Night Run event series

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Night Run is a national season of night-time trail running events, held in partnership with Cotswold Outdoors. We started them in October 2014 and they are taking place at 12 of our places, until the end of March 2015.

If you've ever wanted to run around the gardens of a Tudor manor house at night, or explore ancient woodlands after dark, then Night Run gives you the chance.

A unique experience

We've got lots of activities at our places, but this is a chance to see some of those places when they're usually closed. Whether you're a walker, a first time runner or an experienced off-roader, these events will have something for you.

The events will be fun, social and all about exploring the outdoors. They will appeal to everyone from families looking for adventure to seasoned runners wanting to experience something different.

You'll be able to choose from our Explorer route (1-2km) or our Adventurer route (6-9km), and if you'd rather walk than run you're more than welcome. All the routes are totally traffic free and are mostly on paths and trails rather than tarmac.


2015 Events - early bird booking available

7 Febuary 2015 Plymbridge Woods Night Run, near Plympton, Devon.
   2km/6km routes. Registration from 4.30pm, event starts at 5.30pm. £7 - £17.50.

13 February 2015 Gibside Night Run, near Gateshead, Tyne & Wear.
   2km/6km routes. Registration from 5pm, event starts at 6pm. £7 - £17.50.

7 March 2015 Wimpole Estate Night Run, near Cambridge
   2km/6km routes. Registration from 5pm, event starts at 6pm. £7 - £17.50.

14 March 2015 Attingham Park Night Run, near Shrewsbury, Shropshire
   2km/6km routes. Registration from 5pm, event starts at 6:30pm. £7 - £17.50.

28 March 2015 Speke Hall Night Run, near Liverpool
   2km/6km routes. Registration from 5:30pm, event starts at 7pm. £7 - £17.50.

For more information visit our FAQs page.

These events takes place in the evening and as such please dress appropriately for the potential conditions. It's likely to be cool and it will be dark, so hats, gloves and long sleeves are recommended as is reflective clothing. Please remember to bring a torch along as they are not provided as part of the event. If you’re under 16, then please bring an adult to accompany you.

Give your training a boost

Our friends at  Virgin Active will be supporting us at a selection of the Night Run events with some extra activities to get you warmed up for your run. You can help your training along with a free day pass which you can redeem at your local Virgin Active gym

All the money raised through this series goes to the property hosting the event, so will help look after these special places.

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