Christmas at the Castle

Dover Castle

A brand new event coming in 2021. This will be a unique event, with a 5k run in the iconic surroundings of Dover Castle. Open exclusively for the event with amazing views of Dover Castle lit at night and views across the English Channel.

The course is unique taking in the amazing Dover Castle with spectacular view across the English Channel. There will be hot drinks, refreshments and entertainment available.

We will be providing a live feed onto our website for results - so cross the line and your result goes live!

There are prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd male and female,1st male and female VET40, 50 and 60 and a team prize (three to score).

There is also a non-timed Christmas Cracker 1 Mile Fun Run or Walk at 6:15pm. This is great for family and friends who do not wish to run 5k. There is a special medal for all those completing this part of the event too. A headtorch or chest mounted torch is also needed for this part of the event too.

Facilities at venue:
Toilets. Free car park. Refreshments.

5k Entry fee:
Advanced entries: £13 affiliated club members, £15 unaffiliated
On-the-day (subject to space): £20. Under UK Athletics rules the minimum age for 5k is 11 years on the day.

Christmas Cracker Fun Run or Walk:
Advanced entries: £5
On-the-day (subject to space): £5

For great tips about nutrition, training and hydration for training and on race day we recommend visiting