Upcoming Events


St Nicholas Hospice Care Festive Forest Challenge 2017

2 Dec 2017

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 fifth year. It is run on good traffic-free tracks.

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


Kings Forest 10km 2018

7 Jan 2018

New for 2018, a 'one off' (at the moment) 10km Trail Race in Kings Forest - replacing the successful Thorpe Forest 10km race series. 

Distance: 10km

Suitable for: Runners of all abilities, including complete beginners

Medals: Medals will be provided to all runners.

Places available: 300

Ultra Marathon

Peddars Way Ultra Marathon 2018

27 Jan 2018

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

Distance: 48 miles approx.

Suitable for: Experienced marathon runners.

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

Places available: 150


Marriott’s Way Trail Marathon and Half Marathon 2018

18 Feb 2018

Entries now open! 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 – 150: Half marathon – 150


Bury to Clare Challenge 2018

20 May 2018

Entries open 1 Dec 2017!

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, run or walk.

Suitable for: Anyone.


Places available: 300


"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,

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!"