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Torch Challenge

Torch Challenge

Next Challenge: 01/11/2014

Location: Dodd Wood Head torch race

Due to a double booking by the Forestry Commission this event will be re-scheduled to a new date in 2015

The Dodd Wood head torch race will be the first in our Winter series for 2014/2015.  

How do fancy a run through the SPOOKY trees of Dood Wood?

Then dig deep into you collection of scary masks and add a bit of fake blood for good measure.

The 5 mile course takes place on the tracks and trails through Dodd Wood. This race will be on gravel trucking roads and footpath trails through the forest. Head torch racing is fun and challenging; don't forget your sense of humour. You will get dirty, so be prepared. This is not an obstacle race, apart from ducking to miss branches, avoiding tree roots and running down steep decents. If you don't have a head torch a decent one can be purchased from around 20.00 or just use a hand held torch. These will not be available to purchase on the night.


Fancy dress isn't compulsory, but highly recommended.

The minimum age for this event is 16 years old.

The start and finish of this head torch race will be from the main car parking area opposite Mirehouse on the A591

  OS Grid ref: NY240275
Address: Dodd Wood, Bassenthwaite, Keswick CA12 4QE  

By Road:, From Keswick take the A591 towards Bothel. The forest entrance and car park are on the right opposite Mirehouse

This event will be restricted in numbers, due to parking resrictions in the car park. The course will be marked with reflective directional arrows.You must not just follow the runner in front; No Ego staff are not responsible for any wrong turns taken, but staff will try to keep you on the right track.

Registration opens at 5.20pm

Pre race briefing 6.20pm

Race start 6.30pm

This will be a mass start event. There will be no waves.


Entry for this event will be  £13.00 or  £16.00 on the night.

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