Forest of Light Run - Sherwood Pines

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Race through the scenic Sherwood Pines in this spectacular night-time event. Great for runners of all standards, this 3k looped route will take you on a wonderful journey enhanced by an epic lighting display. Enjoy the electric atmosphere and the post-race celebrations in this enchanted woodland.
Participants
Forest of Light Run
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Calendar
Sat 24th Sep 2022
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Edwinstowe, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Sherwood Pines, Edwinstowe, Mansfield NG21 9JL, UK
Start times
Forest of Light Run:
8:30pm
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Forest of Light Run - Sherwood Pines
Route information
The course will kick-off from the main event field at High Lodge, before taking runners along the wide, tree-lined lanes within the forest. For the race, the course will have been turned into an enchanted forest with an epic lighting display. Bright lights will illuminate the incredible forest features as well as some zones being left dark creating a thrilling experience.
The course itself is a well marked and marshalled 3k trail loop with a variety of terrain and a water station at the start/finish line. Runners are aiming to complete as many laps as they can within 2 hours and you must have started your final lap before the 2 hours ends at 22:30.
Please note, you can stop whenever you like during the race and do not have to run continuously. All runners completing 1 lap or more will win a finisher's medal.
What's included
  • Epic enchanted forest lighting
  • Prizes for most completed laps, over and under 16 (male and female)
  • Unique finisher's medal
  • Refreshments on-site
  • Parking
  • High Lodge's fantastic facilities
  • Distance marked
  • Well marked and marshalled course
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How to get there
Sherwood Pines, Edwinstowe, Mansfield NG21 9JL, UK
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By Car
Sherwood Pines is situated just east of Mansfield and is accessed via either the A1 or the M1.
Parking
Parking onsite will be available to all runners, all day for £3.
By Train
The venue is not easily accessed by train, Mansfield Woodhouse is the closest station, approximately 6 miles away.
Event day logistics
18:30-20:20 Registration
20:10 Warm-up
20:15 Race briefing
20:30 Race starts
22:30 Final lap starts
Registration
At registration you will receive your race number and your timing tag. Please bring the QR code that is emailed to you when you enter.
Race Number
Your race number must be clearly displayed on your front, and your timing tag must be securely attached to your shoe laces.
Junior Entry
The race is only available to runners 6 years and older on the day of the race. Any runners under the age of 16 on race day can select Junior Entry for a reduced cost.
Key Drop
There will be a key drop at registration. Your car should be parked near-by, and you are requested to leave your bags in your car. If you have nowhere else to leave your bag it can be left at the Key Drop.
Kit
All runners must bring a head torch to help them through the dark sections.
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Inspire Races hail from the East of England and have been putting on events for the past 15 years. This team really knows their stuff and not only includes race directors, but sports coaches and nutritionists too. It’s this level of expertise that really makes Inspire Races events tick - making them so much more than a one-off event, but instead an entire experience. From trail runs to challenge events to colour runs, Inspire Races work with a number of organisations to put on a whole host of epic experiences, all within a vibrant and friendly atmosphere.
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Spectator Info
Spectators are welcome and are requested to only stay within the start area so the running route can be clear of additional obstacles. High Lodge is a family venue and therefore there are many activities to keep you interested throughout the day.
FAQ's
Do I have to continually run for 2 hours in the Forest of Light Run Sherwood Pines?
No, runners can stop at anytime during the 2 hour time slot.
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When do I get my race number for the Forest of Light Run Sherwood Pines?
You will receive your race number and timing chip on race day when you register.
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Will there be a bag drop at the Forest of Light Run Sherwood Pines?
There will not be a bag drop but there will be a key drop. Competitors are asked to leave their bags in their cars. If you have nowhere to put your bag you can leave it at the key drop.
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Is there a race briefing at the Forest of Light Run Sherwood Pines?
A briefing will take place at 20:15 near the start/finish line. All competitors must attend and any queries about the event must be raised at this time with the Event Director.
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Where do I find the results for the Forest of Light Run Sherwood Pines?
Full results will available at www.chiptiminguk.co.uk on the following day. Trophies will be posted out to the runners with the most laps for female and male seniors, and female and male juniors.
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