The Gunpowder Plod 2023

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£10.00 - £29.00
Prance or plod - all race enthusiasts are welcome at this firework night themed event. No matter the distance, these races let you see the best bits of the beautiful Pengethley Manor. Perhaps the most exciting of all, all runners will take home a unique medal from the Guy Fawkes 7in7 Series.
Marathon, Half Marathon, 10k, and 3 more
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Mon, 30 Oct 2023
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Peterstow, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Pengethley Manor, Peterstow, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6LL, UK
Start times
Mon, 30 Oct 2023
10:00am |
Half Marathon:
10:00am |
10:00am |
10:00am |
Race for Charity:
10:00am |
Defer to 2023:
Races summary
Here's what races are available for The Gunpowder Plod 2023
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Half Marathon
Route information
Terrain Paths
Take on the first instalment of this seven day challenge, and prove that you have firework speed. The Guy Fawkes 7in7 allows runners and walkers to achieve their potential. All abilities are welcome to this challenge, and will receive a unique medal upon finishing - no matter finish time or race length.
Choose the distance that suits you. This course allows marathon runners to 5k runners to experience the beauty of Pengethley Manor. The route will take you around the grounds of the manor, on paved paths. The Manor's collection of trees means your path will be guided by the winter-ready trees. It's assured that all runners will leave every race with a new found appreciation for the season.
Virtual Racers
If you sign up for the full 7in7, but can't make one day - no fear! You can run your race remotely any day of October. Just ensure that you run a minimum of 5k.
Have the option to race virtually. You can complete these runs virtually anytime in October. The Medal will be posted to you - postal charges apply.
Course Records
  • Marathon: 0:05:00
  • Half Marathon: 01:44:00
  • 10k: 00:49:00
  • 5k: 00:30:12
What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Free parking
  • Tea & coffee
  • Sandwiches & soup
  • Toilets
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How to get there
Pengethley Manor, Peterstow, Ross-on-Wye HR9 6LL, UK
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Free parking will be available at Pengethley Manor.
Participants have the option of staying at Pengethley. Options include:
  • Camping (pitch only) - £15.00 / night
  • Camping (including a solo sized tent) - £30.00 / night
  • Converted Horsebox (tv, heating, shower, double bed and two single beds) - £135.00 / night
  • Double Bedroom ensuite with coffee & team making facilities - £175.00 / night
  • Apartment (two double bedrooms, both en-suite) - £295.00 / night
Event day logistics
09:00 - 09:45 Registration
10:00 All races start
Age Requirements
This event is open to runners and walkers of all ages but anyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
Race Packs
All race packs will be collected on the day from registration.
Participants will be free to use the toilets that are available at Pengethley Manor.
Food & Drink
There will be various hot food and drink available on site.
Charity Runs
Those running for Charity make the commitment that they will raise at minimum of twice the entry fee value for the charity. In addition the money needs to be raised at least four weeks before the event date. Our nominated charity The PAM Foundation.
Buggies and Dogs
Participants are welcome to bring their furry friends and buggies to run with.
Virtual Race
Virtual Runners can choose their distance, but must run a minimum of 5k. Their medal will be sent in the post. Postal charges will apply.
What is the minimum distance I have to cover to earn a medal in The Gunpowder Plod?
All participants must run a minimum of 5k to earn themselves a medal.
When does The Virtual Guy Fawkes 7in7 races start?
The time and date is completely up to you, just run 5k or more between the 1st of November and the 30th of November to be a part of this virtual race.
Is there Free Parking at The Gunpowder Plod?
Yes, there is plenty of free parking at Pengthley Manor.
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£10.00 - £29.00

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