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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.
C-19 Plan
Rocket Race has confirmed that this event will be going ahead as planned on Friday 22nd Oct 2021 in accordance with the COVID-19 safety measures. Learn more

Review summary

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8 Reviews
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  • Organisation
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April R
"The Rocket Race is my number 1 go to OCR, it's great completing alone or with..."

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Steve F
"Fantastic inclusive OCR for all abilities - perfect for newbies and also for..."

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Dougal S
"We did the family wave with our boys back in 2016 and had such an amazing time..."
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How to enter the Rocket Race Discovery

  1. 10K

    Run 13.1mi
    £30
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  2. Half Marathon

    Run 13.1mi
    £40
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  3. Marathon

    Run 26.2mi
    £40
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  4. Marathon - Team

    Run 26.2mi
    £40
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  5. Half Marathon - Team

    Run 13.1mi
    £40
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  6. 10k - Team

    Run 10km
    £30
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Rocket Race Discovery routes

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.

Event Details

What’s Included
  • Awesome finisher's medal
  • Rocket Race Wrag
  • Goody bag
  • Official race photography
  • Post-race refreshments (available for purchase)
  • Safe bag drop
Raceday 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 - Start

12:30 - Last Wave Start

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

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
Spectators

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.

Volunteers

Marshals are a crucial important part of Rocket Race's high-energy experience and we always get the most fabulous feedback about our marshal team, so why not join the Rocket family?!

Roles are allocated on the day, so we ask that you are available from 8am on Race Day for the vital volunteer brief – we would ask that you are flexible and available to support us where we require the help. Don’t worry though, we will not ask you to do anything you are uncomfortable with.

If you have any questions about volunteering, please email the team at [email protected], and head to the event website to sign up.

What's Included?

Epic Finisher's Medal
Epic Finisher's Medal

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there parking at the Rocket Race Discovery?
Yes, there is parking near the Race village.
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.
What is included in the event?
Participants will get a finisher's medal, a Rocketeers race wrag, goodie bag and free official race photography.
Is this event family friendly?
Yes absolutely. We have a specific event for Families that want to race together ('Family Wave').
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.
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!
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.

Rocket Race Discovery weather forecast

Drizzle throughout the day.

13°C
Predicted highs
8°C
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IconModerate breeze possible, up to 10mph

Meet the organiser

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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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Rocket Race Discovery reviews (8)

5 out of 5 stars

  • Course
  • Organisation
  • Atmosphere
  • 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.
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    Matthew S

    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
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    Katryn J

    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.
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    J king

    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.
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    Paul h

    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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    Dougal S

    Did the 10K in 2016

    We did the family wave with our boys back in 2016 and had such an amazing time we have been at every event since and have become part of the marshalling team.
    The run is very achievable for beginners but can be run hard and as many laps as you like if you want to challenge yourself
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  • Did the 10K in 2018

    The Rocket Race is my number 1 go to OCR, it's great completing alone or with friends. The atmosphere is unbeatable by any other run. The obstacles are unique, inventive and oodles of fun!
  • Did the 10K in 2018

    As always the Rocket Race was superb! Great fun and just enough challenges for all levels! There is also the option to run multiple laps, I did two, so if you start on an early wave you could easily run 24k!The Rocket team are always on hand, and approachable, but on the course and on social media! I have previously marshalled this race and that was just as much fun. I am returning April 2019 with my daughter to run the Family Wave, something for everyone!!!
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