There is no strict age limit. It is up to the discretion of the parents, or guardian entering children into the event. Every child under 10 must be participated by at least one adult.
Absolutely - we have spectator areas so they can watch some of the run including the finish but they won’t be able to access the entire course and will be required to stay in the spectator areas. They will be able to see some of the obstacles (including a very muddy pond!) cheer you on and enjoy the food and beverages on offer. We do not charge entry fees for spectators so bring as much support as you like!
No dogs at this event due to livestock.
No, this is a non-refundable event.
Yes - you will be required to sign a waiver on the event day in which you acknowledge that you will be taking part in a potentially dangerous event with a risk of personal injury. Any children under 18 that will be taking part, will need to get this signed by a parent/guardian.
Directions to the Canons Ashby Farm Run can be found here. Please note that there is no public transport to the run sites. The best way to get to us is by driving.
Lots of parking is available, inside farm buildings and on the farm yard.
There are no numbers, simply head to the registration table to sign the waiver from
We do not use timing chips as the Canons Ashby Farm Run is not a race. For competitive runner, we recommend timing yourselves - please make sure your watches are water/shock proof!
No, there is no time limit – take as long as you like!
Yes - there will be cakes, fruit and drinks available to enjoy after you have finished.
Definitely! - We’re delighted to support runners raising money for charity.
All T-Shirts are available to purchase on the day.
Yes - you are more than welcome to run as a team, however you will need to individually sign up.
The Canons Ashby Farm Run will not be cancelled unless it is dangerous to allow runners onto the course. We do not cancel the Run because of rain, cold, snow etc. - we run in all conditions as long as it is safe.
The Canons Ashby Farm Run will be open from an hour before the events starts where you can park and browse the farm, ask questions, warm up. The start time for each event will published online.
We recommend that you ask your doctor if you have any concerns about your ability to run a challenging course. It is a demanding 5k and 10k run, although the 2k is a beginner’s course. Any training you can do in the run up to the event would be an advantage.
This depends on the weather; basic advice is to wear light running clothing and good running shoes with good grip. If it’s sunny weather, bring sunscreen and a hat - we really don’t recommend sunglasses as you’ll probably lose them. We also recommend you take all jewellery off as there are many obstacles and it could get damaged Also - bring warm clothing to change into after the event if it is a wet day!
First aiders will be on call, However there will be no emergency aid on site. We work hard on injury prevention when designing our courses and have had good feedback from our medical assessors and runner alike. Should you become injured or ill, we will get you to a first aid station as quickly as possible. You must notify us before you take part in the Run if there is a pre-existing injury or condition that we should be aware of.
We recommend that you leave everything you can in your locked car. There will be a Key Drop where you can leave your car keys while you are running. If you do not have access to a car, our Key Drop can also take a very limited number of bags. Please note that we cannot accept responsibility for any personal items left with us. We also take no responsibility for vehicles and belongings in the car park.
There are no showers available.