Important information and Frequently asked questions

FREE Car Parking and bicycle storage is available at Elvaston Cricket Club on a first come first served basis, but please note the access road will close at 9:45am. Additional car parking is available in the ‘Pay and Display’ Elvaston Castle public car park or you can park at the Harrington Arms in Thulston for FREE and jog up to the starting point (1km)

The organisers will make every effort to accommodate runners with disabilities. However, some parts of the course have an uneven surface. A runner with a disability requiring special arrangements must notify the organisers at least 48 hours before the race so that reasonable steps can be taken to ensure your safety. 

Runners may not be accompanied by dogs on leads.

Yes, there are water stations at the half-way point (Gallop turn) on the 5 mile route and at the end of the course for both 2 mile and 5m runners.

We do have changing facilities (although limited) at Elvaston Cricket Club Pavilion on the day.

Yes, this year you can leave your bag  at our baggage tent using your race number as a reference. Please note just one bag/item per person please.

Yes, we offer light refreshments, breakfast cobs and a fully licensed bar for all runners and spectators.

The event will have First Aid cover managed by St. Johns Ambulance.

If you would like to help us raise money and collect sponsorship for our designated charity BLOOD CANCER UK you can get a FREE fundraising pack by clicking here.

Yes please! to help keep our race overheads to a minimum so we raise as much money as possible for Blood cancer UK, we rely on local businesses to sponsor us or donate raffle prizes or goody bag items. If you can help please email

Yes please! we always require all the help we can get on our baggage tent, marshal points or at the race village. Please email us at and we will get back to you.

A risk assessment of the course has been undertaken and reasonable measures taken to mitigate any risks. The organisers point out that the course is, in places, uneven and that the run is taking place along paths used by members of the public. Runners are requested to take such measures necessary to protect their own health and safety and to protect the Health and Safety of other users of the course. In the event of an incident, please contact a course marshal. Marshalling points are shown on the map of the route. If a dispute arises over a result or course etc. the race referee will make determination whose decision shall be final and binding. If you are competing you will be classed as medically fit to run and fully understand you enter the event at you own risk and to the extent permitted by the law the organisers will not be held responsible for any injury or illness incurred during, or as a result of the event.

The main 5-mile event will start at 10am sharp so all runners must collect their numbers between 9am and 9:45am latest. The family fun run will then start at 10:15am whilst the main race is in motion.

Yes. we offer £2 discount for all runners affiliated to a running club or a member of Peak running (AKA Jog derbyshire). Please state which club you are a member of when you purchase your entry.