Kiplin Hall & Gardens
Evening Trail 10k
Wed eve 16th June 2022

Details below are for 2021 race
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  • 10k/6mile (approx) 2-lap course in the grounds of historic Kiplin Hall and Gardens, DL10 6AT

  • Set within the gardens and estate of a beautiful Jacobean Historic House

  • Two 5k loops, taking in the formal gardens, grassland and lakeside paths

  • Due to the compact course and being set entirely within this enclosed estate, this is a perfect race for beginners, as well as a mid-week outing for more experienced trail runners

  • No compass and map-reading skills required!!!

  • Starts at 7pm - wave starts with fastest off 1st.

  • Registration 5.30-6.30pm

  • Cut-off 8.30pm

  • Entry fee includes hot drink and tray-bake at the finish

  • Fully marked course with water stations en-route

  • The race has a TRA permit (no 3391) and will be held under UK Athletic rules

  • Tech T-shirt available to purchase at time of entry

  • Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd overall, and 1st, 2nd and 3rd in age categories

  • Max runners 300

  • Cost: £19 (£17 for affiliated)

  • A small donation to Thirsk & Northallerton Lions Club for their charitable work is included in each runner’s entry fee

  • No entries on the day (sorry)

  • In line with many other races, will be "cupless" at checkpoints, so please bring your own cup.

  • This will be held as a COVID-secure event

  • You must make yourself aware of the COVID measures that are in place before entering, as races need to take a different format to pre-COVID.

  • Please see HERE for our COVID page, and HERE to download Participant COVID Code of Conduct



Any updates (eg changes to the course, race timings, race info) will be posted here.

22/5/21 New runner code of conduct issued. Spectators now permitted

3/6/2021 Pre-race competitor info added

Lakeside view of Kiplin Hall .jpg
Kiplin Hall distant from parkland.JPG

Course Details


10k / 6 miles

190ft/ 54m ascent/descent

2-lap course

Water stations at

2 miles on 1st lap

5 miles on 2nd lap

Please bring your own cup as this race is cupless

We aren't providing a GPS route for Kiplin 10k. Due to the lapped nature of the route, wooded areas, and a few areas with 2-way traffic, Garmin gets confused and thinks you are on the wrong course!

Race Day Info


Race HQ


Race HQ is Kiplin Hall Near Scorton, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 6AT

Registration will be in the marquee opposite the hall main entrance (follow the race day signs)

​There are toilets in the converted stable block between the carpark and the Hall

Hot drinks and a tray bake are included in each runner's entry fee, and will be available from the registration marquee after the race

Car Parking

Free car parking is available within Kiplin Hall grounds. Follow the signs and marshal instructions.


For safety reasons DO NOT park along the main road (B6271) or verges. This is a busy road


There are some private residences within the Hall grounds - please do not block their access




10k / 6 mile race

Registration: 5.30-6.30pm in marquee opposite Hall entrance

Pre-race briefing via video which will be emailed to you

Wave starts from 7pm. Fastest off first

Cut offs: 8.30pm at the finish

All runners & vehicles need to have departed by 8.45pm


Kit list


10k / 6 mile race

  • Due to the nature of the race location, there is no mandatory kit,

  • However, as this race is cupless, you will need a cup/bottle

  • Obviously, please dress for the weather, but we will not be enforcing any kit list

  • We recommend trail shoes especially if it has been wet in the run-up to the race  (however, if you dont possess trail shoes, a few bits might be slippery if muddy but you will be generally OK in road shoes)



  • Your race number must be visible from the front at all times.

  • Please respect other competitors, marshals, and members of the public.

  • If you are about to overtake someone, warn them first and say “on your right/left”. If being overtaken, please move to the “other” side to let the faster runner pass.

  • You must abide by marshal and race officials instructions.

  • Please stop and assist any competitors in need of medical attention and alert a marshal or race director (as per pre-race instructions).

  • If you appear unfit to continue, you will be withdrawn from the race for your own safety.

  • If you withdraw from the race, you must inform the next marshal, or contact the race director on the phone number that will be provided.

  • No headphones/Mp3 players (see FAQs)

  • Please obey the Countryside Code.

  • Please close all gates.

  • Do not climb over gates or fences.

  • Do not drop litter – carry it with you, or use bins provided at feed stations.

  • No smoking at race HQ or in car parks.

  • It is not possible to run with your dog (even on a lead) as the course passes through active farming areas where livestock is present.

  • You must keep to the course. Not only is this out of fairness to all competitors, but also for your own safety.

  • The race has a TRA permit (no 3391) and will be held under UK Athletic rules. We recommend that you make yourself familiar with the UKA rules specific to Trail running (UKA Rules for competition).

  • Disqualification may result from any of the following:

    • Deviation from the course (resulting in a shortened distance to be covered)

  • The Race Referee / Directors decision is final.


Spectator Information

22/5/21 Spectators are now permitted.

  • Spectators must also download & abide by the Participant Code of Conduct Here

  • Refreshments will be available to purchase from the Maryland Centre Courtyard within Kiplin Hall grounds

  • Spectators should maintain social distancing and not gather in groups larger than 30 people. Multiple groups of spectators are permitted.

  • Spectators must use the check in on the NHS COVID-19 App using the venue QR codes that will be on display. Runners do not need to check in as we have their details from registration.

  • Avoid the most congested areas of the course including the start and finish and plan how you will get to your viewing position.

  • Avoid physical contact with other participants, volunteers or spectators outside your household, including high fives and hugs etc

  • Wherever possible keep toilets clear for the use of runners, event staff and volunteers, especially before the start of the race.

Kiplin Hall

An oasis of calm and tranquillity in the heart of North Yorkshire, Kiplin Hall & Gardens was built from 1619 for George Calvert founder of Maryland, USA. With an intimately presented hall, award winning tearoom and scenic walks around the lake, through the woodland and parkland, and in the walled and formal gardens, and activities for all ages, Kiplin is an ideal place to experience North Yorkshire country living at its finest.