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You will receive a ticket & a donation receipt confirming your payment to Deddington Four Farms Challenge, please keep these safe as they are your proof of payment for your entrY. YOU DO NOT NEED TO PRINT IT OUT.

20k route - £25.00 

10k route - £20.00
5k route, over 16's - £15.00
5k route, under 16's - £7.50

Race numbers will be available for collection from race registration at 08:30am on the day.

Race numbers will need to be signed for by the purchaser please.

Please ensure that if you have registered an Under 16 for the 5K Route, they are accompanied by a responsible adult when collecting their numbers.

The 20K ROUTE will start at 10.00 am.


ALL other ROUTES will start at 10.30 am.


race entries WILL BE allowed on the day. please pay in cash on the day.

Please note that you must be over 16 years old to participate in the 10k event.


Children under 12 years old participating in the 5k event must be accompanied by an adult at all times on the course.


on completion of the chosen distance every participant will receive a bespoke medal. 

Your entry fee has been invested into the cost of staging this event and any profit made will go directly to our three charities.  For this reason, if you are unable to run and want to withdraw, we regret that we are not able to refund your entry fee.  Race numbers are not transferable.

The historic Castle Grounds, Deddington will be the start and finish of the race. There will be a BBQ, licenced bar, fresh coffee, sweets, candy floss and lots of fun activities for under 5's.  Please be aware that this is an open-air venue so bear in mind the weather conditions on the day, over which we have no control! There will be portable toilets, a left baggage facility with the registration team (at your own risk), and limited changing facilities available.

There is no parking at the Castle Grounds. If you do need to drive to the event please park at Deddington C of E Primary School car park, Orchard House, hall training, Hopcraft Lane where parking is kindly provided by the owners, or park respectfully in the village. We encourage anyone living nearby to please walk to the event. 

All competitors must attend the safety briefing at the start of the race at 09:55 AM for the 20k & 10.25 am for 10k & 5k.  Please listen to and obey any instructions from the marshals at all times.

Marshals are not allowed to stop the traffic at any road crossings but will assist you with crossing wherever they can.  You are responsible for your own safety and for any children you are accompanying at all road crossing points.

During the road sections of the race, keep on the pavement, or to the side of the road where the pavement runs out and keep in single file where possible.  Where the race is on-road please be aware of traffic at all times.

You need to be fit and well to start this race as parts of the course are over challenging terrain.  Do not run this race if you feel unwell or have recently been unwell.  Please make sure you have filled out any relevant medical details on the back of your race number.

Please do not take dogs on or off the lead on either of the run courses. 

Our insurance covers you for public liability only, please be aware you are responsible for your own personal injury insurance cover. 

A fully qualified First Aider will be on duty at Race HQ.

The following items are advised for all runners:

  • Hand sanitiser 

  • Running shoes (trail shoes recommended)

  • A re-usable cup (we’d like to ensure our are races plastic-free!) 

There will be  x1 water station on the 5k and x2 on the 10k route. there will also be a water station at the start/finish area.


There will be lots of fun activities, including the following:


Children’s Fun Run Word Scramble

Run the short course and find the letters. unscramble the letters to discover the word and win a prize!

£ 3.00 per child



Suze and Flo from Deddington Village Nursery will be running two fun outdoor sessions of children’s yoga! 

We have 2 slots available:

11:00am  - 2-4 year olds

11:30am  - 5-7 year olds

£ 3.00 per child, PER SESSION


Limited spaces.

Tickets available from the Nursery and Pre School. 

We will have some yoga mats available to borrow on the day but please bring your own if possible. 


woodland medal making

Come and create your own unique woodland medal with natural foraged materials! 

We have 2 slots available:



£ 2.00 per child, PER SESSION


Limited spaces.

Tickets available from the Nursery and Pre School. 

Face painting

£ 2.00 per child


glitter tattoos 

£ 2.00 per child


Will be available on the day serving  delicious items before and after the events, along with tea, coffee and cold drinks.



there will be a number of stallholders providing products & services. we are pleased to announce the following have confirmed to date:

(click on the logos to find out more)


we welcome well behaved dogs that are kept on leads at all times to the start/finish area on Castle grounds.

dogs are not permitted to take part in either the 5k or 1ok races.

There are no timing chips for this event, but we will record your race time.  Results will be posted on the website as soon as possible after the event.


During the race

Please ensure that your number is visible at all times. This is how we identify you as a runner at the event.


At the finish

Please ensure you cross the finish line so that we can record your time.

If you retire from the race, please contact one of the marshals along the route to inform them.


We will be awarding prizes for the fastest runners across both routes.

These prizes will be announced after the event has finished and all results have been calibrated.

There will be photographers so if you see one, make sure you give them a wave.

All photos will be free to all runners, just keep an eye out on Facebook post-event.


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