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Westonbirt 10k: Run for the trees!

Westonbirt 10k

Run for the trees on Wednesday 24 May 2017, 7pm!

Get fit and have fun as you run the 10k course, taking in the highlights and beauty of Westonbirt's landscape and trees!

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Early Bird Registration now open!

Raise a minimum of £75 for the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum as an Early Bird Runner and we'll waive your entrance fee! You’ll also receive a 10k t-shirt, a pair of tickets to Enchanted Christmas 2017 and tips for fundraising and training.

Your sponsorship will help to ensure that the arboretum can be enjoyed by all for many years to come. Find out more about how your sponsorship helps!

Please note that all early bird entrants must commit to raising a minimum of £75 for the Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum.

General Registration opens on the 13th February

Affiliated entry*: £14

Unaffiliated  entry: £16

* Entrants affiliated with the Association of Running Clubs

About the Course

The Westonbirt 10k is a unique run held in the stunning Grade I registered landscape of Westonbirt. The route will lead you through the ornamentally planted areas of the arboretum, as well as through the stunning native woodland via the valley path

There are water stations at approximately 5.5km and at the end of the race.

The course has been measured as 10k and there are distance markers at each kilometre. The race is chip timed with prizes for the first three overall male and female. There will be a memento for all finishers.


  • 16+
  • 30+
  • 50+

The first three overall male and female runners in each category will receive exciting prizes - watch this space for more information.

General Information

Runner registration opens at 4pm on Wednesday 24 May. The start of the race is inside the arboretum – you will need to park in the main car park and enter through the Welcome Building to register, pick up your number and chip and make your way to the race start point.

Runners are welcome to bring spectators with them, and refreshments, ample parking and toilet facilities are available (though please note that there will be no changing or bag-storage facilities onsite).

Last updated: 16th January 2017


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