Rocket Race Discovery

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About
An obstacle course like no other. Set in the beautiful countryside of Somerset, this race will push you outside your comfort zone whilst maintaining a family friendly atmosphere. Sign up for a full marathon or test the waters with a family run.
Participants
10k, Half Marathon, Marathon, and 3 more
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Calendar
Sat 23rd Oct 2021
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LocationPin
Templecombe, United Kingdom
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Star
5
(13 Reviews)
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Where and when
Location
Toomer Farm, Sherborne Rd, Templecombe BA8 0PH, UK
Start times
10k:
10:00am |
Half Marathon:
10:00am |
Marathon:
10:00am |
Marathon - Team:
10:00am |
Half Marathon - Team:
10:15am |
10k - Team:
10:30am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Rocket Race Discovery
Route information
This is an unforgettably muddy obstacle course, one for the mud-lovers amongst us. Rocketeers should brace for an epic experience filled with jumping, army-crawling, tyre swings, rope-climbing, water and...well...loads of mud.
With loads of obstacles packed into the course, this is an awesome way to get the whole family to enjoy an active day out.
What's included
  • Awesome finisher's medal
  • Rocket Race Wrag
  • Goody bag
  • Official race photography
  • Post-race refreshments (available for purchase)
  • Safe bag drop
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Epic Finisher's Medal
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How to get there
Toomer Farm, Sherborne Rd, Templecombe BA8 0PH, UK
Get full directionsExternalLink
Address: Toomer Farm, Henstridge, Somerset, BA8 0PH
Car: There will be parking near the Race Village. Parking is available onsite and looked after by the Gillingham and Templecombe Scouts. The charge is £3 per car and this will include bag drop for all those you can fit in.
Event day logistics
Team Sign-up: if you are signing up as a team, please make team details section AS CLEAR AS POSSIBLE.
Schedule:
09:00 Registration Opens
10:00 Rocket Race Discovery starts
12:30 Last Wave starts
17:00 - Cut-off time (Half Marathon & Marathon)
When you register, you must bring with you your Race Confirmation, a signed Waiver, and a photo form of ID.
Please arrive at least 30 minutes before race time to ensure plenty of time for registration and warm-up
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Rocket Race
Launched in Autumn 2015, Rocket Race has gathered Mudstacle nominations for Best Value, Best Newcomer, Best Event for Beginners, Innovative Obstacles, Best Mud and Best Swag. Designed by OCR lovers, for OCR lovers, Rocket Race aims to squeeze as many fun and challenging obstacles into its course as possible, offering an event that really is all about the obstacles rather than the running. Join the ranks of Rocketeers today!
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Crowds
Spectator Info
Family and friends are definitely welcome down at the race venue. Please encourage as many friends and family to come and cheer you on, it makes the atmosphere that much better. Or if you're feeling brave, why not sign them up too.
Backpack
Kit List
  • Comfortable clothing, that you're happy to get mucky
  • Compression clothing is recommended (to avoid getting snagged on things)
  • A change of clothes for after the event
  • Water bottle and some snacks for after the race
  • A good positive attitude
FAQ's
Is there parking at the Rocket Race Discovery?
Yes, there is parking near the Race village.
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Will I get photos of my Rocket Race?
Yes, there will be official race photographs of the day. Please visit Rocket Race's website to find them after the event.
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What is included in the event?
Participants will get a finisher's medal, a Rocketeers race wrag, goodie bag and free official race photography.
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Is this event family friendly?
Yes absolutely. We have a specific event for Families that want to race together ('Family Wave').
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How do I sign up as part of a team?
Your Team Captain can register a team when they sign up. As many members as you'd like can then sign up for a fun team-bonding experience.
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Is there a cut-off time for the Rocket Race Discovery?
The Marathon Sweeper sets out onto the course at 5pm to pick up any stragglers, this is the cut-off time!
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What should be included in the team entry details for the Rocket Race?
Please include as much information as possible including the how many people, their names, DOB, emergency contacts, team name, and team password for your team.
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Reviews
5.0
13 reviews
SceneryStunning scenery
FriendlyFaceFriendly atmosphere
CrowdsIncredible crowds
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5.0
Did the 10k in 2019
This was our first OCR event and I did it with my 2 daughters, 1 of which only has one hand. We loved it.. The marshals at each obstacle not only encouraged but went out of there way to help both my girls get over or across the structure.This is the most family friendly event we have been to 10/10. - cool t shirts too.
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5.0
Did the 10k in 2019
I've run rocket Apollo and Discovery as my first OCR and the first for my daughter. They didn't win a best family award for nothing. Challenging but super fun course, marshals supportive and helpful. Booked on agsin and again!
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5.0
Did the 10k - Team in 2019
Absolutely love this race, and will highly recommend to others. The beautiful scenery to challenging obstacles makes this the perfect race. Have run this with my son also and he loved it also! I want this race to go on for years and years
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5.0
Did the 10k in 2019
Absolutely love this race, and will highly recommend to others. The beautiful scenery to challenging obstacles makes this the perfect race. Have run this with my son also and he loved it also! I want this race to go on for years and years
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5.0
Did the 10k in 2019
You can only pick one option to recommend yet most apply. Family friendly, challenging yet great for beginners. Fantastic atmosphere, well organised and safe in the support of the marshals. Loved every minute
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5.0
Did the 10k in 2018
Fantastic inclusive OCR for all abilities - perfect for newbies and also for those really wanting to push themselves with FREE multiple laps. Industry leading marshals really look after and encourage you. A permanent fixture in my race calendar.
Matthew S
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5.0
Did the 10k in 2016
If you haven't done it, then simply do it. If you are new or old to this kind of event it does not matter. It caters for all abilities and honestly is the best vibe you will get on a course! I've been back.. Again and again
Katryn J
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5.0
Did the 10k in 2018
Have marshalled and run with my kids for a few years now and am always impressed by the overall quality of the day. The kids love it and want to go back year after year! Would definitely recommend.
J king
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5.0
Did the 10k in 2017
Ran with my son and we Both had an amazing time. Great atmosphere. Overall a cracking day. Just loved it. Go do it. Just give it a go.
Paul h
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5.0
Did the 10k in 2018
I first found about rocket race from a friend, who mentioned it was fairly local to our hometown. I arrived ready and eager to marshal and help other runners when needed.Kerry and David were so welcoming to new faces, and very helpful.I thoroughly enjoyed helping them, that I signed up for all future events and have even run with their team colours at another event.Ive now got my son interested in ocr races because of rocket race, and he can't wait to do it again.Fantastic family event, great price, great team to volunteer for, can't fault this event and wish them many years of fun and events into the future.
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