Back to Black Bristol

Leigh Court, Leigh Woods, Bristol

Organiser's Description

Night racing on trails returns to Bristol for the fifth year with our new event in the night running calendar - Back to Black.

A choice of 10k or 5k races, both will start at Leigh Court on the edge of Leigh Woods, a popular spot for running in Bristol. You’ll be starting just as it gets dark so a head torch is essential. The running surface is generally fairly smooth so ideal for beginners and fast runners alike. And we’ve booked the Anchor Ham Green pub for the Prize Presentation after the race. There are also kids' races for ages 3-11, an hour before the main races.


  • 10 km Ages 16+
    £18.99 CLOSED
  • 5 km Ages 12+
    £12.80 BOOK
  • 2 km Ages 8-12
    £8.80 BOOK
  • 1 km Ages 3-7
    £7.66 BOOK

Leigh Court, Leigh Woods, Abbots Leigh, Bristol, Somerset BS8 3QB

By car: Leigh Court is located on the outskirts of Bristol, just outside the village of Abbots Leigh. It is just 15-minutes to Bristol city centre, with easy access to the M4 and M5.

By bus: You can get to Leigh Court by Bus. These are the lines and routes that have stops nearby - Bus: X3, X4.

By train: Bristol Temple Meads is the main station in Bristol, with trains running directly to most parts of the UK, including Wales and Scotland.

There is ample free parking at Leigh Court.

Electronic chip timing

Fully marked out course using poles, arrows & flashing lights

Feed station

Birch wood finisher’s medal

Bottled water for all finishers

Free number transfer if you are unable to run

Prizes (see FAQ)

Spot prizes via our free to join Strava club.

10k & 5k races:

Registration: 4:30 pm
Start time: 7:00 pm
Cut Off Time: 8:40 pm

2k race:

Registration: 4:30 pm
Start time: 6:00 pm
Cut Off Time:-7:00 pm

1k race:

Registration: 4:30 pm
Start time: 6:00 pm
Cut Off Time:-7:30 pm

We now have an optional team competition. If you don’t have a team use your club name which will also qualify for the team competition. The team’s time is the time of the first three team members to cross the line added together. Your best 4 results from 7 races count for Series Points. However if you only manage a couple of races you’ll still appear in the results.

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Back to Black Bristol

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