Who can enter the race
Minimum age is 16 years old. Night race and terrain not suitable for minors, wheelchairs or pets
How far is the race?
The race is 5 kilometres which is just over 3 miles
Do I get a refund if I can't run?
Sorry no refunds as committed costs have to be paid for.
Can you send me an entry form?
Race Entry in online only via this web site
Are there entries on the night?
NO race entries on the night
What is the maximum number allowed in the race?
Where can I get changed?
Best come ready to run or change in your car. There is limited changing, showering and toilet facilities at the race HQ
Will I be able to get a cup of tea?
Yes there will be hot drinks available including FREE pumpkin soup
Will I get something to remember my race?
Apart from the fright of your life you will also get a memento if you complete the race and results within 24 hours
Will I know my race number before the night
Yes a e-mail confirming entry acceptance and race no will be sent following application to enter the race
Do I need to buy a head torch?
Not if you already own a head torch (check your batteries, we dont have spares). Limited stock of head torches available for purchase on race night (cash sales only).
Can I wear fancy dress?
Please do enter into the spirit of things and wear Halloween pirate fancy dress. Prizes for the best fancy dress.
Will I be able to see where I am running?
Yes, Each runner MUST have a head torch to illuminate the course. In addition glowsticks and signs will mark the race route and marshals with torches will be located at every turn
Will my race pack be posted to me?
No, all race packs are to be collected from 6:00pm on race night from race HQ
Where can I park my car?
On entering Thames Valley Park off the 329M follow the parking signs to the Oracle campus where you can park and make the short 2 minute walk to the race HQ
Can I go for a swim in the river to cool off after the race?
DEFINITELY NOT. THE RIVER IS EXTREMELY DANGEROUS ESPECIALLY AT NIGHT
What should I do if I feel unwell on the night?
Do not take part in the race. There are plenty of alternative races to enter when you feel more up to it. If you feel unwell during the race please let the nearest marshal know and they will call for medical assistance. If you feel unwell and decide not to take part in the race please DO NOT pass your entry on to someone else as this could cause unnecessary
worry in the event of a subsequent accident.
Will I be scared during the race?
All participants race at their own risk