The Rasselbock Run – Spring, April

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The Rasselbock Run – Spring, April
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Join friends and fellow challenge seekers through the stunning natural pathways of Sherwood Pines Forest. Shaded from the bright spring sunshine, this run will be the perfect refresher after the long winter months. Come along to earn a bespoke event medal at the finish, and an optional goody-bag.
6-Hour Challenge
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Sun, 2 Apr 2023
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Edwinstowe, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Sherwood Pines, Edwinstowe, Mansfield NG21 9JL, UK
Start times
Sunday, 2 Apr 2023
6-Hour Challenge:
9:00 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for The Rasselbock Run – Spring, April
6-Hour Challenge
Route information
This challenge entails running as many laps as you wish in the 6-hour time limit. Alternatively, run the single 5.46k loop. This unique course will take runners along the beautiful natural woodland and gravel tracks of Sherwood Pines Forest.
Since this course will be taking place in a public working forest, the grounds will still be open to the public. Runners will not have right of way so please be aware of other users of the area, be it, walkers, cyclists, families, etc.
What's included
  • Bespoke Finisher's Medal
  • Fully-stocked aid stations
  • Goody bag at the finish
  • First aiders on-site
  • Amazing support from the Rasselbock Family
  • Way-marked route
How to get there
Sherwood Pines, Edwinstowe, Mansfield NG21 9JL, UK
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Start Line
There will be bright yellow arrows to the start line from the forest car park, taking you to the main area of Sherwood Pines where the Visitor Center, Cafe and GoApe are located.
Walk down the side of the Visitor Center towards Go Ape and you will see a lodge on the left-hand side. Rasselbock Running will be set up here with the Gazebos, registration, and an aid station.
There is paid parking available at Sherwood Pines Forest.
Event day logistics
08:00 Park opens
08:50 Race briefing
09:00 Race starts
15:00 Race ends
Age Restrictions
All entrants must be aged 18 and over in order to participate in this event.
Cut-off Time
This event has a cut-off time of 6 hours, so the challenge finishes at 15:00.
Race Pack
At 08:00 entrants must collect their race number from the start line/aid station on the morning of the event. This station closes at 08:50
Aid Stations
There will be a fully stocked aid station at base camp full of well-loved items, like fudge, cakes, cookies, and jelly babies along with all the savoury alternatives.
Please note that if you require aid such as energy tablets, gels, and supplements, then you may need to bring these yourself. There will be a separate table for personal fuel, so please make sure that your bottles or items are clearly labelled so that no one takes them by accident.
Bag Drop
There won't be an official bag drop, however, participants may leave their bags at the base camp as a member of the Rasselbock team will always be around. Please note that your belongings are left at your own risk, so it is strongly advised to leave any valuables at home or keep them on your person.
Changing Rooms
There will be no changing rooms available at this event, so please arrive ready to run.
There will be some public toilets that will be open for use from 8.30 am, located at the Visitor Center that is located between the car park and the base camp.
Cupless Event
To reduce their impact on the environment, Rasselbock Running is now hosting cupless events. This means that all runners must bring their own bottle to refill at the aid station.
Can I wear headphones/earphones on The Rasselbock Run?
Yes, runners are permitted to wear headphones on the route, although it is recommended to keep a low volume to ensure you are aware of your surroundings.
Is there parking on-site at The Rasselbock Run?
Yes, there is a large car park with Sherwood Pines Forest.
How long is the course for The Rasselbock Run?
The course will be 5.32k long, or just over 3 miles.
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