Cranborne  Races

29-31 August 2020

Entries open 28th February at 7pm

Saturday: Half Marathon and Marathon

Sunday: Frolic

Monday : Chaos Race

A brand new event for 2020 at the home of Six Penny Handley Brewery, the lovely Holwell Farm  is hosting an action packed August Bank Holiday weekend.

Set around the amazing Cranborne area of outstanding natural beauty these routes will provide some fantastic races.

A challenging marathon and half marathon route exploring the amazing area of outstanding natural beauty, on trails and woodland. With a Frolic route on Sunday and a Chaos race on Monday morning for some family friendly fun before you head home.

We have a brewery on site along with an artisan bakery which will be serving yummy homemade pizzas along with our normal refreshment providers. We hope to have some entertainment on Sunday evening for all to enjoy.

Camping is available for the event in our exclusive ‘athletes village for the weekend. Bookings can be made here  Alternatively the village has a few providers a short walk away:

La-Fosse – 6 B & B rooms

Fleur De Lys – 9 ensuite Bedrooms

10 Castle Street – 9 ensuite Bedrooms

Other options available can be found at Dorset Tourist Info or check out our local accommodation listings.


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Holwell Farm



BH21 5QP

Marathon – Saturday 8.30am

Affiliated £37.50 Unaffiliated £39.50 +FOS Processing Fee
26.2 miles
7.5 hours
A marathon  route taking in Dorset’s 3rd biggest hill, some of the old Roman Road Ackyling Dyke, parts of Hardy Way and several copse for wooded covered trails.

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Half Marathon – Saturday 9am

Affiliated: £27.50 Unaffiliated: £29.50 +FOS Processing Fee
13 Miles or so
4 hours

A challenging half route which is sure to give you some breath taking views across the outstanding area of natural beauty.

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Frolic – Sunday 8am

Solo Affiliated: £39 Unaffiliated: £41 +FOS Processing Fee

Team of 2 £70, Team of 3 £105 Team of 4 £140 +FOS Processing Fee

5.5 Km approx.

12 hours

Frolic route around various woodland for some beautiful trails around Cranborne. Frolic races are for solos, pairs, three and fours, that create big fun sociable event for clubs, friends groups of mates, so the transition area to swap from one runner to another will be right next to all the action.

To get the bling all the runners have to do at least one lap each after that feel free to sit in the bar and cheer the others on.


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Chaos Race – Monday   10.00am

3.5 Km fun run
Race costs £7 and should be paid for in cash when you collect your race numbers.

Family fun, approximately 3.5km around the event site. . Just a bit of fun open to any age. No times just register, and expect the unexpected. All finishers will get a unique medal.


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29-31 August 2020

Event Type: SportsEvent

Event Status: EventScheduled

Venue Name: Holwell Farm

Venue URL:

Address: Holwell, Cranborne, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 5QP,

Performer: Organization

Performer Name: White Star Running

Performer URL:

Start Date: 2020-08-29 00:00

End Date: 2020-08-31 00:00

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Currency: GBP

Availability: InStock

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