What’s included?

  • A stunning, 5 mile marked course on forest roads and paths in England’s only mountain forest
  • A shorter course option (3 miles) either for beginners or anyone that wants an easier option – with the ability to swap between courses on the day
  • Individual start times to allow all dogs to feel comfortable
  • Chip timing for results
  • Medical professionals providing first aid cover
  • Free photography to download following the event
  • Discounts for entering multiple events (see Enter page)
  • The option to purchase an eco-friendly, sustainably sourced wooden medal (£4.00)

What’s available at Whinlatter forest?

  • Cafe offering a wide range of refreshments
  • Plenty of parking (tickets to be purchased at machines on leaving the venue or an annual pass available)
  • An extensive children’s play area including their famous Gruffalo Trail
  • Go Ape course (needs to be booked in advance)
  • Segway tours (needs to be booked in advance)
  • Gift shop
  • Toilets
  • Multiple mountain biking, walking and orienteering routes, all free to explore.

What’s available at Dodd?

  • Cafe offering a wide range of refreshments
  • Plenty of parking (payment on exit or annual pass available)
  • Toilet block
  • Wildlife viewing stations to enable people to view Ospreys at certain times of the year and resident red squirrels
  • Multiple walking trails