3 hours around our venomous trail! Every team must have […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Gurkha Run 10k @ Salisbury Plain, Tidworth, Wiltshire, United Kingdom on 11 October 2014


Race the Gurkhas, wade, carry, crawl, climb, workout, doku run, curry, beers, rave reviews – The Gurkha Run is back!

Test yourself against the best across the Army’s premier training area, Salisbury Plain. Be prepared for the best (worst) that the land has to offer including some serious hills, waist high water and then the […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Bronte Mountain Bike Challenge @ Oxenhope Recreation Grounds, Oxenhope, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom on 21 September 2014


This biking event has a routes suitable for all standards of mountain bike and cyclo-cross riders. This will be the 10th Bronte Mountain Bike Challenge in this, the year when the Tour de France Grand Depart will pass our start finish area and even share a small section of our route. There are three routes […]

ARCHIVED RACE: Didcot Urban Race 2014 @ Ladygrove estate, Didcot, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom on 25 August 2014


This is an annual race with a difference! It’s organised by Thames Valley Orienteering Club. For starters, an orienteering race does not follow a set route. Instead you have to visit a series of checkpoints and register each one with an electronic timing chip. The checkpoints may be along streets, alleyways, behind bushes in the […]

ARCHIVED RACE: 4 Minute Mile @ Guildford Spectrum Athletics Track, Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom on 19 July 2014


This year is the 60th anniversary of Sir Roger Bannister running the first sub-four minute mile.

To celebrate, take on the 4 Minute Mile challenge and see how fast you can complete a mile on the track.

Chip timed


Athletics track, 4 laps

£5.00 one attempt

£15.00 multiple attempt

ARCHIVED RACE: Night Fright @ Shalford Park off Shalford Road, Guildford, Surrey, United Kingdom on 25 October 2014


8.5km cross country Night Run: This is an off road run through the Surrey Hills woodland. The 1 lap route takes you across the Chantries woodlands, around St Martha’s Church, up the hill and back to race HQ.

2.5km Halloween Walk: The 2.5k walk is for groups, families and young kids to explore the Chantries […]