Apocalypse Run - Conquest

30th October 2022
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Entries from only £12.50

An amazing trail run from the creators of the Seven Sins

Horsemen of the Apocalypse

This is race number 2 in a series of 4 runs  (Conquest - War - Famine - Death)

This year is Famine and will be rewarded with the  Horse of Famine Medal

The run starts with 1 Mile uphill on Horsemarling Lane Stonehouse Nr Stroud before hitting the undulating muddy trails for a further 9 miles.

There is an opportunity to earn The Conquest Medal if you want to run the night run on 29th or do the route in your own time. Email us at ypbevents@hotmail.com for details

Canicross runners welcome

Trophies and prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd runner and canicross

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The Castle 365

Sunday 27th November 2022

YPB Event

Year 2 of this amazing 10k trail run starting from Chepstow Castle and following a tough uphill route. You'll go through the Giants Cave and then ascend The 365 Steps to the Eagles Nest viewpoint before a downhill 2 mile run to finish outside the Castle.

Race will start at 10am and will be chip timed

Pay and display parking is available at the castle and nearby

 

There will be an aid station with water and jelly babies at approx 4 miles

Prizes for 1st 2nd 3rd Male & Female and over 50's winner

A unique medal for all runners

 

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Devils Chimney

YPB Event

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A reintroduction of the Devils Chimney Run. A tough 5 Mile trail run heading up from Charlton Kings up to te top of Leckhampton Hill to the Devils Chimney Rock Formation.

The run is a multi terrain run of tarmac, mud & gravel.

Race will start at 10am and will be chip timed

There will be an aid station with water and jelly babies at Sandy Lane.

Prizes for 1st 2nd 3rd Male & Female and over 50's winner

A unique Devils Chimney medal for all runners

 

We are hoping to work with Old Patesians Rugby Club to put on a family fun day BBQ and childrens sports events day at the rugby club.... more info tba

 

 

NISV Sprint & Olympic Triathlon

From 1pm Sunday 17th September 2023
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Indoor pool Sprint & Olympic distance Triathlon in South Wales. 

Great event for beginners or for more experienced athletes

Perfectly flat bike & run on very quiet roads.

Indoor heated pool, secure transition, flat run. 

Finishers tee for everyone.

Distances 

 

Sprint 400m pool swim, 20k bike, 5k run - 1 laps

Olympic 800m pool swim, 40k bike - 2 laps, 10k run - 2 laps

Relay option available

Event will start from 1pm Self Registration 12.00

Prices from £45

Minimum age is 16

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The First tri - 24th AprIL 2022
 

LAST TRI  -  9th Oct 2022

Back at the fabulous Freedom Leisure Complex

Indoor Heated pool sprint-distance triathlon in the Forest of Dean. 

Great event for beginners or for more experienced athletes looking to start or finish the season off with a short & friendly race.

Indoor heated pool, secure transition, flat run. 

Finishers medal for everyone.

Distances

Sprint - 400m pool swim, 23k bike, 5k run

Olympic - 750m pool swim, 40k bike, 10k run

Relay option available

Event will start at 8.30am, registration from 7.30am. 

Event venue is Freedom Leisure Centre, Church Road, Lydney

Prices from £45

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SPRINT START

 

ThE Forest of Dean DUATHLON

Forest Beast Duathlon   5k - 40k - 5k

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Sunday 13th March 2022

Entries from only £20

Starting at the incredible Taurus Crafts Venue on A48 nr Lydney which has so much to offer all the family & supporters - Cafe, Play Area, Crazy Golf, Gift & craft workshops - All run by the Camphill Village Trust

A run on the private Bathurst Estate at Lydney and a 40k loop through terrific scenery in the Forest of Dean.

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The SCORPION RUN

Sunday 15th May 2022
Symonds Yat Rock

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An incredible 12k run with amazing views of the river Wye.
The undulating route winds down to the river before ascending the Scorpions Tail up to the finish next to the cafe for coffee & cake.
Chip timed run starting at 10am
Prizes for winners and medals for all finishers

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Seven sins challenge

30th & 31st Dec & 1st Jan 2022/23
SEVEN SINS RUN
SEVEN HILLS in SEVEN MILES
Fri 30th & Sat 31st December 2022 Jan 1st 2023
IMMORTAL SINNER
14 HILLS in 14 MILES (1hr30 cut off at 7 miles)

 

The legendary Seven Sins Run & The Immortal Sinner

Races Start at 10.30 Except The Immortals on Sunday who will start at 9.00am

Registration is open from 9.00am and 8.00am for Immortals

Venue is Wenchford Picnic site on New Road Blakeney Straits between Blakeney (A48) and Parkend

Race brief and details of bib numbers and all details will be emailed out a week before the race.

