Conquer the Castle
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Conquer the Castle by running as many 5k laps as possible around the stunning stronghold of Rockingham Castle in this unique 6 hour timed event. Run solo or as part of a team, taking turns to run, jog or walk around and enjoy the stunning castle grounds and friendly, joyful atmosphere.
Conquer the Castle
Sat 23rd Jul 2022
Rockingham, United Kingdom
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The event experience
Based on location
5 to 20m elevation gain per km
Where and when
Rockingham Castle, Rockingham Castle Estate, Rockingham, Market Harborough LE16 8TH, UK
Conquer the Castle:9:00am
Rockingham Castle, a former royal castle and hunting lodge nestled in the beautiful Northamptonshire countryside, is an awesome location for this Conquer the Castle running event.
In this unique 6 hour timed event, runners will complete as many 5k laps of the Rockingham Castle grounds as they can within the time frame.
This event is designed so that runners of all abilities can take part, and participants are encouraged to run, walk or jog your way around the course.
There will be one water station at the start/finish area. This is a drinking water supply and it is recommended that participants bring their own cup or bottle in an effort to cut down on waste.
- Finisher's medal
- Treat after every lap
- Water station
- Bag drop
How to get there
Rockingham Castle, Rockingham Castle Estate, Rockingham, Market Harborough LE16 8TH, UKGet full directions
There will be parking available at the castle.
Please follow directions to Rockingham Castle Estate, Rockingham, Market Harborough LE16 8TH
Event day logistics
09:00 Conquer the Castle starts
15:00 Conquer the Castle finishes
Please arrive at least 45 minutes before race time to ensure plenty of time for registration. You will not be able to sign up for this event on the day.
Participants must be at least 18 years of age to enter into this event.
There will be a bag drop available at Race HQ.
There will be toilets available but no showers or changing facilities.
If you wish to sign up as part of a team, please include as many details as possible (including name, t-shirt size, gender, and date of birth in the Team Details section of the booking form).
There will be an option to purchase a Polka Dot event T-Shirt when you book your entry.
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Can I run the Conquer the Castle event with a buggy?
Unfortunately, strollers will not be permitted at this event due to unsuitable terrain.
Can I wear headphones during the Conquer the Castle event?
Yes, you may wear headphones but please remain aware of your surroundings.
Do we have to run for the whole 6 hours of the Conquer the Castle?
No, you can run as many or as few laps as you would like.
Can I register for Conquer the Castle on the day?
Unfortunately not, you will need to sign up prior to event day.
Are there any age requirements for Conquer the Castle?
Yes, you'll need to be aged 18 or older on the day to take part.
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