Grimsthorpe Gallop

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£9.00 - £38.00Free injury protection
Set in the beautiful grounds of Grimsthorpe Castle, in the delightfully charming Lincolnshire countryside just 10mins off the A1. This event makes for a perfect summer race, whether you take on the family friendly 5k or go for the longer challenges of  10k, 10miles or 13.1 miles.
5k, 10k, Half Marathon, and 3 more
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Sun 12th Jun 2022
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Grimsthorpe, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Grimsthorpe Castle Park & Gardens, Estate Office, Grimsthorpe, Bourne PE10 0LY, UK
Start times
9:25am |
9:30am |
Half Marathon:
9:10am |
10 Mile:
9:20am |
10k Canicross:
8:30am |
10 Mile Canicross:
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Grimsthorpe Gallop
£9.00 - £38.00
10k Canicross
10 Mile
Route information
The 4 routes take you past various delights within the private grounds including the castle, lake, tree lined tarmac avenues, ancient woodland along grassed paths and a Victorian railway culvert.
The train line no longer exists, but the 10 and 13.1 mile routes travel along this section and take you to a part of the world generally unseen by the public.
The race start/finish line will be in front of the castle along the driveway, offering a unique venue.
What's included
  • Bespoke finisher's medal
  • Chip-timed
  • Toilets
  • Water stations
  • Fully marked & marshalled course
  • Trophies for category winners
  • Race photography
  • Post race massage
  • Race merchandise
  • Full medical provision
How to get there
Grimsthorpe Castle Park & Gardens, Estate Office, Grimsthorpe, Bourne PE10 0LY, UK
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There will be a £3 cash charge per vehicle to park on site. All procedes will go to Grimsthorpe & Drummond Castle Trust Limited, a registered charity 9507478). Please bring £3 in cash to ease the process for you.
By Car
Grimsthorpe Castle is just 10 minutes off the A1. Follow the Colsterworth exit and join the A151 to Grimsthorpe where there will be a clearly marked exit for the castle. From the A15, exit at Bourne and follow West Road to the A151.
Event day logistics
08:30 10k & 10miles Canicross start
09:10 Half marathon start
09:20 10 miles start
09:25 5k run & walk start
09:30 10k start
On Site Facilities
There will be a lively event village for the Grimsthorpe Gallop with hot food and beverages for sale including gourment burgers and much more from Lipsmackers and an ice-cream van. Bespoke hoodies and t-shirts will be on sale.
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Will there be parking at the Grimsthorpe Gallop?
Yes, there will be parking on site. There is a £3 charge for parking where all proceeds go to the Grimsthorpe Castle registered charity.
Am I able to run with my dog for the Grimsthorpe Gallop?
Absolutley you can! There are two canicross distances to choose from, 10 miles or 10k which will both start at 08:30. Please select the canicross race to run with your dog.
Is there an option to walk the Grimsthorpe Gallop instead of run?
Certainly there is. The 5k route will have both walkers and runners.
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