Upcoming Events

Ultra Marathon

Norfolk 100km 2019

22 Jun 2019

After a loop around Castle Acre the route follows the Peddars Way to the coast at Holme next-the-Sea, before following the coastal path all the way to Sheringham and the finish at Beeston Hall School.

There will be a 16 hour time limit – all competitors finishing by 11 pm.

Race forms part of Positive Steps Grand Slam. The other races are Kings Forest 50 km and Peddars Way Ultra. All three events must be completed in any order in a 12 month period to be awarded the Grand Slam tankard.

Distance: 100km

Suitable for: Experienced marathon runners.

Medals: Specially commissioned medal to all finishers & free technical t-shirt.

Places available: 150

10km

Kings Forest 10km 2019 - Race 2

15 Sep 2019

Following the first 10km Trail Race in Kings Forest in 2017, we have launched a new 2019 'series'.

This event has been authorised by the Forestry Commission.

Distance: 10km

Suitable for: Runners of all abilities, including complete beginners

Medals: Medals will be provided to all runners.

Places available: 200

Half-marathon/Marathon

Norfolk Coastal Trail Marathon 2019

21 Sep 2019

The 2019 Norfolk Coastal Marathon will follow the 2018 route along a beautiful stretch of the north Norfolk coastline. We are pleased that a team of East Anglia Air Ambulance volunteers will be joining the support crew. £5 of your entry fee will be donated to the EAAA.

Distance: Marathon/Half-Marathon

Suitable for: All abilities

Medals: All finishers will be awarded a bespoke medal

Places available: Marathon 160 / Half-Marathon 265

Half-marathon/Marathon

Kings Forest Trail Half Marathon, Marathon & Ultra-Marathon 2019

12 Oct 2019

After a great 2018 event combining the 3 distance options, we look forward to seeing you again in 2019...

The Kings Forest is just 4 miles outside Bury St Edmunds, easily accessible from East Anglia, London and the East Midlands. Provides a wonderful traffic free course on forest tracks.

This event has been authorised by the Forestry Commission.

Ultra-Marathon race forms part of Positive Steps Grand Slam. The other races are the Peddars Way Ultra and the Norfolk 100km. All three events must be completed in any order in a 12 month period to be awarded the Grand Slam tankard.

Distance: Half-Marathon, Marathon & Ultra-Marathon (50km)

Suitable for: All abilities

Medals: All finishers will be awarded a bespoke medal.

Places available: 105 Marathon, 160 Half-Marathon, 160 Ultra-Marathon

Challenge

St Nicholas Hospice Care Festive Forest Challenge 2019

7 Dec 2019

The Festive Forest Challenge is held in the Kings Forest, just 4 miles outside Bury St Edmunds, easily accessible from East Anglia, London & the East Midlands. This popular event is now in its seventh year. It is run on good traffic-free tracks.

This event has been authorised by the Forestry Commission.

Distance: Distance options offer something for everyone – 10km, half-marathon or 20 miles

Suitable for: Everyone! Runners, Walkers & Nordic Walkers all welcome.

Medals: A bespoke medal will be awarded to all finishers.

Places available: 400

Ultra Marathon

Peddars Way Trail Ultra Marathon 2020

25 Jan 2020

The Peddars Way trail runs from the Suffolk border to the North Norfolk Coast, all very runnable, even in the winter and navigation is easy.

Race forms part of Positive Steps Grand Slam. The other races are the Norfolk 100 km and the Kings Forest 50 km. All three events must be completed in any order in a 12 month period to be awarded the Grand Slam tankard.

Distance: 48 miles approx.

Suitable for: Experienced marathon runners.

Medals: Medals and T-shirt awarded to everyone who completes within 12 hours.

Places available: 175

Half-marathon/Marathon

Marriott’s Way Trail Marathon and Half Marathon 2020

16 Feb 2020

The Marathon and Half-Marathon will follow the Marriott’s Way from Norwich to Aylsham. We are pleased to announce that a team of East Anglia Air Ambulance volunteers will be joining the support crew. £5 of your entry fee will be donated to the EAAA.

Distance: 13.1 or 26.2 miles approx.

Suitable for: Runners of all abilities are welcome including complete beginners. Walkers are also welcome.

Medals: All finishers will be awarded a bespoke medal.