The terrain may be muddy & wet with possible ice & snow...... One thing won't change and thats the Seven Hills !!!! .......come prepared

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Mayhill Massacre

4th & 5th February 2023
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The MAYHILL MASSACRE an 8 mile tough cross country run that starts and finishes with a tough climb up Mayhill.

Throw in some very muddy trails some great scenery and the open plain at the top of Mayhill and you have a recipe for a must do challenge run. 

 

This event sells out every year so we have added an extra day so you have the option to run on the Saturday or Sunday or Both if you are brave. Canicross is Saturday.

 

Early entries are now open and with limited places its advisable to secure your place for one of Gloucestershire's iconic runs.

Early Entry for 8 Miles from £10 / £12 / £15 & rising to £20 if you leave it late 

Limited to the Sunday you have the option of 8 or 16 miles Massacre or Mayhem the choice is yours

 

Race starts at 10.00am Registration open from 8.45am

Collect your race number & timing chip from registration.

 

You will get muddy and the course can be very slippery so please wear appropriate footwear and have a change of clothes.

 

Toilets are available on site but no showers

 

You will receive an email of confirmation when you enter and another email with race details 7 days before the event.

SOLD OUT in 2022, don't leave it too late!

Good luck and see you on the day

Wild Boar 70.3 & Olympic triathlon

 
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Sunday 18th June 2023

The Wild Boar Triathlon returns to The South West Maritime Academy at Cromhall Quarry! 

A swim in the beautiful clear waters of the quarry

A beautiful bike route around the edge of the Cotswolds and an amazing run around the lake on Tortworth Estate

 

Olympic (Wild Boar)   

1500m Swim

45k Bike

10.5k Run

Middle Distance (Wild Boar 70.3) 

1900m Swim

90k Bike

21k Run

 

This is a tough event with an incredible open water swim, very scenic bike & run routes, and safe transitions.

 

Event details and schedule:

Races will start at 8.00am and 8.10am Olympic

 

Please arrive an hour before your start time or register on Saturday between 12-6pm

 

It will be a wetsuit optional swim and you will be notified if this changes

Minimum Age is 18

Warrior mud run

 
16th July 2022
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A Mud Run through the beautiful Private Huntley Estate

The Run will follow a similar route to The Forest Warrior and will be a Muddy Off Road Trail Run

Some sections will be extremely deep mud there are several shallow water crossings but no swimming required

Come and join a fun Mud Race and be rewarded with a great Warrior Mud  Medal 

The 8k race will start at 10.00am 

Start and finish is at Huntley Estate

Please arrive 30 mins before start time to collect race bib and chip

Bring a spare change of clothes and shoes as you will get muddy

 

Prices from only £6 for Junior entry 

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Double Gloucester 6 Miles

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13th November 2022

Ever looked at The Crazy Cheese Rolling and thought "How Steep is that hill"  Well now you have the chance to run up it and see for yourself. 

The Double Gloucester is a 6 Mile event that starts at the bottom of the Famous Cheese Rolling Hill nr Gloucester. The run will take you  up to the top of the  Cheese Rolling Hill and then around a beautiful route on the Cotswold Way before finishing with a second run up the cotswold way to the top of the famous hill.

The event takes place on Sunday 3rd April 2022

All runners will receive an amazing bespoke Double Gloucester Medal 

The winners of the first ascent will win a King & Queen Cheese award and the overall winners will also be awarded with prizes. 

It is a fabulous route and can be entered by runners and walkers alike as there is no time cut off.

 

The event will start at 10.00am at the bottom of the famous Cheese rolling Hill on Coopers Hill.

The route is hilly and could be muddy so suitable footwear is advised.

Parking is not available at the start but there are several places to park within a short walk details of these can be found on our website.

  

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