The Bedgebury Forest 10 & 5 Mile

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The Bedgebury Forest 10 & 5 Mile
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Return to the undulating paths and trails of Bedgebury Forest in this scenic 10 & 5 mile run. Perfect for runners of all abilities, those looking to weave through this impressive woodland, and those gearing and up and training for a spring marathon. Come for a magic Sunday morning in nature.
10 Mile and 5 Mile
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Sun, 5 Feb 2023
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Goudhurst, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest, Bedgebury Rd, Goudhurst TN17 2SJ, UK
Start times
Sunday, 5 Feb 2023
10 Mile:
9:00 am |
5 Mile:
9:00 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for The Bedgebury Forest 10 & 5 Mile
10 Mile
£24 - £26
5 Mile
£18 - £20
Route information
Terrain: Tracks and trails
Elevation: Undulating
Route Type: Loop
This event takes place at Bedgebury National Forest in Kent and runners will race through towering trees and overexposed roots within this spectacular setting.
If the 10 Mile option isn't for you, then get involved in the 5 Mile race as this is not an event to miss.
Naturally undulating, the route starts and finishes at the same point. The course will be well marshalled throughout and there will be a sweep runner to ensure that all athletes are accounted for.
What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Finish line goodies
  • On-site first aid
  • Series prizes
  • Marshalled course
  • Chip timed
  • Refreshments
  • Event photography
How to get there
Bedgebury National Pinetum and Forest, Bedgebury Rd, Goudhurst TN17 2SJ, UK
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10 Mile participants will park at the Walled Garden, while 5 Mile entrants will use the main car park. There will also be bicycle parking.
Your entry fee includes vehicle admission charges.
By Car
From London
Leave the M25 at junction 5 and join the A21 towards Hastings. Bedgebury is signposted off the A21 on the B2079, approximately 12 miles southeast of Tunbridge Wells and 16 miles northwest of Hastings. You will find the entrance to Bedgebury on your right hand side approximately half a mile after leaving the A21.
From the South
Take the A21 to the Flimwell Crossroad, drive straight across and then follow the sign to turn right onto the B2079. Bedgebury can be found approximately half a mile along this road on the right hand side.
By Train
The closest stations are Etchingham, and Tunbridge Wells. Both are served by regular trains to and from London Bridge, Charing Cross, and Hastings.
Event day logistics
09:00 10 Mile and 5 Mile start
Please arrive at least 45 minutes before the race begins in order to complete the registration process.
Age Requirements
Runners for the 5 mile must be at least 15 years old and for the for the 10 mile must be at least 17 years old.
Race Packs
Entrants who have entered in good time will have their race packs sent in the post 10 days before event day.
Those who have entered in the 10 days before race day will collect their race pack at registration on the day of the event.
If your race pack hasn't arrived, head to the registration desk at race HQ and you can be issued with a new one.
A full set of race instructions will be sent via email before the event.
Both male and female toilets will be available on-site.
Bag Drop
Baggage can be dropped off at race HQ prior to the start of the event.
Spectator Info
This is a great event for spectators who can enjoy the beautiful surroundings while cheering on the runners.
The looped nature of the course means supporters can be there for the two most important stages - the start and the finish.
Will there be an area to leave bags at The Bedgebury Forest 10 & 5 Mile?
A secure baggage storage facility will be provided at The Bedgebury Forest 10 & 5 Mile.
Are there on-site toilets at The Bedgebury Forest 10 & 5 Mile?
There will be a toilet facility at the race HQ for The Bedgebury Forest 10 & 5 Mile.
Where can I access my race time for The Bedgebury Forest 10 & 5 Mile?
Results and race positions will be posted on Nice work will also endeavour to display results live at the Race HQ.
Will I get my race pack before the day for The Bedgebury Forest 10 & 5 Mile?
Yes. Your race pack will be posted out to you 10 days before event day. If you signed up in the 10 days leading up to the event or if your race pack doesn't arrive, you'll pick it up from the registration desk at race HQ on the day.
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