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MUDDY RUNNERS

Boaz Trail Race

Undulating trail routes await you at the Boaz Project, in the heart of the Test Valley over private land

Next race:

Saturday 8th October 2022

5km & 10km
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The Muddy Runners are pleased to support the Boaz Project races.

Race number registration for all events will open at 10.00am & close promptly at 11:30am.

First race is scheduled to start at 12.00 noon.
 


The course is a 5k multi-terrain trail route within the grounds of the Boaz Project, this private land offers the rolling countryside of Hampshire to runners as a unique route that cannot be run at other times.

 

The undulating landscape provides spectacular views across the Hampshire countryside

 

Both distances are run on the same course with the 10km consisting of two laps, there will be a water station on the course at about 2.5km & 7.5km. Our events are cupless, please bring your own cup for use at the water station & at race HQ

 

Conditions may well be wet and the ground is uneven so trail shoes are recommended.

 

At race HQ you will find refresments including a hot meal, cakes, tea/coffee and soft drinks. With all proceeds raising aditional funds for the Boaz Project

 

Entry:

  • Please use the form on this page to enter or go to https://www.webscorer.com/register?raceid=282828

  • Entry in advance closes Thursday 6th October 17:00  = £15 for the 10k race, £10 for the 5k race

  • Entry on the day = £18 for the 10k race, £13 for the 5k race

  • Payment can be made online by paypal or credit/debit card.

  • Participants must be 12 years and older for the 10k race.

  • Participants must be 7 years and older for the 5k race.  All 5k entrants under the age of 11 yrs,  MUST be accompanied by the responsible adult on the route at all times with their own entry to the race.

Dogs:

  • Running with a dog is permitted at this event, but dog owners must abide by the following conditions. By entering this race and signing the waiver you agree that you:

    • MUST:

      • Have public liability insurance for the dog, our event insurance does not cover any incidents caused by your dog, and therefore the requisite public liability insurance is the responsibility of the registered runner/owner

      • Carry bags to clean up after your dog on the route and carry until disposed of in a suitable bin

    • Should:

      • Dogs should be on a lead using a CaniX regulation waistbelt at all times

      • Carry your own water and bowl for the dog, we cannot guarantee the water stations will have the facilities to provide for your dog

  • Runners with dogs will start in a separate wave after the 5k & 10k starts

  • We will use the guidance of the British Sleddog Sports Federation with regards dogs running in heat and therefore;

    • If the effective temperature (taking into account the actual temperature and humidity) for the race time, is at or over 18 degrees Celsius, ​then we will not allow dogs to run the event.

    • Runners booked into the event may run without their dog in such circumstances

    • We will not be able to offer refunds for entries should you chose not to run without a dog

    • The decision of the race director for the event is final

 

 

 

Timings:

  • Registration opens at 10.00 am and will close promptly at 11:30 am. Upon arrival please make your way to registration to collect your race number.

  • Please note there is no bag drop so please return any belongings to your car.

  • The 10k will start at approximately 12:00 am

  • The 5k will start at approximately 12:05 am

  • .Please would ‘runners’ make their way to the front of the group, ‘joggers’ stay in the middle of the pack, and ‘walkers’ start near the back. 

 

Route:

  • The course is a multi-terrain trail run across private land the 5km race will be a single lap & the 10km race will be 2 laps of the course.

  • There are multiple obstacles on the course - overhanging trees, rough terrain underfoot, mud, holes and ruts caused by farm equipment. Please wear appropriate footwear and be aware of the terrain, especially the overhanging branches.

  • The course will be marked with km markers, tape, signs, flags, and we will have marshals on the course to help guide you.

    • Please close any unmanned gates behind the last runner as you pass through

  • HEADPHONES ARE NOT PERMITTED ON EITHER ROUTE. (with the exception of bone conductor headphones only)

  • These are multi-terrain cross-country routes and as such, the terrain is uneven, muddy in places and in the event of bad weather, some areas may be slippery.  All entrants should wear appropriate footwear with laces securely tied and take care at all times, following warning signs and markers and following any instructions given by marshals.

    • We reserve the right to remove any participant who does not obey a marshals directive/s

  • The routes cross private property, please stick to the routes and do not drop litter, there will be bins available at the finish for you to dispose of any litter you carry off the routes.

Facilities:

  •  Toilets will be available at the race HQ

  •  First aid is available at the finish line and also out on the course.

  • We love the environments we run in, we are also passionate about reducing our single use plastic waste. All our events are now 'cupless' meaning we do not supply single use cups at water stations:

    • Please bring your own cup or water bottle to carry on the course.

    • Muddy Runner reusable cups maybe be available to purchase

  • Water and refreshments will also be available at the finish line.

  • Post-race refreshments will be available for purchase at the race HQ

  • Parking can be found on-site, please follow the instructions of marshals at all times

Location:

  • Boaz Project, Hill Farm, Sutton Scotney, Winchester, SO21 3NT.

 

Prizes:

  • Prizes for race winners

  • Medals for all finishers

 

Results:

  • Results will be available within 48hrs

Any Questions?  Please contact us at themuddyrunners@gmail.com.