Rough Runner

The South event moves to a new venue for 2019, with a stunning run through rolling parkland. Those who've done the South event in the past will appreciate the lack of hills at our new place! It's a huge event every year so join us in April 2019 to kick off the season in style!

We'll have a 5km route with around 10* obstacles, a 10km route with 15*, and all 20* obstacles on our 15km route if you're up for the toughest challenge. We never do laps at Rough Runner, but everyone who joins us for the game show-inspired journey will cross the Travelator at the finish line. So you can consider that particular childhood dream fulfilled!

Rough Runner is an obstacle course challenge, combining distance running with a variety of obstacles along the way, each inspired by game shows such as Total Wipeout, Takeshi's Castle, Gladiators, and Fun House. Expect sweeper arms, gym rings, big balls and yes, The Travelator.

Rough Runner – The South

April

Rough Runner – The South

Rough Runner at the Great Tew Estate has been a favourite event in the running calendar for 4 years, with the most picturesque backdrop, varied terrain and atmospheric runners village you can come by.

The venue makes for an awesome running route, and as always, we cater to every level of fitness, so well have a 5km route with around 10 obstacles, a 10km route with 15, and all 20 obstacles on our 15km route if youre up for the toughest challenge. We never do laps at Rough Runner, but everyone who joins us for the game show-inspired journey will cross the Travelator at the finish line. So you can consider that particular childhood dream fulfilled!

The venue is readily accessible from London, Oxford, Birmingham, and most of the Midlands!

Rough Runner – Oxfordshire

May

Rough Runner – Oxfordshire

Rough Runner returns to Manchester once more in 2019 having hosted over 18,000 people in the past 4 years, and will be bringing a fresh host of obstacles to a new venue with (hopefully) better weather!

Inspired by TV game shows like Total Wipeout, Gladiators, Takeshis Castle and Ninja Warrior, this is the only event that will give you the chance to take on a load of epic obstacles that youve only ever seen on screen and always wanted to try.

Rough Runner – Manchester

June

Rough Runner – Manchester

Rough Runner returns to the North East for the second time after a hugely successful event in 2018, with overwhelming feedback and requests to return! We're back at the stunnning Lambton Estate, so youll be treated to a beautiful run while our obstacles complete the Rough Runner experience!

Inspired by TV game shows like Total Wipeout, Gladiators, Takeshis Castle and Ninja Warrior, this is the only event that will give you the chance to take on a load of epic obstacles that youve only ever seen on screen and always wanted to try.

Well have a 5km route with around 10 obstacles, a 10km route with 15, and all 20 obstacles on our 15km route if youre up for the toughest challenge. We never do laps at Rough Runner, but everyone who joins us for the game show-inspired journey will cross the Travelator at the finish line. So you can consider that particular childhood dream fulfilled!

Rough Runner – North East

July

Rough Runner – North East

Are you ready in Scotland?

Thats right, Rough Runner is coming back for the 4th year running! Our inaugural event in 2016 was a great success, soon superseded by our 2017 event, and then even more at our 2018 events in the stunning Penicuik House - that saw over double the numbers and amazing feedback, so we have to come back in 2019!

So were bringing back our awesome, TV game show-inspired obstacles north of the border, although have just moved over to a different, although also stunning new venue, Penicuik Estate, thats right in the middle of a bunch of major Scottish cities. Its an amazing place and it makes for an incredible course.

For those whove been before, come back, take on a long distance and see what new obstacles and fun things we have in store for you!

So go create a team, grab some friends and colleagues and help us to make an absolutely amazing event happen!

Roughian Rascals is also back, but bigger and better, with wet obstacles for the kids! This is a 1 mile course designed specifically for adventure-seeking kids from 7 to 12 years old.

Rough Runner – Scotland

August

Rough Runner – Scotland

Rough Runner is back in the city, returning to Finsbury Park, where well be hosting our 5km and 10km obstacle routes within spitting distance of the Tube.

Its no easy feat, but we manage to bring a full range of massive, awesome obstacles onto a public common and stage the biggest urban obstacle event in the country. If youre a Londoner, you really dont want to miss this

Rough Runner is an obstacle course challenge, combining distance running with a variety of obstacles along the way, each inspired by game shows such as Total Wipeout, Takeshis Castle, Gladiators, and Fun House. Expect sweeper arms, gym rings, big balls and yes, The Travelator.

In 2019 Rough Runner brings back its awesome course especially for kids the Roughian Rascals Mile!

Featuring a set of challenging but child-friendly obstacles, built for adventure-seeking kids! Its the perfect introduction to obstacle events for kids from roughly 7-12 years old.

Great for the next family adventure to get young Roughians out and about, enjoying the outdoors!

Rough Runner – London North

September

Rough Runner – London North

Rough Runner is an obstacle course challenge, combining distance running with a variety of obstacles along the way, each inspired by game shows such as Total Wipeout, Takeshis Castle, Gladiators, and Fun House. Expect sweeper arms, gym rings, big balls and yes, The Travelator.

Well have a 5km route with 10 obstacles and a 10km route with 15 obstacles if youre up for the toughest challenge. Best of all, everyone who joins us for the game show-inspired journey will cross the Travelator at the finish line. So you can consider that particular childhood dream fulfilled.

Roughian Rascals is also back in 2019, but bigger and better, with wet obstacles for the kids! This is a 1 mile course designed specifically for adventure-seeking kids from 7 to 12 years old.

The course will give kids the chance to get wet, possibly a little muddy (weather dependent!), and experience some unique, cool and fun obstacles in a safe and managed environment.

Rough Runner – London South

October

Rough Runner – London South

Bristol, were back!

2018 will see Rough Runner return to the South West after our first outing in 2017, when 2500 Roughians crossed our Travelator finish line in style.

Our mission is to make obstacle events accessible to all, from seasoned runners to first timers and everyone in between, and give every single person an experience theyll actually enjoy! So join us for our game show-inspired obstacle revolution, and help us make our South West event a regular feature on our event calendar.

Youll have the option of a 5km, 10km or 15km run with up to 20 obstacles along the way, with the difficulty level increasing as you up the distance, so pick the degree of challenge that suits you best and get involved.

Even better, grab some mates, colleagues and family members and take it on together.

Rough Runner – Bristol

October

Rough Runner – Bristol

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