The route follows the main perimeter bridle paths/tracks around the grounds of Elvaston Castle and is pretty much flat with a coupe of very little inclines.

Both routes are on traffic free paths/roads and marshalled in many places for everyone’s safety.

The course has been officially measured click here for details.

5 Mile Route

Two laps of the course.The first lap includes an out and back down the ‘Gallop’ but not the second, when you get to the Golden Gates listen out for the bell to ring and head for home!

Watch the 5 mile video

2 Mile Fun Run

One lap of the route (excluding the gallop). When you hear the gates bell ringing only a small distance to go!

If you’ve not already seen, have a look at the two routes covered at speed on film to give you a better idea of the route. You can see the two routes on YouTube by clicking the links –

Watch the 2 mile family fun run video

You can download and print a (pdf) version of the route by clicking here

Enter the Golden Gates Gallop

Take part in a 5 mile run and 2 mile fun run around the beautiful grounds of Elvaston Castle.