Race Info

Essential information for all runners

  • Race HQ – Rednock Community Centre, Rednock Drive, Dursley, GL11 4BX – to collect race numbers and use bag drop off point
  • Car Parking at Race HQ is available but is limited so please car share where possible – please be mindful when parking on residential roads
  • Registration opens at 8.45am
  • Race Start (10.30am) is at May Lane Surgery (GL11 4JN) car park which is a 10-minute walk from Race HQ
  • Water stations will be available at approx. 3, 6, 9 miles
  • Technical t-shirts will be provided at the finish of the race
  • The finish is at the Market Hall building in Dursley, it is a 10-minute walk back to Race HQ
  • Showers / toilet facilities will be available at Race HQ
  • Tea, coffee, and cake will be available at Race HQ
  • The race is approx.12 miles with approx. 2000ft elevation
  • The race has a cut off which is at the crossing of The Broadway (Golf Course) at approx. 6 miles.  The cut off is 1 hour and 40 minutes, any competitor who reaches the cut off after this time will be asked to retire from the event for both their own and our marshal’s safety
  • Awards: There are no less than 17 awards to give out post-race and these will be handed out at approximately 13:00 at Race HQ – Rednock Community Centre, GL11 4BX or what3words buddy.runner.positions. Plenty of tea, coffee, and cake will be available at Race HQ prior to the awards ceremony. The list of awards are:
  • 1st / 2nd / 3rd Male (any age)
  • 1st / 2nd / 3rd Female (any age)
  • 1st Senior Male (17-34)
  • 1st Senior Female (17-34)
  • 1st Male 35-39
  • 1st Female 35-39
  • 1st Male 40-44
  • 1st Female 40-44
  • 1st Male 45-49
  • 1st Female 45-49
  • 1st Male 50-54
  • 1st Female 50-54
  • 1st Male 55-59
  • 1st Female 55-59
  • 1st Male 60-64
  • 1st Female 60-64
  • 1st Male 65-69
  • 1st Female 65-69
  • 1st Male 70-74
  • 1st Female 70-74
  • 1st Male 75-79
  • 1st Female 75-79
  • 1st Male 80+
  • 1st Female 80+.
  • A club prize will also be awarded to the first four male members of the same club and first three females of the same club.  

    A single club prize will also be awarded to the first four members of the same club of combined sex and age categories.

Specific terms and conditions for entering the event

  • Parts of the race route take place across private land and MUST NOT be reconnoitred before race day. The full race route cannot be run at any time except on race day when permission has been given by landowners to use their property. Failure to adhere to this will put the future of the race in jeopardy
  • Cut off time: The course will be closed to any competitor who does not reach the 6-mile mark by 12:10pm
  • The race will be run under ARC rules
  • Entries will be transferable until February 5th, 2024.  After this date entries cannot be transferred as competitor numbers will have been processed.
  • If you choose race insurance from the Race Nation website, please be aware that you may need to provide a doctor’s certificate for the insurance to be paid and that they may charge for this service
  • The race will NOT be re-scheduled, and entries will NOT be deferred 
  • Should the Dursley Dozen 2024 be cancelled, NO REFUNDS will be given and all proceeds, after deductions for event costs will be donated to the nominated Club Charity for 2023-2024.
  • Previous events have seen extremely poor weather conditions and every competitor should wear off road/multi terrain footwear for this event. (Road shoes and racing spikes are NOT suitable). Race instructions will be sent out prior to race day advising on weather and suggested body cover; however, all competitors should risk assess the race on their own capabilities and wear clothing appropriate and that will keep them warm enough to complete the event.

Entrants Declaration:

I declare that I am an amateur as defined by the Association of Running Clubs and that I will abide by the laws and rules of competition. I will be 17 years of age or older on the 18th Feb 2024. I understand that Dursley Running Club and any person or body involved in the organisation of the event will not be held liable for any injury or illness however occasioned, or illness resulting from the event, and I will not participate unless I am fit to run.

I will not attend the event if I have any symptoms of Covid-19 and the race organisers reserve the right to turn away any race entrant displaying such symptoms. I accept that my entry to and participation in the 2024 Dursley Dozen will be at my own risk and whilst the organisers will take every opportunity to ensure competitors safety this is a multi-terrain event run across steep and undulating terrain where there will be a variety of hazards including but not limited to mud, rocks, tree roots and uneven ground.

The race may be subject to change at short notice and any such change will be conveyed to entrants on the Dursley Running Club web site.