Places available: Full Marathon – 160: Half marathon – 265

10km

Kings Forest 10km 2020 - Race 1

15 Mar 2020

Provisional date for 2020 for your diaries - details, costs tbc

Continuing our popular series of 10km trail races in Kings Forest

This event has been authorised by the Forestry Commission.

Distance: 10km

Suitable for: Runners of all abilities, including complete beginners

Medals: Medals will be provided to all runners.

Places available: 400

Challenge

Bury to Clare Challenge 2020

10 May 2020

ENTRIES OPEN 12 MAY 2019

This event is hugely popular and usually sells out early, so sign-up soon to secure your place!

18 mile run or walk, in aid of St Nicholas Hospice Care. A route over the gently undulating countryside of West Suffolk, through the villages of Hawstead, Whepstead, Somerton and others, with several churches along the way.

The route will be marked. The challenge is to complete the challenge within 8 hrs. Medals to all finishers. Includes option to complete this as a relay for teams of up to three.

Distance: 18 miles

Suitable for: Anyone.

Medals: All finishers will be awarded a beautiful medal to celebrate their achievement

Places available: 425

10km

Kings Forest 10km 2020 - Race 2

13 Sep 2020

Provisional date for 2020 for your diaries - details, costs tbc

Continuing our popular series of 10km trail races in Kings Forest

This event has been authorised by the Forestry Commission.

Distance: 10km

Suitable for: Runners of all abilities, including complete beginners

Medals: Medals will be provided to all runners.

Places available: 400

Half-marathon/Marathon

Kings Forest Trail Half Marathon, Marathon & Ultra-Marathon 2020

17 Oct 2020

Provisional 2020 date for your diary - all details/costs tbc

The Kings Forest is just 4 miles outside Bury St Edmunds, easily accessible from East Anglia, London and the East Midlands. Provides a wonderful traffic free course on forest tracks.

This event has been authorised by the Forestry Commission.

Ultra-Marathon race forms part of Positive Steps Grand Slam. The other races are the Peddars Way Ultra and the Norfolk 100km. All three events must be completed in any order in a 12 month period to be awarded the Grand Slam tankard.

Distance: Half-Marathon, Marathon & Ultra-Marathon (50km)

Suitable for: All abilities

Medals: All finishers will be awarded a bespoke medal.

Places available: 105 Marathon, 160 Half-Marathon, 160 Ultra-Marathon

Challenge

St Nicholas Hospice Care Festive Forest Challenge 2020

12 Dec 2020

Provisional date for 2020 - details/costs tbc

The Festive Forest Challenge is held in the Kings Forest, just 4 miles outside Bury St Edmunds, easily accessible from East Anglia, London & the East Midlands. This popular event is now in its seventh year. It is run on good traffic-free tracks.

This event has been authorised by the Forestry Commission.

Distance: Distance options offer something for everyone – 10km, half-marathon or 20 miles

Suitable for: Everyone! Runners, Walkers & Nordic Walkers all welcome.

Medals: A bespoke medal will be awarded to all finishers.

Places available: 400

Testimonials

"Thank for for an awesome day out today at the Norfolk 100. Fabulous route- even the miserably hard bits had good things about them! Truly wonderful volunteers at every aid station as well as at registration & the finish. And I ran with some amazing and inspirational people today. Oh yes, and I saw so many acts of kindness and camaraderie between runners.
It was a privilege to be a part of this race and my life has been made so much richer for it. Thank you so much."

Sinead Bradbeer‎

"Hi Kevin,
Just wanted to thank you for how well today's race was organised. It was a great, friendly atmosphere and, as a first-timer, I thoroughly enjoyed the event. A really nice course and excellent work from all the marshals.

Thanks again,
Will
"

Thorpe Forest Trail 10km 8th Jan 2017

"Just wanted to thank you once again for letting me take part in yesterday’s marathon at the last minute. Well done on organising a great run - I thoroughly enjoyed it. The marshals were great and the route easy to follow which is a huge bonus for me as I have ABSOLUTELY no sense of direction whatsoever.
"

Dee Marriott's Way Marathon 19th Feb 2017

"Kevin, I would like to thank you for another amazing event. This is the second time I have done this event and I have enjoyed it more each time. It is excellently organised and in the most beautiful of locations!"

Karina, Festive Forest Challenge 2016

"Great race well organised with great support, such a friendly welcoming experience everyone was so friendly runners and non runners! Great first ultra for me and glad the pedders way was my first!"

Gary